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Amazon and NFL pen major Thursday Night Football deal

Amazon and NFL pen major Thursday Night Football deal

Only days after a leak claimed as much, the National Football League has officially announced its new broadcast deals for seasons running through 2033 -- and Amazon is among the companies that scored a long-term deal. Other media partners on the receiving end of NFL deals include FOX, NBC, CBS, and ESPN/ABC.

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Amazon Fire TV News app adds dozens of local news channels

Amazon Fire TV News app adds dozens of local news channels

Amazon has expanded the local news options in its relatively new Fire TV News app, providing more Fire TV owners with access to their local news stations. The feature is particularly relevant given the nature of the past year and how many people have tuned in to their local news stations for information about regional COVID-19 cases and vaccination programs.

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Amazon’s Rivian electric vans reach a new city – and face a steep challenge

Amazon’s Rivian electric vans reach a new city – and face a steep challenge

Amazon has rolled out its Rivian-made electric delivery trucks to their second city, with the custom EVs continuing to stick to California for the moment. After buzzing into action in Los Angeles back in February, Amazon has now expanded the fleet into San Francisco, where it will face some very different challenges.

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Walmart Onn to get its own Android TV stick

Walmart Onn to get its own Android TV stick

Walmart has long been competing with Amazon in almost all the latter's retail endeavors. A few years back, it launched its new Onn brand with Android tablets to take on Amazon's Android-based Fire slates but has since then expanded to other products and devices revolving around the modern digital lifestyle. It is no surprise, then, that the grocer giant is also jumping into the HDMI TV dongle market with its own Onn-branded stick recently sighted at the FCC.

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Amazon mini-games for warehouse workers reportedly expand to 20 states

Amazon mini-games for warehouse workers reportedly expand to 20 states

Amazon is expanding its unusual social mini-games to more of its warehouses, according to a new report, giving more employees access to the 'gamification' system that has proven divisive among workers. Amazon first launched the games for warehouse workers in a limited fashion back in 2017, but has, according to a new report, recently expanded them into more than 20 states.

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Meow Mix “Meow Remix Sessions” vinyl album hands-on

Meow Mix “Meow Remix Sessions” vinyl album hands-on

Today we're looking at and listening to the brand new album from the people who make Meow Mix. The folks at the J.M. Smucker Company released an album with 5 remixes of their eponymous Meow Mix Jingle. "The Meow Remix Sessions" is a real vinyl album you can purchase from Amazon right this minute for around $10 USD, and it comes with a coupon for a bag of cat food, too.

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IMDb TV free streaming service arrives on more platforms, including PS4

IMDb TV free streaming service arrives on more platforms, including PS4

Amazon's free movie and television streaming service IMDb TV has launched on additional platforms, including select LG smart TVs, another TiVo streaming box, the PlayStation 4, and more. The expansion applies to users located in the United States, building upon the devices already supported.

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Amazon’s long-rumored Vesta home robot project details leak

Amazon’s long-rumored Vesta home robot project details leak

We've been hearing rumors for years now alleging that Amazon has a home robot project codenamed 'Vesta' in the works, one that may -- based on the latest leak -- still be planned despite rumors of setbacks and uncertainty. Amazon has reportedly put hundreds of workers on the Vesta project, though sources claim there have been production setbacks and a general uncertainty about whether there's even a market for the robot.

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Amazon tipped in talks with NFL over major exclusive games deal

Amazon tipped in talks with NFL over major exclusive games deal

The NFL and Amazon are in talks over a big potential deal that may bring far more exclusive football games to the Prime platform, according to new reports. Amazon may, at least according to unnamed sources, pay around $1 billion to score a full season of exclusive NFL games, though it reportedly wouldn't impact local Thursday night broadcasts.

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Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America hits Amazon Prime Video early

Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America hits Amazon Prime Video early

Amazon surprised Prime Video subscribers by releasing Eddie Murphy's Coming 2 America comedy a day early. The title, which is a sequel to the 1988 comedy, sees Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall return for another trip to the US. Prime Video subscribers can stream the movie, which was originally intended for a theatrical release, for free.

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2022 Jeep Wagoneer will be first vehicle to offer Fire TV for Auto

2022 Jeep Wagoneer will be first vehicle to offer Fire TV for Auto

The 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and the Grand Wagoneer will be the first vehicles to offer a Fire TV integration as part of the infotainment system. Assuming the customer opts for the optional tech package, they'll be able to stream content using Fire TV for Auto from major platforms like Hulu and Netflix. The displays will be available for the rear seats and front passenger seat.

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Amazon expands Fire TV Live Channel guide

Amazon expands Fire TV Live Channel guide

Amazon Fire TV users have a change to look forward to that is live as of today. Amazon has announced the expansion of providers for the Fire TV Live Channel guide, adding more than 400 channels from 20 different providers. The expanded Live Channel guide includes content from YouTube TV, Sling TV, Tubi, and its services, including Prime Video Channels and Prime Video Live events.

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