Grading My 2013 Mobile Tech Predictions

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This has been such a wacky year for me personally (actually the wackiness began in 2012) that I almost find it hard to believe I made mobile tech predictions for 2013. But I did. So in this post I’ll grade how I think I did before I put on my psychic cap and post my […]

Kindle Fire HD vs. Kindle Fire HDX

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Should I buy the Kindle Fire HD or the Kindle Fire HDX? That’s a question we’ve heard for the past month from readers and family members looking for an affordable Android tablet that can do apps, videos and ebooks with ease. The Kindle Fire HDX is the latest and greatest from Amazon, which goes up […]

Amazon Cloud Drive for iPads Gets Automatic Video Storage and More

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iPad and iPhone users have another third-party backup utility that will store their precious memories automatically. A new update for Amazon Cloud Drive now enables the app to upload video clips to a user’s Amazon Cloud Storage account. Following the update, and with the proper configuration, Amazon Cloud Drive will automatically back up videos that […]

Amazon Prime Air Drone Delivery Is a ‘Fantasy,’ Says eBay CEO

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Amazon has been the center of attention ever since the company unveiled its plans to deliver small packages to local households within 30 minutes using drones. The company calls it Amazon Prime Air, and UPS even says it’s experimenting with a similar drone delivery service. However, eBay CEO John Donahue really isn’t a big fan, […]

Kindle Sale Sees Select Models Discounted at 20% Off

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As a part of Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day, the company is holding a one-day-only Kindle sale on select e-readers and tablets, where it is discounting them at 20% off. You’ll be able to grab the entry-level Kindle e-reader for $56, the Kindle Fire HD 16GB for $136, or the Kindle Fire HDX […]

Amazon Offers 50GB of Storage Free with Some Android Phones

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Amazon is offering a holiday deal for anyone buying Android phones. They’re offering Amazon Cloud Drive storage. That normally gives users 5GB of free storage to anyone who signs up for an Amazon account, but they’ll bump that total to 50GB for one year after customers buy a qualifying Android phone. Users can download a […]

Xbox One in Stock at Amazon (Update)

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While most retail stores have sold out of every Xbox One they have (both online and in-store), Amazon is showing that they have standard editions of the Xbox One in stock and ready to ship. Furthermore, there doesn’t seem to be any warning about low stock, but that doesn’t mean you should take your time with […]

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 Prime Air Already Threatened by ‘SkyJack’ Hacking Drones

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Amazon’s publicity stunt earlier this week has certainly caught the eye of pretty much everyone interested in new delivery technologies, which again, is pretty much everyone since we all want our packages to arrive as soon as possible. However, there are way too many factors that make Amazon Prime Air not really feasible yet, namely […]

Amazon Prime Air vs Santa: This Letter Says it All

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Things are getting out of hand when children are sending letters to Santa complete with full, huge product listing links to sites like Amazon, but it’s kind of awesome. If you’ve seen one before, they aren’t short. This holiday season a ‘Dear Santa’ letter has surfaced over on Twitter that has 2013 written all over […]

Moto G U.S. Release Comes Early at Amazon

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Back in November Motorola shocked the market by announcing an impressive and well-rounded smartphone for an extremely low price. Confirming leaks about a new device called the Moto G for only $179. The new smartphone is certainly the best bang for your buck when it comes to a smartphone, and will soon be available from […]

Overhaul Your Christmas List with an Amazon Wish List

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It’s that time of year again when aunts and uncles ask for your Christmas list, and you get a bevy of them in return. Unfortunately, Christmas lists are still mostly done the old-fashioned way, where you get a hand-written or emailed list of vaguely-described items and you keep having to confirm with them what exactly […]

UPS to Compete with Amazon Prime Air with Own Drone Fleet

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UPS is said to be researching the use of drones for package delivery in order to compete with Amazon’s Prime Air service, according to The Verge. Amazon was the talk of the town Sunday night when company CEO Jeff Bezos revealed Prime Air for the first time on 60 Minutes. UPS says that this isn’t […]

7 Best Cyber Monday Smartphone Deals

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Today is Cyber Monday, which is the day after Black Friday in which all of the leftovers from that big shopping day are handed over. However, that doesn’t mean that there still aren’t great deals to be had. In fact, there are quite a few great deals on mobile phones that shoppers can take advantage […]

Xbox One Game Deals Arrive for Cyber Monday, PS4 Game Deals Teased

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The Xbox One Game deals are here for Cyber Monday, with $10 off several first party titles from Microsoft on Amazon and a teaser for some PS4 Game Cyber Monday deals to come. Cyber Monday is an online shopping event that normally lasts just one day, but Amazon is running deals all week on smartphones, […]

Amazon Drops Kindle Fire Prices by $50 for Cyber Monday Promo

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Amazon is offering the Kindle Fire HDX for just $179 after a $50 discount as part of its Cyber Monday promotion. The $50 discount also applies to the Kindle Fire HD, while the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ is discounted by $40. The Kindle HDX 8.9″, which is being widely advertised on TV and remains priced […]

Prime Air: Drones Delivering Packages Intro’d by Bezos on 60 Minutes

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All weekend CBS and its news magazine 60 Minutes have been teasing a special surprise that would be unveiled during an interview with Amazon honcho Jeff Bezos tonight, Sunday December 1. Of course speculation on the Internet was rampant. Especially after the teaser showed noted and usually unflappable interviewer Charlie Rose walking into a room […]

Amazon Joins the Tablet Ad Wars Against the iPad

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Apple must be feeling pretty good about its new iPad Air. The reason? Everyone is taking pot shots at it in advertising this year. Microsoft has been running comparison ads featuring its Surface 2 Tablet up against the iPad Air and the Samsung Tablets for quite some time. Now Amazon has joined the Tablet ad […]

Amazon Black Friday 2013 Deals to Watch

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The Amazon Black Friday deals ramp up today as Thanksgiving signals the official start of Black Friday sales, and while there is not a complete schedule of Black Friday deals on Amazon, we do know what to look for from the online superstore and where you should be watching to find the best deals. While […]