Home Theater

Alexa, where can I buy the Amazon Echo? Everywhere

The Amazon Echo cloud-based, voice-activated speaker will soon be widely available through thousands of retailers across the U.S., allowing customers to try it out for themselves, and pick one up for the holidays.
Movies & TV

Amazon Studios makes big move, lands Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon

Amazon Studios' first movie is due to hit theaters soon and more are on the way. The online retailer has added a Nicolas Winding Refn horror film to its slate: The Neon Demon, starring Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, and Keanu Reeves.
Movies & TV

The golden age of TV: How we got here and why there’s no bubble to burst

Are we really experiencing a so-called ‘TV bubble?’ Is it possible there’s an unsustainable amount of really great TV? This week we examine the issue, or perhaps more accurately, the lack thereof.
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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.
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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…