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Amazon Music app gives Garmin smartwatches an edge

Amazon Music app gives Garmin smartwatches an edge

If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber and you happen to have a Garmin smartwatch on your wrist, then here's some good news: Amazon Music is landing on Garmin's smartwatch lineup today. In its announcement today, Garmin boasts that it's the "first wearable company to offer Amazon Music," so if you've been looking for a way to access your library on a smartwatch, then it sounds like Garmin is the pick.

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Amazon Music Unlimited price drops to $0.99 for Prime Student members

Amazon Music Unlimited price drops to $0.99 for Prime Student members

To give young users incentive to sign up for its own music streaming service, Amazon has announced a big price cut for its Music Unlimited...one that is only available to Prime Student members. College students who are new to the service can now enjoy a full six-month trial before they need to pay, after which point the Music Unlimited rate will only be 99c per month.

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Amazon has already ordered a fifth season for ‘The Expanse’

Amazon has already ordered a fifth season for ‘The Expanse’

Just days after releasing the trailer for its upcoming fourth season of The Expanse, Amazon has announced that it already renewed the show for a fifth season. The decision to renew the show isn't surprising given The Expanse's huge fan base, but typically such renewal announcements happen after the newest season premieres.

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Here’s why those Amazon ‘deal’ articles are tricky

Here’s why those Amazon ‘deal’ articles are tricky

Let me let you in on a program that's going on right now that puts an important twist on every 'deal' article you've ever read. There's a reason why so many blogs write articles about new "deals" on Amazon and with Amazon products - they get cash to do so. If you've never heard of the program called "Amazon Associates," now's the time for a crash course.

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Amazon Prime Video goes VR on Oculus, Samsung Gear VR

Amazon Prime Video goes VR on Oculus, Samsung Gear VR

Virtual reality news has more or less quieted down over the past months but that doesn't mean it's far from gone. While its application in other industries have yet to be realized, it continues to grow, albeit slowly, in its native entertainment market. In fact, Amazon has finally made its long-expected foray into VR and it's coming to Oculus' mobile platforms, including the Gear VR.

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Amazon Prime Video finally casts to Chromecast and Android TV, YouTube now on Fire TV

Amazon Prime Video finally casts to Chromecast and Android TV, YouTube now on Fire TV

At long last, and hopefully forever, Google and Amazon's video-centric product and services battle seems to be at an end. Amazon Prime Video is now able to utilize casting with Chromecast and Android TV. So supposing you've got the Android Prime Video app, and a subscription to Amazon Prime, and an Android TV and/or Chromecast device, you'll now be able to tap one and watch a show on the other.

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Amazon Prime Day 2019 will last not one but two days

Amazon Prime Day 2019 will last not one but two days

Amazon has undoubtedly changed the way we shop today, if not directly then indirectly by pushing the idea of online shopping to the masses. For better or for worse, Amazon has become as indispensable a brand as Google. And to celebrate its influence in our lives, Amazon has confirmed its fifth and biggest Prime Day shopping craze that will span 48 hours of retail heaven or hell, depending on who you ask.

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Amazon plans to make one-day free shipping Prime’s new default

Amazon plans to make one-day free shipping Prime’s new default

Amazon's Prime subscription service offers free two-day shipping as one of its best perks, and now the company is about to make things even better. The Internet retailer is planning to transition Prime from free two-day to free one-day shipping as its default option, the company has revealed, enabling customers to get their products the day after they order them.

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Amazon Key for Garage unlocked as service expands

Amazon Key for Garage unlocked as service expands

Back at the beginning of the year, Amazon announced that it would soon be adding garage deliveries to Amazon Key. At the time, Amazon said that Key for Garage would go live at some point in the second quarter of year, and right on schedule, the company announced today that it's rolling out to Prime members. On top of that, Key is expanding to more cities in the US today, bringing the total number of cities where Key deliveries are supported up to 50.

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Google and Amazon don’t hate each other anymore

Google and Amazon don’t hate each other anymore

For years now, Google and Amazon have been embroiled in a feud that saw the services of one company removed from the platforms of the other. Back at the beginning of last year, for example, Google decided to block devices like Fire TV and Echo Show from accessing YouTube. Amazon, meanwhile, has restricted its Prime Video app on Chromecast and Android TV. It was a particularly petty retail war that ultimately gave consumers fewer options, but today, it seems to be coming to an end.

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Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime: Which suits you best?

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime: Which suits you best?

Picking a video streaming service isn’t just an easy pick between Netflix or Hulu anymore. It’s far more complicated than picking a TV channel now, selecting between subscriptions that all have little differences that cost substantial monthly payments. So how do we even begin?

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Twitch Prime members get 12 free months of Nintendo Switch Online

Twitch Prime members get 12 free months of Nintendo Switch Online

Twitch has added a special new benefit only for its Twitch Prime members: a full free year of Nintendo Switch Online. The new perk is only available to Prime customers and, of course, is only relevant if they also own a Nintendo Switch console. The online services enable Switch owners to play games online, play classic NES games, save game data to the cloud, and more.

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