US online retail giant is a happening e-commerce site in the world, where lot of developments take place evrey day. We try to apprise our readers of latest happeings at this giant online shopping portal, the momment we receive communication from Amazon.com. We want to share two interesing news emanating from Amazon in US :
Amazon Studios, the original film and TV production arm of Amazon.com, has announced that it plans to shoot all 2014 full original series, including comedies and dramas, in 4K Ultra HD. 4K is the latest and most advanced in high definition video, utilizing displays with an aspect ratio of at least 16:9 and capable of showcasing video at a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels or 8.3 million pixels–that’s four times the number of pixels as standard full HD. 4K means customers can enjoy their favorite movies and TV shows with unprecedented picture clarity–details are sharper with smoother lines so that even up-close images seem clearer and more realistic.
Amazon Studios announced earlier this year that it will debut five new comedy and drama pilots in 2014. Customers will be invited to watch, provide feedback and help determine which of the pilots should be produced as series to air exclusively on Prime Instant Video and Amazon’s LOVEFiLM in the UK.
Amazon has also announced its best-selling adult books of 2013, best-selling Kids & Teens books, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year–two new additions to the annual feature just in time for last-minute holiday gifting. Inferno by Dan Brown is the best-selling book overall, and Khaled Hosseini’s And the Mountains Echoed comes in at number two. Allegiant, book 3 in the popular Divergent series by Veronica Roth, is the best-selling Kids & Teens book, followed by The House of Hades by Rick Riordan. The top 20 lists take into account first editions that were published in 2013, consider only paid units, and combine print and Kindle editions. To see the full top 100 lists of Amazon’s best-selling print and Kindle books of 2013, as well as the Most Wished For and Most Gifted, visit www.amazon.com/