Amazon.com Inc. this week said the Kindle Fire tablet will include support for Hulu Inc.’s Hulu Plus and ESPN ScoreCenter applications.
Hulu Plus is a premium service that allows subscribers to stream TV and movie content. ESPN ScoreCenter offers real-time scores from over 500 sports leagues.
Amazon this week said apps to be available on Kindle Fire include Netflix, Rhapsody, Pandora, Twitter, Comics by comiXology, and Facebook.
Game content providers includes Zygna, EA, Gameloft, PopCap, and Rovio.
Applications include the Amazon Silk Browser, E-Mail, Amazon Instant Video, Amazon Appstore, and Amazon Cloud Drive with unlimited cloud storage for Amazon content.
Finally, each Kindle Fire will include a free month of Amazon Prime membership.
Amazon in Sept. announced new Kindle models including the Kindle at $79.00, the Kindle Touch with touch display and built-in Wi-Fi at $99.00, and the Kindle Touch 3G which adds free 3G wireless functionality at $149.00.