Movies & TV

Snowpiercer hits digital distribution just two weeks after U.S. release

Attempting to reach a wider audience than a few hundred theaters, a film distributor is attempting to leverage availability on a massive scale using digital video platforms such as iTunes.
Home Theater

Amazon’s new original series ‘Transparent’ will follow Netflix’s binge-release formula

Amazon is set to finally delve into binge-watching territory with its original content via "Transparent," a dark comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor that received the go-ahead for a full-season order. Amazon will release all ten episodes…

FTC files lawsuit against Amazon about in-app purchases made by children

The FTC filed a lawsuit against Amazon, with the agency alleging that the e-commerce giant did wrong when it comes to in-app purchases. Read on to learn more about the lawsuit.
Cool Tech

Prime Air: Amazon letter to FAA reveals progress with drone delivery plan

Amazon is moving ahead with its plan to offer customers the chance to have their purchases delivered by a 'Prime Air' flying machine, with a letter to the FAA this week revealing how the project is progressing.
Home Theater

Surprise! Your Amazon Fire TV could be gobbling gigabytes like an Internet gremlin

Amazon’s Fire TV is plagued with a bug that causes it to download gigabytes of data at a time when it is supposed to be sleeping. Here’s what the problem is, and how to deal with it.
Android Army

Amazon rejects FTC demands over in-app purchases, willing to take matter to court

Having dealt with Apple earlier this year on the matter of in-app purchases, the FTC is now demanding Amazon make changes to its practices regarding such purchases. However, the e-commerce giant insists everything's fine as it is…

Amazon offers 31 expensive Android apps for free through Saturday

Amazon shows off its Appstore with a new promotion, offering 31 expensive Android apps for free to all Fire OS device users. Some Android devices will also be able to get the free apps.

India’s answer to Amazon releases Kindle Fire challenger, priced at $165

Flipkart, a close competitor to Amazon in India, has announced a challenger to the Kindle Fire tablet. It's called the Digiflip Pro and the device significantly undercuts the price of Amazon's slate, and comes with various special offers…
Home Theater

Amazon grants iOS users a bundle of free, ad-supported TV episodes/HBO content

The retail giant today updated its iOS app for Amazon Instant Video to include free, ad-supported episodes of certain select television shows (such as Glee, Two and A Half Men, Sons of Anarchy, and Grimm), as well as the HBO content that…

Amazon Prime Music “exceeding expectations,” but mainly with oldies

Ahead of the Fire Phone launch, Amazon has released some information on its new Prime Music service, which could be a key sales feature for the phone, and said it has so far exceeded expectations.

Fire Phone vs. LG G3: Amazon’s big phone against LG’s spec powerhouse

Amazon unveiled its highly anticipated first venture in to the smartphone market with the Amazon Fire Phone. We compared its specs side by side with LG's upcoming G3 smartphone to see how it stacks up.

Amazon Fire Phone vs. iPhone 5S: Amazon’s first phone side-by-side with Apple’s gold standard

Amazon finally unveiled its long-rumored smartphone, the Fire Phone. However, before you buy, let's take a look at how the Fire Phone stacks up against Apple's gold standard, the iPhone 5S