The Amazon Fire Phone has transitioned from an underwhelming, costly on-contract handset to an alright off-contract choice. The price of the Fire Phone has dropped yet again.
There are many reasons as to why you should backup your smartphone and data to the Cloud. After all, you want to ensure your files are secure and have are in a safe place in case of an accident with your smartphone or tablet. But, it’s difficult to do that when you don’t have access to any cloud storage. I’ve put together a list of my favorite cloud storage apps that offer free storage solutions. Some of them even have fantastic pricing for either hundreds of gigabytes of storage or unlimited storage.
Be sure to check it out below!
The Indian smartphone market is fiercely contested, with new handsets released almost daily. Today sees ZTE launch its Nubia Z9 Mini smartphone exclusively via Amazon India for Rs. 16,999 (+-$266). Let’s have a look at what the Nubia Z9 Mini offers in return.
If you’ve been looking for a new SD card to pop in your phone, Amazon is running a special on Kingston microSD cards today with some pretty heft discounts. The cards start at $5.49 for the 16 GB option and run all the way up to $70 for the 128 GB version, which might be the cheapest we’ve seen that size card go down to.
At these prices, it might be worth it to pick up a few to expand your phone or tablet’s storage room, or just to keep a few in case you get a new device that needs one. Read more
Amazon, eBay, and everyone else in the e-commerce industry should prepare for impact as Google plans to launch ‘Buy’ buttons.
We don’t quite have replicators like they had on Star Trek, but Amazon’s Echo appliance is helping create the illusion that we are getting closer to that reality. With their latest update to the voice-activated home accessory, users can now use a voice-command to place an order from Amazon. Read more
Today we have news of a new smartphone called the Yuphoria that was announced earlier today in India by the Micromax owned subsidiary, Yu Televentures. The Yu Yuphoria is a budget handset with a metal frame, 5-inch display, running Cyanogen firmware. Read more
The upcoming Amazon Prime Air service will deliver goods from the online retailer to locations specified by customers. A patent filed last September, though, reveals that the service could actually deliver to customers wherever they are. It would be done by utilizing GPS technology found in practically every smartphone on the market today. Even when a customer changes his or her location, the Prime Air drone will adapt and reroute itself. The filing also reveals that Prime Air drones will communicate with each other to trade information relating to traffic and weather.
Amazon is still working on bringing Prime Air to the public despite pushback from the government.
Next time you fly with JetBlue, there will be another option for video streaming. The airline has partnered with Amazon to bring its Prime Instant Video catalog thousands of feet into the air. Passengers, subscribers to Prime or not, can access Amazon’s selection of television shows, documentaries, and movies. The difference is that Prime subscribers can stream eligible content at no cost at all while non-Prime subscribers must pay Amazon’s asking price as they would anywhere else. Also, passengers can stream music at no cost because Prime Music is covered as well.
Passengers do not have to pay the usual $9 per hour fee that JetBlue normally asks for when streaming video.
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