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Former ‘Top Gear’ crew to launch DriveTribe social network

Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond are launching a new auto-enthusiast social network titled DriveTribe, and are taking applications now for potential Tribe leaders.
Mobile

Sprint customers now can get 60 days of Amazon Prime for free

Branding themselves as "the exclusive wireless retailer of Amazon Prime," Sprint is now giving their customers the option of adding a Prime membership to their monthly cell phone bill for $11 a month.
Home

Amazon’s Alexa can now order practically anything your heart desires

Alexa, Amazon's intelligent voice assistant, just got a little bit smarter: It can now order almost any product from Amazon with a simple voice command. It's available to owners of the company's Echo and Fire TV hardware.
Web

Amazon’s announcement of second Prime Day prompts Walmart to act

Amazon's second Prime Day sales extravaganza has been set for July 12. Last year's one-day shopping event apparently generated more business than Amazon's biggest-ever Black Friday, though some shoppers lambasted it for offering few items…
Mobile

Would you buy a smartphone with baked in ads, if it meant a lower price?

Amazon is selling the new Moto G4 and Blu's R1 HD at a discount with ads on the lockscreen and pre-installed Amazon apps. It sets a dangerous precedent for unlocked phones, and we're worried other retailers will do the same.
Mobile

Amazon Prime member? The Moto G4 and Blu’s R1 HD are super cheap, but they’ll ship with ads

Amazon is bringing down the price of two new Android handsets that haven't been released yet: the Moto G4 and the Blu R1 HD. The downside? You'll find ads popping up in your lock screen.
Mobile

Amazon’s new Page Flip feature for Kindle ensures you’ll never lose your page again

Amazon is introducing a digital take on flipping pages: Page Flip. The new feature, which is rolling out to the company's Kindle devices and apps, makes it easier to keep your place.
Cool Tech

Amazon makes it way easier to add skills to Alexa

It's never been easy to add third-party integrations to Amazon's Alexa assistant, but thankfully, that's finally changing. A revamped app store lets you filter by category, and even add apps with a voice command.
Cars

Report: Matt LeBlanc threatens to quit Top Gear unless Chris Evans is ousted

Things seem to be frosty on the set of the new Top Gear, as Matt LeBlanc has reportedly expressed his displeasure with working alongside Chris Evans. Reports show that Evans has been disinterested in associating with the rest of the crew.
Home Theater

Amazon brings Dolby Vision TVs into the HDR fold with short list of titles

Last year, Amazon began streaming content from Amazon Video in HDR, but it was only available to those with HDR10-enabled TVs. Now the other major HDR technology, Dolby Vision, is also supported by the streaming service.
Web

Amazon said to launch more Dash buttons, even though many people aren’t pressing them

Despite recent research showing that half of those with Amazon Dash buttons have never once pressed them, the reported launch of "dozens" of new branded buttons suggests the company is confident its push-to-buy shopping system will…
Movies & TV

5 shows to stream this week: a Game of Thrones finale, the return of Bill Simmons, 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: Game of Thrones, Any Given Wednesday, Spotlight, and more.