Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablets are $30 off right now

  • January 18, 2021
If you’ve been considering whether to pick up an Amazon Fire tablet, now might be the time to take the leap. They’re currently on sale, and Amazon is offering particularly decent deals on Fire HD 8 tablets. The Fire HD 8 is currently $60 (down from $…

Parler’s website is back up, but the service is still unavailable

  • January 18, 2021
One week after it lost access to Amazon’s hosting servers, Parler’s website is back online in limited form. Visit it today and you’ll find a message from CEO John Matze. “Hello world, is this thing on?” he says at the top of the page. “We will resolv…

Amazon says it spent months warning Parler about violent posts

  • January 13, 2021
Amazon has officially responded to Parler’s lawsuit against AWS. In court documents filed Tuesday, Amazon says it warned Parler officials about the violent threats on its platform nearly two months before the riot at the US Capitol sparked the app’s…

Amazon is cutting off Parler’s servers

  • January 10, 2021
Amazon has told Parler it will suspend the company’s AWS hosting services access, according to BuzzFeed News. The news comes on the same day that Apple suspended the social media app, which supporters of President Donald Trump and far-right extremist…

ICYMI: We take a listen to Apple’s AirPods Max

  • January 9, 2021
It’s been a busy few weeks here at Engadget. In addition to celebrating the holidays, ringing in the New Year and prepping for next week’s virtual CES, we’ve kept reviewing all the new gadgets and components that we can get our hands on. We start off…

Amazon buys planes for the first time to expand its cargo air fleet

  • January 5, 2021
Back in 2016, Amazon’s cargo air fleet (then known as Prime Air) consisted of 11 jets. By the end of 2022, the company told Bloomberg it expects to have more than 85 planes shuttling products across the US and other countries thanks to its recent acq…

Amazon’s Haven healthcare venture is reportedly disbanding

  • January 4, 2021
Three years after Amazon started a healthcare venture with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, the trio have decided to call it quits. CNBC reports that the organization, once called Haven, is disbanding, and the company will likely shut down by t…

Jabra’s Elite 85t wireless earbuds drop to $170 at Amazon

  • January 2, 2021
Don’t worry if you missed out on a pair of wireless earbuds this holiday season, especially if you want an alternative to some of the usual options. Amazon is selling Jabra’s Elite 85t earbuds for $170, or $60 below the usual price, after a coupon au…

Amazon’s first TV is only available in India

  • December 31, 2020
If you want a first-party Fire TV experience, there are a lot of ways to go about getting one. But as far as dedicated TV sets that come with Fire OS preinstalled, Amazon has preferred to work with partners through its Fire TV Edition program rather…