Tag Archive: Amazon


What devices can play Amazon Music?

You can listen to Amazon Music on nearly any device that’s out there. String up two tin cans on a flag pole, and that might work, too. (Or not.) Here’s a more definitive list, though.

Amazon Music is as ubiquitous as just about any other music service out there. Tens of millions of songs. Available on nearly any device you can think of. In your car. On your phone. On a TV. On your computer.

Here’s the  [Read More…]

Which Amazon Music subscription should you get?

Amazon has a really good music service that you might have overlooked. Here’s what you need to know about Amazon Music.

Fun fact you might not be aware of: Amazon has a really good music service. It’s called, as you might expect, Amazon Music. And just like Apple Music or Google Play Music or Spotify or Pandora or whatever, it, uh, plays music. Lots and lots of music.

That’s not really the exciting part. The real reason  [Read More…]

Grab a 2-pack of TP-Link Smart Plugs for $40 at Amazon

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a $ 15 discount on Smart plugs

Smart plugs are a great addition to any house. If you don’t have any smart home equipment and want to get started, these plugs are one of the best purchases that you can make. Amazon currently has a 2-pack of TP-Link smart plugs priced at just $ 39.99 when you use the coupon code 15SMARTKIT at checkout. For two of them you’d  [Read More…]

Pick up an unlocked Huawei Mate 9 for $450 at Amazon

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a nice price drop on the Huawei Mate 9.

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone, Huawei’s Mate 9 may have crossed your radar. Right now you can pick one up for just $ 449.99 at Amazon, which is a savings of $ 50 from its regular price. Being unlocked, you can buy this and pop in the SIM card of your choice (from a compatible  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo could go on sale in India in October for ₹12,000

Amazon is set to launch its Alexa-connected speaker in India during the festival season.

We’ve heard numerous reports about the Amazon Echo debuting in India later this year, and it looks like the retailer has settled on a launch window. Citing a source, FactorDaily states that the Echo and Echo Dot will be launching in India during Diwali season, which falls on October 18 this year.

The Amazon Echo is likely to be priced at ₹11,000  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo: Buy now or wait for the Amazon Echo 2?

Spend money now and hope something better doesn’t come out soon? Or spend money later and just deal … Well, in this case I’d …

The FOMO is real. You’ve been waiting on the sidelines on this whole Amazon Echo thing, but you’re finally ready to buy one. Maybe. Because there’s always something better on the horizon, right?

That brings us to today’s question: Is it safe to buy an Amazon Echo today or should we wait  [Read More…]

Amazon Launches Instant Pickup Service

Amazon launches Instant Pickup service to compete with convenience stores.

Having spent the last few days moving into a new apartment, I’ve made about twenty or so trips to local stores to get the one last thing I think I’ll need. Whether it has been hand soap, various ingredients for different recipes, or more of those 3M Command hooks than I thought possible, I’ve spent a lot of time in different store aisles.

Amazon launched a service  [Read More…]

Aukey’s magnetic Bluetooth headphones are down to $17 at Amazon

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on a popular set of Bluetooth headphones.

Bluetooth headphones are quickly becoming more popular, but not everyone wants to drop hundreds of dollars on a pair of headphones. Luckily, you don’t have to. Right now, you can pick up Aukey’s magnetic Bluetooth headphones for just $ 16.99 at Amazon when you use the coupon code IZJM7G4Q at checkout. The earbuds are magnetic, so when you have  [Read More…]

How did Amazon screw up the Echo Show’s best feature so badly?

Echo Show is good at showing headlines, but very bad at showing anything that’s actually important. And that’s a problem.

It’s Sunday morning. Past the breakfast hour and closing in on lunch. I’ve been trying to come up with ways to make myself feel better after seeing the carnage in Charlottesville, N.C., and the predictable responses on Twitter and Facebook and from our political leaders. It’s times like these that I don’t want to think at all  [Read More…]

Two platforms, one house: Choosing between Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

I have a Google Home and Amazon Dot in my house, and their core differences are making it difficult to choose between a connected ecosystem.

I live in a multi-platform household. It’s incredibly jarring at times, particularly when I find myself unable to choose between platforms. Do I stick to Google and its Assistant, because my devices are all Google-born and tied to the search engine’s services? Or do I finally decide to make full use of  [Read More…]