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
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
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'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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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'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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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 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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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 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
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
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 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
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
Apple has added 20 countries to the original list of locations that support the student rate for Apple Music. Students enrolled in degree-granting colleges or universities in these countries can now avail of up to a 50 percent discount.
Apple November 30, 2016
Amazon has reportedly been in talks with the NBA, NFL, MLB and various media networks over the rights to stream live sports online on Prime. The company is reportedly looking to bring Prime Tickets in the U.S. as well.
Business Tech November 23, 2016