Tag Archive: Amazon


Alexa Cast lets you send your Amazon Music playlist to Alexa devices from your phone

Have an Alexa-powered device around the house? Then you’ll be pleased to know that Amazon announced today a new feature called Alexa Cast which will allow users to control what’s playing on their Alexa device from their smartphone.

For the time being, Alexa Cast works only with the Amazon Music app in order to let you play, pause and rewind songs, all from your Android and iOS device.

Once users update the app on their phone, they should notice a  [Read More…]

What’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in August 2018

The Laws of Thermodynamics hits Netflix in August. (Image credit: Netflix)

You read that right. It’s almost August. Here’s what’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.

Let us just put things like this: Between Netflix and Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in August, there are just too many new movies and shows that we can’t list them all here. (We can, however, list them at CordCutters.com, so hit those links below.)

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Amazon Prime Video finally will have Dolby Atmos content on Aug. 31

Whether you’re actually ready for it is another matter.

You soon will be able to watch Amazon Prime Video in 4K resolution and listen to it with Dolby Atmos. That may sound strange, given that the Amazon Fire TV 4K released in 2017 was Atmos-ready from the start. So, too, is the newer Fire TV Cube. But here’s the thing — Amazon didn’t actually have any content that supported Atmos.

That apparently will change starting with the new  [Read More…]

Revisit the good old days with an NES or SNES Classic Edition console in stock at Amazon

You should hurry up.

Ah, Nintendo, breaker of hearts and crusher of dreams. How can one company be so good at releasing such limited quantities of the coolest items ever?!

The Nintendo NES Classic Edition has been hard to nab from the get-go. When it was first released, people waited in line for hours in the hopes of snatching one up — myself included. This little gadget hit the reseller market fast after stock was depleted, selling  [Read More…]

Revisit the good old days with the NES Classic Mini, now in stock at Amazon

You should hurry up.

Ah, Nintendo, breaker of hearts and crusher of dreams. How can one company be so good at releasing such limited quantities of the coolest items ever?!

The Nintendo NES Classic Mini has been hard to nab from the get-go. When it was first released, people waited in line for hours in the hopes of snatching one up — myself included. This little gadget hit the reseller market fast after stock was depleted, selling  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire TV Cube Video Review

You’ve read the review — now watch the video!

If there’s one thing we learned during Amazon Prime Day 2018, it’s that folks care a lot about Amazon Fire TV. And, specifically, the Amazon Fire TV Cube.

You’ve already read our full Fire TV Cube review at CordCutters.com, right? Good. (And if not, what are you waiting for?) Now it’s time for some video.

The short version? The Amazon Fire TV Cube is a great little way to combine  [Read More…]

The Amazon Fire TV Stick, Echo Dot, and Instant Pot were this year’s Prime Day best-sellers

More than 100 million products purchased worldwide.

Now that the huge 36-hour event is over, Amazon is offering us a quick look inside some of the successes of Prime Day 2018. As we expected, this was the biggest shopping event that Amazon has ever had, beating out previous Prime Day events, as well as Black Friday and Cyber Monday when comparing the same lengths of time. During the 36 hours, Prime members purchased over 100 million products around the  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8: Which should you buy?

In the battle of Amazon’s small tablets, which is the right one for you?

Amazon’s most popular tablets continue to be the 7- and 8-inch offerings, in no small part because they offer a compelling package at exceptional value.

And better still, while the hardware gets a little bit better over time, the price stays the same. So, once again Amazon has two affordable tablets that are actually worth buying. But which should you go for?

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If you buy one Amazon device on Prime Day, make it the Fire TV Cube

Treat Yo Self.

I think more-often-than-not deals are about saving on the essentials. After all, if we have to buy it, we might as well save some money on it. If you’re going to buy new silverware or charging cables, you should get them at a discount. If you’re going to start your smart home, you should go with a bundle that gets you what you need without breaking the bank. If you’ve got a baby on the way  [Read More…]

Our favorite Amazon Prime Deals priced $10 or less

Take advantage of these inexpensive deals while they last.

We’re almost at the close of Prime Day 2018, and if you’re anything like me, you’re praying that you won’t see any more great offers to make you pull out your wallet once again. If your Prime Day funds are running low, there are still some great deals you can grab for $ 10 or less. Of course, as with most of the deals popping up during Prime  [Read More…]