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Amazon $10 and Under category launches with free shipping

Amazon $10 and Under category launches with free shipping

Amazon has launched a new section called "$10 and Under" that, as the name suggests, presents customers with items that cost no more than $10 each. The category is full of trinkets, clothing, jewelry, and other inexpensive items. Notable is the section's free shipping, keeping the cost very low for those times you have money to burn. The section appears to be a direct response to the website Wish.

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Drip by Kickstarter about to be the best Patreon alternative

Drip by Kickstarter about to be the best Patreon alternative

This morning Kickstarter Drip, or just Drip, emerged as a direct competitor to Patreon. The folks at Patreon made a community in which artists and creators of all sorts can obtain subscription cash in exchange for access to their creative projects and products. The folks at Kickstarter acquired the music patronage group Drip in March of 2016, and here in November of 2017 they've re-launched as a broader coverage service.

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GTA Online Smuggler’s Run to take game to new heights, literally

GTA Online Smuggler’s Run to take game to new heights, literally

What could be better than running your own gangster’s paradise in a fictional world? Why, sharing that world with others, of course! Whether as allies or rivals, GTA Online at least lets you experience what it might be like living with more than just willing victims to your carnage. With the upcoming major update dubbed “Smuggler’s Run”, GTA Online gives you more ways to inflict such carnage while also supporting your criminal empire by flying your “merchandise” across Los Angeles.

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Amazon ups minimum purchase amount for free shipping

Amazon ups minimum purchase amount for free shipping

If you are a fan of Amazon shopping who is of the sort that waits to purchase items until you cross the free shipping threshold, your wait will be a little longer now. Amazon has upped the minimum purchase amount for buyers to qualify for free shipping. That minimum purchase amount was previously $35 and has now been changed to $49.

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Texas Attorney General says DraftKings and FanDuel are gambling sites

Texas Attorney General says DraftKings and FanDuel are gambling sites

Just over a week after DrafKings and FanDuel won the right to operate in New York again (at least temporarily), the company is facing opposition in a new state. While a judge is willing to listen to arguments that the sites aren't a form of gambling in the Empire State, Texas sees things differently.

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DraftKings and FanDuel can operate in New York again

DraftKings and FanDuel can operate in New York again

Last month we brought you the news that the Supreme Court ruled that both DraftKings and FanDuel could no longer operate in the state of New York. Well, specifically, that they were barred from “accepting entry fees, wagers or bets from New York consumers in regards to any competition, game or contest." That pretty much takes all of the fun out of what those companies do. It looks like that ruling is changing, at least for now.

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Judge bars DraftKings and FanDuel from operating in New York

Judge bars DraftKings and FanDuel from operating in New York

Fantasy sports leagues have hit the mainstream in recent years. They used to be things that people just did for fun, with a group of friends or co-workers. But now with companies like FanDuel and DraftKings offering to pay out cash prizes of over $2 billion this year, it seems like everyone is wanting a cut of the action. The only problem is that some states are fighting back against it.

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Carvana vending machine dispenses new cars instead of snacks

Carvana vending machine dispenses new cars instead of snacks

Carvana wants to be a new way to buy a car. Normally if you car shop online for a car, you eventually have to go into the dealership to do much of the process, but Carvana promises to be the first complete online auto retailer. The coolest thing about Carvana isn't that you get to complete the entire car buying process online; it's how the company delivers your car to you.

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Amazon launches Black Friday Deals Store, Prime Day users wary

Amazon launches Black Friday Deals Store, Prime Day users wary

Over the summer, Amazon created a lot of hype surrounding their newly-created shopping holiday, dubbed “Prime Day.” They promised “more deals than Black Friday.” Well, while it's possible that they might have been technically correct, shoppers didn't seem to think that there was anything worth celebrating. However, the real Black Friday is around the corner, and Amazon is changing up the game this year.

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Etsy ASAP takes on Amazon with same-day delivery

Etsy ASAP takes on Amazon with same-day delivery

Your anniversary is tomorrow, and you need something special, fast. The internet is full of options with next-day shipping, but sometimes you want something with a more personal touch. Etsy is one of my favorite places to find unique creations, and now it looks like you'll be able to get those creations even faster than before.

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Sixth-grader offers secure passwords shipped to your door

Sixth-grader offers secure passwords shipped to your door

These days, so much of our content is stored online in a digital format. You need only enter your username and password, and you have instant access to it all. While that makes our lives so much easier, it can also make our lives a little less secure. After all, if someone is able to obtain or guess those credentials, all of your private information is laid bare. So how to you ensure that you have a password that no one will guess? One 11-year-old from New York thinks she has the answer.

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One more quest: How mobile gaming reshaped online RPGs

One more quest: How mobile gaming reshaped online RPGs

Smartphone and tablets have changed the landscape for gaming. For one, it has made a gamer out of those who would have never even imagined playing a PC or console game, much less consider themselves a gamer. But even for those who have already been whiling away hours in front of the TV or the monitor, the culture of mobile has also changed a few things. Take for example the corner of the gaming world known as online RPGs and how the ubiquity of smartphones have somewhat redefined that genre, for better or for worse.

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