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  • The Joy Of Watching Paint Dry On Twitch

    The Joy Of Watching Paint Dry On Twitch

    Bob Ross is taking over Twitch. There are currently more people watching Bob Ross paint a covered bridge than there are viewers of Dota 2 or Hearthstone. Twitch’s Creative channel has about 45,000 viewers, with the vast majority enjoying the calming brush strokes of Bob Ross. Twitch launched its new Creative channel two days back. As it notes in a blog post, creatives have used Twitch… Read More

  • ‘Back To The Future’ Trilogy Is Free For Amazon Prime Members In October

    ‘Back To The Future’ Trilogy Is Free For Amazon Prime Members In October

    Hold on to your 1.21 gigawatts. Amazon is offering the Back to the Future trilogy for free to Prime members for the whole month of October. This year marks the 30th anniversary for BTTF. Super fans may recall October 21, 2015, is also the date Marty McFly heads into the future to see what can be done about his kids. Read More

  • We Didn’t Start The Fire (Amazon Did)

    In honor of the new Amazon Fire Tablet, we decided to take a quick look at the history of the tablet that gives the iPad a run for its money. Amazon’s attempts to corner the tablet market have thus far been thwarted, but each of their improvements added much to the ecosystem and proved that the company could make some solid hardware. Read More

  • Backblaze Announces Low-Cost Cloud Storage Service To Compete With Amazon S3

    Backblaze Announces Low-Cost Cloud Storage Service To Compete With Amazon S3

    Backblaze is best known for its consumer and enterprise backup service — and how many hard drives it buys to power that service. Today, however, the company is taking a step in a slightly different direction by announcing the private beta of Backblaze B2, a competitively priced cloud storage service that competes with the likes of Amazon S3 and the cloud storage services that are part… Read More

  • Shelfie Is Shazam For Your Bookshelf

    Shelfie Is Shazam For Your Bookshelf

    If you’re like me, you have a lot of Mad Magazine books from the 1970s, a classic copy of Oui from 1979, and three Hungarian cookbooks. In other words, you’re a well-read individual. But how do you get those books onto your reading device? Shelfie, that’s how. Read More

  • Latest Amazon Fire TV Features 4k Video, Alexa Voice Assistant

    Latest Amazon Fire TV Features 4k Video, Alexa Voice Assistant

    Amazon just took the wraps under the latest Fire TV, and just like the leak stated, it sports 4K video and improved voice search thanks to integrated Alexa support. Best of all, the new and improved Fire TV will still sell for the same price as its predecessor. The Fire TV packs a new 64-bit quad-core processor and a dedicated GPU. Combined with a new codec called High Efficiency Video Coding… Read More

  • Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Heads To Florida To Take On Elon Musk’s SpaceX

    Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Heads To Florida To Take On Elon Musk’s SpaceX

    Today, Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled plans around setting up a rocket manufacturing plant in good old Florida. The news was announced in Cape Canaveral, of course. The company that Bezos is using to take on SpaceX is called Blue Origin and he plans on investing $200M into getting it off of the ground…so to speak. New Shepard, a Blue Origin rocket, is already being developed… Read More

  • Amazon To Answer Apple With New Fire TV

    Amazon To Answer Apple With New Fire TV

    Don’t call it a hobby. Amazon is serious about its living room aspirations and is about to launch a second-generation Fire TV media receiver. The company launched the original Fire TV a year-and-a-half ago, and it includes a similar feature set as the newly revamped Apple TV. From voice search to apps to games, the original Fire TV packs a punch, and the new one seems to be even stronger. Read More

  • Kindle Unlimited Launches In India

    Kindle Unlimited Launches In India

    Kindle Unlimited, Amazon’s “all-you-can-read” subscription service, is now available in India. Pricing currently starts at 99 rupees (about $1.50) for a one-month plan, though that will increase to 199 rupees at the end of this month. Read More