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Amazon expands its payment gateway to compete against PayPal

Amazon is expanding their payment service into subscription management starting today. Amazon customers that keep their credit card information stored with the company will be able to pay for different kinds of services with the new system, like subscription music. The area of payment middle-man has long been dominated by PayPal.

Amazon UK takes 20% off its family of Kindle Fire HDX tablets in latest sale

Amazon is never shy to launch sweet deals for consumers to take full advantage of and today the retailer has subtracted a full 20 percent off its entire line of Kindle Fire HDX tablets (see our overall review) in the UK. This means you can pick up your own Kindle Android tablet from just £159.20 (7-inch, 16GB, Wi-Fi only). That’s not a bad deal.

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Pebble sale now on at Amazon and Best Buy, get yours for just $119

If you want to jump in on the growing smartwatch trend, you could be in luck today as both Amazon and Best Buy are currently holding a sale of the Pebble device. At the moment, the retailers are selling it for $ 119.99, a $ 30 savings compared to its normal price of $ 149.99.

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Amazon Fire TV gains Vanity Fair, Food & Wine, and Tribeca through AMEX Now

American Express has just launched a video streaming app for Fire TV called AMEX Now. It includes content from Vanity Fair, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, and videos from the Tribeca Film Festival and Seed&Spark. To kick off the launch, Pharell Williams and his ridiculous hat will be performing at the Apollo and a live stream will be available through the AMEX Now app starting at 9:00 PM EST tonight. The concert is being directed by Spike  [Read More…]

Amazon makes Fire TV and Kindle Fire more attractive with discount bundle

Amazon is now offering a bundle discount for those who are looking to buy both the Fire TV set top box and the Kindle Fire tablet together as a nice way to kick start the summer with some entertainment. The deal will bundle the Amazon Fire TV along with a 16 GB version of Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX 7 tablet with Special Offers for just $ 249, a savings of $ 79 from the $ 328  [Read More…]

Get the Amazon Fire TV and Kindle Fire HDX 7″ 16GB bundle for just $249

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If you are looking for a great deal on a Fire TV and a Kindle Fire HDX, a nice bundle may have just fallen onto your lap (well, onto your laptop). For a limited time, Amazon is offering the Amazon Fire TV and the Kindle Fire HDX 7″ 16GB as a bundle with a savings of 79 bucks!

 

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Amazon reportedly close to launching Prime music streaming service with hand-picked albums

Amazon may be the latest entrant into the streaming music business, and could be adding the feature to its $ 99 per year Prime service as early as next month. According to sources of BuzzFeed, Amazon has locked up deals with two of the big three music labels (Universal Music Group is on the fence) to launch a music streaming service that would be included at no extra cost with your Amazon Prime subscription.

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Grab a Verizon Moto G from Amazon for only $70 off-contract

Looking for a reason to pick up a Moto G? If so, you won’t want to miss out on the deal Amazon is hosting on them right now provided you’re on Verizon or don’t mind using the device only on WiFi. Unlike the GSM versions which are selling for $ 100 to $ 200 depending on storage size, you can pick up the 8 GB version of the Verizon prepaid Moto G for only $ 70.

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Amazon offering $10 in Amazon Coins for downloading five free apps

Amazon is giving away 1000 Amazon Coins, which are valued at $ 10, for downloading five free apps. The promotion requires that you download these apps: iHeart Radio, Food Network In The Kitchen, Strawberry Shortcake Bake Shop, Dr. Panda’s Restaurant, and Don’t step the white tile.

Download these free apps and get $10 Amazon Appstore credit

Amazon is offering up a $ 10 bundle of their virtual currency, Amazon Coins, and all you have to do is download some free apps. Yes, Amazon has gotten to the point where they’re paying you to download stuff. It is truly a brave new world of loss leading user acquisition we live in. Of course, the Amazon Coins can only be used on more stuff from the Appstore, though there’s a healthy variety of apps  [Read More…]