Amazon is updating their FreeTime program, which allows for parents to set limits on how much their kids use a Kindle device. The update brings a method for encouraging education prior to play, even allowing parents to set goals kids have to reach before enjoying games or other apps. It promises to be a huge selling feature this holiday season, along with another interesting tidbit that may help those on the fence onto the Kindle side of things.
Google Play Music may be a favorite amongst Android users when it comes to uploading and storing your music in the cloud, but they are not the only option available. Sure Google offers quite a bit and they do it for free, but there are reasons to look elsewhere. And in this case we look towards Amazon and the Cloud Player, which in this case pairs with the Amazon MP3 app on your smartphone or tablet.
Amazon is once again talking record sales for the Kindle family of devices. Coming as the first in a pair of announcements, Amazon has said this "holiday shopping weekend was the best ever for Kindle." And amongst the Kindle family, the Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Kindle Fire HD topped the list.
Google Drive storage, and cloud storage in general. But as of today, it looks like Amazon has thrown down some details on a similar offer. The Amazon offer is for Cloud Drive storage space. Specifically, 50GB of free Cloud Drive storage for those who purchase any of the select smartphones included with the offer.
Compute Engine is ready for prime time. The service is meant to allow hosting of virtual machines with Google’s impressive uptime statistics and support. Currently, any Linux VM can be run using Google’s platform where previously only Debian and Centos were available.
Amazon who is now offering its brand new 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX with a substantial $50 discount.
Moto G has many smartphone customers excited. For those stepping up from a feature phone, the Moto G brings an attractive price point without the need for a contract. It also packs a good enough battery to last the day, and specs that won’t disappoint for those who are just looking for something else.
Amazon App Store have some great deals for you. Both portals have tons of content at a discounted rate, and even offering some free content. The App Store is concentrating on offering discounted games, while the Play Store has a better variety.
Pebble smartwatch has been expanding over time. And as of today, it looks like the smartwatch has arrived with yet another retailer. The latest is Amazon and they have the watch available in two colors and as a Prime eligible item.
Google Wallet cards arriving to consumers this week (we got ours last night), Visa has attacked on the other side. Introducing V.me, Visa is set to offer an online payment solution to rival the likes of Google, Amazon, and PayPal. The service recently launched in parts of Europe, and offers a secure way to pay for goods online.