Tag Archive: Amazon


FYI: Bixby’s Amazon shopping feature not available for Verizon Galaxy S8 users

We already told you that Bixby isn’t fully operational on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ just yet. Despite promising a virtual assistant that allows users to do anything they’re doing on the phone by using voice commands, for the time being, Samsung delivered a pretty restricted Bixby. Ok, initial buyers won’t be able to […]

Grab the 16GB Moto G4 Plus for just $159 at Best Buy and Amazon

One of last year’s best budget phones is on sale for $ 159.

The Moto G5 Plus is now available on Amazon for $ 229 for the variant with 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage, but if you’re looking for a phone in the $ 150 price range, last year’s Moto G4 Plus is a capable device. The phone is now on sale at Best Buy for $ 159 for the version with 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage.  [Read More…]

Honor 8 gets big discount at Amazon

If you’re looking for a good deal on an unlocked Android smartphone, Amazon’s got one to help you start the week.

Amazon is now selling the unlocked Honor 8 with 32GB of storage for $ 277.12, which is 31 percent off its normal $ 399.99 asking price. The device won’t be in stock until April 16, but you can order now and still get the discounted price.

The Honor 8 does include a microSD slot, but if you’d prefer more  [Read More…]

Amazon will refund $70 million in accidental in-app purchases

A great reminder of why most app stores now require a passcode.

Amazon has effectively rescinded its appeal this week against the 2016 federal court decision which found the online retailer guilty of illegally billing users for unauthorized in-app purchases. Amazon had been ordered to provide refunds to those who had been affected.

In 2016, a US federal judge ruled that Amazon had failed to properly inform users before charging for in-app purchases, which are frequently found  [Read More…]

Amazon running sale on unlocked Android phones from Sony, LeEco, and more

If you’re in the market for a new Android phone, you may want to point your browser to Amazon, which is holding a sale on unlocked Android handsets right this very second.

There are several different Android phones on sale from different manufacturers. Included are devices from ASUS, Coolpad, LeEco, Lenovo, and Sony. Here are the devices that are being discounted:

ASUS ZenFone Zoom for $ 169.00 (normally $ 229.00) Coolpad Conjr for $ 143.99 (normally $ 179.99) LeEco Le  [Read More…]

Amazon Cash lets you shop on Amazon without a bank card

You can now pay for things on Amazon with cash… sort of.

Another sign of the increasingly cashless world we live in, Amazon is partnering up with convenience, grocery, and drug stores to give consumers a novel way to quickly flip the cash in your wallet over to your Amazon account balance.

It’s called Amazon Cash, and it uses a unique barcode associated with your Amazon account to essentially add an Amazon gift card to your Amazon  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime members can grab Dash Buttons on sale for $1 and still get a $5 credit for a limited time

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a way to grab Dash Buttons for just $ 1!

Amazon’s Dash Buttons are an extremely easy way to reorder the supplies that you use the most in your house, and right now Amazon Prime members can grab them for $ 0.99 with the coupon code DASHBDAY. Normally the buttons cost $ 4.99 each, and then you receive a $ 4.99 credit after using it for the first time,  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime members can score big savings on nearly all Kindle E-readers right now

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a way to save big on a new Kindle!

The summer is coming and there is no better way to read a book on the beach or at the pool than on a Kindle. If you are an Amazon Prime member you can score some pretty sweet savings, dropping the price of the e-readers down to as low as just $ 49.99. The whole line is discounted, from the  [Read More…]

Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus are the latest Amazon Prime Exclusive Phones

Today Amazon announced two new additions to its unlocked Prime Exclusive Phones program – the Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus. The two new handsets will join Amazon Prime’s previous lineup which includes the BLU R1 HD, Moto G4 and Moto G4 Play. The Alcatel A30 will be available for purchase for only $ 59.99 ($ 40 […]

Moto G5 Plus is now up for pre-order on Amazon, Alcatel A30 on sale for $59

Amazon is offering a $ 45 discount on the G5 Plus if you’re willing to put up with lock screen ads.

The moment you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. After getting announced at the end of last month, the Moto G5 Plus is now up for pre-order as an Amazon Prime exclusive for $ 184.99. That’s for the ad-subsidized version with lock screen ads, much like last year’s G4 Plus.

The standard version is also  [Read More…]