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Amazon is getting dangerously close to delivering faster than your favorite pizza place. The new Prime Now service, which is available in Manhattan, promises that you’ll have that new TV within an hour of clicking the Place Your Order button. You’ll... Read...
The hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season can be overwhelming, especially when there are so many other things on the never-ending to-do list. You know, like shop for an ugly sweater, print up a recipe book for the relatives, prepare the... Read...
There have been a lot tablets and smartphones to receive the teardown treatment, so it's nice to see a different kind of product get taken apart. This time it's the Amazon Echo in-home personal assistant thingamabob -- essentially a know-it-all... Read...
Amazon's same-day delivery service helps to offset one of the advantages that brick-and-mortar stores have over the online shopping experience. However, it's only available in a select few areas, all of which are big cities like Atlanta, Baltimore... Read...
Amazon is embracing haggling with its Make An Offer feature, but if you’re hoping for the chance to talk the company down on a new HDTV, think again. Make An Offer is a tool for Amazon’s 150,000 sellers, rather than for the company itself, and will... Read...
In the movie Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner was told "If you build it, they will come." The whisperings were referring to a baseball field, though they might as well have been talking about the 4K Ultra HD revolution. Hardware makers have largely... Read...
Amazon is killing it this holiday shopping season, or so the online retailer claims. According to Amazon, Black Friday sales of Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets on the company's website have grown... Read...
When you think Amazon, you probably imagine books and freaky fast shipping. You probably don't think about drones and robots, both of which have crept into the company's fabric over the past year or... Read...
For most folks, it's back to the daily grind on Monday, which is a double-whammy if you'd prefer to sit at your PC all day stocking up on deals courtesy of Cyber Monday savings. Well, don't despair -- it's becoming customary for retailers and... Read...
Black Friday is officially in the rear view mirror, but it's full "stream" ahead for Cyber Monday. No, we didn't mean to say "full steam," not when there are so many deals on streaming devices to be... Read...
If you're out in the cold putting up with aggressive drivers and rabid shoppers who wouldn't think twice about trampling you in pursuit of a $100 savings on a high definition TV, you're doing Black Friday wrong. For some, it's become tradition, and... Read...
Rumors that Amazon was considering a streaming video service supported by ads and separate from its Prime program first surfaced back in March of this year. Nothing came of it, at least not yet, though that doesn't necessarily mean those plans are... Read...
Amazon has begun shipping its Fire TV Stick to customers today, the company's low-cost streaming HDMI dongle that will go up against Google's Chromecast device and a growing number of competitors. The Fire TV Stick costs just $39, and while that's... Read...
Sharing is caring, right folks? With that in mind, Amazon today announced a new over-the-air (OTA) software update for its Kindle, Kindle Voyage, and Kindle Paperwhite (most recent version) devices that will enable sharing Kindle books with an... Read...
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