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The days are numbered for opportunistic thieves who swipe packages from people's doorsteps when they are away at work or otherwise not at home. In an expansion to its Amazon Key service, Amazon is now giving Prime members the option of having their items delivered to their car, so instead of leaving a box of goodies out in the open, the delivery person will instead shove it in the trunk of a compatible vehicle. Amazon is not charging anything extra for this service, it's yet another perk for Prime subscribers. There are caveats, however, one of which is that it's only available in 37 cities and surrounding areas across the United States. Amazon says it plans to add more cities over time, but... Read more...
You can now let people into your home when you are gone with the help of Amazon Key. The feature first launched in October of last year in limited areas; now Amazon has announced that it is available nationwide. Prime members in 37 cities can continue to take advantage of optional in-home delivery. It's easy to confuse the in-home delivery option with Key, however, to be clear the in-home delivery isn’t available nationwide and is the feature that allows Prime members to unlock their home and let delivery drivers into their home to stash packages. Amazon Key is the feature that includes keyless entry to your home, remote unlock and lock, and guest access. Amazon has added a new feature... Read more...
Over the past two decades, Amazon has grown to become the dominant force in the online retail space, and has changed our expectations for how fast we receive items with 2-day Prime shipping. That has expanded with services like Prime Now, which can have a package on your front door within 1 hours of placing an order. Now, the retail giant is taking those efforts one step further with Amazon Key, which is a new service that allows couriers to deliver a package inside your home while you are away. The benefits of such a service are readily apparent. If you have a high-dollar item like a flat-screen TV or an expensive notebook being delivered to your home, but you work a regular to 9-to-5 job, you'd... Read more...