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Charcoal Toothbrush Is Reportedly Not as Bad as It Sounds

Charcoal Toothbrush Is Reportedly Not as Bad as It Sounds
When I say “charcoal toothbrush” you probably think “CIA torture report.” You should actually be wondering “cutting edge dentistry or snake oil?” Yes, the charcoal toothbrush is an actual product that’s available here for about $10.

Kindle Unlimited Service Tipped by Cached Image

Kindle Unlimited Service Tipped by Cached Image
It looks like Amazon is getting geared up to offer a new unlimited reading and audio service called Kindle Unlimited. The service was tipped by a cached URL dug up from somewhere deep within the web.

Amazon Offers iOS Users Free Ad-supported TV Episodes

Amazon Offers iOS Users Free Ad-supported TV Episodes
Amazon has rolled out a new ad-supported streaming TV feature that is different from what it offers on Amazon Prime. This new feature is available as part of the Amazon Instant Video app for iOS users.

Amazon Fire Smartphone Might Make You Dizzy

Amazon Fire Smartphone Might Make You Dizzy
Word has been circulating for a while that Amazon was getting ready to roll out its very first smartphone for a while now. That smartphone has officially been unveiled and it is called the Fire. At the center of the Fire smartphone it its dynamic perspective capability that has a sensor to respond to the way you hold the phone.

Amazon Instant Video Lands HBO Shows for Streaming

Amazon Instant Video Lands HBO Shows for Streaming
I really liked True Blood for the first couple of seasons and then it started to really get weird. I stopped watching it. With the end of the series coming, I wanted to catch up, and Amazon has announced that it now has some seasons of the show on Amazon Instant Video, including free streaming of some shows on Amazon Prime.

Batman Brass Knuckles: POW! KRAKK! SOK!

Batman Brass Knuckles: POW! KRAKK! SOK!
Before he had all of his fancy toys, Batman had to start somewhere. His first self-defense tool was probably a set of brass knuckles like these. They slip over two fingers and makes your punches feel like they came from the fist of Iron Man.

Amazon Launches Prime Pantry to Save you from the Grocery Store

Amazon Launches Prime Pantry to Save you from the Grocery Store
Going to the grocery store is a pain in the butt for many people. It’s hard to keep track of just what you are spending without resorting to using a calculator. If you have kids, that opens another world of issues when shopping.

Amazon Acquires ComiXology

Amazon Acquires ComiXology
Founded in 2007, ComiXology has become a large part of the geek lifestyle and a major player in the comic book world. If you are a comic fans, it is part of your weekly reading. Now ComiXology is being acquired by Amazon.

Amazon Dash Makes Ordering Groceries via AmazonFresh Even Easier

Amazon Dash Makes Ordering Groceries via AmazonFresh Even Easier
I’m not such a fan of going to the grocery store. It’s a pain in the butt and my kids always want to buy stuff I know they won’t eat. I also always forget to buy something important because I get distracted by all the samples.

Guy Builds Motorized Tank from Amazon Boxes

Guy Builds Motorized Tank from Amazon Boxes
Upuaza Touryou likes to have fun with Amazon boxes. He previously built a model temple out of them. So it only makes sense that now he has built a tank. An amazing, remote controlled tank of a Type 97 Chi-Ha, which was used by the Imperial Japanese Army in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

Drones with Retina Scanners to Deliver Government Documents in Dubai

Drones with Retina Scanners to Deliver Government Documents in Dubai
Back in December when Amazon announced that it wanted to use drones to deliver packages to Prime users in only 30 minutes, many folks thought that sounded farfetched. Word has now surfaced from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that the government wants to trial its own delivery service in Dubai using drones.

Amazon Prime Instant Video Lands FX Shows The Americans, Archer, and More

Amazon Prime Instant Video Lands FX Shows The Americans, Archer, and More
Amazon has announced that it has signed a new deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution that will see new shows coming to the Amazon Prime Instant video service, primarily from the FX and FXX networks.

Beef Jerky Gun: Don’t Point Your Meat at Me!

Beef Jerky Gun: Don’t Point Your Meat at Me!
Whether you are pro guns or against them, every American can surely agree that we should all have a beef jerky gun in our homes because… meat!

AmazonFresh Launches in San Francisco So You Can Avoid the Grocery Store

AmazonFresh Launches in San Francisco So You Can Avoid the Grocery Store
One of the things I really hate doing is going to the grocery store. It’s not only that it’s inconvenient, but it seems like every time I go I end up with a bucket full of stuff I really didn’t want.

Amazon Prime Air Would Use Drones for 30-Minute Delivery: Fast Good

Amazon Prime Air Would Use Drones for 30-Minute Delivery: Fast Good
Drones are often thought of as weapons of war, but a few years from now people may come to know them as delivery bots. In a recent interview with CBS show 60 Minutes, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled Amazon Prime Air, a futuristic service in development that would use unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver goods to customers in just 30 minutes after they order.

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-Inch Tablet Now Shipping

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-Inch Tablet Now Shipping
If you’re in the market for new tablet and you like Amazon’s Fire HDX line, the company announced that its latest tablet began shipping this week. As of yesterday the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablet began shipping to customers around the world.