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    Amazon is Taking On YouTube With Amazon Video Direct

    Amazon is looking to lure in more professional and semi-professional media creators from the likes of Netflix with their new Amazon Video Direct service, and they’ve got a pretty good pitch to do it. The new service helps those creators make money off all of their content in any way they want. On the consumer […]

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    The Kindle Oasis is Amazon’s Crazy Thin New E-reader

    Well, the Kindle Voyage had a good (and short) run at the top. This week, Amazon is announcing a brand new model of Kindle called the Oasis, and it’s an almost complete design overhaul. The company is so keen on that new design that they’re expecting it to command a very high price — you don’t […]

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    Amazon Prime Slashed to $67 for Today Only

    Amazon is angling for new Amazon Prime subscribers today with a massive 33 percent discount on the yearly cost of subscription. For today only, your first year of Amazon Prime will cost $67 instead of the regular $99. Unfortunately, existing subscribers won’t be able to get in on this deal — Amazon put a quick […]

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    Amazon Announces Ridiculously Cheap $50 Fire Tablet

    I almost want to say you should just hold off on buying an Amazon tablet, because at this rate, I wouldn’t be surprised if they started paying you to take them in a few years. Today, Amazon refreshed their Fire HD (not the high-end HDX) tablets, kids tablets, and TV devices, but what really caught […]

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    Amazon Fire TV Stick Review

    Slowly but surely Amazon is shipping the coveted Amazon Fire TV stick. What’s all the commotion about? Well, for starters, it’s one of the easiest and most affordable ways to hook your TV up to hundreds of thousands of TV shows and movies, millions of songs, and even hundreds of games. It can easily replace […]

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    4K Ultra HD Content Lands at Amazon Prime Instant Video

    Amazon announced today that they’re rolling out the first 4K content to hit their streaming service, Amazon Prime Instant Video. In addition to TV shows, including the whole slate of Amazon Original Series, a short list of movies from Sony Pictures Entertainment will also be available for streaming—just don’t get your hopes up about watching […]

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    Amazon Refreshes Their Fire HD and Fire HDX 8.9 Tablets

    Amazon hasn’t had much luck in the smartphone race as of late, but their tablets have been humming along nicely. Nicely enough to warrant a refresh, with some nice improvements in store for their Fire HD and Fire HDX 8.9 tablets. The Fire HD, which comes in 6″ and 7″ sizes, is set to take […]

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    Prepare Your Defibrillators, Surge is Coming Back

    Coke versus Pepsi. Sprite versus Sierra Mist. Dasani versus Aquafina (ugh). But wait! Where is the champion that will face down the mighty Mountain Dew? Is the Dew truly so powerful, that Coca-Cola believes none can stand against it? Many believers have stood by a fallen warrior for many years now, believing in a resurrection. […]

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    Jason Priestley Stars in Creative Galaxy Amazon Kids Series

    They’ve flown largely under the radar, but there’s been a host of kids series that have made their debuts as Netflix or Amazon originals. The newest from Amazon is called Creative Galaxy, and it’s an out-of-this-world artistic experience for the little ones. Creative Galaxy’s pilot came out on Amazon last April, but it’s only now that the first […]

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    Amazon Fire TV Review: Perfect for Media Streaming Virgins

    The much rumored media streamer from Amazon has finally arrived. On the outside, the Fire TV has been designed with minimalist lines in a compact black box that measures just 4.5″ x 4.5″ x 0.7” and weighs a little under 10 oz. The app line-up for the Fire TV at launch is pretty impressive too. […]

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    Watch Amazon Mayday Help Us Out

    I’ve been using the new Kindle Fire HDX for a few weeks now, watching shows like Betas, the new original series from Amazon, reading books and email, and of course, ordering items from Amazon.com using my Prime membership. I’m pretty familiar with how to use the device, but ran into a snag when I recently […]