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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...

Amazon To Start Streaming Their TV Pilots On Twitch

08/08/2016, Now that Amazon owns Twitch, we’re sure many are wondering what the company has planned for the game streaming platform. For the most part it seems that Amazon has left Twitch to their own devices, which is great for gamers and users of the platform,...

Amazon Unveils The ‘Prime Air’ Cargo Plane

08/05/2016, We’ve known that Amazon has plans for drone delivery which they referred to as Prime Air back then, but now it looks like Amazon has decided to slap the Prime Air branding on something else. The company has recently taken the wraps off their latest...

Target Resumes Sales of Amazon Hardware After Four Years

08/04/2016, Amazon does not own and operate tens of thousands of stores across the globe and yet in many countries it’s the first place that many people check out when they want to buy a new product. There’s a reason why traditional brick-and-mortar...

Walmart Reportedly Looking To Acquire Amazon Rival Jet.com

08/03/2016, Amazon rival Jet.com was launched with a significant amount of funding. Despite that, it couldn’t quite steal market share from the giant that is Amazon. According to a new report, Jet.com is now considering a sale and it’s believed that...

Amazon Echo Can Now Control The August Smart Lock

07/28/2016, Amazon’s Echo and its voice assistant Alexa can help users do all sorts of tasks, such as hailing you an Uber, ordering a pizza, checking up on the weather, reading you a book, and so on. Now it looks like it can even control your house’s lock, but...

Alexa Now Able To Lock Your Home On Command

07/28/2016, Alexa, the virtual private assistant that powers Amazon’s Echo, Tap and Echo Dot connected devices, can do so much more than what other assistants can do. It’s capable of calling you an Uber, controlling your lights, checking your bank...

Amazon Creates A Store Specifically For Kickstarter Products

07/28/2016, With so many projects being launched and funded on Kickstarter, it would be hard to keep up with what was funded and what hasn’t. Sure, you could trawl Kickstarter’s website, but Amazon has decided to make your life a bit easier by creating a...

Amazon Prime Launched In India

07/26/2016, Amazon is committing to the Indian market in a big way and as a testament to that, today it announced the launch of Amazon Prime in the country. The company has now launched its same-day delivery service in the world’s second most populated country....

Amazon’s Subsidized Smartphones Get Hacked

07/25/2016, Amazon recently introduced two subsidized smartphones for Prime members. The Moto G4 Prime Exclusive and Blu R1 HD Prime Exclusive are sold at a significant discount compared to their normal retail value, the catch being that customers have to put up with...

Amazon CEO Makes Big Screen Debut With Star Trek Beyond

07/18/2016, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is many things, but most know him as the founder of the online giant and as one of the richest people on the planet. When you’re one of the richest people on the planet you can do some things that the average person...