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Amazon Prime yearly subscription increasing to $119 starting in May

Renewals after June 16 will jump to new price.

Amazon’s Q1 2018 earnings were just released, and the company once again beat estimates. But during the analyst call, it wasn’t all good news — at least for customers. Amazon says that it will be increasing the yearly subscription price of Amazon Prime in the U.S. to $ 119 from the current $ 99.

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Amazon unveils a more expensive Echo Dot version, aimed at children

Amazon launches a new Echo Dot smart speaker, specially aimed at kids. The product is offered in three bright colors and comes with a kid-friendly version of Alexa.

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Amazon page confirms the Fire TV Cube is a real product, coming soon

Amazon confirms the existence of the Fire TV Cube, an upcoming product which is expected to be a mix between a Fire TV and Echo speaker.

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Amazon launches the Echo Spot in India, discounts all Echo devices in the process

The Echo Spot has an introductory price of ₹10,499 ($ 155), after which it will retail for ₹12,999 ($ 195).

Amazon introduced the Echo family in India at the end of last year, and the company is now launching the Echo Spot in the country. The Echo Spot has an introductory price of ₹10,499 ($ 155), after which it will retail for ₹12,999 ($ 195). The device offers the same great functionality as other Echo devices, but  [Read More…]

Amazon will now leave your packages safely in your car

Free for Prime members with modern cars.

Amazon just announced a new service for Prime members that lets Amazon Key delivery drivers drop your packages off inside the trunk of your car.

When Amazon Key first released, the idea was to appeal to customers who regularly ordered from Amazon and found their packages getting stolen off their front lawns. It was for people who lived in urban neighborhoods with no place to hide or conceal the package  [Read More…]

Amazon might sell an Alexa robot in 2019

Employees are said to begin testing the robot later this year.

In just four short years, Amazon’s turned Alexa into a household staple for millions of people across the world. The virtual assistant can already help users out with various questions and commands in its current form, but now it’s reported that Amazon will be taking things a step further by creating an in-home robot.

According to Bloomberg, Amazon’s Lab 126 – the same team behind Echo  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire TV vs. Apple TV: Which streaming player should you buy?

They’re the same, only different.

Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV do the same things. They run a full version of their respective company’s operating system. They run apps. They have access to their respective media libraries and can stream video and music and play games and control things via your voice.

So let us stipulate that Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV are very similar products.

They’re also wildly different in a number of ways.

Let’s  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime has 100 million subscribers

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shares in his letter to shareholders that Amazon Prime has 100 million subscribers. This number has been achieved over 13 years, from the service’s inception.

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Amazon made a lightweight browser for India, and it’s fantastic

Amazon’s lightweight web browser is designed for low-powered devices.

Amazon introduced the Kindle Lite app late last month, offering a similar experience as the full-fledged Kindle client for a fraction of the size. Now, the retailer has rolled out a lightweight web browser dubbed Internet, which comes in at just 2MB and takes up just 26MB of storage space on your phone.

One of the key highlights with Amazon’s browser is a private mode, which is  [Read More…]

New Amazon Fire TV Edition smart TVs coming to Best Buy this summer

Amazon and Best Buy sign exclusive partnership to sell new Fire TV Edition smart TVs from Insignia and Toshiba. The products will be available starting this summer.

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