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


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


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 beforeĀ completingĀ 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

Amazon Instant Video iPad app

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 appĀ 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

Root the Fire and Lose Prime

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


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

Amazon Student iPhone App

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 […]

Netflix Fee Hike Stinks But Is Their Right

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In case you’ve been unplugged for the last couple of days, Netflix is raising their fees. For those who want both streaming video and DVD rentals you will have to pay at least $16 a month, compared to $8 or $10 if you like Blu-ray disks now. The change will take place in September, and […]

Amazon Prime Instant Videos Free for Paying Prime Members

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Amazon introduced Prime Instant Videos today, a new Prime benefit that allows members to watch more than 5,000 movies and TV shows for free. Amazon typically rents or sells videos via its Instant Video service. Existing Prime customers may or may not be able to watch all of the free movies and TV shows however. […]