Why the HBO-Amazon Deal Is Good for Everyone (Except Netflix)

HBO and Amazon just put a ring on it with a giant, multi-year deal that will put HBO originals on Amazon Prime exclusively. Woooooo! That means you don't need an HBO subscription to watch old episodes of everything from the Wire to Eastbound & Down. And in this game of everything-but-Game-of-Thrones, everyone wins;… » 4/23/14 12:20pm Yesterday 12:20pm

Report: Amazon's Wacky 3D Phone Will Also Have Gesture Controls

Rumor has it, Amazon is cooking up a crazy smartphone with all kinds of customization, six cameras, and 3D features. Although there isn't a whole lot that's new here, BGR has just posted a deeper dive into what the actual software might look like, the most notable part of which is a whole host of tilt-activated gesture … » 4/22/14 10:48am Tuesday 10:48am

Amazon Fire TV Review: A Fast Ride That'll Cost You

Take your pick of streaming devices—there are already plenty out there. Amazon says its new Fire TV can best every Roku, Chromecast, and Apple TV in the land on speed, ease of use, and a treasure box of extras. In most cases, Fire TV delivers on those promises. But it comes at a price. » 4/04/14 10:52am 4/04/14 10:52am

Amazon Fire TV Teardown: Rock Solid Guts But Expect Some Heat

So, you have your eye on Amazon's shiny new $100 streaming box, which may just be the fastest smart TV you've ever met. But what lurks beneath its sleek exterior? Thanks to iFixit, you don't need to wonder any longer. » 4/04/14 8:56am 4/04/14 8:56am

Amazon Fire TV Hands On: The Fastest Smart TV You've Ever Met

Amazon pitched its Fire TV as a streaming device to end all streaming devices. The company touted its simple and effective search, and its open ecosystem boasting enough apps to burn your eyes out. We spent some time messing with the Fire TV and found that for the most part, it makes good on those promises. » 4/02/14 1:27pm 4/02/14 1:27pm

Amazon's Fire TV Doesn't Have HBO Go

Amazon debuted its $100 streaming TV box today. It's impressive! It's affordable! And it has a whole bunch of apps. It just doesn't have HBO Go, which is probably the one app that so, so many folks were hoping for. And that could be problematic. » 4/02/14 12:41pm 4/02/14 12:41pm

Fire TV: Everything You Need to Know About Amazon's $100 Streaming Box

Amazon has kicked off its arrival to the streaming party with the announcement of new $100 device called Fire TV to satisfy all your TV watching needs today in a popcorn-scented New York event. Here's everything you need to know about it. » 4/02/14 11:10am 4/02/14 11:10am