Movies & TV

5 shows and movies to stream this week: face-swapping, gun-shooting, selfie-taking fun

Looking for something to stream this week? A cult classic sketch comedy show, a one-season wonder sitcom, and a movie about Nic Cage and John Travolta swapping faces shore up our picks.

Amazon’s FreeTime Unlimited loads up a slew of content for tweens

Older kids can now enjoy Amazon's FreeTime Unlimited just as much as their younger siblings. Amazon has updated the service to offer older kids, aged 9-12, over 13,000 videos, books, games, and more.

Judge sides with FTC, finds Amazon liable for in-app charges made by kids

A federal court has sided with the Federal Trade Commission against Amazon. Customers complained about bill charges for in-app purchases made by children, and that Amazon didn't require any parental consent for those purchases.

Amazon continues battle to rid site of fake reviews

Fake product reviews on Amazon threaten to undermine the site's integrity, and the e-commerce giant knows it. The company has just gone to court again, suing a number of individuals associated with firms that allegedly provide sellers with…
Movies & TV

New trailer for Woody Allen's Cafe Society features Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, more

We're finally getting a look at Woody Allen's latest ensemble cast: The first trailer for Café Society shows the comedy's stars in action. They include Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, and Blake Lively.

Amazon brings color and more storage to its $50 Fire tablet

You can now get Amazon's $50 Fire tablet in magenta, tangerine, and blue, as well as the standard black. The Fire Kids Edition is also getting a new green option for its "kid-proof case."
Movies & TV

NBCUniversal's comedy streaming service to allow subscriptions via Amazon

NBCUniversal’s ad-free comedy-only streaming service debuted in January, and soon it will join Starz, Showtime, and a number of other streaming services in allowing users to subscribe via Amazon this spring.
Home Theater

You can now subscribe to Amazon’s video service without joining Prime

Just ahead of a price increase for many long-time Netflix subscribers, Amazon has introduced a new standalone subscription for its Prime Video service, as well as monthly pricing for its standard Prime membership.

Upcoming Amazon series is based on the music of Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is as much a storyteller as he is a musician, and his iconic characters and themes are the inspiration for a new Amazon series named after his 1997 album Time Out of Mind.

Kindle Oasis pre-orders are open now, and the device ships on April 27

The Kindle Oasis may not be waterproof, but it is lighter, smaller, and has a brighter screen. It's also one of the most expensive Kindle to date -- but that's due to Amazon included a leather extended battery case in your purchase.
Cool Tech

Muggle tech: this Harry Potter fan built a Weasley family-style clock with a Kindle Fire

Harry Potter may not be real life, but that doesn't mean we can't recreate elements of it. That's what Imgur user Relmicro did, creating his own version of the Weasley family clock which uses an Amazon Kindle Fire as its brain.

Amazon might have just hit a regulatory roadblock in India

Amazon may be in violation of some of India's e-commerce rules. Late in March, Indian officials implemented new regulations to pricing and sales sources with no warning, which means that Amazon is not currently compliant.