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Amazon awards gift cards to users who paid to remove Prime Exclusive Phones ads

Earlier this month, Amazon announced that it will no longer push lockscreen ads on its Prime Exclusive Phones and, as a result, would increase the price of the devices with $ 20. The company has been selling these products ever since 2016 and until recently owners could only get rid of these ads by paying a […]

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Amazon Prime Exclusive phones will no longer include lockscreen ads

Bargain hunters looking for affordable Android phones have been able to turn to Amazon Prime Exclusives to save money, though with a big catch – buying a Prime Exclusive phone meant putting up with frequent ads for Amazon products delivered to the lockscreen. Well not anymore. Amazon released a statement indicating that starting today, February […]

Amazon is getting rid of lock screen ads from its Prime Exclusive phones

Current Prime Exclusive phones will receive an update that removes lock screen ads.

Amazon offers exciting discounts on a variety of phones via its Prime Exclusive program in exchange for lock screen ads, but that’s changing. Starting tomorrow, February 7, Prime Exclusive phones will no longer feature ads, and Amazon has mentioned that it will roll out a software update for current phones that will get rid of the ads.

Amazon stated that the move was  [Read More…]

How to share Amazon Prime with friends and family

Willing to share some of that free quick shipping and streaming video with your crew? It’s probably easier than you think.

Your Amazon Prime account is set up with a feature called Amazon Household that allows you to share a large handful your benefits with friends and family. Add another adult to your digital household and enjoy easy features including parental controls for the kids, unlimited storage for photos, and a family library to share books, apps,  [Read More…]

Security flaw lets anyone access a locked Prime Exclusive Moto G5 Plus

Would you like a security flaw with that ad?

If you’re in the market for an affordable unlocked phone, Amazon’s Prime Exclusive phones are worth checking out. Devices offered include the likes of the Moto X4, LG G6, and Nokia 6, and you can get them at pretty steep discounts as a result of ads that Amazon places on their lock screens.

Unfortunately, it would appear that these ads have created a security flaw on at least  [Read More…]

Amazon to raise cost of monthly Prime membership by $2 in February

A bad deal gets worse.

If you’re paying monthly instead of annually for your Amazon Prime membership, it’s going to cost you a bit more each month. Amazon will be raising the price by $ 2 per month starting on February 18, and the change applies to both new and existing customers. This will bring the monthly fee from $ 10.99 up to $ 12.99, meaning that you’ll be paying just under $ 156 for a year of Prime  [Read More…]

A Few Reasons Why I Subscribe To Amazon Prime

Wait — aren’t you signed up for Amazon Prime at birth? That’s how it works, right?

I don’t remember when I first signed up for Amazon Prime. Sorry, but that’s just the way it is. It’s kind of like, I dunno. Shaving. It was a thing that you just started doing at some point. (Erm, and that I stopped doing a few years ago.)

Probably it had to do with faster shipping. That’s a pretty unsexy answer, but  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime is designed to fuel your impulse buying habits

Samsung’s latest budget phone has an interesting trick up its sleeve.

With hundreds of phones releasing in India every year, Samsung is looking to distinguish its products by offering interesting new use cases. The Galaxy On7 Prime — Samsung’s latest foray in the budget segment — comes with a visual search feature that lets you easily purchase products through photos. The feature is powered by Samsung Mall, which collates product information from several e-commerce sites to create a sort  [Read More…]

Four million people signed up for Amazon Prime during the holidays

This holiday season and the entire year of 2017 was a great one for Amazon — here are some of the highlights.

Whatever holiday you celebrate, there’s a good chance you bought a few things on Amazon this year whether you were buying gifts for others or treating yourself to make Tom and Donna proud.

Amazon recently shared its biggest numbers/stats for this past year, and one of the highlights is definitely the fact that more than  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Prime Video app for Android TV lands in the Play Store, but there’s a catch

It’s no secret that Amazon and Google have been at each other’s throats lately. Not so long ago Google blocked YouTube from the Amazon Echo Show (it restored access a few weeks later and then pulled it again) and Amazon stopped selling Google products, although this has changed as of late. Anyway, it seems the […]