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Protect your Amazon account with Two-Step Verification

Two-Step Verification is a popular method to improve the security of accounts by adding another verification step to the authentication process. It blocks attackers from accessing the account with the password alone, […]

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Amazon launches Cloud Drive Unlimited plan for $59.99 per year. Good Deal?

Amazon's Cloud Drive has been a contender in the cloud storage and file synchronizing vertical for some time now. Today, Amazon announced the launch of two new plans that simplify Cloud Drive […]

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Save to Cloud Drive extension released by Amazon for Chrome

Amazon has been pushing its Prime subscription service quite a bit in recent time. Prime started as a service for Amazon customers to pay a flat fee for the shipping and handling […]

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How Amazon's unlimited photo storage for Cloud Drive works

Amazon Prime has evolved a lot in recent time. Designed in the beginning as a yearly-paid subscription service to cover all shipping and handling costs for Amazon purchases, it is now offering […]

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Amazon Fire TV Stick vs. Google Chromecast vs Fire TV Box

Amazon announced the Fire TV Stick today. It is on first glance similar to Google's Chromecast and other streaming sticks and solutions. You connect the stick to your TV's HDMI port and […]


Save money by buying PS4 games in the USA

Ah, the global economy. When you compare the price of a game in select countries, you may notice huge differences. A game may cost half the money in the USA for instance […]

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Amazon Instant Video Error 1002: what you can do

Amazon launched its Instant Video feature a couple of days ago for Prime members in Germany. Existing Prime members can use Instant Video without additional costs or signing up for the service […]

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Before you buy on Amazon, check out the coupons section

Amazon is one of the biggest shopping sites on the Internet, and while you find great deals quite often on it, there is always room for improvement. If you happen to shop […]

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Tip: don't buy digital movies on Amazon Instant Video

Whenever I purchase movies or videos, I do so on DVD or Blu-Ray exclusively and never as digital content on the Internet. The reason is simple: if I purchase it on DVD […]

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Compare international prices on Amazon

Depending on where you live, you may be able to shop in different Amazon stores and have access to all or at least a large selection of items in those other shops […]

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Why Amazon Coins are worse than gift cards or cash

Amazon launched Coins recently, a virtual in-store currency similar to Microsoft Points or the Steam Wallet. Coins can be purchased directly on Amazon in chunks of 500 or more. Coins are linked […]

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How to look up your Kickstarter transactions

The first item that I ever funded on the crowd funding platform Kickstarter finally shipped to my location. I funded it back in December 2011 shortly after taking note of Kickstarter for […]

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OUYA video game console available for preorder on Amazon

The video game console OUYA made a splash on Kickstarter last year when it managed to exceed its funding goal of $950,000 by almost 1000%. A funding of nearly a million is […]

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Download product manuals from Amazon

The Internet is a great place to find product related information, instructions, tutorials and even full scanned manuals which are usually provided in pdf format. What many Internet users may not know […]

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Amazon's Santa app is a nightmare for parents

When I was a child I loved browsing the Lego or Star Wars catalog to find items that I put on my wish list for Santa Claus and Christmas. It was an […]

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The Windows 8 Kindle Application

If you own a Kindle device you know that the books you download are associated with your Amazon account so that you can access them on other devices as well. Kindle apps […]

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Ubuntu 12.10: what is new and how to test it

If you take an interest in the Linux world you have probably already noticed that Ubuntu 12.10 has been released. The new version of the popular Linux distribution comes with a set […]

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Automatically use HTML5 players on Amazon, YouTube and Vimeo in Chrome

Update: It is 2018 now and things have changed dramatically. HTML5 replaced Flash on most sites already so that it is no longer necessary to use extensions that enforce the use of […]