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Amazon Prime Air Gets The NMA Treatment Amazon Prime Air Gets The NMA Treatment
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Over the weekend, Amazon surprised just about everybody with its announcement of Amazon Prime Air. For those just joining us, it’s a new project at Amazon R&D that seeks to deliver packages to customers via drones. The hope is that …

Black Friday Was First Billion Dollar Desktop Shopping Day Of The Year Black Friday Was First Billion Dollar Desktop Shopping Day Of The Year
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U.S. desktop ecommerce holiday spending was already up 14% year-over-year by for the first 24 days, ahead of Black Friday. Black Friday itself, comScore reports, was the first billion dollar online shopping day of the holiday season with $1.198 billion …

Amazon to Use Drones for Delivery Amazon to Use Drones for Delivery
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The question of if drone use is ethical has been a hot topic this year. Although they have initially been deployed to fire missiles across seas, Amazon wishes to use them in a more peaceful manner– to get items to …

Furby Boom is Hot Holiday Toy for 2013 Furby Boom is Hot Holiday Toy for 2013
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The Furby Boom is Hasbro’s 2013 edition of a toy that has become a modern classic. Hasbro is pushing the app component of the Furby Boom this holiday season. The app is available for iOS devices through iTunes and for …

‘Betas’ Hits Amazon Instant Video ‘Betas’ Hits Amazon Instant Video

Amazon’s second original series is available to stream today. You can now head on over to Amazon Instant Video and watch the first three episodes of Betas. Betas in Amazon Studios’ second original series to debut, following last week’s debut …

You Can Now Gift Amazon Prime To Friends And Family You Can Now Gift Amazon Prime To Friends And Family

Does a family member buy a lot of stuff on Amazon? Perhaps your friend uses Amazon Instant Video to watch their favorite shows? Well, now you can make their lives a lot easier with a Prime membership. Amazon announced today …

Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center in Connecticut Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center in Connecticut

It seems like Amazon is announcing a new fulfillment center every other week now. Far be it from me to criticize the online retailer though as the new warehouses create jobs and serve customers more quickly. Now prospective workers and …

Amazon Makes A Pair Of New Exclusive Streaming Rights Deals Amazon Makes A Pair Of New Exclusive Streaming Rights Deals

Amazon has announced two separate deals for exclusive streaming rights to content. It has added to its PBS relationship, adding exclusive subscription streaming for Mr. Selfridge, and is also entered an exclusive licensing agreement with film studio A24, which has …

Amazon VIPs Get To Try Out Kindle Fire HDX For Free Amazon VIPs Get To Try Out Kindle Fire HDX For Free

Are you still trying to decide which tablet to get yourself or a loved one this holiday season? It’s a hard choice, especially when you can’t try out the device yourself for a bit to see if your life would …

Kindle Paperwhite Gets Goodreads, FreeTime Integration Kindle Paperwhite Gets Goodreads, FreeTime Integration

In September of this year, Amazon announced a new Kindle Paperwhite that boasted a better display and easier-to-read text. Now the retailer is delivering an update that will make its latest flagship eReader even more desirable to readers and parents …

‘Alpha House’ Was The Most-Watched Show On Amazon Over The Weekend ‘Alpha House’ Was The Most-Watched Show On Amazon Over The Weekend

Amazon released the first three episodes of its new show Alpha House last week. The company announced today that it was the most-watched show on Amazon over the weekend. The series is written by Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Trudeau, and …

Amazon Updates Fire OS To 3.1, Adds Goodreads Integration Amazon Updates Fire OS To 3.1, Adds Goodreads Integration

Less than two months after Amazon unveiled Mojito – Fire OS 3.0 – the company has now launched 3.1. It’s a free, over-the-air update available to Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX users, who should be getting it sometime …

USPS – Amazon Deliveries… on Sunday! USPS – Amazon Deliveries… on Sunday!

Just when we were going to have to get used to the United States Postal Service (USPS) shutting down their mail delivery on Saturdays, they step up for the holidays and go beyond our wildest dreams. Deliveries on Saturday AND …

USPS Seals Deal with Amazon for Sunday Deliveries USPS Seals Deal with Amazon for Sunday Deliveries
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Isn’t it irritating when non-business days prolong deliveries you’re waiting for? Well, that won’t be a problem anymore – at least not when you purchase something from Amazon. It appears the world’s largest online retailer has sealed an innovative deal …

This Small Company Is Battling Amazon For The Next .COM This Small Company Is Battling Amazon For The Next .COM
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XYZ.com is bringing the new domain extensions .xyz and .College to the Internet as part of the new gTLD program. It’s also in a battle with Amazon and others to bring .Now to market. Do you expect to get any …

Alpha House Makes Its Debut on Amazon Instant Video Alpha House Makes Its Debut on Amazon Instant Video

Amazon has just released the first three episodes of its first original series Alpha House, and you can watch them for free on Amazon Instant Video. Alpha House stars John Goodman and was written by Doonesbury‘s Garry Trudeau. It focuses …

Amazon Launches Amazon RDS For PostgreSQL Amazon Launches Amazon RDS For PostgreSQL

Amazon announced RDS (Relational Database Service) for PostgreSQL on Thursday, and that PostgreSQL is now available as a managed service on Amazon Web Services with up to 3TB of storage, 20,000 IOPS and support for high-availability. Amazon RDS supports the …

Amazon Will Let You Personalize a Kindle Cover for No Additional Charge Amazon Will Let You Personalize a Kindle Cover for No Additional Charge

If your Kindle device is looking a bit…bland for your tastes, Amazon is now allowing you to spruce it up with a cool new cover. Not just any cover, but one that’s personalized with your own photos, if you’d like. …

Amazon Now Lets You Customize Your Kindle Accessories Amazon Now Lets You Customize Your Kindle Accessories

If you’re buying a Kindle Fire HDX for a family member this holiday season, you’re also probably buying a cover for the device. Now you can make your gift even more special by slapping your beautiful mug on the cover. …

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 …