Amazon's Fire Phone is Only $189 Unlocked Today, Plus A Year of Prime

It's no secret that Amazon's Fire Phone has been a huge flop. But considering that it started out at $650 unlocked, today's Gold Box deal on the handset might just be enough to move a few more units. » 1/07/15 9:50am 1/07/15 9:50am

Amazon Fire TV Stick Review: A Lot Less Money for a Little Less Speed

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is the bargain version of Amazon's super-fast voice search-enabled Fire TV. The HDMI version certainly sacrifices a lot of things that make Fire TV great, but is that bargain worth it? Absolutely. » 11/20/14 1:21pm 11/20/14 1:21pm

Order A Year of Amazon Prime, and Save $40 on Select Amazon Gadgets

If you, or anyone on your holiday shopping list wants a new Kindle, here's a rare chance to save $40 on any model, directly from Amazon. » 11/19/14 9:47am 11/19/14 9:47am

NYC, Philly, DC and More Can Get Same-Day Amazon Delivery Now

Incredibly lazy? Physically bonded to your couch? Chronically last-minute? Amazon's got your back—as long as you live in one of the six cities that just gained same-day delivery. » 8/06/14 11:26am 8/06/14 11:26am

Amazon Fire Phone: An All-Seeing 3D Prime Contender

We've been hearing the rumors for weeks (months? years?), and the day has finally come. Amazon's phone is here. It's called the Fire Phone, and it's got some fancy new tricks. » 6/18/14 1:53pm 6/18/14 1:53pm

Amazon Prime Music: One Million Songs, Free For Prime Subscribers

Here comes Prime Music, a free service for Amazon Prime subscribers with over a million songs available for streaming and cached download. Amazon Prime was already an amazing deal—perhaps the best in all of tech—and today, it's getting even better. » 6/12/14 6:12am 6/12/14 6:12am

Amazon Prime Pantry: 45 Pounds of Groceries Delivered for $6

Jeff Bezos wants to feed you. No, really: Amazon's latest venture is Prime Pantry, a service that allows you to have 45 pounds' worth of household essentials, in everyday sizes, shipped to your door for $6. » 4/24/14 3:45am 4/24/14 3:45am

Amazon Prime Is Still the Best Deal in Tech

Today, the fateful news came down that Amazon will finally increase the cost of an Amazon Prime membership. Horrors! Except, not really. Because even at $99 a year, Amazon Prime is still the single biggest bargain in tech. » 3/13/14 10:00am 3/13/14 10:00am

Amazon Prime Will Cost $20 More a Year, Starting April 17th

The fateful day has come: Amazon is upping the price of its Prime membership. From April 17th, a year of Prime will cost $99 a year, up $20 from the current $79. » 3/13/14 8:22am 3/13/14 8:22am

Amazon Can Take Away Your Digital Books and Movies Whenever It Wants

In light of the holiday season, what better time than now to remind ourselves to give thanks for all that we have. Although, in the case of any digital goods you've "purchased," maybe don't add those to the list quite yet. Because remember: You don't actually own any of it. » 12/16/13 12:13pm 12/16/13 12:13pm

Amazon Drones Are Truly Revolutionary [Marketing]

The most thrilling [marketing] advancement in recent years was unveiled last night on 60 Minutes. If you missed it—how could you have missed it?—Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos detailed the [marketing] future of his company for millions [of potential customers]: Amazon PrimeAir. The [marketing] future is here, and it is [vague… » 12/02/13 11:01am 12/02/13 11:01am

Amazon PrimeAir Could Deliver Your Stuff On Drones

In a 60 Minutes interview, Jeff Bezos announced that Amazon is working on delivery that's even faster than Prime. The company wants to use octocopters to deliver your order within a half hour. » 12/01/13 8:15pm 12/01/13 8:15pm

Rumor: Google Is Working on Same-Day Amazon Prime Killer

TechCrunch claims that Google is "stealthily preparing" to launch a new same-day-shipping Amazon Prime competitor called Google Shopping Express. » 3/05/13 3:38am 3/05/13 3:38am

Amazon Scores Exclusive Downton Abbey Streaming Rights For Years and…

Great news for those who can't get enough of the Crawley family—Amazon cut a deal with PBS that will bring the British period drama to Prime Instant Video exclusively. So later this year, Netflix will lose Downton. Which is exactly what Lord Grantham has grappled with in the series. » 2/01/13 12:10pm 2/01/13 12:10pm

Amazon Drops Monthly Prime Subscriptions After Just Two Weeks

Amazon has axed its new $8-per-month Prime subscription plan, which placed the retailer as a more direct competitor to Hulu and Netflix, after just a fortnight. » 11/19/12 5:02am 11/19/12 5:02am

Amazon Now Offers an $8 Monthly Prime Plan

Amazon's Prime deal—which offers free two-day shipping, instant media streaming and monthly Kindle book rentals—just got a new monthly price tag. Now, you can be a Prime customer for $8 a month. » 11/06/12 6:37am 11/06/12 6:37am

The 20 Movies Worth Adding To Your Amazon Prime Watchlist Right Now

A Watchlist has finally been added to Amazon Instant Video, meaning it now has a basic feature it had been sorely lacking until now. It's basically Amazon's version of a Netflix queue, a simple way to keep track of the movies and TV shows you want to watch to watch. » 5/29/12 4:46pm 5/29/12 4:46pm

iPad Test Notes: Speed (Versus Tegra 3) - UPDATED

Apple made some bold claims about its new A5X chip, claiming it would give a 4x graphical boost over Nvidia's Tegra 3. At the same time, the Tegra 3 is a powerhouse of computational processing. So lets put 'em to the test. » 3/16/12 2:34pm 3/16/12 2:34pm

Asus Transformer Bootloader Unlock Available for Download

When the Asus Transformer Prime launched, there was outcry from developers over the fact that its bootloader was locked. Asus eventually crumbled, and announced that they would remove the restrictions. Now, almost two months later, you can download the fix. » 2/22/12 7:01am 2/22/12 7:01am