The European Commission plans to limit US tech giants’ power over the tech industry

US tech giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon have been bothering some people from the European Commission for at least a couple of years already. Reuters reports that the EC will be seeing a list of proposals aiming to help European companies be more competitive to American tech giants in regards to data governance and AI.

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One of Apple's least popular devices showed some life during the holiday quarter

Amazon remained the top smart speaker manufacturer for the holiday quarter of 2019 (aka the fourth quarter) although Google cut the gap during the period. Apple was the only U.S. manufacturer to pick up market share during the period.

Feb 13, 2020, 9:20 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
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FTC orders Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook to turn over 10 years of information

Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google have each received a Special Order from the FTC relating to smaller acquisitions that didn't need to be filed with U.S. antitrust agencies.

Feb 11, 2020, 9:53 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Google and Apple remain incapable of challenging Amazon's smart speaker dominance

Amazon's Echo devices are by far the most popular smart speakers in the US, and Google and "other" companies, Apple included, don't seem capable of doing anything about that in the near future.

Feb 11, 2020, 2:26 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  9 comments
DEAL Еxpired Amazon's Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 tablets are on sale for Valentine's Day

If you hurry, you can get a popular Amazon Fire HD 8 or Fire HD 10 tablet for yourself and a special someone at a great combined price in time for Valentine's Day.

Feb 10, 2020, 7:02 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Amazon and NVIDIA pull out of MWC 2020 due to coronavirus concerns

After LG, ZTE, and Ericsson, Amazon, and NVIDIA are the latest big names that will not be present at Mobile World Congress this year.

Feb 10, 2020, 1:56 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
DEAL Amazon is running a big sale on (almost) the entire new family of Kindle e-readers

Amazon's all-new Kindle, Kindle Kids Edition, and Kindle Paperwhite e-readers are all on sale at excellent discounts in multiple variants for a limited time.

Feb 04, 2020, 2:53 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments

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Watch how Google made Super Bowl viewers cry and Amazon made them laugh

Google and Amazon both spent big bucks to promote their virtual digital assistants during the Super Bowl, but both had different approaches. Google pulled at the heart strings while Amazon tickled the funny bone.

Feb 03, 2020, 11:43 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
DEAL Save 40% on Amazon's third generation Echo Dot smart speaker

Typically selling for $50, the Echo Dot (3rd Gen) is now $20 off, but eligible customers get a $10 bonus when reloading $100.

Feb 03, 2020, 4:29 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Apple's 10.2-inch iPad was almost popular enough to keep the whole tablet market afloat in Q4

Apple's 10.2-inch iPad was incredibly successful during the final three months of 2019, but the overall tablet market declined yet again due to the poor performance of Samsung, Huawei, Amazon, and "other" vendors.

Jan 31, 2020, 6:03 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
DEAL Amazon's Echo Buds are getting a rare 30% discount

For a limited time, the Echo Buds are getting a $40 discount on Amazon, which brings the price well below $100.

Jan 27, 2020, 11:42 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
DEAL Amazon's already affordable AirPods rivals are even cheaper than usual

Amazon's AirPods-rivaling Echo Buds are on sale at a massive $40 off an already reasonable $129.99 list price with hands-free Alexa voice assistance, active noise reduction technology, and solid battery life.

Jan 26, 2020, 7:42 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
Conspiracy theories, amateur productions get noticed on Amazon Prime Video

To raise its library of viewable videos, Amazon's Prime Video streaming video app allows subscribers to upload videos. In fact, 66% of the platform's video library is made up of uploaded content.

Jan 24, 2020, 3:03 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Amazon Music soon to beat Apple Music after an incredible 50% growth in 2019

Amazon Music Unlimited has reached more than 55 million customers globally. These are customers who are paying for an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription, not trial or ad-supported accounts.

Jan 22, 2020, 10:04 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
The best tablets to buy in 2020

What is the best tablet out there? Well, it depends on what you plan to do with it. We have something for the artists, the professionals and for those that simply want to binge-watch a show.

Jan 21, 2020, 9:10 AM,  by Nick Todorov, Georgi Zarkov,  43 comments
DEAL Amazon revives some of its top Black Friday deals for extensive new sale on Fire tablets

All of Amazon's popular Fire tablets are on sale at hefty discounts right now, most of which have been available during the company's Black Friday 2019 extravaganza.

Jan 21, 2020, 6:30 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Best Android tablets to buy in 2020

Looking for a good Android tablet? Well, look no further! Here's our list of the best Android-powered tablets you can get right now...

Jan 20, 2020, 9:25 AM,  by Milen Yanachkov, Georgi Zarkov,  22 comments
DEAL Amazon's newest Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite are back on sale at their Black Friday prices

The 2019-released Kindle and 2018's Kindle Paperwhite 10th Generation are on sale on Amazon at their lowest prices since Black Friday with and without "special offers."

Jan 13, 2020, 8:57 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Еxpired Woot has Amazon's Fire HD 8 tablet on sale at an unbeatable price

The 2018-released Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet can be purchased at a crazy low price of $44.99 today only in a 32GB storage variant from Woot with a 90-day warranty included.

Jan 06, 2020, 8:25 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Amazon has two Lenovo Smart Tab models with Alexa support on sale at huge discounts

The upper mid-range Lenovo Smart Tab P10 is on sale at a massive $200 discount, while the significantly humbler Smart Tab M10 HD can be purchased for 70 bucks less than usual on Amazon with hands-free Alexa support.

Dec 17, 2019, 3:19 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Amazon's third-gen Echo Dot is crazy cheap for new Music Unlimited subscribers

New Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can get the third-gen Echo Dot bundled with 1-month access to the streaming service for a grand total of only $10.98 or $8.98 if you're also an Amazon Prime member.

Dec 11, 2019, 10:54 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
DEAL Save up to 40% on the all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 at Amazon

The all-new Fire 7, which usually sells for $50, is getting a 20% discount, while the Fire 8 HD is 38% off.

Dec 09, 2019, 3:36 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
YouTube brings gift codes to the United States via Amazon

Starting this week, gifting codes are available in the US via Amazon for all YouTube users.

Dec 05, 2019, 3:06 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Amazon releases its first portable smart speaker in years, but you can't have it in the US yet

The Echo Input Portable Smart Speaker Edition is Amazon's first battery-powered device in a pretty long time, improving the battery life and convenience of 2016's Tap while exclusively going on sale in India... for now.

Dec 04, 2019, 2:34 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
DEAL The perfect travel charger is just $23 with this Cyber Monday deal

Amazon's deal has Anker chargers at 30% off.

Dec 02, 2019, 10:58 AM,  by Eugene Jeong,  0 comments
DEAL The Echo Show 5 and 8 have never been cheaper on Amazon

Amazon has a lot of Cyber Monday deals up on its website, but here are two that are aimed at those who want to buy a smart display. The Echo Show 5 and Echo Show 8 have never been cheaper on Amazon.

Dec 02, 2019, 12:05 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
DEAL Amazon's Cyber Monday is upon us with a fine Samsung Galaxy Buds discount

Black Friday is barely in the rearview mirror, but Cyber Monday is already upon us, it seems, as Amazon is in for a repeat on one of the best true wireless earphone deals this side of Best Buy's Black Friday doorbusters for the Jabra set.

Dec 01, 2019, 9:35 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  2 comments
Alexa is the new Grinch; digital assistant reveals a 10-year old's holiday present

Alexa blurted out the Christmas present that a U.K. mother had ordered for her daughter spoiling the secret. Remember, your virtual digital assistants know everything about you.

Nov 30, 2019, 9:44 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
DEAL The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is $50 off on Amazon

Samsung's has been upping its game in the wearable segment lately, releasing not one but two excellent smartwatches. Of course, we are talking about the Galaxy Watch Active and the Galaxy Watch Active 2. The Galaxy Watch Active 2 40mm is currently discounted by $50 off its regular price of $279, bringing the final price tag to just $229. Meanwhile, the larger 44mm Watch Active 2 is available for just $249, another $50 off its normal $299 price. However, only the Aqua Black color version is a subject to this neat promotion; the Cloud Silver and Pink Gold versions are not discounted...

Nov 30, 2019, 2:23 PM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  0 comments
DEAL Amazon Black Friday deals: the madness has begun

Amazon won't have a Black Friday, it will have a Black Week full of crazy deals!

Nov 29, 2019, 1:55 PM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  0 comments
DEAL Еxpired Pick up these Anker power banks for an incredible price on Amazon today

Amazon discount brings Anker power banks to just $30.

Nov 29, 2019, 11:15 AM,  by Eugene Jeong,  1 comment
DEAL updated Best Black Friday MEGA deals: Amazon, Best Buy, Apple, Samsung, LG, Target, Verizon, Walmart, T-Mobile, etc

The biggest shopping festival of the year is nearly here, and all the noteworthy deals have already started pouring in! We will be continuously rounding up all the noteworthy deals for you right here...

Nov 29, 2019, 4:03 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  7 comments
featured Best smart speakers and smart displays in 2019

Smart speakers and smart displays are booming in popularity, which makes them more affordable than ever! But since there are so many brands and models out there, finding the right one for you can be a daunting task. Do you need an Amazon Alexa speaker, or one that works with Google Assistant? Why not both! Check out our list of the best smart speakers and displays in 2019 to find the one that perfectly suits your needs and budget!

Nov 26, 2019, 9:45 AM,  by Milen Yanachkov,  2 comments
DEAL Еxpired The Amazon Echo Dot is ridiculously cheap for Black Friday in the UK

Amazon's Echo Dot is available with a ginormous 56% discount in the UK, bringing it down to an all-time low price. The smart speaker features Alexa integration and can also be purchased with an LED clock.

Nov 25, 2019, 10:35 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
DEAL Еxpired The Echo Show 8 receives a massive Black Friday discount at Amazon UK

The Amazon Echo Show 8 has received a massive 50% discount in the UK in honor of Black Friday. The smart display integrates Alexa and works with Skype, connected security cameras, thermostats, and much more.

Nov 25, 2019, 9:32 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
DEAL Amazon takes the Echo Dot to an all-time low price

The third-generation Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker is now priced at an all-time low for a three-pack. Three Echo Dots, with a coupon code, is priced at $65 or less than $22 per unit.,

Nov 24, 2019, 3:30 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
DEAL Amazon starts Black Friday 'countdown' with irresistible deals on Fire tablets

Amazon's Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and even the all-new Fire HD 10 are already on sale at all-time high discounts for Black Friday.

Nov 22, 2019, 6:25 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Spotify joins forces with Amazon and Bose to further boost its number of free users

Spotify Free users can now stream their music on smart speaker from Amazon and Bose in addition to Sonos sound systems.

Nov 21, 2019, 8:59 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL A huge number of iPhone models will be discounted at Groupon for Black Friday

Groupon's Black Friday 2019 deals will be headlined by substantial discounts on a bunch of iPhone generations in refurbished condition, also including some iPad, Amazon Echo Dot, and Fitbit Versa love.

Nov 20, 2019, 3:12 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Panel releases responses from Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon related to antitrust probe

The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee released some responses sent to them by tech giants Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. The panel is probing the companies looking for antitrust violations.

Nov 19, 2019, 2:12 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  10 comments
DEAL Еxpired Amazon is selling some of Anker's best chargers and cables at huge discounts ahead of Black Friday

No need to wait until Black Friday if you're in the market for some crazy affordable charging accessories, as Amazon is selling almost a dozen popular Anker products at unbeatable prices already.

Nov 19, 2019, 3:16 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Amazon Music expands free, ad-sponsored tier to Android and iOS in select markets

After launching a free, ad-sponsored music streaming tier on Echo smart speaker and Alexa devices, Amazon has decided to further expand the service to even more platforms.

Nov 18, 2019, 7:05 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Amazon previews its best Black Friday 2019 deals, sales start on November 22

Amazon, the biggest US retailer, is gearing up for another amazing Black Friday, but since it's hard to keep track of all the deals that will go live this week, Amazon has decided to preview some of the best ones today.

Nov 18, 2019, 10:47 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
DEAL Killer new Amazon Music Unlimited deal brings on the holiday cheer ahead of Black Friday

New Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can pay a measly $0.99 for a full four months of on-demand, ad-free streaming with offline listening capabilities if they sign up by January 6, 2020.

Nov 13, 2019, 5:31 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Disney+ and Apple TV+ plan prices and shows at launch vs Netflix, Hulu and Amazon

With established names like Netflix, Amazon or Hulu facing competition from newcomers AppleTV+, Disney+ and HBO Max, we pit current and projected plan prices and content to help you choose.

Nov 12, 2019, 3:41 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  27 comments
Amazon brings Disney+ to Fire TV devices and Fire tablets

Starting November 12, Disney+ will be available on Fire TV devices and Fire tablets, assuming you pay the $7 monthly or $70 annual fee.

Nov 11, 2019, 8:34 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
DEAL Amazon Echo Show 8 smart display gets a sweet discount ahead of Black Friday

The upcoming Echo Show 8 isn't expensive at all at $130, but it looks like Amazon really wants you to buy one before it launches just one day before Black Friday.

Nov 11, 2019, 7:59 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Veteran's Day military discounts on phones and unlimited data plans

Here's what unlimited data plans and phone discounts do Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have on offer this fine, cold, November 11 Veteran's Day.

Nov 11, 2019, 6:47 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  1 comment
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