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Grab Amazon Echo devices for 30% off in India, and get a year’s worth of Prime for free!

Get Echo devices for 30% off, an additional 10% cashback from Citibank, and a year’s worth of Amazon Prime for free.

Amazon launched the Echo family in India yesterday, with the second-generation Echo, Echo Dot, and the Echo Plus up for pre-order in the country. To sweeten the deal for early adopters, Amazon is offering an enticing 30% off on all Echo devices, and throwing in a year’s worth of Prime membership for free.

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Give Amazon your iPad mini and get a discount on a Fire Kids Edition tablet

Have an iPad mini that you are not using so much anymore? Then you might want to take advantage of Amazon’s new trade-in program. Amazon wants to turn your iPad mini into a Fire tablet for kids, so it will exchange your Apple tablet with an Amazon.com gift card for the appraised value of the […]

Amazon is offering its Prime members $30 off select Kindle E-readers

Leave your paper book at home and pick up a Kindle today!

Amazon knows how important reading is for the mind and the soul. Right now the company is offering Prime members $ 30 off select Kindle E-readers.

The Kindle is down to $ 49.99 from its regular $ 79.99; the Kindle Paperwhite was originally priced at $ 119.99, and is now on sale for $ 89.99 and the Kindle Oasis WiFi + Free Wireless Connectivity was $ 359.99  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire TV can now show live video feeds, but the lag remains

Live video from your connected cameras works on the Fire TV, but the experience still needs a lot of work.

Tucked amid all the new hardware announcements from Amazon this week was a little nugget about Amazon Fire TV. Specifically, that you can now view live video feeds from Alexa-enabled cameras. That’s the same sort of functionality we have on the Echo Show, of course. And as it turns out, it’s exactly the same functionality. Just on  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo devices can now make free calls in North America

All Amazon Echo devices can now make free calls to the US, Canada, and Mexico without any additional hardware.

Amazon has been adding a steady stream of features to its Echo device family dating back to the release of the first Echo back in 2014. In May, the company announced the ability for Echo owners to make free calls to any Alexa-enabled device, including smartphones with the Alexa app. Now, Amazon is expanding that even further.

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Google tipped to be working on an Amazon Echo Show rival

Google is playing catch-up with Amazon when it comes to the smart home devices, as the retail giant is currently dominating the market thanks to its extensive Echo family of products, which just received new additions yesterday. But soon the Google’s smart home device portfolio will be extended to include a few new devices including […]

Thursday Night Football streams free starting tonight with Amazon Prime Video

As though Amazon Prime members needed another benefit to brag about…

Tonight marks the first Thursday Night Football game streaming free on Amazon Prime Video. Last year, Twitter was the exclusive streaming partner of the Thursday night games, but that changes this year. There are already a number of other benefits to Amazon Prime, like free 2-day shipping, other exclusive video content, music streaming, and much more.

See what’s new on Amazon Prime Video this month!

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Amazon announces second-gen Echo with better audio, new design, and lower price

Amazon just revealed its second-generation Amazon Echo with newer, better sound and a whole new design.

At a surprise press event on Wednesday Amazon revealed a new and improved Amazon Echo smart speaker. The device features an upgraded audio system and an updated design.

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The second-generation Echo touts immersive sound thanks to an all-new speaker architecture that packs in Dolby processing, a dedicated tweeter, and a 2.5-inch down-firing woofer. It also has Amazon’s second-generation  [Read More…]

Amazon announces $20 Echo Buttons for gaming with Echo

Amazon just revealed a new Echo accessory: a pair of buttons that can be used for gaming with the Amazon Echo.

At a surprise press event on Wednesday Amazon revealed the Echo Button, a light-up, bluetooth-connected accessory that pairs with the company’s Amazon Echo smart speaker.

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You can think of them as buzzers used in a game show — whether you’re playing a trivia game, Jeopardy!, or another game that requires you  [Read More…]