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Does Amazon Prime Video have 4K content? How to find Ultra High Definition movies and TV shows on your streaming device

You can watch 4K content on Amazon Prime Video if you have a 4K-compatible device.
You can watch 4K content on Amazon Prime Video if you have a 4K-compatible device.

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  • Amazon Prime Video has hundreds of 4K movies and TV shows in its library. 

  • Amazon doesn’t have a premium subscription service for 4K content. There are 4K shows available for free with the usual Prime Video subscription. 

  • You need to have a fully 4K-ready device to watch Amazon’s 4K content.  

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Just a couple years ago, 4K was relatively uncommon, but these days, you’re far more likely to find it built into a new TV than not. Many computer displays, laptops, gaming consoles, and streaming media players are also able to stream in 4K, which is Ultra High Definition resolution.

To take advantage of a 4K display, though, you need 4K content. Amazon offers hundreds of TV shows and movies in 4K, and that library will

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China’s drag queens no longer content to wait in the wings

Shanghai (AFP) – Neon lights lit up a Shanghai stage as a whistle from the crowd pierced the air, heralding the live debut of Chinese drag queen “Miss Cream”.

Also known by his real name, Yan Anyu, the 18-year-old from the northern province of Hebei strutted out in glittering sequined gown, heavy make-up and curly blond wig to lip-synch Donna Summers’ disco standard “Last Dance” for a rapt crowd.

“When I’m dressed like a man, I’m not so confident,” said Yan, outrageously long fake lashes fluttering from eyes framed by glittering make-up.

That changes when he becomes “Miss Cream”.

“She’s very confident, graceful and charming — a real queen.”

Attitudes toward alternative lifestyles are slowly softening in China, and members of a small but growing drag community have begun to step into the spotlight.

Until last month’s stage show, “Miss Cream” only appeared via livestream from Yan’s home in Hebei,

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Paris Fashion Week Unveils Partners, Content for Online Shows

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Paris Fashion Week will venture online next week aided by a host of tech and media partners, including Launchmetrics, YouTube and Instagram, WWD has learned.

The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s organizing body, said it conscripted Launchmetrics, a data and technology company, to build digital platforms for the upcoming couture and men’s weeks.

Both sites will feature spaces reserved for professionals, but are accessible to the general public in order to capture a wide audience.

The platforms are headlined by official calendars, where videos will be unveiled at scheduled times and can be viewed again following their initial broadcast.

Editorial content, in cooperation with fashion school Institut Français de la Mode, will assemble interviews, making-of clips and Zoom gatherings supplied by participating brands and designers, cultural institutions, media firms and others.

“To us, creativity is the driving

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Coronavirus drove a boom in virtual content; to protect artists, copyright law must catch up

John Krasinski's YouTube show "Some Good News" operated on a deep well of coronavirus good will that won't likely extend to its new platform, CBS. <span class="copyright">(YouTube)</span>
John Krasinski’s YouTube show “Some Good News” operated on a deep well of coronavirus good will that won’t likely extend to its new platform, CBS. (YouTube)

On April 19, Rainn Wilson (a.k.a. Dwight Schrute) appeared on John Krasinski’s YouTube show “Some Good News,” and warned his former “Office” cast member not to stream a Chance the Rapper song without first getting permission from the artist or the publishing company. Krasinski then brought Chance himself onto the show, and he gave the green light.

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated this type of abundant good will across media and entertainment businesses: DJs are spinning music free online; Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez are posting dances to popular songs on TikTok, Broadway performers are singing tributes to Stephen Sondheim on YouTube, art gallery exhibitions have gone virtual and professional athletes are playing video games on ESPN.

But all these well-intentioned efforts have

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