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Amazon Instant Video for iPad Adds Search

When Amazon Instant Video for iPad launched on August 1, I downloaded the app and started testing it out. As a long time Amazon Prime member, I automatically have access to a significant amount of content. The biggest problem I immediately noticed was that there was no search function in the app. The app automatically recommends popular content but the lack of search severely limits its usefulness. Today, when I did my software updates on the iPad, the Amazon Instant Video app had an update that adds search. I’m glad Amazon fixed the problem but I’m surprised they would release an app without search.