Deal: Amazon Appstore Giving Away $80 Worth of Productivity Apps For Free

In case you haven’t noticed, Amazon frequently gives away apps. Not out of the goodness of its heart, of course, but to incentivize customers to use its app store. That may be too heavy a price to pay for some, but there’s no denying that some of the software in its latest free catalog – available Friday through Saturday – is quite tempting. (more…)

Amazon Intros Echo, an Always-listening Assistant Connected to the Cloud

This morning, while we were trying to pump out all of the great Google Play and Motorola news, Amazon announced the Amazon Echo, an always-listening device which sits in your home, waiting on your every command.

Think of Echo as a personal assistant, who is attached to your Amazon account. It can listen and speak information to you, add things to your shopping list, play music with built-in speaker, and also keep track of your calendar.  (more…)

New Moto X in Leather Drops to $0 at Amazon, $1 for Black Resin

Looking for a steal of a deal on the new Moto X (2nd gen)? Amazon has the best prices on both the AT&T and Verizon models. If you are interested in the black leather model on AT&T, you are looking at $0 for the device with a 2-year contract. If you want the new Moto X in black resin, you can pick one up on either AT&T or Verizon for just $1 with a 2-year contract.

The bamboo models on each haven’t necessarily been discounted at Amazon, though they are still cheaper than through the carriers (AT&T for $69.99, Verizon for $79.99). (more…)

Amazon Handing Out $115 Worth of Paid Games and Apps for Absolutely Free

In a deal currently taking place through its Appstore, Amazon is handing out over $115 of paid apps and games for completely free, featuring titles which actually kick butt. For starters, gamers can hop up on Zombie Gunship, Unpossible, World of Goo, Sonic the Hedgehog, or even test their trivia skills with one of my favorite games, Trivia Crack.

As for regular apps, Amazon is offering Plex, the Human Anatomy Atlas, Lapse It Pro, Boxer Pro, and BeFunky Photo Editor among a few others.  (more…)