Amazon Details Holiday Appstore Sale, Hands Out $5 Credit Simply for Downloading Any App

Not to be outdone by Google Play’s deep discounts, Amazon has announced their holiday sales for their own Appstore application, an alternate source for application purchases on Android known for its “free app of the day” sales. The deals include some premium paid apps such as Where’s My Perry? and Angry Birds Star Wars II for no cash on your end. Also, all users who download any app (appears to include downloads of free apps too) using the newest version of the Amazon Appstore on Android between the dates of December 24th and 28th will receive a $5 credit to use at any time on other applications and in-app purchases on the store.   (more…)

Deal: Pebble Smartwatch at Amazon for $119, as Low as $89.99 at Best Buy With .edu Email

Not to say that Black Friday and Cyber Monday were busts, but the deals as we inch closer to X-mas seem to be getting better by the day. For example, the Pebble smartwatch dropped $20 on Black Friday with its arrival at Amazon, but can be had today for $30 off at a couple of retailers (both Best Buy and Amazon). Better yet, if you can currently claim student status with a .edu email address, you could save an extra $30 from the already discounted sale price at Best Buy, getting you into what most would consider to be the best smartwatch available, for $89.99.  (more…)

Deal: Kindle Fire HDX is 20% Off on Amazon Today Only ($184), Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Too

The big Thanksgiving holiday shopping weekend may be over for many, but I’d image I’m not the only human that completely avoids doing any shopping on that weekend. Instead, I do my shopping when things tone down a bit the couple of weeks before, in hopes that most people have already crossed everything off of their lists and have left the mall to me, just me. That or sites like Amazon continue to make it easy for me to never leave my cave with deals like today’s 20%-off Kindle family promotion.  (more…)

Cyber Monday Deal: Amazon has All Sorts of Phones for a Penny, Like the LG G2 in White or Moto X

Amazon might be the king of Cyber Monday deals, but that’s no surprise if you consider the variety of products that can be purchased through their online shop. I will say, that it can often times be somewhat overwhelming to sift through, especially on days like today where all you want to do is find the best possible deals to spend your hard earned money on. So to hopefully help you out some, we have gone ahead and cruised through the phone listings of Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint to find you the best deals available.

In the lists below, you’ll see phones like the brand new white LG G2, Moto X in either black or white, and HTC One in a handful of colors for as little as $0.01 on new contract. You’ll also find the Nexus 5 for Sprint in either black or white for as little as $9.99 on contract.

The full retail prices can’t match what Motorola is doing today or what Google does everyday, but this is certainly an option for those who don’t mind signing a new contract.  (more…)

Not Android, but Awesome: Amazon Prime Air Wants to Deliver Packages to You in 30 Minutes Using Drones

Life would probably be a lot less awesome if Amazon’s Prime service did not exist. Forget the streaming video part of it all, I’m talking specifically about its free 2-day and low-priced 1-day shipping options when you become a subscriber. I probably can’t even put into words how much I rely on Amazon for personal and professional items to be delivered within a day or two at such low rates. But what if we could get those same items even faster? Amazon is going to try with a new program called Amazon Prime Air that uses drones for delivery. Yes, drones.  (more…)

Cyber Monday Deal: Amazon Slashes $50 Off of Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HD, Now Just $179 and $119

Weren’t interested in (or able to grab) the Moto X through early Cyber Monday madness? How about Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX at a similarly ridiculously low price of $179 with 16GB of storage? This is Amazon’s new high-end Kindle Fire, one that houses a high-resolution 7-inch display (1920×1200), 2.2GHz quad-core processor, new version of Fire OS, lengthy 11 hour battery life, and Mayday Button for live, video support whenever you need it at no additional cost. Its typical price is $229, so you are looking at a $50 discount for the day.

If the ultra-high end HDX isn’t exactly what you were looking for, then consider their other Kindle Fire HD, which can be had today-only for $119 with 16GB of storage. Again, that’s a $50 discount from its normal $169 price point. With the regular Fire HD, you are looking at a 7-inch display (1280×800), dual-core processor, 10 hour battery life, and access to Amazon’s services like Prime.

Amazon Links:  Kindle Fire HDX ($179) | Kindle Fire HD ($119)

Pebble Smartwatch Finally Arrives on Amazon, Drops $20 in Price for Black Friday

Pebble, what can only be described as the most successful smartwatch to date, is now available through Amazon. Up until this week, Pebble was only available directly through Pebble’s site or through select retailers like Best Buy. This move, as you can imagine, is huge for the wearable startup. At $149.99 through the online retail giant, though, you aren’t seeing a deal – that’s the exact same price that Pebble is listed at everywhere else.  (more…)