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Amazon Honeycode is a no-programming-needed app builder for businesses

Amazon Web Services customers now have an easy-to-use app-building tool at their disposal. The e-commerce giant has launched a fully managed service called Honeycode that allows AWS clients to build interactive mobile and web applications with no pro…
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[Deal] Save $70 on the TCL 10 Pro on Amazon and Best Buy

We reviewed the TCL 10 Pro a little while ago and found it to be an elegant entry into the smartphone segment by a company that used to license the BlackBerry branding. At it’s original RRP of $ 449 the TCL 10 Pro offers great value for money, and now it’s bordering on an absolute steal […]

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Amazon will stop supporting its Dash Wand shopping device on July 21st

Amazon is dropping support for yet another Alexa device in a matter of weeks. AFTVnews has learned that Amazon will no longer support the Dash Wand shopping helper as of July 21st, 2020. It didn’t explain why (we’ve asked Amazon for comment), but it…
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Amazon Fire Toolbox app revamps Fire tablets with Google services and other customisations

A new ADB tool allows users to unlock the full potential of Amazon’s budget Fire tablets with Google apps and services, custom launchers and lockscreen wallpapers, and much more. Amazon has been offering customers extremely budget-conscious tablets for years with their ‘Fire‘ line, offering usable performance at bargain prices, with one major drawback to achieve […]

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Grab an Amazon Kindle for $65 in time for Father’s Day

If you're scrambling to find something to give your dad for Father's Day, why not encourage them to read more by grabbing them an e-reader? Amazon has discounted its base model Kindle by $ 25, making it currently $ 65. You can also get the ad-free vers…
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Amazon workers sue over alleged failure to follow COVID-19 guidelines

Amazon is facing more scrutiny over its handling of COVID-19 at its warehouses. Workers at the internet retailer’s Staten Island warehouse have filed a lawsuit (via CNBC) accusing the company of failing to follow CDC and New York state public health…
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[Deal] The Moto 360 Wear OS smartwatch (3rd-Gen) is down to $269/£242 on Amazon

We spent some time with the Moto 360 (3rd-Gen) Wear OS smartwatch after its launch back in December last year and appreciated its styling and the removal of the flat-tire aesthetic that plagued the previous Moto smartwatches. Treading a well-worn path in terms of hardware, this third-generation Moto 360 launched with a $ 349/£339 price tag […]

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Amazon discounts its Echo Show speakers to as low as $50

Now might be a prime opportunity to shop if you’re looking for a connected alarm clock or a video viewer for the kitchen. Amazon is offering substantial discounts on its Echo Show smart displays, with the Echo Show 5 on sale for $ 50 ($ 40 off) and the…
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Amazon asks workers to request leave if they continue staying at home

Amazon warehouse workers wanting to stay home to avoid COVID-19 will soon have to make a formal request. The online retailer is asking staff staying home to either report to their shifts starting May 1st or else request a leave of absence. A spokespe…
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Is Amazon TV the next live TV streaming service to get into a crowded market?

Live TV streaming services are a dangerous game to play. We’ve seen big names fold out of the market, like Sony’s PlayStation Vue, despite offering a great service. We’ve also seen reliable services consistently increase pricing, like from Sling TV and even YouTube TV, all thanks to thorny deals with the actual content providers. It […]

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Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro gets a $300 price drop at Amazon

Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro is barely a few months old, but there are already good deals to be had if you're willing to be patient. Amazon is selling the base configuration of Apple's latest laptop for $ 2,099, a full $ 300 off its usual sticker price…
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Apple, Amazon were rare bright spots in a shrinking tablet market

The tablet market was fairly bleak in 2019, it seems. IDC analysts have estimated that tablet shipments dropped 1.5 percent in 2019 compared to a year earlier, with some brands taking a significant hit. The lone bright spots were Apple and Amazon,…
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Amazon is having a sale on all of its Fire TV streamers

Amazon has dropped prices across its Fire TV range. These aren't the lowest prices ever, but it's a consistent cut across the board, making it a good time to buy in if you're updating your TV setup. First up, the second generation Fire TV Stick which…
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Amazon Pharmacy may expand to the UK, Canada and Australia

Amazon may be expanding its prescription drug delivery business to other countries. The e-commerce titan has applied for a trademark on the name "Amazon Pharmacy" in Canada, the UK and Australia, according to CNBC. Amazon reportedly filed its applica…
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Amazon sending out Echo Frame invitations

Amazon is finally sending out invitations for consumers to purchase its new Echo Frames. Designed for all-day wear, the Echo Frames are compatible with most prescription eyeglasses, and ensure that you have Alexa, everywhere. Here’s the invitation that Amazon is sending out to requests: Your request for an invitation to purchase Echo Frames has been […]

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Despite the HQ2 debacle, Amazon will add office space in Manhattan

Early this year, Amazon pulled the plug on plans to build an "HQ2" in Queens after a number of local leaders and activists pushed back against the $ 3 billion in tax breaks and incentives it would receive. Now the online retail giant has confirmed pla…
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YouTube gift codes are now available on Amazon

Give the gift of endless entertainment to your friends and family this holiday season with YouTube gift codes, now available for purchase on Amazon in the U.S. Whether it’s for a friend miles away, a loved one at home, or a last minute gift, we’ve made it easy to treat someone to their favorite YouTube products.

Something for everyone

YouTube gift codes can be used to enjoy YouTube subscriptions, to buy or rent movies and shows, or to become a channel member on YouTube. Recipients can use their gift code towards a YouTube Premium subscription to watch uninterrupted  with ad-free, offline, and background — play. They can also enjoy these same benefits with YouTube Music Premium, a dedicated music streaming service that’s their guide to the entire world of music. For sports and entertainment fans alike, a YouTube TV subscription offers cable-free live and on-demand TV with 70+ channels and free unlimited cloud DVR storage space. Movie buffs can redeem their gift code to watch the latest and greatest movies and shows available on YouTube. And fitting with the giving spirit, recipients can use their gift code to support their favorite YouTube creators with a Channel Membership, which unlocks badges, emojis and creator perks.

Easy to buy and redeem

To purchase a gift code, simply:

  1. Click here to get to the purchase page.
  2. Choose a design and your desired amount.
  3. Enter the recipient’s email address and a message.
  4. Pick your delivery date and select purchase.

On the delivery date, the recipient will get a YouTube gift code delivered via email with instructions for redeeming on youtube.com/redeem. When redeemed, the gift code value will be added to the recipient’s Google Play balance, which can be used to make purchases on YouTube or Google Play.

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Oculus Go is on sale for $120 at Amazon for Cyber Monday

Did you pass on the Oculus Go's discounted Black Friday price because it was still a little too dear? Your patience is being rewarded. Amazon is selling the stand-alone VR headset for $ 120 on Cyber Monday, or another $ 30 off the already fairly low…
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[Deal] Save big on bundles of Amazon Alexa devices ahead of Black Friday

We’re not quite at Black Friday yet, but Amazon’s already running some pretty great deals on things. There’s plenty of stuff on sale on Amazon right now, but Alexa devices specifically have a pretty nice bundle option going on. Amazon is selling an Echo Dot with Fire TV Stick for $ 41.99 (promo code ECHOTV), a […]

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Lenovo announces a super cheap $60 tablet for the US, butts head with Amazon Fire Tablets

Lenovo has announced an incredibly cheap tablet for the US market, and it looks like it’s going to compete right with Amazon’s extremely affordable Fire Tablet line. It’s pretty capable for its price, though. Lenovo Tab M7 The aptly named Lenovo Tab M7 sports a 7-inch display with a middling 1024 x 600 resolution powered […]

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[Deal] Amazon has a ton of Logitech accessories and peripherals on sale today only

Whether you’re looking to build out your workstation at home, you need a new keyboard for your laptop or NVIDIA Shield, or you’re ready to start buying discounted gaming gear for the holidays, Logitech is running a sale that you might be interested in. The deal is today only on Amazon and knocks a big […]

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[Deal] Anker’s Soundcore Flare Mini is cheaper than ever on Amazon right now

Anker makes some pretty great sounding Soundcore speakers, and right now you can get one of their best party speakers at a pretty nifty discount. The Soundcore Flare Mini is one of their colorful speakers, with a full LED light on the bottom that reacts to music that’s playing. And it’s even smaller than the […]

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[Deal] RAVPower fast wall chargers are discounted on Amazon today

You can never have enough extra wall chargers, especially if you have several phones, tablets, headphones, smartwatches, or anything else these days that needs to be recharged. RAVPower has a few options discounted today on Amazon so you can get all of your stuff connected without breaking the bank. The first charger on sale is […]

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Howard University and Amazon want to diversify the entertainment industry

Howard University and Amazon Studios are working together to diversify the entertainment industry. Today, they announced Howard Entertainment, a program that will give African American, Latinx and Native American students a chance to study and train…
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Amazon bolsters its ecosystem for kids and parents with new Kids Edition tablets and FreeTime on Fire TV

The Kids Edition tablets have always been a pretty important part of Amazon’s lineup, but that’s getting turned up to 11 with today’s announcements. Not only did Amazon announce some refreshed regular Fire tablets, but they revealed a Kindle Kids Edition and Fire HD 10 Kids Edition, and announced that FreeTime will be coming to […]

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Amazon announced a ton of new Echo hardware today, including an Apple HomePod competitor, smart glasses, and more

Amazon hosted a huge hardware event today, and they announced a ton of stuff. Some of these announcements are simply refreshed Echo stuff, but there are some brand new products here that integrate Alexa into your life in legitimately new and exciting ways. Let’s dig in. Amazon Echo learns some new tricks Amazon is updating […]

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[Deal] The crazy Echo Wall Clock is discounted on Amazon today

Amazon recently announced several new Echo devices to bring Alexa to other gadgets around your house. One of those was a wall clock that’s designed to make your timers and alerts a little more visible, and it’s discounted on Amazon today. The clock looks like a pretty normal clock, too, so it won’t stick out […]

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[Deal] Grab some cheap Belkin surge protectors from Amazon today (up to 42% off)

Belkin and Amazon are running a deal today that involves some pretty hefty discounts on surge protectors for your devices. Whether you’re just looking to upgrade the protection on your expensive gadgets or you just need more outlets to plug stuff into, there’s definitely something here you can use. The deal has some very basic […]

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Time’s mixed reality app takes you inside the Amazon rainforest

Time's Immersive app brought you to the moon a couple of months ago — now, it's taking you on a timely trip to the Amazon forest. The publication has rolled out a new augmented reality experience for its application — now available for both iOS and…
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LG ditches Google Assistant for Amazon Alexa in its new appliances at IFA 2019

LG’s smartphones have typically utilized Google Assistant, with some of them even having a dedicated Google Assistant button. This has always been a pretty stark contrast to the rest of the Android ecosystem, with many manufacturers opting for all kinds of Amazon Alexa integration, and Samsung rolling their own with Bixby. But that tide might […]

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Pre-orders for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6 are live on Amazon – shipping August 9th

While we ponder as to the reasons why Samsung chose to skip the Tab S5 moniker when it came to naming the Galaxy Tab S4’s successor, with the Tab S5e launching as a mid-range tablet, the Galaxy Tab S6 is already available to pre-order from Amazon in the US. Starting from $ 649 for the 6GB/128GB […]

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Amazon cancels podcast-inspired ‘Lore’ after two seasons

There's a flurry of show news from Amazon this weekend, but not all of it is positive. The company has cancelled its podcast-based Prime Video series Lore after two seasons. This wasn't a complete shock when the second season premiered in October 2…
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Amazon smashed records with Prime Day 2019, beating out Cyber Monday and Black Friday combined

Amazon has released some early numbers for their Prime Day numbers from the last few days, and they’re impressive, to say the least. Not only did Prime Members buy more than 175 million items throughout the two-day event, but it ended up being bigger than both Cyber Monday and Black Friday, combined. That’s a feat. […]

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The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers’ rights

Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it is the company's biggest shopping event of the year — on the same level as Black Friday — with exten…
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Lady Gaga’s cosmetics line is just for Amazon

You won't find Lady Gaga's new beauty line at Sephora or Ulta, or even alongside the Fenty counter at your local department store. The songstress announced that Haus Laboratories — her upcoming line of cosmetics — will be sold exclusively on Amazon…
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Long overdue, Amazon Prime Video comes to Chromecast and Android TV (and Fire TV gets YouTube)

If you’re an avid media enthusiast or a cord-cutter, you’ve probably run into the painful reality of Amazon and Google not really getting along. So far that’s limited some app availability between the two platforms. Google semi-recently pulled YouTube from Amazon’s Fire TV platform, and Amazon has never had a Google Cast option or Android […]

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UK regulator forces Amazon to put its Deliveroo plans on ice

Amazon must put the brakes on its potential tie-up with food delivery company Deliveroo, a UK competition regulator has ruled.
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PlayStation Classic price drops to $25 at Best Buy, Amazon

We get it — you really don't like the PlayStation Classic. You've told us, over and over again. We weren't huge fans when we reviewed it, but that was when it cost $ 100. The price quickly dropped over the next few months, to $ 60, $ 40, and even $ 30….
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Amazon gives Fire TV devices a section devoted to live television

Fire TV devices now have access to plenty of live television services, and Amazon wants to be sure you know what's playing regardless of what services you prefer. The internet giant is rolling out a dedicated Live tab that showcases whatever's playi…
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Amazon adds on to the smart home with the confusingly named Echo Show 5

Amazon is taking Microsoft’s naming approach to hardware devices, as they’ve just introduced the somewhat more privacy focused Echo Show 5. The naming comes from the device’s 5.5-inch screen, which is quite a bit smaller than the 10.1-inch display on the larger Echo Show. This nestles the Echo Show 5 right in between the Echo […]

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Amazon Prime shipping could shrink to just one-day

One of the perks of Amazon's Prime membership is free two-day shipping on Prime-eligible purchases. That, however, might change. In a call to investors following Amazon's first quarterly earnings report today, CFO Brian Olsavsky said that the company…
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Amazon signs nine-figure deal with ‘Westworld’ creators

Amazon has inked a massive deal with Westworld's showrunners to create original shows that could make Prime Video more enticing to potential subscribers. According to Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter, the tech giant has closed a low-to-mid nine-fi…
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Apple Music is on Amazon Fire TV

Apple Music users in the US can now listen to their tracks on Amazon Fire TVs (or sticks). The news comes only months after Apple Music became available on Echo devices stateside. Apple's streaming service is also expected to come to Echo users in th…
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Amazon is shutting down its US pop-up stores

Amazon is re-thinking its physical retail strategy, and will reportedly start another chain of grocery stores later this year alongside Whole Foods. But not all of its concepts will stand the test of time — the company closing down its 87 retail pop…
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The Morning After: Amazon drops ‘LotR’ hints

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! We're closing things out with a teaser from Amazon, as well as a preview of Samsung's big Galaxy S10 reveal. Some of the highlights from last week include a Zelda remake and our review o…
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Woody Allen sues Amazon for backing out of film deals

Woody Allen filed a $ 68 million lawsuit against Amazon Studios today. The suit, filed with the Southern District Court of New York, claims Amazon backed out of a multi-film agreement with the controversial director over what Allen calls a "25-year-ol…
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[TA Deals] Get certified in Amazon Web Services for cheap (95% off)

Amazon Web Services is quickly becoming one of the major backbones of internet-connected services and products, and if you want to stay on top of your development game, you’re going to need to know how to work with AWS. Talk Android Deals is offering a certification bundle that will get you prepped and teach you […]

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Bootleg version of ‘One Cut of the Dead’ accidentally released on Amazon

One Cut of the Dead, a comedic zombie film that has been making waves on the Japanese film circuit, was briefly available to stream on Amazon Prime Video yesterday. Just one problem: it was never supposed to be. Third Window Films, the distributor of…
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Amazon advised US government on a portal that could make it billions

A key Amazon executive and former Obama administration official privately advised the US government on a procurement portal that could be worth billions to the company, the Guardian reports. Director of Government Anne Rung corresponded with an offic…
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Amazon goofed, accidentally allowed one Echo user to listen to someone else’s recorded messages

Amazon has apparently made a pretty big mistake with their Echo devices by giving a user in Germany access to someone else’s recorded messages. The error wasn’t the Echo or Alexa’s fault in any way, so don’t freak out about your Echo Dot in the corner, but it’s still a fairly big mess up on […]

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