Amazon Takes on Square & PayPal iPhone Card Reader

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Square and PayPal both have mobile credit card readers that storefronts can use to ring up payments, but Amazon is getting in on the action with a card reader of their own for iPhone. The giant online retailer has launched what it’s calling Local Register, and it’s a credit card reader that looks to take […]

Kindle Paperwhite Discounted to $99 on Amazon

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Amazon’s flagship ereader, the Kindle Paperwhite, is seeing a limited-time discount down to $99 from it’s normal $119 price tag. The deal applies to both versions of the Paperwhite, with the $99 getting you the model with Special Offers, and $119 getting you the version without Special Offers. Considering this, we’d almost be inclined to just […]

The Real Flappy Bird Returns for a Limited Release

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Making due on his promise to bring Flappy Bird back, Dong Nguyen has finally re-released the game, but only on Amazon’s Fire TV under the new name Flappy Birds Family. Flappy Bird has been one of the most popular mobile games of 2014, and probably one of the most short-lived games as well, since the […]

30 Free Apps for Android Offer $100 in Value

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Now that the brand new Amazon Fire Phone is officially available online and from AT&T stores, some app deals have arrived. This morning, Amazon announced a special deal on Android apps direct from the Amazon Appstore, delivering 30 paid apps completely free. Whether you own the new Amazon Fire Phone, an Amazon Kindle Fire or […]

Top 7 Tablets to Consider Before Buying the Kindle Fire HDX [July, 2014]

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX is approaching the one year mark but thanks to solid hardware, software and a fantastic price, the device remains one of the top options to those looking for a portable slate. That said, we think there are seven tablets that consumers must take a look at before taking the plunge with […]

Amazon Fire Phone Reviews You Need to Read Before You Buy

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When it comes to choosing a smartphone there are plenty of options, and starting today there’s one more. The first phone by Amazon, called the Amazon Fire Phone. If you are thinking of buying the new Amazon smartphone you need to read these reviews before signing up for a two year contract which will handcuff […]

Amazon Instant Android App Release “Imminent”

The Amazon Instant Android app is on the way according to an Amazon executive.

The Amazon Instant Android app is almost here according to a new report citing an Amazon executive. Amazon Prime includes Instant Video with access to a vast library of streaming movies At no extra charge, but there is still no Amazon Instant Android app. Amazon Instant Video is available on Kindle Fire devices and on the iPhone and […]

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited Arrives as the Netflix for eBooks

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Amazon has launched a new Kindle ebook service called Kindle Unlimited that allows you to rent an unlimited number of ebooks for just a monthly fee of $9.99. The service is an all-you-can-read buffet that costs just $10 per month, and with that you get to choose from over 600,000 ebooks and “thousands” of audiobooks […]

Kindle Fire Deals Cut Price Up to $50

The new Kindle Fire HDX is also on sale.

As we move closer to the fall, we’ve seen iPad mini deals and Nexus 7 deals sprout up, tempting consumers in the hunt for a new tablet. So, it should come as no surprise that Amazon is now offering some Kindle Fire deals of its own with price cuts on the Kindle Fire HD, Kindle […]

iPhone 6 Rumors Heat Up as Spigen Cases Appear on Amazon

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Not that you needed further proof that the iPhone 6 is coming, but several iPhone 6 cases from Spigen have appeared on Amazon, prepared to go on sale starting September 30. A wealth of iPhone 6 cases from Spigen are listed on Amazon, but are not yet on sale. Plus, both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch cases […]

Amazon Fire TV Update Finally Adds Music But Without Prime Music

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A couple of weeks ago Amazon announced a Fire TV update would be slowly rolling out that would deliver Amazon FreeTime, Amazon’s parental control concept to the small set top box.  FreeTime was touted as a Fire TV feature when Amazon launched its Apple TV competitor in April. Also missing from the beginning was a […]

Amazon Finally Adds FreeTime to Fire TV. Music Still MIA

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Amazon’s Fire TV lets you play games and watch movies and TV shows on the big screen in your home. You can even watch coming attractions. (Or trailers as they are now known.) But one of the problems Amazon had when it launched the Fire TV was that a few features of the device were listed […]

Amazon Firefly on Fire Phone: Cool and Spooky

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You have to give Jeff Bezos and Amazon credit where credit is due. Amazon has a mission, and that mission is to get you to shop on Amazon and buy from the millions of products it offers. While Amazon has been venturing into the hardware world of late, it still sticks to that company line […]

Amazon Fire Phone vs LG G3: Key Features Explained

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Today the highly anticipated and all-new Amazon Fire Phone was finally announced, and it will be taking on some of the best Android smartphones later this summer. Both the new Fire Phone and the LG G3 will be released in July, and consumers will be looking for reasons to pick one vs the other. Rumors […]

Amazon Fire Phone: 10 Things Buyers Need to Know

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After what seems like years of rumors and speculation today the retail giant Amazon finally announced its very own smartphone. In a crowded mobile market dominated by Apple’s iPhone, Samsung’s Galaxy range and other Android devices, the new Fire Phone looks to shake things up. Amazon smartphone rumors have been swirling for years but earlier […]

Amazon Fire Phone vs iPhone 5s: What You Need to Know

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Amazon announced its new Fire Phone today, which looks to enter the saturated mobile market that’s already full of top-of-the-line flagship devices, including the iPhone 5s. The Amazon Fire Phone is a 4.7-inch smartphone that compliments the company’s current line of Kindle Fire tablets and it uses the same Fire OS and ecosystem that lets […]

How to Use Immersion Reading on Kindle Fire Tablets

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One of the benefits of the marriage between Amazon and Audible.com is the ability to have both text and audio versions of books on your device and to use them almost interchangeably between the two using Amazon’s Whispersync for Voice technology to keep the two versions in sync. Amazon bought Audible.com in January, 2008. In […]

Amazon Smartphone Release to Hit AT&T First

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Amazon is expected to announce its highly-anticipated 3D smartphone tomorrow, and while we don’t know much about the rumored device so far, it’s said that it will arrive on AT&T as an exclusive. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon’s upcoming smartphone will arrive on AT&T only, but no word as far as whether […]

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Quit Spotify for Amazon Prime Music

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Amazon surprised the music listening world with an announcement of a new feature in their Amazon Prime subscription called Amazon Prime Music, but it’s not nearly as good as the more popular Spotify or Google Play Music. Since Amazon Prime Music’s not quite ready to compete with the other services, we recommend that music lovers […]