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Amazon offers discounted Prime membership to celebrate Golden Globe win

Amazon has announced some interesting news for fans of free fast shipping of items from Amazon and Amazon original series that stream to Prime members. To celebrate picking up a win at the 72nd Golden Globe awards for its original show called Transparent, Amazon will be offering all ten episodes of the show to anyone via the Amazon Instant Video App.

Unlimited photo storage for Amazon prime members in Canada

Canada is getting some love from Amazon and it’s nothing but good news. To be more specific, Amazon Prime members who reside in Canada now have access to an unlimited amount of photo storage space through Amazon with Prime Photos. Tacking on more good news is that Amazon Student and Amazon Family members in Canada also have unlimited photo storage on Amazon Cloud Drive. Who knows why Amazon chose Canada to receive the massive free storage space, but who’s complaining?

Amazon Prime Photos offers unlimited storage space

Taking on Google as well as other cloud services, Amazon has used its data storage resources in order to offer its Prime subscribers yet another multimedia feature. This time, the focus is on the memories and moments that you capture with your smartphone or tablet camera. Prime members can now upload their photos, automatically or manually, to Amazon's cloud, without having to worry about space or security.

Android users can now access Amazon Prime Instant Video

It’s taken them a while but online retail juggernaut Amazon has now given Android users access to its Prime Instant Video service through an app. The app itself actually enables the Instant Video streaming within the now updated main Amazon app and gives access to all the movies and TV shows available on their catalog, with a subscription fee of course and available for US residents only.

Amazon accidentally leaks unlimited ebook subscription

Amazon might once again be preparing to upset the fragile balance in the ebook publishing and distribution realm. An Amazon Kindle Unlimited web page was mistakenly published and promptly taken down, but not before it was saved for posterity by Google's almighty cache, giving us a sneak peek at what could be the retailer's "read all you can" service, for only $9.99 a month.

Amazon smartphone tipped with AT&T exclusive “Prime Data”

We've been seeing a fair bit on the yet-to-be announced Amazon smartphone, and it looks like another piece has arrived this morning. Details are once again coming from BGR, and in this case they are reporting the handset will launch as an AT&T exclusive. Taking that a step further and there was mention of something called "Prime Data."

HBO content heading to Amazon Prime Instant Video

Amazon Prime members will soon be able to watch HBO. Announced just this morning, a new partnership between Amazon and HBO will make "Prime Instant Video the exclusive online-only subscription home for select HBO programming." Prime members will be able to begin streaming on May 21st, and Fire TV users can also look forward to getting an HBO GO app.

Amazon Prime price increase now official

Amazon may still be lacking in a few perks when it comes to Android users being able to take full advantage of Prime, but it seems to reason that many are able to look past those shortcomings. For those who may be wondering, we are referring to the lack of a way to watch Prime streaming video. Moving on, it seems Amazon has made the once-rumored price increase official.