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Blades Don't Need Reloading, Plus More Zombie Survival Tips for $2

From the author of World War Z (the good book, not the bad movie), The Zombie Survival Guide is almost certainly the most popular parody survival guide ever written, and you can grab a copy on Kindle right now for just $2. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00... » 8/12/15 3:15pm 8/12/15 3:15pm

Save Up to 40% on a Kindle Unlimited Subscription, Today Only

Kindle Unlimited is basically Netflix for ebooks and audiobooks, and Amazon’s offering a very rare discount on the service today for Prime Day. You’ll save 25% if you lock in a 6-month subscription, 33% for a full year, and 40% for two years. If you love to read, this should pay for itself. [Up to 40% off a Kindle… » 7/15/15 2:12am 7/15/15 2:12am

Amazon Made Its Humans-For-Hire More Expensive, and Scientists are Angry

Amazon’s Mechanical Turk is a slightly bizarre service that outsources simple, repetitive tasks to strangers on the internet, often for laughably tiny sums of money. It’s popular among scientists as a means to carry out research; but recently, Amazon tweaked its pricing in a decidedly science-unfriendly manner. » 6/25/15 12:02am 6/25/15 12:02am

Google's Nexus Player Gets a Discount and $20 of Google Play Credit

Google’s Nexus player is the company’s most serious foray into set top boxes yet, and while it launched with a smattering of issues, anyone who’s seriously invested in the Google ecosystem might want to take a chance on it with today’s deal. » 4/30/15 3:45pm 4/30/15 3:45pm

Amazon Shrugs, Decides to Sell the Kindle Fire HD 7 for $79 Today

Today only, Amazon's knocking a whopping $60 off the price of the surprisingly-great Kindle Fire HD 7, bringing it down to just $79 (or $99 for the 16GB version). That's $30 less than the previous all-time low price, and even $20 less than the Lilliputian Fire HD 6. You could go so far as to call it a <clears… » 4/20/15 6:15am 4/20/15 6:15am

Add Some Popular Novels to Your Kindle for $3-$4 Each, Today Only

Today only, Amazon's got a nice little collection of Kindle novels on sale for $3-$4. The most popular of the bunch are probably Private Down Under by James Patterson, and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer, but be sure to check out the full list if you need any new reading material. [Gold Box] » 3/28/15 5:45am 3/28/15 5:45am

Amazon's Deeply Discounting Tax Software Today, Plus More Deals

If you still haven't settled up with Uncle Sam, Amazon's offering terrific prices on H&R Block Tax Software, today only. Prices start at just $17 for the Deluxe edition (compared to $45 when purchased directly from H&R Block's website), and stretch up to $37 for Premium & Business (compared to $80). » 3/01/15 6:05am 3/01/15 6:05am

Amazon's Unveils a Huge Movie and Ebook Sale, Plus More Deals

Need something to pass the time until House of Cards comes back next week? Today only, Amazon's offering big savings on award-winning Kindle ebooks and streaming movies to own. The most popular book on the list is Life of Pi ($3), and Boyhood ($7) highlights the movies, but it's a deep and impressive list of… » 2/21/15 7:15am 2/21/15 7:15am

Amazon's Discounting Kindles for Valentine's Day, Plus More Deals

If you need a last minute Valentine's gift idea (or if you just happen like reading), Amazon's knocking $20 off the Kindle and highly-rated Kindle Paperwhite from now until the 14th. The Kindle Voyage isn't included this time around, but the Paperwhite probably delivers the best bang for the buck in the lineup » 2/08/15 7:45am 2/08/15 7:45am