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January 8, 2019 4:12 PM The most noteworthy deals from Amazon's Cyber Monday sale

Last year, Amazon announced that Cyber Monday was its single biggest shopping day of all time. And we're pretty sure it's an indication that this year, you won't want to be the one who misses out on the unbeatable deals. While a lot of Black Friday doorbusters actually require waiting hours in line or navigating through hoards of people to fight over limited 595

January 7, 2019 5:00 PM Apple branches out with iTunes, AirPlay 2 for third-party TVs

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, the Apple logo is shown at a store in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) LAS VEGAS—Apple has for years carefully maintained a walled garden for its streaming video features and services. Watching content on iTunes requires some form of Apple device, whether it's an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. And if you want to stream 181

December 12, 2018 10:18 PM 38 amazing gifts to buy on Amazon this holiday

If you haven't considered shopping Amazon for holiday gifts, now's the season to start. On top of the fact that Amazon Prime members get lightning-fast, two-day shipping (on select items), there are also way more fun items than ever to shop on Amazon. What that means is, not only will it be more likely that your gifts will arrive on time — but, it'll 630

November 8, 2018 2:27 PM Facebook starts shipping Portal smart displays

Now that our homes are full of smart speakers, there seems to be a new focus on getting us to adopt smart displays as well. Amazon has been pushing them for a while in the form of the Echo Show , which is now in its second generation. Google also entered the fray with the Home Hub, and now Facebook is entering the market with Portal. Launched last month 144

October 18, 2018 11:33 AM Sirius XM, Amazon join forces in push linked to Echo devices

(Reuters) - Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc is teaming up with Amazon.com in its push into listeners’ homes to move beyond its stronghold inside vehicles. Under a deal to be announced on Thursday, Sirius XM is working with Amazon to give three-month trials to some of its subscription packages when customers buy Amazon’s Echo Dot smart 121

October 11, 2018 11:00 AM Google Chromecast is losing the TV battle to Roku, Amazon

The new Google logo is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 2, 2015 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Google is doing great on handheld screens. It's dabbling in larger screens with its smart displays, and its Chromebooks are holding their own on even bigger screens. But on the biggest screen in the house 121

October 8, 2018 5:19 PM Cocaine, Reefer and the F-Word: Sometimes Alexa Goes a Little Crazy

Amazon’s Echo device and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Home can handle a growing array of tasks—they are also freaking people out Rheganne Mooradian was sitting on her bed crying one day after having just quit her job, listening to music, when she said she heard a voice tell her, “It’s going to be OK.” The words might have been comforting had she not heard 141

October 3, 2018 7:10 PM Amazon announces $50 4K-capable Fire TV Stick

Amazon just unveiled its first sub-$50 media streamer capable of streaming 4K content. The new Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is a media hub that supports ultra high definition (UHD, or 4K) streaming video with high dynamic range (HDR) in HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision formats. The Fire TV Stick 4K features a 1.7GHz quad-core processor that Amazon claims is 80 percent 92

September 28, 2018 4:26 PM Elle Macpherson says Billy Joel 'ousted' her for Christie Brinkley relationship

Elle Macpherson opens up about dating Billy Joel and how her relationship overlapped with Christie Brinkley and the singer dating. (The LIFE Picture Collection) Billy Joel was the object of several supermodels’ affections back in the ‘80s. Elle Macpherson appeared on Thursday’s "Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen," and was quite candid when asked 91

September 20, 2018 3:01 PM Amazon to unveil new hardware at Seattle event

Amazon is planning a surprise announcement for Thursday, most likely expanding its line of Echo smart speakers. The company has invited press to its Seattle headquarters for a secretive hardware event, which starts at 1 p.m. ET. It could unveil eight new Echo devices, a device for the car and even a microwave, according to a CNBC report. More Echos make sense 87