Movies & TV

Five shows to stream this week: ‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Before Sunset,’ and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: 'Black Mirror,' 'Before Sunset,' and more.

Think you’re buying a real Apple product on Amazon? Think again

Ordering an Apple product from Amazon? You may want to double check its authenticity. According to a new lawsuit from the iEmpire, 90 percent of the products sold by Amazon and purporting to be "genuine" Apple products are anything but.

The Blu Energy X Plus 2 is a $100 phone with a huge 4,900mAh battery

Blu has announced the Energy X Plus 2, the company's latest phone that features a huge 4,900mAh battery. The phone is showing up as out of stock on Amazon, though it will be available for $100 unlocked.

Amazon’s Alexa prepares for your questions from final presidential debate

If you have any pressing questions about what on Earth is going on at the presidential debate Wednesday night, we invite you to direct your questions to Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa.

Amazon’s new Kindle has eight times more storage, but you can’t get it in U.S.

Voracious reader? Now, your Kindle can finally keep up with you. That is, if you're in Japan. The new "Manga Model" Kindle Paperwhite has 32GB of storage, because let's be honest, 4GB is practically a crime.
Movies & TV

Five shows to stream this week: scares, laughs, and an incisive documentary

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: 'The Witch,' 'Insecure,' and more.
Virtual Reality

Virtual reality, real money: Alibaba to enable VR shoppers to pay by nodding

Alibaba, often referred to as the of China, is working on a new payment method that will allow shoppers wearing virtual reality headsets to make payments without removing the devices.
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Amazon takes on Apple Music, Pandora and Spotify with new streaming service 3:13

Also: Toyota issues a recall for a serious safety problem in some Prius models, and Samsung still isn't sure what caused Note 7 phones to catch fire.

Amazon Music Unlimited streaming service launches for as little as $4 per month

Amazon has launched its new streaming service, Amazon Music Unlimited, priced at $8 per month for Prime members and just $4 per month for Echo owners, and featuring heavy Alexa integration.

How convenient! Amazon is reportedly planning physical stores for food and daily essentials

Amazon is reportedly planning to open "small brick-and-mortar stores that would sell produce, milk, meats and other perishable items that customers can take home." Yes, it wants to get into the convenience store business.

Amazon, others have opened early pre-orders for the Transformer Mini 2-in-1 PC

The upcoming Transformer Mini from Asus has appeared on several online stores ahead of the official launch. Customers can pre-order the 2-in-1 PC for $400 on Amazon and B&H. It comes packed with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Amazon alerts some users of password change following email leak

Amazon customer? You might've received an email yesterday from the online retail giant about a change to your account settings -- specifically, your password. Amazon believed some user accounts might have been compromised.