Tag Archive: Prime


Amazon’s latest Fire TV and Kindle deals rival Prime Day’s offerings

Exclusive, but worth checking out!

Amazon is no stranger to offering exclusive discounts to members of its Prime service, and right now the company has a few deals going on that are definitely worth checking out. If by some chance you aren’t a Prime member already, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial right now to take advantage of all these deals. We’ve been covering the deals as they went live over on Thrifter and now we  [Read More…]

The Kindle Paperwhite is down to $80 during this Prime exclusive sale

Chapters on chapters.

Amazon has its Kindle Paperwhite on sale for only $ 79.99 right now. This deal is valid only for Prime members, so click here if you need a free trial. Usually this would run you $ 120, and the reviews are stellar. As an alternative, you could get the Kindle for $ 50, but that model lacks a backlight and it doesn’t have as good of a battery life either.

The Kindle Paperwhite is  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime members can grab a Fire TV Cube for just $80 right now

“Alexa, it’s movie night.”

Right now, Amazon Prime members can score a Fire TV Cube for just $ 79.99. Though we did see a coupon last week dropping its price to $ 70, that offer was only available to select Amazon accounts, whereas this deal is open to anyone who has a Prime membership. This is its next lowest price ever too. During its pre-order phase, it was available for $ 90, but since then it has  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is down to just $25 right now for Prime members

Streaming made affordable.

Right now, Prime members can pick up an Amazon Fire TV Stick for just $ 24.99, which is $ 15 less than it normally sells for. The Fire TV Stick is Amazon’s most affordable streaming hardware that provides quick and easy access to popular services like Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Netflix, and more. It has an Alexa-enabled voice remote, which means that you can speak to it and get your favorite shows played without  [Read More…]

Amazon brings its $8 monthly Prime subscription to Canada

Spread the cost of your Prime membership over 12 months.

Amazon Canada has today introduced a monthly membership option for its Prime services. Beforehand, those wanting Amazon Prime above the border would have to pay the $ 79 annual fee upfront to gain access to its benefits, but can now opt to pay $ 7.99 per month instead. Prime members in the U.S. have had the option to pay monthly since late 2016, with UK members also being able  [Read More…]

What’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in September 2018

Black Panther lands on Netflix on Sept. 4. (Image credit: Netflix)

Black Panther. King Lear. … And probably some other king things.

A new month is nearly upon us, and that means it’s time to take a look at what’s coming to some of your favorite streaming TV services. Three of them, in fact.

What’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu? All kinds of things.

Black Panther hits Netflix on Sept.  [Read More…]

Samsung J3 2018 and Galaxy Express Prime 3 review

Samsung is most well known for their flagship phones such as the Note 9 and Galaxy S9. However, they also make many other phones including more affordable entry-level phones. The Samsung J3 2018 and Galaxy Express Prime 3 loaned to us courtesy of AT&T are prime examples of that.

While known by two different names these two phones are one and the same. They share the exact same design and specs, only differing in two areas which I’ll touch on at the  [Read More…]

Twitch Prime is dropping ad-free viewing in September

Twitch Prime’s list of perks is getting a little thinner starting next month.

Twitch Prime is a great way to earn a load of extra goodies if you consume a lot of content on the streaming service. Since launch, the company has given out free monthly channel subscriptions, free games, and in-game loot as part of the program. But there’s one perk that’s about to get the ax: ad-free viewing.

In an update posted to its blog  [Read More…]

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video for September 2018

New Amazon Prime Originals abound, including Pete the Cat and Shakespeare’s King Lear.

Summer’s just about over, but the fall TV schedule is just heating up. September sees the return of the NFL on Amazon Prime Video on Thursday nights, starting with the Minnesota Vikings at the L.A. Rams on Sept. 27. Earlier in the month, however, we’ll see a slew of Amazon Prime Originals, including the return of kid-favorite Pete the Cat, and the premiere of  [Read More…]

Do updates come to Amazon Prime Exclusive phones at the same time as other models?

The short answer: It depends.

No one could blame you for looking into Amazon’s Prime Exclusive range of phones. They’re the same phones you’ve probably been eyeing anyway, with a reduced price in exchange for putting up with a few pre-installed Amazon apps — don’t worry, the vast majority of them can be either uninstalled or disabled.

Aside from the bundled Amazon services, there’s no difference in the software experience of a Prime Exclusive phone compared to  [Read More…]