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Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Updated With Alexa And Longer Battery Life

09/08/2016, Amazon today announced that it has updated its Fire HD 8 tablet. It says that this HD tablet has been designed from the ground up to provide all-day entertainment to users. The tablet has an 8-inch display and runs on a quad-core processor, the Amazon...

Amazon Launches Food Delivery Service In London

09/07/2016, Amazon might have started off as an online retailer by selling books to customers, but over the years that it has operated, their business has evolved where they are involved in various businesses. For example not just content with delivering parcels,...

Moto G Play Is Now A Prime Exclusive Smartphone From Amazon

09/06/2016, A couple of months ago, Amazon launched the “Prime exclusive” smartphone program through which it’s allowing Prime members to purchase mid-range handsets unlocked and off-contract as long as they are willing to put up with advertisements...

Amazon’s Alexa Assistant Might Land On PCs

09/01/2016, Amazon introduced its Alexa digital personal assistant with the Echo smart speaker. Since then the company has expanded its Echo lineup with more devices that are supported by Alexa. The company’s personal digital assistant is quite powerful and...

Amazon Echo Will Soon Be Able To Control Sonos Speakers

08/30/2016, Sonos has announced a string of new partnerships today. It has confirmed that Spotify users will soon be able to control Sonos speakers using the music streaming service’s app. They will no longer require the Sonos Controller app. It has also inked...

Amazon Vehicles Is A New Hub For Researching Cars

08/25/2016, You can buy just about anything on Amazon and while you can’t buy actual cars yet, you are now able to conduct research on a car that you might have your eye on using Amazon Vehicles. It’s a new hub that the online retail giant has launched...

Amazon Kindle Reading Fund Launched To Promote Digital Reading

08/24/2016, Amazon will happily sell you hardcover and paperback books but it would rather have you reading digital books preferably on the e-readers that it sells. The company today announced a new initiative called the Kindle Reading Fund that’s meant to...

Amazon Wants To Create An Echo-Only Music Streaming Service

08/22/2016, In terms of music streaming, Amazon has their own in the form of Prime Music, although given that you would need a subscription to Amazon Prime in order to use it, it isn’t as accessible compared to say Spotify or Apple Music. We heard back in June that...

Lyft Apparently Tried To Sell Themselves To Apple, Uber, And More

08/19/2016, A report from last week revealed that Uber rival Lyft had apparently attempted been courted by the likes of GM in the past, but apparently the deal fell through and never materialized. However according to a report from The New York Times, it seems that...

Alexa Can Now Find Your Phone With Trackr

08/18/2016, Have you ever walked around your home looking for a missing item, like your keys, wallet, or phone? Have you ever yelled out to whoever’s at home if they have seen said item? We’re sure pretty sure that everyone has done that before in their lives,...

Kobo Aura One Is a Big Waterproof E-Reader

08/17/2016, Amazon isn’t the only company that makes e-readers but its Kindle devices have long dominated the market. Kobo makes similar devices and its latest product has some neat features that haven’t arrived in a Kindle yet. It’s a big e-reader...

New Gear VR Now Available For Pre-Order From Amazon

08/14/2016, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 7 earlier this month. The handset features a USB Type-C port and because of that the company has had to launch a new Gear VR headset as well. The new Gear VR comes with minor improvements as well as a new coat of paint....

Walmart Confirms $3 Billion Acquisition Of Jet.com

08/08/2016, It was reported last week that retail giant Walmart was considering an acquisition of would-be Amazon rival Jet.com for about $3 billion. Walmart has been very active recently trying to better compete against Amazon online and it appears that the retail...