Movies & TV

Amazon's 'Transparent' trounced by 'Fuller House,' other Netflix shows in viewership poll

Despite its sterling reputation among critics and awards committees, Amazon's Transparent isn't as popular with audiences as may have been assumed, according to data provided by Symphony Advanced Media.

Watch this USPS driver deliver an Amazon package Frisbee-style

Well, it's one way to deliver a package. An Amazon shopper recently filmed what appears to be a USPS driver pulling a Frisbee move to get a package from the van to his house. Although it only reached the sidewalk.

Amazon accused of shipping dangerous goods, faces a whopping $350K fine

The FAA is looking to fine Amazon a whopping $350,000 after it allegedly failed to take proper precautions when shipping a hazardous material by air. The package, containing corrosive drain cleaner, reportedly leaked, injuring nine UPS…

13 major Kindle Fire problems, and how to fix them

Is your Amazon tablet giving you grief? Is it refusing to behave the way you expect? Take a deep breath -- everything will be fine. Here are some widely-reported Kindle Fire HDX problems and a few possible solutions to go with them.
Movies & TV

Amazon says thank you very much for Mr. Robot after landing season 1 of hit show

Mr. Robot recently took home the Golden Globe for best TV Drama, and now Amazon Prime members can stream and/or download the first season of the critically acclaimed USA network series.

Amazon’s Alexa may gain ability to detect your emotions, remember conversations

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant may soon get a whole lot more perceptive. Rumor has it that the company is working on a voice-based emotion-detection system, plus a mechanism that'll allow Alexa to remember past conversations.

Amazon readying for music streaming battle with new stand-alone service

Amazon will soon launch a new music streaming service to differentiate from its current Prime Music offering and compete with products from Apple, Google and Spotify.

Still lugging around paper books? The 5 best ereaders will convert you

If you're a bookworm, an ebook reader can be an important part of your life, one that allows you to read your books whenever and wherever you'd like. But which should you get? Here are five of our favorite models, whether you prefer…
Movies & TV

Let the binge begin: ‘Downton Abbey’ season 6 arrives on Amazon Video

Put on a pot of tea and plan your Downton Abbey marathon: The complete series is now available for streaming exclusively on Amazon Video for Prime members. Season 6 of the hit show has just been added.

Amazon’s Alexa teams with Nutritionix to help users keep track of calories

Amazon has partnered with Nutritionix to bring the popular food-tracking service to all Amazon Alexa users and compatible devices. The app boasts the world's largest nutrition information database.
Movies & TV

Amazon orders five new pilots featuring Cuban nightclubs and space-faring clergymen

Not content to rest on the success of shows like Mozart in the Jungle and Transparent, Amazon has ordered five spanking-new pilots, covering a broad array of subjects. This slate seems to have a little something for everyone.
Home Theater

5 shows to stream this week: classic blockbusters, and a unique comedy special

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: Jurassic Park, Bo Burnham's new special, and more.