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Amazon Prime One-Day Shipping Now Available In Some Areas

As promised late last month, Amazon is now offering one-day shipping for Prime orders. It’s not showing up yet on some accounts, so your mileage may vary.

Internet May 11, 2019

One-Day Amazon Prime Shipping Will Soon Be A Thing

Amazon Prime members could soon get their items in just one day by default. The company has revealed that it’s working to make this new option the new standard moving forward.

Business Tech April 26, 2019

Amazon Takes Down Controversial Vaccine Documentary From Amazon Prime

On Friday, Amazon removed a controversial anti-vaccine documentary from its streaming platform. The move was a response to a letter from Rep. Adam Schiff about the growing anti-vaccine sentiment in the United States.

Public Health March 5, 2019

Twitch Prime No Ads Perk Will End Next Month

New Twitch Prime members will see advertisements while watching content on the streaming platform if they sign up on Sept. 14 or later. The decision to end advertisement-free viewing for Twitch Prime subscribers looks to provide streamers with more income.

Internet August 21, 2018

Don’t Have Enough Money For A Samsung Galaxy Note 8? Try The $250 LG Stylo 4

The LG Stylo 4 is now available as an Amazon Prime exclusive for $250, a fraction of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s asking price. It comes with midrange specs but features USB-C and a stylus.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 1, 2018

Amazon Prime Day 2018 Leak Tips Big Sales On July 16: More Deals Than Black Friday?

Amazon's annual shopping bonanza is rapidly approaching, and it could start less than a month from now. A new leak tips the date of Amazon Prime Day 2018 for July 16, with a 36-hour sale.

Internet June 23, 2018

Amazon Prime Perks: Subscribers Get 10 Percent Discount On Sale Items At Whole Foods

A new perk from Amazon Prime is extended for shoppers at Whole Foods Market. Members can apparently avail an additional 10 percent discount on items that are on sale on a weekly basis.

Internet May 19, 2018

Amazon Launches A $23 Kid-Friendly Book Box For Prime Customers

Amazon announced that it will debut a new program for Amazon Prime members and their families. Prime Book Box is expected to strengthen literacy among kids from newborns to 12-year-olds.

Internet May 1, 2018

Amazon Prime Jumps From $99 A Year To $119: Still Worth It?

Heads up, Amazon Prime members: the company is raising annual subscription fees to $119. The price hike applies for students as well, bringing the annual cost to $59.

Internet April 27, 2018

Here Are The New 'Overwatch' Skins You'll Get With A Twitch All-Access-Pass

A new offer from Twitch confirmed exclusive 'Overwatch' skins for players who purchase the All-Access-Pass. Subscribers will receive special cosmetic items in-game with chatroom stickers and more for Twitch.

Video Games April 19, 2018

There Are Now 100 Million Amazon Prime Members: Should You Join Too?

Amazon Prime now boasts 100 million members, a stunning achievement for Jeff Bezos’s company. Here are just some of the perks you’ll get when you join the $99-a-year program.

Internet April 19, 2018

Amazon Prime Users Will Get Free PC Games Every Month From Twitch Starting March 15

Twitch Prime will now offer a lineup of free games on a monthly basis. The program, which is similar to PlayStation Live and Xbox Live Gold, will kick off this March.

Video Games March 14, 2018

Cheap Amazon Prime Memberships Now Available For Medicaid Recipients

Amazon Prime is now more than half off for Medicaid recipients. Instead of the regular $12.99 per month, the low-cost version for those on Medicaid costs just $5.99 per month and offers all benefits of the regular subscription.

Internet March 8, 2018

Far Cry 5 Short Film 'Inside Edens Gate' Hits Amazon Prime On March 5

A short film for 'Far Cry 5' is scheduled to come out on Monday, March 5. 'Insides Eden's Gate' will be available exclusively on Amazon Prime.

Video Games March 4, 2018

Amazon Prime Exclusive Phones Will No Longer Have Lockscreen Ads, But There's A Catch

The Amazon Prime Exclusive Phones program offers Amazon Prime subscribers significant discounts on Android smartphones in exchange for lockscreen ads. Amazon is now removing the annoying feature, but with a catch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 7, 2018

Amazon Prime Membership Fee Increases $2 To $12.99 Per Month: Time To Switch To The Annual Plan?

Amazon increased the monthly rate of an Amazon Prime membership to $12.99, for a total of $156 over a year. The move may be the online retailer's way of pushing customers to an annual subscription, which remains at $99.

Business Tech January 21, 2018

Amazon Prime 2017: 5 Billion Items Shipped Worldwide, And The Rise Of The Instant Pot

Amazon shipped more than 5 billion items worldwide under its Amazon Prime membership program in 2017. The Amazon Prime Best of 2017 announcement also highlighted the rise in popularity of the Instant Pot, among several other interesting tidbits.

Business Tech January 3, 2018

Echo Dot, Echo Smart Speakers Get $20 Discount: Just The Thing For Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

Amazon is giving out a generous $20 discount on the Echo Smart and Echo Dot speakers this Christmas. The smart speakers are both second-generation builds that boast vast improvements on hardware specs, design, and features.

Smart Home December 23, 2017

Amazon Prime Video Is The tvOS App That Had The Most First-Week Downloads Ever

Following its Dec. 6 debut on tvOS, the Amazon Prime Video app made history as the most downloaded application ever during its initial week. The record-breaking feat further highlighted the renewed business relationship between Apple and Amazon.

Internet December 21, 2017

Amazon Could Be Facing Anti-Trust Hearing Over Whole Foods Deal

Amazon's deal with Whole Foods could be in trouble. David Cicilline from the House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee has called for a hearing.

Business Tech July 15, 2017

Prime Day Was Bigger Than Cyber Monday Or Black Friday

This year's Prime Day was one of the biggest days in Amazon's history. Sales surpassed those of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Business Tech July 14, 2017

Amazon Prime Day 2017 Shopping Tips: How To Get The Best Deals

Excited for the Amazon Prime Day 2017? You're not alone, and that means you'll have a ton of other customers to compete with. On that note, here's how to get the best deals during the big sale.

Internet July 8, 2017

Attention, Amazon Prime Members: Prime Day Is July 11 And Will Offer New Deals Every 5 Minutes

Amazon has announced the start date for its third annual Prime Day. This year, the retail giant will offer Prime members more deals than ever.

Internet June 30, 2017

Attention, Amazon Prime Members: Nokia 6, Moto E4, And Alcatel Smartphones Are On Sale Just For You

Amazon has just added the Nokia 6, Moto E4, and three Alcatel smartphones to the Prime Exclusive Phones program. That means they're up for sale at discounted prices, but they come with a potential deal breaker.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 28, 2017

Amazon Prime Wardrobe Lets You Try Before You Buy, Pay Only For What You Keep [Video]

Amazon has announced a new service called Prime Wardrobe, which will let users try on clothes, shoes and accessories and return them for free, paying only for what they keep. Here's all you need to know.

Internet June 20, 2017

After Whole Foods, What Industries Will Amazon Conquer Next?

Where does Amazon go now that it has bought Whole Foods? Here are some thoughts on what industries Amazon may expand into after Whole Foods.

Business Tech June 19, 2017

Amazon Interested In Buying Slack For More Than $9 Billion

Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Slack for over $9 billion and the idea isn't as strange as it looks. Here's why Amazon might be interested in the cloud-based messaging service.

Business Tech June 15, 2017

Amazon Dash Wand Reinvents The Barcode Scanner With Alexa, And It's Free For Prime Subscribers [Video]

Amazon launched a new Dash Wand barcode scanner with Alexa tricks up its sleeve, aiming to be a trustworthy kitchen assistant. The Dash Wand is essentially free for Amazon Prime members and the deal gets even sweeter with free AmazonFresh.

Gadgets June 15, 2017

Amazon Offers Prime Discount For Those On Government Assistance

Amazon has announced steep discounts to Prime for members on government assistance. Qualifying customers will see the monthly membership fees cut to $5.99.

Business Tech June 6, 2017

Best Streaming Services: Netflix vs Hulu vs Amazon Prime Video vs YouTube TV

In the world of streaming services, users have plenty of options, but which one is the best? Here's our guide to picking the best streaming service.

Movies/TV Shows June 1, 2017

Apple TV Will Soon Have Amazon Prime Video App: Are Apple And Amazon Finally Friends Again?

A report claimed that the Apple TV will soon have an Amazon Prime Video app to make it easier to access streaming content on the set-top box. Does this mean that rival tech companies Apple and Amazon are now friends?

Apple May 6, 2017

US Moto G5 Plus Release: Amazon Soon Offering Cheap Version With Ads Or More Expensive Ad-Free Model

The Moto G5 Plus is finally ready to hit the United States later this month, as Amazon will start selling the device on March 31. The Moto G5 Plus will be available in four options, with the cheapest one starting at $184.99.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 25, 2017

Amazon Wants To Ship Packages To The Moon, But What For?

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos wants the moon to be his company’s next shipping location, according to proposals obtained recently. The notion comes at a particularly appropriate time, as NASA hints renewed interest in returning to the moon.

Space March 3, 2017

Amazon Video And Prime Video March: The Complete List Of Movies And TV Series Available To Stream

New titles being added to Amazon in March include the original movie ‘The Dressmaker’, and season 4 of ‘Orphan Black.’

Movies/TV Shows February 22, 2017

Amazon OKs Animated Series 'Costume Quest': Studio Behind ‘Adventure Time’ Tapped To Produce

Double Fine Productions’ ‘Costume Quest’ is getting an animated show for Amazon Original Kids Series for 2018. It will be produced by 'Adventure Time' creator Frederator Studios.

Movies/TV Shows February 15, 2017

Amazon Video and Prime Video February 2017: The Complete List Of Movies And TV Series Available To Stream

New titles coming to Prime Video include '10 Cloverfield Lane' and 'Into the Wild,' with 'Doctor Strange' available via Amazon Video in February.

Movies/TV Shows February 1, 2017

You Can Order Assorted Candy Boxes At A Tap Of A Button With Amazon's New Dash Button

Amazon's new Dash Button can order your artisanal goodies each press under the company's new Prime Surprise Sweets service. It had a limited rollout last month and is still within an invite-only mode.

Internet January 22, 2017

Virtual Amazon Dash Buttons Make Shopping Easier: One-Click Purchase Straight Off Amazon Homepage

Amazon has launched virtual Dash buttons, making it even easier to reorder items. With virtual Amazon Dash buttons now front and center on the retailer's homepage and mobile app, favorite purchases are one click away.

Business Tech January 21, 2017

Hulu To Feature Offline Videos 'In A Few Months': You Can Download Shows Pretty Soon

Hulu confirmed that it'll also be offering offline viewing to its subscribers. It's one of the most-requested features, which has already propelled Netflix to the top of the biggest-grossing iPhone apps when its download feature was launched.

Internet January 19, 2017

Netflix Nets About 7 Million Subscribers, Beats Q4 Expectations By A Mile

Netflix declared that it was able to secure more than 7 million new subscribers in the last quarter of 2016 alone. The new figure means that the streaming company's subscribers are now close to 94 million.

Business Tech January 19, 2017

Amazon Launches Streaming Service Anime Strike: Prime Members Can Subscribe For $5 A Month

Amazon introduces Anime Strike, an anime on-demand subscription service that costs $4.99 a month with a seven-day free trial. The service includes old as well as new shows and original series such as 'Scum's Wish' and 'Onihei.'

Internet January 13, 2017

Hey, Alexa, Order Some Dinner! Echo Users On Prime Can Now Order From Amazon Restaurants With Free Delivery

As Amazon keeps adding Alexa skills, Prime customers can now ask the digital assistant to order food from Amazon Restaurants. The service offers free delivery, but there's a caveat.

Apps/Software January 11, 2017

Netflix vs. Amazon Prime Video: Which Streaming Service Is Better For 2017?

Both Netflix and Amazon Prime Video deployed new features and improvements last year. All things considered, which video streaming service emerged as the better option for you this 2017?

Internet January 2, 2017

Netflix Offline Viewing: Here's How To Download Netflix Movies And TV Shows To Watch Offline

Netflix is finally allowing downloads of movies and shows for offline viewing. If you would like to try the new feature, the process is straightforward and simple and - with strong internet connection - you should be viewing your favorite title in no time.

Apps/Software December 3, 2016

Amazon Prime Reboots Cult Classic ‘Sigmund And The Sea Monsters’ Starring David Arquette In Krofft Resurgence

The classic cult series ‘Sigmund and the Sea Monsters’ is being revived by original producers Sid and Marty Krofft. The show will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime and star David Arquette.

Internet December 1, 2016

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