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audible-3month-trial

The title says it all - part of Amazon's Prime Day offers includes a THREE month trial of Amazon's Audible (Prime members only) in which you will receive one free audiobook per month AND a $10 Amazon credit toward your next qualifying Amazon purchase. After your three months are up, you will be charged $14.95 [...]

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amazon-underground

Today is Amazon's second annual Prime Day event, this is the day when Amazon Prime members can take advantage of special savings deals on 1000's of products on Amazon. You're not a Prime member? No worries, you can sign up now for a 30-day free trial so you can join in on today's shopping frenzy. [...]

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venstar-colortouch-01

I have been using a Venstar ColorTouch thermostat since reviewing one almost 6 years ago. I still like using it, but when it comes to features, it has lagged behind the big guys in the thermostat market like Nest. I'm happy to announce that Venstar has added new capability to their line of ColorTouch programmable [...]

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amazon-underground

Amazon's second annual Prime Day event is July 12th starting midnight Pacific Standard Time (PST). Prime Day is offered exclusively for Prime members and will feature more than 100,000 deals, making it the biggest Amazon event ever held. Existing and new Prime members will be able to find money saving deals in almost all shopping [...]

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kindle-page-flip

Amazon is in the process of updating their Kindle app, e-Readers, and Fire tablets to include a new navigation feature called Page Flip. This feature allows you to tap on the current page of the book you are reading so that it remembers that page and pins a thumbnail version of it to the side [...]

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Posted in: eBook Readers, News
amazon-fire

Today’s deal of the day will help you save $50 off an Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet and $25 off a Fire HD productivity bundle. The Fire HD 10 is Amazon's own tablet that features a thin design, 10.1 inch 1280 x 800 color display, fast quad-core processor, a microSD card slot for memory expansion, front [...]

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Posted in: Android, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
triby-8

The Invoxia Triby is a connected speaker for the kitchen that can respond to voice commands like Amazon Echo devices by using Amazon's Alexa voice service. It's the first non-Amazon device that has this capability. On paper, Triby looks like a portable version of the Amazon Echo Dot but with more features. But how well [...]

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amazon-echo-dot-6

When the Amazon Echo was released last year, I was mildly interested but not enough to actually order one.  Then when it seemed like everyone was singing the Echo's praises, I became even more interested. But still not enough to buy one. Now it's a year later and Amazon has introduced the Echo Dot, a [...]

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triby

The Alexa voice service has been set free from the confines of the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Tap devices and is now available in the Invoxia Triby. On its own, the Triby looks like a portable radio or Bluetooth speaker. It's actually both! It has a built in carrying handle, control buttons and an [...]

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amazon-echo-2

Today's deal is for Amazon's very popular Echo and Tap devices. Normally priced at $179.99 and $129.99 respectively, today you can grab the Amazon Echo for $153.71 and the Amazon Tap for $111.01. If you're a mathlete, that works out to a 15% savings. I just received my Amazon Echo Dot yesterday, but haven't had [...]

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amazon-goldbox

Are you ready to protect your gadgets and save some money at the same time? Today's Amazon's Gold Box deal of the day will help you save up to 60% off of select Belkin surge protectors. Whether you need a power strip for your office with 6 or 12 outlets, or a small travel adapter [...]

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ipazzport bluetooth keyboard amazon-16

Ever try to enter in your username and password using nothing more than a handheld remote?  I have several bluetooth keyboards I could use with my various streaming devices, such as Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV, but I never seem to have one handy.  The iPazzPort is a Bluetooth keyboard that comes with two [...]

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amazon-dot

Today is a big day for Amazon. They've announced two more Alexa-enabled devices. There's the Amazon Tap, a portable speaker with Alexa features, and the Amazon Echo Dot, a much smaller version of the original Amazon Echo. The Echo Dot features the same far-field microphones that are always on and  listening for your commands. They [...]

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amazon-tap

Amazon has announced two new Alexa-enabled products today: the Amazon Tap and the Amazon Echo Dot. This post is about the Tap. If you think the Amazon Tap is a portable version of the Amazon Echo you would be right and you would also be wrong. First of all, if you're not familiar with the [...]

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echo-simplecontrol

If you've dreamed of being able to control your home with just your voice, Simple Control and an Amazon Echo will give you that power. Imagine sitting on the couch and being able to turn on the TV just by saying "Alexa, tell Simple Control to turn on the TV" or being able to turn [...]

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