Amazon Prime now available for $7.99/month (or $79/year) Update: not anymore

Amazon Prime started out as a service that let Amazon customers receive free 2-day shipping for $79 per year. But over the past year Amazon has sweetened the deal by launching a Netflix competitor called Prime instant videos and a Kindle Owners’ Lending Library that Kindle users borrow one book per month at no additional […]

Amazon launches Lending Library for Kindle owners

Amazon really wants you to pay $79 per year to become an Amazon Prime member. Initially that subscription fee only entitled customers to free 2-day shipping on all packages. But earlier this year the company started letting Prime members stream thousands of TV shows and movies for free. Now Amazon is adding free eBook loans to […]