Amazon launches iPad Instant Video app

  • Amazon.com has launched a video application for Apple's iPad in a bid to bring its digital content to as many gadgets as possible.

    The Instant Video app allows users to stream or download movies and TV shows bought or rented from Amazon on their iPads.

    Amazon has more than 120,000 videos to rent or buy.

    Members of Amazon Prime, a free shipping program which costs $79 a year, will be able to stream more than 20,000 videos without charge.