Amazon running a holiday sale on several Chromebooks

Chromebook_GenericAmazon typically runs sales on their wide assortment of Chromebooks, and the week before Christmas is as good of a time as any. Right now, they’re offering multiple models of Chromebooks from different manufacturers for as much as 30% off, which is a great discount. Right now it doesn’t look like any Samsung models are on sale, but if you’re okay with an Acer, Asus, HP, Lenovo or Toshiba Chromebook, you might want to glance over some of the sales.

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Amazon introduces 1-hour Prime delivery service, only in Manhattan for now

amazonprimeOne of the caveats of Amazon Prime has always been the free two-day shipping on top of reduced pricing on one-day shipping. Thanks to this modern luxury, people have grown accustom to receiving packages relatively quickly but what those who want their packages even faster? There is Google Express, that offered same day delivery on packages in some cities but what about those who wanted their packages, say, in one hour? Well Amazon is looking at having you covered as it announced this morning a new Prime one-hour delivery service.

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Google working on one-click “Buy Now” button for Google Shopping

google shoppingWhen it comes to internet shopping, Amazon is sitting at the top of the heap. Tons of sites include Amazon integration, and there are very few things you can’t find to buy on the site. Of course, online shopping is a pretty competitive area, and Google is looking to add some new features to Google Shopping to position it better against the likes of Amazon.

Google is working on creating a “Buy Now” button for products listed on Google Shopping with the intention of keeping users on one of Google’s sites instead of sending them off to the retailer’s site. Right now, if you look up computer speakers on Google Shopping, it will list tons of other merchants that sell it along with links to their website, which means less potential for Google to dish up ads to potential viewers.
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Amazon accepting HTML5 apps and games for Fire TV and Fire TV Stick


Apps and games based on HTML5 will be heading to the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Why? Because Amazon extending its HTML5 web app publishing toolset to include support for its set-top box and streaming dongle. The company is making it possible for developers to take web apps running on Fire OS and bring them to the new television-connected devices. Now, apps can remain consistent across Amazon’s various form factors.

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[Deal] Grab a Kindle Fire HDX 7″ LTE for 50% off with Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day


If you’re a Kindle Fire lover or an Android user who is aching to consume high quantities of Amazon-fed content, our friends in the Northwest are offering a fire sale (get it?!) on the 3rd generation Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch model, including the WiFi-only, 4G LTE, and 16 GB / 64 GB variants. Plus, you also have your choice of whether or not to include Amazon’s “Special Offers,” which means you get a discount for allowing Amazon to display ads on your lock screen.

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[Deal] Amazon has the Nexus 9 Folio case for $42 off

nexus_9_keyboard_folio_officialFor those that have been looking at picking up the new folio case for the Nexus 9, Amazon is running a deal where the device comes in for $42 less than the $130 you’ll normally pay for it. That’s right, for about $88 you’ll be able to pick up the official keyboard/case combo made specifically for the Nexus 9. However, those interested in the accessory may have to wait a bit.

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