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Amazon Music is the latest addition to your Prime subscription in India

Amazon Music offers a vast catalog of regional and international content to Prime subscribers in India.

Amazon soft-launched Prime Music alongside the Echo family last November, with the service accessible to anyone with an Echo device. The music streaming service is now going live for all Prime subscribers in India, and you’ll be able to access the vast catalog of tunes by hitting up the web player or downloading the Amazon Music app.

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Amazon to purchase smart doorbell company Ring for over a billion dollars

Amazon will soon be purchasing Ring, a company that sells smartphone-connected doorbells with video cameras built in. This deal is reportedly going to cost Amazon over $ 1 billion.

The acquisition makes perfect sense for both companies. Amazon generally allows acquired companies to continue operating as normal, but Ring will now have Amazon’s resources available to it. Amazon gets another smart company to bolster its smart home offerings, something which both Amazon and Google have been pushing hard.

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Amazon has purchased smart doorbell maker Ring for over $1 billion

Similar to Zappos and Twitch, Ring will retain its own branding.

Ring is a fairly big name in the smart home gadget space, and it’s most well-known for its doorbells and security lights. One of its biggest competitors is the Google-owned Nest, and according to a report from Reuters, Ring’s just been purchased by Amazon for over $ 1 billion.

Similar to Amazon’s acquisitions of Audible, Twitch, and Zappos, Ring will continue to operate as it currently  [Read More…]

Amazon AR View takes the hassle out of shopping for your home

Google’s ARCore powers the experience.

On February 23, Google officially released ARCore to the masses so more people than ever can experience high quality augmented reality on their phone. Shortly after this launch, Amazon’s begun rolling out a new AR View feature to its Android app.

To get started with AR View, just open the Amazon app, tap on the camera icon, swipe up, and select the icon labeled as “AR View.” Once you do this, you’ll be  [Read More…]

Amazon is selling a Moto X4 and second-gen Amazon Echo bundle for $350

On the market for a great mid-range smartphone? The Moto X4 might be what you need, especially since you can get a free Echo device if you buy it from Amazon.

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Get a free Amazon Fire TV 4K when you prepay for a month of DirecTV Now

Don’t pass this up.

DirecTV Now is offering a free Amazon Fire TV 4K when you sign up for its service and prepay for just one month of service, even if you pick the $ 35 a month plan. The company previously required you to prepay for two months of service to get the free Fire TV (which Amazon charges $ 70 for), but now has slashed that down to just one. For $ 35 you now get access  [Read More…]

Amazon is discounting the Prime-exclusive Moto X4 by $150 for one day only

Limited time offer.

You can grab an unlocked version from several retailers for $ 299.99 right now, but this is a great way to save even more. Amazon no longer uses your phone’s lock screen to display ads, and instead, the company just preloads a few of its apps on the phone including the Amazon widget, Prime Movies, Prime Photos Storage and more. The phone is IP68 water resistant and features a 5.2-inch display, Snapdragon 630 processor,  [Read More…]

Essential Phone also gets a Halo Gray version with Amazon Alexa on board

Last week Essential Products unveiled three new color options for the Essential Phone including Ocean Depths, Stellar Gray, and Copper Black. Well soon after introducing the new colors, the company also announced a new version of its flagship handset. It’s called the Essential Phone Halo Gray and comes with Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant built-in. Halo […]

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Own an Amazon Echo in India? You can now use Alexa to text or call your family

Alexa-to-Alexa messaging and calling goes live in India, along with the ‘Drop-In’ feature that turns your Echo into an intercom.

Amazon is rolling out key features to Echo owners in India. You can now use Alexa-to-Alexa calling and messaging to talk to contacts that also own an Echo device. You’ll first need to give Alexa access to your contacts, and it’ll go through the list and suggest people that have an Echo device linked with their phone  [Read More…]

Amazon has Sony’s DualShock 4 PlayStation controller on sale for $36

Replace your worn-down controller with a fresh new one at a discount.

Update: This deal has expired.

The Sony DualShock 4 PlayStation controller is currently on sale at Amazon for only $ 36 while supplies last. Though it has a retail price of $ 60, this controller more regularly can be found between $ 45 and $ 50 depending on where you look. With that in mind, this sale saves you at least around $ 10. Today’s offer  [Read More…]