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Amazon wants police officers to have a tiny ‘assistant drone’ on their shoulder

While Amazon is best known for its enormous ecommerce site and line of consumer gadgets, it also has an interest in drone technology. Besides a grand plan to deliver goods by drone, it's now looking into the idea of mini-drones to help cops…
Mobile

Amazon Rapids is a kid-themed messaging app that makes reading feel conversational

Getting kids to read books can be quite the task when there are an endless number of screens to distract them. So Amazon is trying something different with Amazon Rapids, a reading app for kids aged 7 to 12.
Home Theater

Keep calm, cut cable, and carry on with the best streaming media devices

There are more options for media streaming devices than ever, so it’s harder than ever to pick the best option, but that’s what we’re here for. Our curated list of top streaming devices will get you online in no time.
Computing

Surface 3 availability continues to dwindle as Microsoft’s production nears halt

Microsoft said that production of the Surface 3 tablet would shut down by the end of the year, and the current supply is seemingly dwindling worldwide. In the U.S., the Surface 3 is listed as out of stock in Microsoft's storefront.
Cool Tech

A Nashville family wants $30M from Amazon for a hoverboard fire that wrecked its home

It's been a while since we heard about hoverboards catching fire, suggesting available devices are now safe to use. However, at the start of the year a Nashville family lost its $1M home in a fire caused by a faulty hoverboard, and it wants…
Movies & TV

Five shows to stream this week: spectres, spooks, and the terror of nature

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: 'Into the Inferno,' 'Spectre,' and more.
Web

Primed for growth? Amazon Prime has just launched in China

A country-specific version of Amazon Prime has now launched in China, and Amazon hopes that this enormous marketplace may help it grow its business and compete with homegrown firms like Alibaba Group.
Mobile

Amazon brings Alexa to its line of tablets, starting with the Fire HD 8

Amazon is bringing its Alexa voice assistant to its Fire tablets. The new Fire HD 8 will gain it at first, followed by the rest of the retailer's tablet lineup so you can open all of your apps with a simple voice command.
Web

Amazon claims its press-to-order Dash buttons are starting to get busy

Amazon says it's press-to-order Dash buttons are starting to get busy, with the devices now placing five times as many orders as they did a year ago.
Home Theater

Amazon’s new Fire TV user interface looks pretty different, and pretty great

If you were in search of just one more reason to spend your weekend glued to your computer or television screen, here it is -- Amazon has just unveiled its new Fire TV user interface, and it'll make your viewing experience all the better.
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.
Mobile

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.