The latest version of Amazon.com's
It's the perfect alliance. Other digital delivery services tie you to your computer or require hardware purchases like special cables, set-top boxes, or Apple's
The service should sell itself to TiVo's 1.5 million broadband-tethered subscribers, but why take a chance on that? Through the end of next month, Amazon is providing a special link to give folks a $15 Unbox credit for registering their TiVo boxes with the video-downloading service. DirecTV
The selection may seem thin. There are just 1,384 downloads available for TiVo users at the moment. Thankfully, we're talking about most of the good ones. Missed an episode of 24 or Prison Break? Never got around to checking out Oscar-winning The Departed or best picture nominees Little Miss Sunshine or Babel? It's there, waiting for you to make it happen.
The service's simplicity and attractive price points may dent the fast-growing mail-order delivery services of Netflix
Today is an important day -- the debut of TiVo-beaming flexibility in digital delivery. Make sure you hit the pause button so you can savor it a little longer.
Work your way into the Unbox box:
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz owns shares in both TiVo and Netflix, and is also an early adopter of both services. He is part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. The Fool has a disclosure policy.