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Amazon Prime Day Guide: Everything you need to know

It sounds cool, but is it really?

Odds are by this point you’ve heard of Amazon Prime Day, but that doesn’t mean you actually know what it is and why you should care about it. Is July 16 just another day for Amazon to push some silly sales out to people, or is it a meaningful shopping event? Should you be planning ahead for things to buy, or just winging it?

Well, there’s a lot to know about Prime  [Read More…]

Best Amazon Prime Day Deals 2018

The celebrations have already begun!

Amazon Prime Day doesn’t officially begin until July 16 at 3pm ET, but that hasn’t stopped the company from beginning the deals a little bit early. Alongside the announcement, Amazon stated that a few deals would be available instantly for Prime members, and there are a few that you definitely won’t want to miss. In the coming days, we expect to see more deals leak, and our continuously updated tracker will highlight all the  [Read More…]

Google needs to learn from Amazon on how to build products for kids

We want the best for our kids, and right now that means we buy from Amazon.

It’s easy to think of mobile and its associated gadgetry as a two-way race between Apple and Google. When it comes to all things flashy that tech writers and Twitter pundits like to make words about, iOS and Android (their respective ecosystems actually) rule the roost. But that’s not quite accurate — companies like AT&Timewarner or NBComcast Universal or Verizonhoo! (sorry)  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire TV Cube or Roku Ultra? CordCutters.com weighs in

The Amazon Fire TV Cube and Roku Ultra.

Can Roku’s simple interface compete with the likes of Amazon Fire TV? Actually …

When I think about price and power, I’d tend to put the Amazon Fire TV Cube in the same sort of bucket as the the Roku Ultra. Never mind that they’re actually $ 30 apart. (Roku definitely comes in lighter on the wallet.) And never mind that Amazon Fire TV is  [Read More…]

Amazon has already started sharing some Prime Day deals, and here are the best ones

The celebrations have already begun!

Amazon Prime Day doesn’t officially begin until July 16, but that didn’t stop the company from beginning the deals a little bit early. Alongside the announcement, Amazon announced that a few deals would be available instantly for Prime members, and there are a few that you definitely won’t want to miss.

To kick things off, the company slashed $ 100 on the price of the Echo Show, dropping it down to just  [Read More…]

This Kindle Unlimited 40% off sale is just Amazon trying to get you to read

If you’re getting ready to hibernate for the winter, you might as well keep your reading supply fresh.

Kindle Unlimited is Amazon’s $ 10 per month subscription service to Kindle books. Amazon is discounting the service by 40% if you sign up for twelve months, bringing the total down to $ 80.32 (from $ 120) when you enter promo code PDKU18 at checkout. This product would be a fantastic, easy pick gift for the reader in your  [Read More…]

Win yourself an Amazon gift card ahead of Prime Day 2018

Here’s your chance!

Amazon took the wraps off of its Prime Day 2018 event today and our friends at Thrifter are giving away several Amazon gift cards to celebrate.

It couldn’t be easier to enter for your chance to win $ 50/£50 in Amazon credit! Simply follow the link below for your region’s contest and follow the instructions:

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This year, Amazon has a bumper Prime Day in store for  [Read More…]

Amazon begins its Prime Day celebration early with $100 off the Echo Show

The savings start today!

Prime Day may not officially start until July 16, but Amazon has started the deals early by taking $ 100 off its own Echo Show. The Alexa-enabled speaker-with-screen is available for just $ 129.99 for Prime Members — the lowest price we’ve seen for the Echo Show.

Most will already be familiar with Amazon Echo line of products, adding smart assistant functionality to rooms in your home. The hands-free, voice-controlled Show offers the  [Read More…]

Amazon enhances tablet line with Show Mode, new Fire HD 10 Kids Edition

Amazon on Thursday announced a couple of new additions to its ever-growing Fire tablet lineup. First up, Show Mode and a new Show Mode Charging Dock, are coming to existing (Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10) tablets. Additionally, Amazon has introduced a new Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablet.

Show Mode

Show Mode gives tablet users an “immersive hands-free Alexa experience” and allows for full-screen visuals to complement voice responses from Alexa. Ask her to tell you the weather, for  [Read More…]

Yi’s 1080p indoor security camera is down to $41 at Amazon today

HD security.

The Yi 1080p Dome Camera is down to $ 40.99 on Amazon when you use coupon code 2V3O5G4V. This camera usually sells for closer to $ 60.

With its HD video and 108-degree wide-angle glass lens, this dome camera has the ability for complete 360-degree coverage as it can rotate up to 345 degrees horizontally and 115 degrees vertically. It has advanced night vision with built-in infrared LED beads to extend the viewing distance to  [Read More…]