Amazon honors its Emmy wins by discounting Prime memberships on Friday


On Sunday, Amazon Studios took home multiple awards at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Transparent, the fictional series exploring the life of a transgender father, wins by Jeffrey Tambor (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series) and Jill Soloway (Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series). In honor of its nominations and wins, Amazon is discounting the price of a Prime membership this Friday.

Fittingly, the price of a Prime membership for all of Friday will be $67. The discount begins at 12:00AM ET and ends at 11:59PM PT. Those who jump on this offer will join the millions of existing Prime members who get free two-day shipping and access to Amazon’s vast video and music catalog.

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[TA Deals] Learn the ins and outs of Amazon Web Services for $19


Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud computing platform, is being used by people and businesses around the world. There are services and tools within the platform that help develop, manage, and operate applications on a daily basis. Amazon is able to offer cloud computing with little hassle and almost no downtime. So it’s not very surprising that the amount of accounts switching over to Amazon Web Services is growing rapidly. Why not get certified in Amazon Web Services?

Talk Android Deals has a two-course bundle that will get you certified to be an AWS Certified Developer and/or AWS Certified Solutions Architect.

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Amazon is selling the ASUS ZenFone 2 with 4GB of RAM and 16GB of storage


Today, the ASUS ZenFone 2 re-debuts with a higher amount of RAM. The handset, which has been applauded as one of the better unlocked devices on the market, originally launched with two models that differed in RAM and storage: 2GB of RAM / 16GB of internal storage or 4GB of RAM / 64GB of memory. The price of those models stands at $199 and $299, respectively. The new model keeps the internal storage at 16GB but raises the amount of RAM to 4GB. And the price is an affordable $229.

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Amazon announces new line of Kindle Fire HD tablets with Fire OS 5

Amazon Fire HD tablets colorsAmazon has finally taken the wraps off their latest Kindle Fire HD tablets, complete with extremely high resolution screens, powerful processors, and aggressive price points. Pretty much what everyone expected, right?

The Fire HD tablets come in two sizes, so you’ll be able to pick up either an 8-inch or 10-inch variant. They both sport full HD screens, quad-core processors, and expandable storage, plus Amazon’s latest Fire OS 5. Read more