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Razer Phone 2 drops to $700 ($100 off) at multiple retailers

Razer’s second phone, creatively named “Razer Phone 2,” has been on the market for a couple of months now. Our review showed that it’s a good device overall, with many improvements over the original Razer Phone. It’s now available at a $100 discount from Amazon, Best Buy, Microsoft, and Newegg, bringing the price down to […]

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The best smart home devices you can buy right now (Winter 2018)

Article Contents Worldwide sales of voice assistant smart speakers have seen tremendous growth in the last year alone, and the same can be said of the smart home sector as a whole. The technology underpinning the products will continue to get better as prices come down, and new categories will keep springing up, but there’s […]

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Amazon Go cashierless stores are coming to airports

(Reuters) — Amazon.com is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from hungry, time-pressed travelers, according to public records and a person familiar with the strategy. The move underscores how a company that started as an online bookseller is making forays […]

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Amazon Is Bringing in Elite Lobbyists Amid Seething Rage Over HQ2

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in September. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images). Right Image: Jeff Bezos in 2010. (Photo by Steve Jurvetson/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons Amazon might be too big to tax, but it’s not too big to freak out. As the company tries to erect a massive headquarters in America’s largest city, it has […]

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Mobvoi’s TicPods Free earbuds down to $100 ($30 off) on Amazon

Wires are so yesterday, but it’s hard to find a good set of true wireless earbuds without breaking the bank. The TicPods Free from Mobvoi might not have everything you want, but they’re a good deal at $130. Today, they’re an even better deal with a $30 discount on Amazon. The TocPods Free do an admirable AirPod impression […]

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Amazon “automated machine” punctures bear spray can, 24 employees hospitalized

Enlarge / Employees fufill online orders at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey, on Thursday, June 7, 2018. reader comments 16 with 14 posters participating Share this story On Wednesday, 24 Amazon employees working in a Robbinsville Township, New Jersey, warehouse were sent to five different area hospitals after a 9oz canister […]

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Aukey’s 60W USB-C PD charger is $36 ($14 off) with coupon code on Amazon

Little by little, Aukey keeps offering better deals on its 60W USB-C Power Delivery (PD) charger. Just ahead of Black Friday, the company was offering the charger for $37 with a coupon code on Amazon, now interested buyers can get it for $36 ($14 off regular price) along with a few other charger deals from the […]

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Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ series may be getting secret help from Peter Jackson

It’s widely known at this point that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gave a directive to the team leading the development and commissioning of the company’s TV productions to focus on projects that have the potential to become a cultural force — a blockbuster in the vein of something like HBO’s Game of Thrones. Our vote […]

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The Amazon Kindle app will soon let you download books to your SD card

E-books aren’t very large; Amazon says its new 32-gigabyte Kindle Paperwhite can hold thousands at a time. But certain books available on Kindle — comics, for example — can take up more, and if your device’s internal storage is already bursting, you may have trouble fitting your library onto it. But there’s good news! The […]

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The Amazon Kindle app now lets you download books to your SD card

E-books aren’t very large; Amazon says its new 32-gigabyte Kindle Paperwhite can hold thousands at a time. But certain books available on Kindle — comics, for example — can take up more, and if your device’s internal storage is already bursting, you may have trouble fitting your library onto it. But there’s good news! The […]

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[Update: Now $80] Anki Overdrive is $86 ($64 off) on Amazon, Fast & Furious Edition is $93 ($76 off)

Anki’s ‘Overdrive’ is a lineup of smartphone-controlled racing cars that can drive on a customizable track. We reviewed the Fast & Furious Edition last year, and it offered plenty of fun for the original price of $170. Now you can get the Fast & Furious version for far less than that, and the non-themed version […]

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The Biggest Threat in the Postal Report Is to Rural Americans, Not Amazon

On Tuesday, President Trump’s task force on the U.S. Postal Service’s troubled finances released its report on the future of the agency. The word “Amazon” appears nowhere in the body of the report, only in an appendix listing organizations that provided input. But virtually every article about the report led […]

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Amazon improves Alexa’s ability to recognize conversation topics by 35%

As any HomePod, Google Home, or Echo owner can tell you, getting a smart speaker to understand you — much less suss out the topic of a conversation — is usually a crapshoot. But encouragingly, researchers at Amazon are progressing toward more responsive, contextually aware voice experiences, in part thanks […]

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