Movies & TV

Bryan Cranston’s Sneaky Pete will officially make its way to Amazon in 2016 1:54

Sneaky Pete, a drama produced by Bryan Cranston and starring Giovanni Ribisi, has gotten a full season pickup from Amazon Prime; the pilot episode is already available on the streaming site, and the show will debut in 2016.
Movies & TV

Women take on gun violence with no-sex oath in the new trailer for Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq

The ladies of Spike Lee's upcoming film Chi-Raq are creative problem-solvers. In the new trailer for the upcoming Amazon original movie, a group of women vow to withhold sex to get their men to put their guns down.

Amazon just opened its first brick and mortar store

Started from the web and now it's here -- with a physical storefront. Abandoning or perhaps augmenting its not-so-humble beginnings as an online marketplace, Amazon has now opened its first-ever brick and mortar storefront in Seattle…

If you can’t wait for Black Friday, Amazon has started its deals early

There's still four weeks to go but Amazon's already doing what it can to squeeze every dollar it can out of Black Friday. On Sunday the online retailer launched a Black Friday deals store with offers on "tens of thousands" items.

Amazon brings curtain down on its Amazon Local daily deals service

Amazon Local clearly hasn't worked out for the online retailer – it's shuttering the daily deals site on December 18. It'll instead turn its attention to other local-focused initiatives such as its Home Services program and fast meal…

Amazon is celebrating Halloween with $70 worth of apps and games for free

Today is a good day to spice up your Android phone or tablet with some new apps and games. The Amazon Appstore has 33 apps and games on sale for free. That represents over $70 in savings.

Researchers demonstrate RSA key security breach

A team at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute has shared its findings following research into RSA security keys, demonstrating the potential for a breach of Amazon Web Services, among others.
Home Theater

How to watch Amazon Instant Video on Chromecast or Android TV

Amazon won't add Chromecast capability to its Instant Video app for Android, and they won't release an app for Android TV. But there's still a way to get that video on your TV, using your computer and a browser extension.

Jeff Bezos is now the third richest person in the U.S. after surprising Amazon profits

Bezos must be beaming now – not only did Amazon report a healthy profit for the second consecutive quarter, but thanks to the resulting boost in the firm's stock price, his personal fortune jumped by $5bn, making him the third richest…

Amazon’s latest idea for deliveries? Newspaper trucks, apparently

Constantly looking at new ways to get packages to people, and with its drone-based delivery service presumably a long way from getting off the ground, Amazon has reportedly been looking at the idea of using the nation's newspaper trucks to…

Amazon sues more than 1,000 Fiverr users offering to write fake product reviews

Amazon’s fight against fake reviews rages on with a new lawsuit filed against enterprising freelancers selling phony product reviews on The suit, filed Friday in Washington, lists more than 1,000 “John Doe” defendants by…

Amazon files smart glasses patent for watching movies and augmenting real life

Amazon has filed a new patent to the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office, revealing internal work on smart glasses with augmented reality features, capable of switching between the real and virtual world.