Amazon Instant Video Finally Released for Android

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Starting today Amazon is finally giving the millions of Android users a way to watch the huge collection of movies and TV available from Amazon Prime Instant Video. While today is Apple’s big event for the iPhone 6, Amazon and Android users will happy to learn this has finally arrived after what seems like years […]

Amazon Prime Music Arrives to Take on Spotify

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Amazon has launched its own music streaming service that looks to take on the likes of Spotify, Rdio and even the new Beats Music, which is now owned by Apple. Amazon Prime Music is baked right into the company’s Prime memberships, so if you already have a membership to Amazon Prime, you get access to […]

Netflix Price Hike: Current Users Guaranteed 2 Years at $7.99

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How do you define “a generous period of time?” The answer is two years according to Netflix. As expected Netflix has increased prices for new users. The price hike went live today with a $1 price increase for any new subscribers. That means new users will be paying $8.99 a month instead of the current […]

How to Get Another Year of Amazon Prime for $79

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All due credit to Lifehacker for this publishing this tip from Slickdeals. As most already know Amazon raised the price of its Amazon Prime service today from $79 to $99 per year. The $20 bump has some saying its too much, and some saying that even with the price increase it is more than worth […]

Amazon Prime Cost Boosted to $99 Per Year; Is It Still Worth It?

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Amazon announced this morning that its Amazon Prime membership cost will be raised by $20 to $99 per year, up from $79 per year previously. For those who want to jump on the Amazon Prime wagon before the price increases, you have a week to sign up before you’ll have to pay $99 per year. […]

Amazon Prime Price May Increase $20 to $40 per Year

Amazon has just reported its quarterly earnings and its results did not impress investors. Amazon reported 20% growth in earnings year over year for the quarter that ended December 31, 2013, but missed beating Wall Street expectations on both price per share and revenue. Amazon reported 51 cents earnings per share and analysts were predicting […]

Drizly Mobile App Delivers Booze to Your Door in Under 60 Minutes

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Getting food and groceries delivered right to your door is nothing new, even for users ordering from a mobile device, but what if you could do the same when it came to alcohol? A new start-up called Drizly aims to do exactly that and be the Amazon Prime Air of booze. It’s called Drizly and […]

Amazon to Apply Google Now Strategy to Shipping

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If free two-day shipping for Amazon Prime subscribers may be too slow for you, Amazon may be able to deliver packages faster by anticipating orders in the future. Applying a similar strategy to what Google uses to anticipate information you may want and delivering it to you before you even request it, Amazon will be […]

Amazon Offering Free Overnight Shipping on Select Products

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It’s not too late to shop for last-minute Christmas gifts on Amazon. The company is offering free overnight shipping on a select number of products, meaning that you can order something as late as midnight tonight (Eastern Time) and receive it tomorrow on Christmas Eve. The best part is that a Prime membership isn’t required. […]

Amazon Prime Free Shipping Deadline Is Today

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The deadline for standard Amazon shipping has passed, but if you’re an Amazon Prime member, you still have time to order something on Amazon and have it arrive before Christmas. If you’re like many folks and do most of your Christmas shopping on Amazon, then you should be aware of the Amazon Christmas ordering cutoff […]

Original Content and Binge Watching: Keys to Collapsing Cable Bundles?

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Mobile device users love their content. So do home users. They don’t necessarily love the ways they have to access it and there is always tension between the content owners and the content users. This manifests itself in many different forms, one of those being the Cord Cutting phenomenon where users forsake Cable TV bundles […]

How to Share Amazon Prime Free Two-Day Shipping

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Amazon Prime is a great service to have if you use Amazon a lot. The $79/year service gives you free two-day shipping on Prime-eligible products (and $3.99 next-day shipping), access to Amazon’s Instant Video streaming service, and access to the Kindle Lending Library, where you can rent ebooks for free. It’s definitely a service that’s […]

Amazon Smartphone Might Only Be Sold to Prime Members

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It’s already been reported that HTC might be making the multiple Amazon smartphones that have been rumored for quite a while, but according to a new report from Bloomberg, it’s said that Amazon and HTC have been in talks since June of this year. Plus, it’s rumored that the phone might only be sold to […]

Google May Focus on E-Commerce Rather Than Stores for Retail Strategy

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After denying rumors that it would be building retail stores similar to those operated by Apple and Microsoft, it appears that Google may be gunning instead for Amazon with a new e-commerce strategy. The Internet search giant is now speculated to be partnering with physical retailers with promises for same-day delivery to take on Amazon’s […]

Best iPad Apps for College

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College students today don’t know how good they have it thanks to the iPad and more iPad apps for college than they can count, at least before completing Understanding Numerical Data. I ended my college career in 2005. On that May afternoon when I turned my tassel for the last time I’d never even, heard of apps. […]

Amazon Instant Video for iPad Now Available

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iPad users now have another way to get video onto their iPad with the new Amazon Instant Video app. Today Amazon released Instant Video for iPad, an app that grants users complete access to the Amazon Instant Video library. Amazon Prime Subscribers can now enjoy free streaming of Prime Instant Videos. Like the Amazon Instant Video […]

Root the Amazon Fire and Forget Prime Video…For Now

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If you root your Amazon Fire you won’t get much. In fact you’ll get less than the stock experience because apparently, you lose access to the Amazon Prime Video library. According to one person who rooted his Fire, the tablet searches for the su binary (stands for Super User and shows that an Android device […]

Amazon Offering Prime Owners Free Book a Month in Lending Library

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The eBook and eReader wars just took another step in its continuing escalation. Amazon is offering its customers who have an Amazon Prime account a new service called the Lending Library. Essentially this means Prime customers can get one free book a month to read on their Kindle device. That’s obviously the catch. In addition […]

Amazon Prime Customers Get 1 Free Book ‘Rental’ Per Month With Membership

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Ahead of availability of the company’s first Android Kindle Fire tablet, Amazon is wooing customers to join its Prime membership program by adding a new feature for avid readers. In addition to long-time favorite features of the Prime program–such as free two-day shipping and access to free streaming video from Amazon’s on-demand library of movies […]

Amazon Student App for iOS Delivers 6 Months of Free Prime

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Amazon released a new app today aimed at making it easy to get back to school this Fall. The Amazon Student iOS app is free for the iPhone and iPad, and includes a collection of tools to help you save money as you head back to school and make it easy to get must have […]