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Amazon introduces waterproof Kindle Paperwhite with better display, audiobook support

10/16/2018, 11:10 am

One of Amazon's dedicated e-readers, the Kindle Paperwhite, received a major upgrade on Tuesday, gaining features like waterproofing, an enhanced display, and audiobook support.

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Amazon has upgraded 2017 13" MacBook Pros on sale for $1,399, Touch Bars for $1,499

10/15/2018, 12:10 pm

Following on the heels of other Apple authorized resellers, Amazon has limited inventory of Apple's Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar available for $1,499. Non-Touch Bar models with additional storage are also on sale for $1,399 with no interest financing for 12 months.

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Facebook Portal sets up video chat hardware fight with Amazon, Google

10/08/2018, 09:10 am

Facebook has launched its own smart device in the form of the Portal -- a pair of smart assistants specifically designed for connectivity through the social media venue.

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Apple tops Interbrand's Best Global Brands list for sixth year running

10/04/2018, 08:10 am

For the sixth year in a row, Apple is leading an annual brand ranking published by consulting firm Interbrand, although Amazon is nipping at the iPhone producer's heels.

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Amazon updates Fire TV Stick with 4K, Dolby Atmos, all HDR standards

10/03/2018, 09:10 am

Amazon on Wednesday launched a new version of its Fire TV Stick, adding not just 4K video but support for Dolby Atmos surround sound and all three major HDR (high dynamic range) formats.

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Amazon's '4 Star' retail store opens in same neighborhood as SoHo Apple Store in New York City

09/27/2018, 08:09 am

Amazon's latest brick-and-mortar experiment is opening on Thursday in New York City around the corner from Apple's flagship SoHo retail store, and AppleInsider stopped by to take a look.

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Apple endorses federal privacy legislation at U.S. Senate hearing

09/26/2018, 12:09 pm

In a U.S. Senate committee hearing Wednesday, Apple's vice president of software technology, Guy "Bud" Tribble, stated Apple's support for legislation, while agreeing that the Federal Trade Commission should hold regulatory authority.

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Apple's Mac, iPad top PC & tablet satisfaction, but Amazon & Samsung close behind

09/25/2018, 10:09 am

While Apple is leading in the American Customer Satisfaction Index's PC and tablet category, the company is just barely ahead of Amazon and Samsung, which tied for second in the Index's latest update.

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Amazon debuts Fire TV Recast OTA DVR, Smart Plug, and other new smart home products

09/20/2018, 03:09 pm

Along with its new Echo devices, Amazon on Thursday new smart home products, including an Amazon-branded Smart Plug, an Alexa-capable microwave, and more.

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Amazon reveals Echo Link Amp & Sub, updated Echo Dot, Echo Show & Echo Plus

09/20/2018, 02:09 pm

In a Thursday press event Amazon unveiled a slew of new Echo audio gear, most notably stepping into the high-quality space for the first time.

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Amazon briefly joins Apple in $1 trillion valuation club in intra-day trading

09/04/2018, 12:09 pm

After a months-long race to become the first American company to reach a trillion-dollar market cap, Apple hit the milestone in August. Amazon joined them, briefly, on Tuesday.

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Proposed law will force Apple, Amazon, Netflix to produce 30% of streamed video in the EU

09/04/2018, 07:09 am

Video streaming services from Netflix and Amazon operating in the European Union will be forced to dedicate a portion of their content catalog to local TV shows and films under proposals said to be close to becoming law, one that could also affect Apple's rumored video content efforts.

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Amazon could launch ad-supported video service for Fire TV owners

08/29/2018, 05:08 pm

Amazon is reportedly looking to launch a free, ad-supported video service for Fire TV owners separate from Prime Video, potentially adding a competitive edge against the Apple TV while fueling a rapidly growing ad business.

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iPhone most popular smartphone sold online in U.S., Amazon biggest phone retailer

08/29/2018, 10:08 am

With online sales now 13 percent of the domestic smartphone market, Apple had 8 percent of sales in the second quarter, although iPhones remain the most popular phones both online and off.

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Woot has refurbished Apple MacBooks on sale from $499 today only

08/24/2018, 10:08 am

Whether you're a student heading back to class or simply want to find a cheap Mac, Woot has several refurbished MacBooks on sale today only with prices starting at $499.99.

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Back-to-school deals: $180 off 10.5" iPad Pro; $300-$400 off 2017 15" MacBook Pros

08/07/2018, 12:08 pm

Back-to-school bargains are in full swing with instant savings on iPads and MacBook Pros. Pick up a 512GB 10.5" iPad Pro with cellular for $949 or save up to $400 on loaded 15" MacBook Pros.

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Apple's market capitalization is not $1 trillion - yet

08/02/2018, 11:08 am

Despite some erroneous reports on Thursday morning universally based on outdated data about the number of outstanding shares, Apple's valuation has not yet reached $1 trillion, but it is on its way.

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Apple's HomePod seizes 'small but meaningful' portion of US smart speaker market

08/02/2018, 10:08 am

Apple's HomePod is edging its way into the U.S. smartspeaker market, but has plenty of ground to cover if it wants to catch up with industry leaders Amazon and Google.

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Prime Day 2018 Deal Roundup: Here are the best bargains still left, including the lowest prices on Apple hardware [u]

07/16/2018, 11:07 am

Prime Day 2018 is here and retailers are knocking hundreds off electronics and accessories (including Apple devices) for the big event. We're rounding up a list of the best deals on and off Amazon -- and updating it throughout the day.

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Comparing the five major digital magazine subscription services

07/10/2018, 03:07 pm

At Austin's SXSW festival in March, Apple announced the takeover of Texture, one of the preeminent magazine subscription services. It's hardly the only digital magazine service available though, so here's how some of the current options of Kindle Unlimited, Texture, Zinio, Magzter, and Readly stack up.

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