Tag Archive: Amazon


Best accessories to buy for your new Amazon Fire tablet

Accessories are what make the Amazon Fire HD tablet a full experience and not just an inexpensive way to watch stuff.

So you’ve got a shiny new Amazon Fire HD tablet. Maybe it’s the 7-incher. Or the 8-incher. Or even the 10-inch Fire HD. Either way, congratulations! Someone you know is pretty smart, because while these aren’t the most powerful Android-based tablets you can find, they’re easily the best value for your money.

Yes, really. A couple reasons for  [Read More…]

Amazon acquires Blink, a smart home surveillance company

Amazon is acquiring Blink, a brand that knows what it’s doing when it comes to connected home surveillance equipment, likely in an effort to grow in that market.

Blink, a smart home surveillance company, has officially confirmed it has been bought up by Amazon. Blink says that its surveillance cameras will continue to work for the foreseeable future, so owners shouldn’t expect their devices to just give out on them. Blink offers cameras for both indoor and outdoor use, which range in price from $  [Read More…]

Amazon buys smart doorbell and camera maker Blink

Amazon keeps growing its smart home arsenal.

Back in 2014, a young startup by the name of Blink hit the scene with a smart home security camera that promised to be affordable, truly wireless, and filled with the most important features. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Blink followed up this initial release with more advanced security cameras and even a smart video doorbell. Now in late December of 2017, Amazon’s officially purchased the company.

The acquisition was  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo Spot review

The Echo Spot may be the cutest yet. And unlike its older sibling with a display, this one seems more comfortable in its skin.

The quick take

The Echo Spot is a smaller, rounder version of the Echo Show, with many of the same advantages — and missing some of the same features that are solely missing in that device.

The Good It’s a fun, great-looking Echo The round display is a good size All the smarts of  [Read More…]

6 Awesome Tech Gifts Amazon Can Still Deliver Before Christmas

Time is running out! Good thing Amazon delivers quickly.

We’ve all been there. You waited a little too long and now you don’t have a gift for someone, right? Don’t panic, don’t stress, there is still a way out of this. Amazon carries some of the best gifts out there and offers some pretty quick shipping methods. If you’re still shopping for people on your list, and need some fresh ideas, here are six great tech gifts  [Read More…]

Amazon might be working on a YouTube competitor called ‘Amazontube’

Say what now?

At the beginning of December, Google made a nasty move against Amazon by announcing that it’d be removing YouTube from the Echo Show (for the second time) and Fire TV as the latest move in the endless dispute between the two companies. According to the sharp eyes at TV Answer Man, Amazon filed for two trademarks that very same day for something rather interesting.

The two trademarks are titled as “Amazontube” and “Opentube,” and  [Read More…]

Enter to win an Amazon Fire Tablet and get a Christmas surprise from GameStash!

Want the gift of unlimited mobile gaming for your kids this holiday season? How about a brand new Fire Tablet, the most child-friendly tablet ever to go along with it?

The team at GameStash is spreading some holiday cheer! Simply enter your email address below to receive a free Christmas surprise in your inbox and a chance to win 1 of 5 Amazon Fire Tablets courtesy of GameStash.

‘Tis the season for giving!

GameStash is one of  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo Spot now available for $129.99, won’t ship in time for Christmas

Introduced back in September, the Amazon Echo Spot – a tiny smart speaker with a circular 2.5-inch display – is finally available for purchase. Customers can now place an order for the Black or White version for $ 129.99 a pop on Amazon. The mini speaker actually appeared on the Amazon website around Thanksgiving, but it […]

Deal: Misfit Vapor smartwatch now available on Amazon for just $140

The Misfit Vapor is finally available to purchase on Amazon, and at a discount of $ 60!

The Misfit Vapor has been available for purchase through Misfit’s website since October 31, but if you’ve been wanting to buy the watch through Amazon, that’s been a different story. Some customers were able to buy the Vapor on Amazon when it was initially listed, but it was quickly removed and shipments never went out.

Misfit issued a statement in  [Read More…]

Amazon will once again sell Chromecast and Apple TV

Is Amazon’s dispute with Google finally coming to an end?

Google Chromecast and Apple TV are two of the most popular ways to stream online content to your TV, but if you tried searching for these gadgets on Amazon, you wouldn’t have any idea that they even existed. Amazon stopped selling Chromecast and Apple TV products around two years ago likely as a result of them being direct competitors to its Fire TV lineup, but it looks like this  [Read More…]