We have all been slightly or totally inebriated and purchased something online. Sometimes there is a bit of regret once the credit card bill comes in, but sometimes a shiny new Kindle will ease the pain. A recent survey found that drunk shopping is an estimated $45B per year industry and the most popular website people … [Read more...] about People are buying ebooks and tech devices from Amazon while Drunk
Apple has just unveiled a new 7.9 inch iPad Mini that has support for the first generation Apple Pencil. The big selling points is that it has a Retina Display and an upgraded A12 Bionic processor. The price is the same as the previous generation model at $399.Apple says that with the new A12 Bionic chip, the iPad … [Read more...] about Apple iPad Mini 2019 edition has support for Apple Pencil
Wacom has just unveiled a new pen that is a game changer for technical artists. It is called the PRO Pen and it has 8,196 levels of pressure sensitivity. The new pen is thinner than Wacom’s current Grip Pen, and is designed to emulate the feel of brushes and pencils.Most of Wacom’s styluses, which come included … [Read more...] about New Wacom Pro Pen has 8,196 levels of pressure sensitivity
The Robert Jordan epic, the Wheel of Time is getting the television treatment and it begins filming sometime in the Fall of 2019. Amazon Studios bought the rights to the series and it will be available on Amazon Prime Video sometime in 2020.Here is how Amazon is billing it "The fantasy epic is set in a sprawling, … [Read more...] about Robert Jordan Wheel of Time TV series starts filming in Fall 2019
Dave Limp, senior vice president of Amazon Devices told the WSJ Tech D.Live conference that there are over 10,000 employees working on Alexa and Echo devices. The total workforce for Alexa products has increased by 50% from 2007. Dave Limp told The Verge in an interview that over 100 million Alexa-equipped devices … [Read more...] about Over 100 million Alexa devices have been sold
Japan believes that smartphones are ruining children's eyesight and new research proclaims that 25% are failing vision tests. It was also found that 34.1 % of elementary students and up to a whopping 67.09% of high school students did not have 1.0 vision.Gaming is attributed as being the number one cause of … [Read more...] about China and Japan think smartphones are ruining children’s eyesight
Barnes and Noble announced their Black Friday deals earlier in the week and Amazon just unveiled everything they are going to be discounting. The vast majority of the deals are from Amazon branded devices, such as e-readers, tablets and Alexa speakers. There are a number of products such as televisions and security … [Read more...] about Amazon announces the best Black Friday Deals
Amazon Day is a new program that will be unveiled soon. It will hold all of your shipments and deliver them on a specific day of the week. This is useful if you have a specific day off or want to ensure you won't miss any deliveries. This system is currently being tested with a small subset of users, including Amazon … [Read more...] about Amazon will ship all of your items out on a specific day
Amazon will be shipping everything for free in November and December. They are doing away with the minimum purchase price, even if you aren't a Prime member. Previously in order to qualify for free shipping you had to buy at least $25 of merchandise, but this is no longer the case. Amazon also announced that more than … [Read more...] about Amazon will ship everything for free this holiday season
The time around the Christmas holidays is massive for shopping. The average spent on Christmas gifts in the UK is estimated to have been £476 per person. While this is great news for retailers, many of whom rely upon this huge increase in seasonal trade to keep their businesses going, in these ever thrifty times, many … [Read more...] about How to Shop Smart During the Holidays
Apple unveiled three new smartphones at a major event last month and the XS, XS MAX and XR did not really surprise anyone. These devices were leaked for almost six months before the official unveiling. Apple is going to be holding another event next week and this one is far more interesting because nobody knows exactly … [Read more...] about What new devices will Apple announce next week?
The Internet has greatly changed how we consume content, no question about it. For instance, online streaming services have become synonymous with modern television. This is because we have become accustomed to watching our favorite videos including TV shows and movies “on demand” i.e. available 24 hours a day and … [Read more...] about Amazon TV: The Next Big Thing?