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Review: Does The Amazon Echo Reverberate With Buyers?

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Nat Gertler is the author of this article and such acclaimed about-the-author paragraphs as the ones on The Peanuts Collection, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel, and The Licensable BearTM Big Book of Officially Licensed Fun!. Through his publishing line, About Comics, and its prose imprint, Combustoica, he publishes non-Peanuts work by […]

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On The Cheap Alert: Amazon Prime One-Day Sale

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Amazon Prime is a heck of a thing. You get two-day shipping at no additional cost,video streaming, all-access music streaming, unlimited photo storage, and access to the Kindle lending library. It’s also not cheap, running $99 a year. Sure, that’s only $8 a month, but what if it were cheaper? If you sign up this Saturday, […]

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Review: Amazon Fire TV Stick Has A Few Kinks To Work Out


Guest review by Nat Gertler Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick is the e-tailing giant’s entry into the TV-streamers-on-an-HDMI-dongle market, facing up against Google’s Chromecast and the Roku stick. Like Chromecast, the Fire TV Stick is an affordable piece of electronics, a $39 item initially dropped to $20 for early-adopting Amazon Prime members. It has two strong advantages over the Chromecast that […]

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Amazon Unleashes A Flood Of Kindle Updates, Including One For Your Guppies

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Amazon’s Kindle line is one of the biggest recent success stories in consumer electronics. With a custom Android OS, Amazon prices them lower than other vendors because it’s seen as a “digital shopping cart” to consume the e-tailing giant’s products. Last night, Amazon unveiled a whole ton of updates, including one parents will love. Before we […]

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Amazon Sparks Set-top Box Competition With Release Of Fire TV


Let’s face it, television setups are complicated these days. We have broadcast, cable, satellite, and a plethora of streaming services. Getting said streaming services on to your TV might mean having an AppleTV, Roku, Chromecast or some other solution. The problem is that most of those solutions are complicated or at least involve multiple steps […]

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