Amazon Prime Stories May 22, 2018

LG K30 added to Amazon’s Prime Exclusive lineup w/ Snapdragon 425 for $139

Amazon’s Prime Exclusive program became a lot more compelling earlier this year when the company ditched annoying lockscreen ads, and today, the company is partnering with LG to deliver a new option.

Amazon Prime Stories April 27, 2018

How to avoid the Amazon Prime price increase

If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, you most likely heard that the company is increasing the program’s cost by $20. If you don’t want to pay the additional amount but do have some extra funds, you can get around the increase for years to come. Here’s how…

Amazon Prime Stories February 10, 2018

How to remove lockscreen ads from Amazon Prime Exclusive Android phones

Several days ago, Amazon announced that it would no longer be placing ads on its Prime Exclusive Android phones. With this change, Amazon plans to remove its ads from the phones it already sold, but that rollout will take time. Thankfully, someone already got their hands on the update that removes the ads…

Amazon Prime Stories June 29, 2016


If you’re an Amazon Prime member in the market for a low-cost unlocked Android phone, the company is offering $50 off the full retail price of two models. The budget BLU R1 HD, normally $99.99, is available for $49.99, while the 4th-gen version of the popular Moto G is down from $199.99 to $149.99.

Each phone is offered unlocked, with no commitment to a contract, giving Prime members the flexibility to switch between wireless carriers and service options to best fit their needs. The BLU R1 HD and Moto G feature Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Google Mobile Services, including Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and Google Play … 

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Amazon Prime Stories June 1, 2016

2nd gen Chromecast and Chromecast Audio


If you search Amazon for streaming media players, you’ll find plenty of them. The one thing you won’t find is any Chromecast devices, and company CEO Jeff Bezos told the Re/code conference why not. Chromecast doesn’t currently offer access to Amazon’s own Prime Video platform, and Bezos says that isn’t because Google refuses to include it, but because it wants too much money for doing so.

[W]hen we sell those devices, we want our player — our Prime Video player — to be on the device, and we want it to be on the device with acceptable business terms. You can always get the player on the device. The question is, can you get it on there with acceptable business terms?

While he doesn’t say so outright, the meaning of the vague phrase is pretty clear …

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Amazon Prime Stories December 7, 2015


If you thought Amazon’s 2-hour delivery was impressive, the company has teamed up with OnePlus and OlaCabs in India to make 2 hours seem like an age to wait. OlaCabs, similar to Uber, lets you order transport via a simple smartphone app and has joined forces with OnePlus to offer 15-minute OnePlus X deliveries in 7 Indian cities.

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