While no one is going to put the Fire phone on a list of best devices of 2014, the fledgling effort from Amazon is not completely without redeeming qualities and at $199 with a free year of Prime membership (a $99 value) it becomes an enticing device to have around.
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If for some crazy reason you don’t already have an Amazon Prime account, there’s no better time to sign up for the service than this coming Saturday, January 24, when new Prime accounts will be just $72 for one year.
Even at its regular price of $100, Amazon Prime is a steal. Over ... Read More »
It’s been an extremely up and down year for Amazon with their Fire products.
The Fire phone has proven to be an unmitigated disaster with serious losses for the company including $83 million in unwanted phones just laying around.
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Amazon Prime Music is undoubtedly one of the company’s more lackluster services to be offered under the Prime umbrella. With free two day shipping and Prime Instant Video already more than pulling their weight, Prime Music is little more than an added bonus — nothing worth paying some $100 a year for on its own. ... Read More »
In accord with recent rumors, Amazon has now launched its Prime Music streaming service. Prime Music is Amazon’s entrance into the world of music streaming, and takes the focus from the individual tracks and shifts it to curated playlists, much like Songza. However, with Amazon Music allows you to play individual tracks and albums along with ... Read More »
Details of Amazon’s oft-rumored smartphone have been trickling out of the rumor mill in recent weeks, including information on its tilt-heavy user interface and images of the device itself. Today more details have leaked, this time focusing on a special type of data plan that may be ... Read More »
HBO has been known to be rather protective of its shows, but with a new deal today, we could see a change in progress. HBO and Amazon have signed a multi-year deal to allow streaming of certain HBO shows through Amazon Prime. Meaning that rather than requiring the user to have a separate HBO GO ... Read More »
Nearly one year after the first Kindle Fire, the number one selling item on Amazon, was revealed to the world, the good folks at Amazon have just taken the wraps off of their latest tablets: the Kindle Fire HD family.
Amazon is fully committed to Kindle Fire as a service. They’ve always been keen on ... Read More »