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Amazon Opens Its Own PlayStation Network Store

From its humble beginnings in 2006, the PlayStation Store has grown from one of the most basic digital storefronts into one of the best. Frequent sales, great selection and day one digital releases are all great reasons to shop on …

USPS, Amazon’s Sunday Delivery Deal May Save Postal Service USPS, Amazon’s Sunday Delivery Deal May Save Postal Service
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Amazon customers now have even more incentive to shop through the online retailer: Sunday deliveries. The U.S. Postal Service has teamed up with Amazon to deliver packages on Sundays in Los Angeles and New York, with plans to expand to …

USPS Amazon Sunday Deliveries Started Yesterday USPS Amazon Sunday Deliveries Started Yesterday

The regular mail may not run on Sundays, however, if you order from Amazon, your orders will now be shipped seven days a week. The United States Postal Service recently partnered with Amazon to allow the delivery of their packages …

Amazon To Start Offering Sunday Delivery Amazon To Start Offering Sunday Delivery

The worst part about free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime is ordering something on Friday and having to wait until Monday to get it. If only the post ran on Sunday, right? Well, that will soon be a reality for …

Amazon Releases The Best Books Of 2013 List

As we approach the end of 2013, we’re getting into top 10 list season. Today, Amazon annouonced its selections for the Best Books of 2013. “This year offered a stellar list of books to choose from, both fiction and nonfiction,” …

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ Is Now Available Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ Is Now Available
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In mid-October, Amazon unleashed the Kindle Fire HDX upon the world. The 7-inch tablet immediately became a critical and commercial darling thanks to its affordable price and superior specs. It’s now been a few weeks since its launch, and Amazon …

Jeff Bezos’ Wife Writes Amazon Review About Tell-All Jeff Bezos’ Wife Writes Amazon Review About Tell-All

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is the subject of a new tell-all book by Brad Stone called “The Everything Store”, and while the book itself is getting positive reviews and attention on the site, Bezos’ wife felt she needed …

Amazon Mobile App Developers Now Have Access To Analytics, A/B Testing Amazon Mobile App Developers Now Have Access To Analytics, A/B Testing
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Despite building Fire OS on top of Android, Amazon wants developers to choose its platform over Android or iOS when building apps. Over the last year, it’s become easier to recommend the platform as Amazon has leveraged the power of …

Amazon Says Thanks to the FAA with Kindle Sale Amazon Says Thanks to the FAA with Kindle Sale

In company-promotions-that-actually-feel-rather-joyous news, Amazon is celebrating the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to jump into the 20th century by offering a pretty significant discount on a few Kindle devices. Last week, the FAA made the friendly skies a whole lot friendlier …

Amazon Departs from the Netflix Path, Sets Weekly Release Schedule for Original Shows Alpha House and Betas Amazon Departs from the Netflix Path, Sets Weekly Release Schedule for Original Shows Alpha House and Betas
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Amazon has just announced when and how they’re going to release episodes of two recently greenlit original comedies – Alpha House and Betas. Alpha House will premiere on November 15th and Betas a week later on November 22nd. Amazon says …

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Wisconsin Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Wisconsin
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It almost seems like Amazon wants to open at least one fulfillment center in every single state across the U.S. If it’s successful, the online retailer may very well be able to reach its goal of providing services like same …

Amazon Opens Black Friday Deals Store Amazon Opens Black Friday Deals Store

We’re still a few weeks away from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but Amazon doesn’t care what day it is. This year, the retailer is going to celebrate the holiest of shopping days every day for the next two months. …

Read an E-book a Month Early with Amazon’s New Kindle First Program Read an E-book a Month Early with Amazon’s New Kindle First Program

In its attempt to boost the brand value of the Kindle (and sweeten the Amazon Prime deal as well), Amazon has just announced a new initiative called Kindle First, which will give readers early access to a selection of e-books …

Amazon Turns to Original Dramas, Orders Chris Carter Pilot Amazon Turns to Original Dramas, Orders Chris Carter Pilot

For the first time, Amazon Studios is switching its focus from comedy to drama. Amazon has just announced that they’ve greenlit two new drama pilots – both involving some pretty big names. The first is called The After and it’s …

AmazonSmile Auto-Donates 0.5% of Purchases to Your Favorite Charity AmazonSmile Auto-Donates 0.5% of Purchases to Your Favorite Charity

If you like your charitable donations quick, automatic, and with the least amount of effort humanly possible – Amazon wants to help you out. Quick and effortless isn’t a bad thing – in fact, it’s just the thing that many …

Amazon Appstore Celebrates Halloween With A Sale On 22 Apps

Halloween has always seemed like one of the lesser holidays compared to the likes of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Sure, it’s a fun time, but it just doesn’t really feel all that special. Apparently I’m in the minority as the Amazon …

Amazon Appstore Is Giving Away 6 Apps For Free Today

One of the best parts about the Amazon Appstore is its Free App of the Day program. Every day of the year, Amazon takes a popular app that regularly costs anywhere from $.99 to $5 and offers it for free …

Amazon Announces Q3 2013 Results, Sales Up 24% Amazon Announces Q3 2013 Results, Sales Up 24%

Back in June, Amazon announced that its quarterly sales were up 22 percent. That growth has now been confirmed to have continued into its third quarter this year. Amazon announced this afternoon that its net sales for Q3 2013 increased …

Amazon’s Set-Top Box May Not Arrive by the Holidays Amazon’s Set-Top Box May Not Arrive by the Holidays

The oft-rumored Amazon set-top box has been delayed once again, according to a report from The Verge: Amazon has been been rushing to finalize and release a set-top box in time for the holidays, designed to compete directly with the …

Amazon Ups Free Shipping Threshold to $35 Amazon Ups Free Shipping Threshold to $35
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Amazon has just increased the threshold for orders to qualify for free shipping – the first time the company has made a change to this policy in over 10 years. Starting now, orders must hit $35 to qualify for free …

Amazon Snags ‘Vikings’ Series, MGM Movies for Prime Instant Video Amazon Snags ‘Vikings’ Series, MGM Movies for Prime Instant Video

Amazon and MGM have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will bring a bunch of new content – both TV and movies – to Prime Instant Video. The deal makes MGM Television’s historical series Vikings, which premiered on the …