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Amazon’s Storyteller Helps You Turn Your Script into a Storyboard

Amazon’s Storyteller Helps You Turn Your Script into a Storyboard
You might be a budding writer with a script for what you think could be the next big thing in movies. But making the words leap out of the page and onto a storyboard is difficult if you don’t have the artistic skills to carry out your concept. 

Amazon Cuts Kindle Fire HD 8.9-Inch Tablet Price in the United States

Amazon Cuts Kindle Fire HD 8.9-Inch Tablet Price in the United States
Amazon has announced a couple of important details for fans of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablet. While the tablet has finally launched in Europe and Japan, buyers in the US can now purchase the tablet at a lower price.

After Numerous Bad Reviews, Amazon Stops Selling Download Copies of Simcity

After Numerous Bad Reviews, Amazon Stops Selling Download Copies of Simcity
Man, this is some bad news for EA and Maxis. Yesterday afternoon, Amazon temporarily stopped selling download copies of SimCity. Yes, the version that was just released this week. The game has already received over 1800 reviews on Amazon.

Amazon Lends the Music Industry a Clue with AutoRip

Amazon Lends the Music Industry a Clue with AutoRip
Rumors were circulating earlier this week that Amazon was set to launch a new service called AutoRip. According to those rumors, the service would provide users with digital versions of tracks on physical CD albums that they purchase and no additional cost.

App Buys Random Items from Amazon: or Just Get Wasted, then Place an Order

App Buys Random Items from Amazon: or Just Get Wasted, then Place an Order
A programmer named Darius Kazemi made Random Shopper, a software ‘bot that buys random items from Amazon. Why? Kazemi wanted to replicate the feeling of receiving an item that you already forgot you bought. It’s like a surprise gift from yourself to you!

Amazon Instant Video App Hits Nintendo Wii U

Amazon Instant Video App Hits Nintendo Wii U
Nintendo has bee working from early on to position the new Nintendo Wii U game console as more than just for gamers. To emphasize this point, the console has launched with a number of entertainment applications for streaming video.

Amazon Wine Ships Hooch to Your Doorstep

Amazon Wine Ships Hooch to Your Doorstep
Amazon has announced a new service further proving that you can buy just about anything from the massive online retailer. The new services called Amazon Wine, and as you can imagine, the service will ship wine to certain states.

Kindleberry Pi: Hack Your Kindle Into Raspberry Pi Display

Kindleberry Pi: Hack Your Kindle Into Raspberry Pi Display
If you’ve got a Kindle you’re planning on upgrading, and you’re wondering what to do with your old eReader, then check out what Gef Tremblay did with his old Kindle. He hacked it into something he calls a Kindleberry.

Kindle Fire HD Price, Release Date and Specs Announced (Paperwhite Kindle, Too!)

Kindle Fire HD Price, Release Date and Specs Announced (Paperwhite Kindle, Too!)
Amazon today took wraps off a whole new family of Kindle tablets and e-readers, taking aim at top, middle and bottom of the portable media device market. The biggest announcement of the day was the new series of Kindle Fire HD tablets, ranging in size from 7″ to 8.9″ and aiming squarely at Apple’s iPad juggernaut.

Amazon Glacier: Super Slow Archiving Storage

Amazon Glacier: Super Slow Archiving Storage
If you’ve got massive amounts of historical data to backup and have had trouble finding a low cost storage solution, then you should check out Amazon Glacier.

Get a Sauna Anytime, Anywhere with the Sauna Suit

Get a Sauna Anytime, Anywhere with the Sauna Suit
Not everyone has the luxury of going to the spa at least once a week for some much-needed pampering and sweat time at the sauna. If you’re a girl or guy who wishes you could go sweat it out at the sauna more often, then a portable and practical solution (although we give no assurances that it works) is the Sauna Suit.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Plans to Lift Apollo 11 Engines from Bottom of the Ocean

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Plans to Lift Apollo 11 Engines from Bottom of the Ocean
Of all the things the United States has done in space, the Apollo 11 mission is the most famous and impressive to many. Apollo 11 was the mission that put Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong on the moon in 1969.

Lost Star Trek Original Series Script Published as E-Book

Lost Star Trek Original Series Script Published as E-Book
Today’s youth may be preoccupied with camp vampire or camp werewolf, but we geeks have had years of our own team debate: Kirk versus Picard. Frankly, I’ve never been a big fan of the original Star Trek series, I only started watching when TNG aired and Jean-Luc is still the captain of choice for me.

TARDIS Gadget Skins: Doctor Who Approves

TARDIS Gadget Skins: Doctor Who Approves
Have you ever wanted to make your mobile device look like a TARDIS? Well, now you can cloak all of your gear in some Doctor Who goodness.

Kindle Sells Like Hotcakes: Wait, Huge Sales Volume at a Loss isn’t a Good Thing?

Kindle Sells Like Hotcakes: Wait, Huge Sales Volume at a Loss isn’t a Good Thing?
Amazon really racked up some big sales of the Kindle line of eReaders during the month of December. Amazon boasted that they moved a million Kindles each week during the month. You can bet that a bunch of them were the new $199 Fire tablets too.

Kindle Fire Becomes BestBuy.com’s Best Selling Tablet Online, Beats the iPad

Kindle Fire Becomes BestBuy.com’s Best Selling Tablet Online, Beats the iPad
I knew that Amazon’s Kindle Fire was hot, no pun intended, but it looks like it is literally on fire, pun intended. The Fire has occupied the top spot on Amazon’s best sellers list for weeks now.