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sugrcube

The Sugr Cube is a 4 inch portable speaker with Spotify Connect, AirPlay and Amazon's Alexa services built into an attractive WiFi wood speaker that can play music for up to 24 hours with its built-in 6000 mAh Li-Ion rechargeable battery. The Sugr Cube has 4GB of storage for hundreds of songs and has been [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
amazon-holiday

I know that Halloween just ended and it's only the beginning of November, but major retailers are already revealing their upcoming Black Friday deals. Don't kill the messenger folks, it's just the way it is :) If you're one of those early shopper types, you can head over to Amazon and check out their 2016 [...]

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halloween-amazon

There are only nine days until Halloween. Do your kids have their trick or treating costumes picked out and do you have your Halloween party costume picked out? Don't give up, there is still time. You can head over to Amazon and check out their vast selection, including the Harley Quinn and Deadpool costumes shown [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, News
fremo-evo-2

The Amazon Echo Dot is a smaller version of Amazon's original Echo device. Both are useful and fun to use, but I like the Dot because it's smaller. The only downside to both devices is that they are tethered to a wall outlet. If you want to move the device, you have to unplug it [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews
amazon-prime

Being an Amazon Prime member just got even better! Earlier this week, Amazon announced their Prime Reading perk which offers a rotating selection of more than 1000 ebooks, kid's books, magazines, and even comics that Prime members in the US can read through the Kindle app for free. Some of the selections include magazines like [...]

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Posted in: eBook Readers, News
firestick

Amazon has announced the next generation of their popular Fire TV Stick. This new version is up to 30 percent faster than their original streaming device, has an updated Quad-core processor, faster WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and now comes with a remote that can use Alexa to search for your favorite movies and TV episodes with [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
alexa-shopping

If you are an Amazon Prime member and have an Echo or an Echo Dot, you can now shop with Alexa just by asking her to reorder the products you use the most or even to order something totally new. Just tell Alexa what to order such as "Alexa, order Honey Bunches of Oats". Alexa [...]

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amazon-echo-dot2

I reviewed the first gen Echo Dot only four months ago and now Amazon has just announced a 2nd generation version. Wow, that was fast! If you're not familiar with the Amazon Echo Dot, it's a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses a voice "assistant" named Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
amazon-firehd8

This new FIRE HD tablet from Amazon features an 8-inch display with 1280 x 800 resolution, 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, Dolby Audio speakers, rear and front-facing cameras and 12-hour battery life. When Fire OS 5.4 is released, this new tablet will have Alexa enabled. Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, [...]

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Posted in: Android, News
amazon

Buckle up students (and parents), it's time to head back to school and college. Gearing up for either one can be a strain on your budget, so here are a few of Amazon's latest money-saving deals to help you find quality products that won't leave your wallet empty. Amazon Warehouse Deals (End date: 9/26) 15% off [...]

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amazon-student

There is a lot of prep involved when students are gearing up to head back to school. If it's grade school and high school, they need all sorts of supplies like notebooks, pens, etc. College students need those items too, but they might need furnishings for their dorm room or apartment. All of these things [...]

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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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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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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