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Kindle Oasis vs. Nook Glowlight Plus: Let them fight

The Amazon Kindle Oasis and the Nook Glowlight Plus are both capable ebook readers, but which is for you? Check out our comparison for a closer look at the hardware and software powering both models.
Home Theater

8 of the best media streaming devices to watch TV your way, on your schedule

If the price of cable is bringing you down, there's a huge catalog of TV shows and movies available through streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. That said, here are some of our favorite streaming devices for bringing the…
Movies & TV

Amazon reveals lineup of 8 shows for its next pilot season, so get ready to watch, weigh in

With Amazon's next pilot season kicking off in June, the company has revealed the eight pilots customers will be able to watch and weigh in on this summer. Two are hour-long dramas and six shows geared toward kids.
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What can’t she do? The best ways to use Amazon’s Alexa around the house

Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, has lots of neat skills. So many, in fact, it seems like a new one appears every day. Here are some of our favorite tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Echo, Dot, or Tap.
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100 best free books for Kindle (and other ebook stores)

You shouldn't always have to pay for a good read. Here are our picks for the best free books for Kindle so you tap into the thousands upon thousands of free Amazon and Google Play offerings that have fallen into public domain or temporary…
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A brick-and-mortar Amazon store may be coming to a city near you

At Amazon's annual shareholders meeting, CEO Jeff Bezos promised to bring more of Amazon offline and into the physical sphere. Not to neglect the company's online business, Bezos also wants to build upon perks for Amazon Prime members.
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Amazon launches its restaurant service in New York City and Dallas, Texas

On-demand food services are all the rage in this buzzing metropolis, and now, Amazon Prime has gotten into the game, now officially offering free delivery from over 350 restaurants across Manhattan by way of its Prime Now service.
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Amazon boss wants it to look ‘irresponsible’ not to be a Prime member

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos told shareholders on Tuesday that he aims to make the company's $99-a-year Prime service so attractive that to not be a member will look "irresponsible."
Computing

Amazon’s DSSTNE machine learning tech is now open source

Anyone interested in the way Amazon recommends products to its customers can now download an open-source version of the company's Deep Scalable Sparse Tensor Network Engine (otherwise known as DSSTNE) machine learning tech.
Home Theater

Amazon’s Alexa assistant can now open apps, find restaurants on Fire TV devices

Amazon's Alexa assistant is gaining a few new tricks on the retailer's Fire TV set-top boxes. It can now play movie and TV shows more directly, for one, plus pull up movie theater showtimes and find nearby restaurants.
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Amazon may soon tempt your taste buds with its own brand of groceries

Amazon is reportedly just weeks away from launching new private-label brands that'll see a big push into perishable goods. Expect anything from pasta and granola to coffee and nuts as the firm goes after a bigger piece of the $120-bn…
Movies & TV

Five shows and movies to stream: Chelsea’s talk show, sci-fi satire, chilling horror

How are you going to spend the weekend? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: Chelsea, Creative Control, and more