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Amazon Dash buttons ready for shipping, now available for Prime members

The Amazon Dash button isn't a joke. Nope, the concept that Amazon said would make grocery shopping and delivery easier than ever is now a reality. There's a real Amazon Dash button now available from the top e-commerce site, ready for all Prime members. It was initially available last year to a select group of people invited to try Amazon Dash in San Francisco and Los Angeles. It was tested to work on the Fresh website first but you can use it now on Amazon to quickly reorder the products you regularly consume.

UK Amazon Prime users can now enjoy free music at no additional cost

While Amazon Prime users in the US have almost always enjoyed the perks that come with the membership at no additional cost, like one-day delivery, video streaming, access to Kindle’s Lending Library, etc, some have only been recently able to enjoy the other benefits. The Prime members in the UK are now in for a treat as for the first time, they will be able to experience access to Prime Music, where they will enjoy streaming music from Amazon’s library of over a million songs.

Amazon Prime Music stations can now be played on Android

Finally, Android is not the odd man out anymore, at least when it comes to Amazon Prime Music. After a few weeks of not being included in the platforms where their Prime Stations are available, the online retail giant has announced that Android devices can now access their music stations. This means you now have more options as to which music streaming service you can use to get your daily dose of indie music, hip hop songs, or yes, even Taylor Swift (just don't look for her on Spotify).

Amazon Prime Instant Video now has support for Android tablets

It's been months since the Amazon Prime Instant Video app was launched for most platforms and devices, with one big exception. It did not have any official app for Android tablets, despite being present on Android smartphones, iOS devices, and of course Amazon's own Fire tablets and Fire phones. But they have now resolved that problem by adding an official app for Android tablets like the Nexus 9, Samsung tablets, etc.

Amazon Prime Music launches “Prime Stations”, soon for Android

The slowly growing music streaming market has got another competitor on the block, and it comes from online retail giant Amazon. "Prime Stations" will now be integrated into their Amazon Prime Music service, available on several platforms, but sadly, not yet for Android devices. If you're used to listening to curated music online ala Pandora or Spotify, then this new service can be an alternative, just in case you've already gone through the whole catalog of available playlists in your current online music streaming of choice.

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.
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