Tag Archives: amazon

  • ‘Pac-Man Stories’ Interactive Audiobook Now on Amazon Alexa

    ‘Pac-Man Stories’ Interactive Audiobook Now on Amazon Alexa

    The rightsholders to Pac-Man at Bandai-Namco are working around the clock to figure out new ways to exploit their intellectual property. Their latest is Pac-Man Stories, which is technically for children but what the hey, it might be of interest to anyone with fond memories of guiding Pac-Man through a maze being pursued by ravenous ghosts. […]

  • Amazon Fire TV Cube Coming Soon

    Amazon Fire TV Cube Coming Soon

    Nothing like a good cube, eh fellows? The cube is the perfect shape, pure and precise in a way that doesn’t really exist in nature. Cubes are powerful, sturdy, robust, timeless. You can spend hours, days looking at a good cube, appreciating all of its angles and reflections. And Amazon recently get in on worldwide […]

  • Amazon Key In-Car: Packages Delivered to Your Trunk (Video)

    Amazon Key In-Car: Packages Delivered to Your Trunk (Video)

    Amazon seemingly will not rest until they’ve developed every single possible method of delivering a package to a customer. Their latest innovation, developed in partnership with General Motors and Volvo, is called Amazon Key In-Car. The service will allow Amazon delivery personnel to drop off a package in the trunk of your car, while you are […]

  • HyperWhistle: The Loudest Whistle in the World

    HyperWhistle: The Loudest Whistle in the World

    You might think you can whistle pretty loud. You might think your little coach’s whistle can make a pretty loud, high note, that gets everybody’s attention. You might even think that when you blow through it pretty hard you can make the loudest whistle in the world. But you can’t! Unless you have a product […]

  • The Offer: Amazon Paying Employees Five Grand to Quit

    The Offer: Amazon Paying Employees Five Grand to Quit

    Amazon is great for getting stuff shipped to you in frankly implausible periods of time, but the company has also gotten its share of bad press for exploitative working conditions faced by its warehouse and customer service employees. Now, many of those same employees are getting what might be a one-way ticket out: It’s known as “The […]

  • Amazon Doorbells to Admit Deliveries into Your Home Possibly on the Way

    Amazon Doorbells to Admit Deliveries into Your Home Possibly on the Way

    Amazon‘s product delivery system is like a well-oiled machine at this point – they’ve figured out how to get your stuff to you when the postal service is off, or in some cities within hours of when you placed the order. But there’s one problem they haven’t been able to solve: “Porch pirates,” which sounds […]

  • Amazon Instant Pickup Rolled Out in Select Markets

    Amazon Instant Pickup Rolled Out in Select Markets

    They say technology is cyclical, but I have to admit I’m still a little bit surprised that Amazon has gone and invented – or maybe that should be re-invented – the convenience store. In a handful of select college campus markets, online shoppers now have the option of using Amazon Instant Pickup. Amazon Instant Pickup […]

  • Amazon Hub: New Amazon Lockers Specifically for Apartment Residents

    Amazon Hub: New Amazon Lockers Specifically for Apartment Residents

    It’s possible you’ve had a chance to use an Amazon in your town, in which case you know how they work – basically, they’re electronic delivery lockers for Amazon parcels that are located in publicly accessible areas for easy pickup and drop-off of Amazon packages. Now, Amazon has unveiled a similar product engineered specifically for […]

  • Sandman Doppler: “The World’s Best Alarm Clock”

    Sandman Doppler: “The World’s Best Alarm Clock”

    Everyone hates getting up to an alarm in the morning, so a product that’s purported to be “the world’s best alarm clock” has either a very low or very high bar to clear, depending on your perspective on the matter. The Sandman Doppler is such a device. The Sandman Doppler seeks to earn its designation […]