Is This The Controller for Amazon’s New Set-Top Box?

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Pictures of an Amazon branded wireless controller seem to confirm what many had already suspected: Amazon, makers of the Kindle Fire, are gearing up to introduce a living room set-top box that allows users to stream their content and play games. The images, were a part of a filing with the Angencia Nacional de Telecomunicacoes […]

Amazon Smartphone Rumors Rekindled By New Report

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Over the past year we’ve heard countless rumors and reports that Amazon was looking to get into the smartphone market, but lately all the talk has been about an Amazon Prime game console. This week though, new details and rumors provided by The Information have rekindled the fire regarding an Amazon Kindle phone after a […]

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. […]

Kindle Sale Has E-Ink Models Discounted at $20 Off

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For what we’re assuming is a one-day only Kindle sale (based on past similar sales), Amazon has discounted its entry-level Kindle e-reader down to just $49, which is $20 off the normal $69 price tag. The $49 will get you the Kindle e-reader with Special Offers, meaning that you’ll see advertisements here and there. The […]

Best iPhone Accessories from AmazonBasics

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If you use Amazon frequently to buy most of your goods, you might want to check out Amazon’s in-house accessory brand AmazonBasics if you’re looking for iPhone accessories. The company sells cables, cases, screen protectors and chargers for any iPhone user needing a new accessory on the cheap. Amazon sells pretty much anything you can […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts Discounted on Amazon Amidst Titanfall Hype

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The long-anticipated Titanfall beta has reached the public, and pretty much anyone with an Xbox One or PC is getting in on the action to see what they can expect when the full game releases later this year. However, Call of Duty: Ghosts is also getting in on the action, discounted to $39.99 on Amazon […]

Xbox One Media Remote Leaks with March 4 Release Date

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We all remember that the Xbox 360 came with a media remote that gamers could use to control their Xbox consoles when watching movies and using apps, but the Xbox One has yet to see such an accessory. However, Amazon’s Canadian website has leaked a media remote for the new console with a release date […]

5 Best Tablets [February, 2014]

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The start of 2014 has been extremely slow, void of major smartphone and tablet releases. Instead, manufacturers have stayed dormant for the most part, relying on their products from last year to carry them into the new year. Fortunately, those looking for a brand new tablet have an excellent lineup to choose from, even if […]

Amazon Buys Major Game Studio, Adds Fuel to Console Rumor Flames

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Amazon has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has acquired Double Helix Games, makers of the popular Xbox One launch title Killer Instinct. The company says that it bought the game studio “as part of [its] ongoing commitment to build innovative games for customers.” This isn’t the first game studio acquisition that Amazon has made. Back in 2008, the […]

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 […]

Amazon Once Again Rumored to be Working on Kindle Gaming Console

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Despite repeated denials from the Internet retailer and Kindle-maker, Amazon is once again rumored to be working on its own gaming set-top box based on Google’s Android mobile operating system. According to gaming site VG24/7, the company has been working on developing this rumored console and more specifically it’s Amazon’s Lab 126 that’s responsible for the […]

MayDay! Apple Customer Experience Struggles

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Apple has always been at the forefront of customer satisfaction, but other big companies are catching up. According to a new survey by Forrester Research, Amazon, Sony, Samsung and Microsoft all scored higher than Apple when it comes to customer satisfaction. Amazon scored the highest, with an “excellent” rating of 91, most likely thanks to […]

Wall St. Journal: Amazon Considering Pay TV Service

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Maybe those Kindle Fire HDX Tablets will make a lot more sense in the future. According to the Wall St. Journal, Amazon is considering a developing a Pay-TV service. Amazon has reportedly approached some of the big entertainment companies about licensing their content for a new online service, most likely separate from its current Prime […]

Amazon Running Another $30 Discount for Kindle Fire HDX

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Amazon really, really, really wants you to buy a Kindle Fire HDX Tablet today. So much so that Amazon is running another promotion to entice you to do so. Prior to the holidays Amazon ran several special promotions to grab your attention. Recently Amazon ran a $30 off promotion to celebrate its ranking in a […]

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 […]

Kindle Fire Tablets $30 Off at Amazon for Limited Time

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Amazon is celebrating. And as a part of the celebration it is offering customers $30 off the price of a Kindle Fire Tablet. To take advantage of the offer you enter the code MAYDAY30 at checkout and watch your Kindle Fire price drop $30. The offer is listed as “for a limited time” so who […]

How to Return a Gift That Was Ordered from Amazon

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More likely than not, most of the gifts you received this year for Christmas were probably ordered from Amazon.com. Furthermore, you usually receive at least one gift that needs to be returned, whether it’s the wrong size or you received duplicate gifts from different people. However, returning a gift to Amazon is a little different […]

Chromebooks Leading Seller for 2013 Holidays at Amazon

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The latter part of 2013 was marked with many debates on many topics, but the Great Chromebook Debate that questioned the viability and practicality of Chromebooks was one of the most lively of the bunch. There were tech bloggers who just couldn’t see the wisdom of the Chrome browser based laptops and there were an […]

Online Shopping Increases Friction with Shipping Woes

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Logistics. We’ve all heard and seen the commercial. And from the looks of the early reporting about online shipping many more of us were counting on the major shipping companies to have their logistics nailed down so that we could take advantage of deals, free, and expedited shipping to keep Christmas a happy time. I […]