Early case concepts may serve as tip-offs to Samsung Galaxy S8 design

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The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 may still be 2.5 to 3 months away, but component manufacturers are not the only ones trying to ramp up production. Accessory makers are also trying to get things going in hopes of capitalizing on the market created by buyers of the new device. One subset of accessories may be of note for us – case makers. We look to these companies for clues about the upcoming devices since they have early access to dimensions and specifications and they like to produce renders of the their cases on the new device.

Amazon Digital Day to get underway on December 30th

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Only a few mere hours separate us from normal pricing and special “Digital Day” pricing on Amazon.com. Scheduled to start at 3:00 am Eastern time on Friday, December 30th, Amazon is promising to have deep discounts available on digital content for all the new tech gadgets consumers may have gotten their hands on during the holiday season. Amazon indicates deals will be available on video games, movies and TV shows and comics amongst other items. You will have to act fairly quickly though, as Digital Day is only scheduled to last for 24 hours.

Amazon has opened a grocery store in Seattle with no cashiers or queues

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Whether it’s earning extra money as a student or working your way up the ranks, working at a supermarket is a steady form of employment for the most part. It’s a type of job that is going to come under attack by technology in the next few years, though, specifically by Amazon in the corporation’s never-ending search for shopping efficiency. According to an announcement earlier today, Amazon has begun trialing a store in Seattle with Amazon Go branding that has no check-outs and no queues. 

Amazon sold a record number of Fire and Echo devices over the weekend

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Black Friday (and Cyber Monday, by extension) is always a huge opportunity for retailers to break records. Amazon did just that and has reportedly sold a huge amount of Echo and Fire devices to customers.

That’s great news for short-term Amazon, but also huge in that it creates many more potential customers for Amazon’s storefront and digital services.