Tag Archive: Amazon

Amazon offering Sprint’s Galaxy S5 for $99


Amazon is offering the Galaxy S5, Sprint Variant, for 99 bucks with a new two-year contract.  If you are looking to add onto your “Sprint Framily” plan, you can still get the $ 99 deal.  Sprint is still offering the device for $ 249 with a $ 50 mail-in rebate bringing it to $ 199.  If your’re not the kind of person to be tied  [Read More…]

Micro USB cable die? Amazon offers perfect solution

AmazonBasics Micro USB

If you are like me, you have probably ran into a short in your manufacturer provided Micro USB cable at some point. Most replacements are expensive. Dealers often charge $ 20 – $ 30 for a charger and even $ 15 for just a USB cable. The cheap ones imported form Asia on Ebay are just that… cheap. There has to be a  [Read More…]

Get the best phones of 2013 for a penny on Amazon


Technology is great.  Every year devices get stronger and more powerful.  To me, last year was a breakthrough year in regards for smartphone development because we had finally reached a point where we had enough RAM and processing power to run most apps seemingly effortlessly.

In 2013, the potential customer had to pick their potential phone based on things other than specs (i.e. build quality, camera,  [Read More…]

The business logic behind building an Amazon phone

An Amazon phone might make more sense than you think

Over the last month or so there have been enough informative leaks to say, almost with certainty, that Amazon will be releasing a phone. I say “almost” to leave the door open to a change in plans, however small that chance may be.

I recently learned that Amazon has hired several former BlackBerry designers. It sounds like they’ve brought smart people on board, and I can  [Read More…]

Amazon single sign-on now available on all Android devices

Amazon’s single sign-on launched for Kindle Fire three weeks ago, and as of today it’s now available on more standard Android-based devices. The straight-forward Amazon app available in Google Play has been updated to support the single sign-on service and integrates with Amazon’s other apps for Android. Sign in with the Amazon app and your other Amazon services apps on your Android device will also be logged in.

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Get Samsung’s Pro line of tablets for $50 to $100 off at Amazon


Deals are always good, and this one is no slouch.  Right now, Amazon is taking $ 50 to $ 100 off Samsung’s Pro Tablets.  This includes all Tab Pros and Note Pros.  This sale also includes the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition with a $ 70 price reduction for all models (excluding the LTE variant).

Samsung has a model available in just about every size  [Read More…]

Samsung Tab Pro + Note Pro devices discounted by up to $100 on Amazon

If you’ve been tempted to pick up a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro or Note Pro tablet but have been put off by the hefty asking price, you may want to take a look at Amazon’s latest set of discounts for the highly-specced slates. The online retail giant has slashed the price of the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, 10.1 and 12.2, as well as their stylus-toting siblings the Note Pro 12.2 and Note 10.1 2014 Edition, with  [Read More…]

Amazon discounts Kindle Fire HD tablets by up to $40


Amazon is once again offering discounts on its Kindle Fire HD and Fire HDX line of tablets, this time for Mother’s Day. You do love the woman who brought you into the world, don’t you? Show that beautiful lady how much she means by scooping up a tablet. Well, we won’t say anything if you decide to keep it for yourself; just buy her something nice,  [Read More…]

May the Fourth Be With You: Google Play and Amazon Appstore offering Star Wars deals

May the Fourth Be With You

Both the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore are hosting some Star Wars-related deals this weekend. Why? Because this Sunday is May 4th. You know… May the Fourth (Force) Be With You.

Head to the two app destinations and you’ll find a number of great savings and limited-time promotions. Amazon’s is lighter than the Google Play Store if only because  [Read More…]

comiXology updates Android app following being acquired by Amazon

Say goodbye to the in-app purchases you knew, and welcome Amazon’s new method

If you’re a comiXology user and been wondering if any changes to your account would come about due to Amazon acquiring the digital comic provider, we now know of at least one change. An update to the comiXology app for Android is now available on the Google Play store and it’s one you’re going to want to grab to ensure your comics still  [Read More…]