Amazon dominates the internet retail space, but a handful of bricks and mortar companies have been making moves in recent years to better compete. One strategy? Leverage your own strengths to launch an Amazon Prime-like service with features Amazon can’t currently match. Last year Walmart launched Walmart+ which offers free shipping for $98 per year, […]
Plume’s new mesh WiFi routers come with an annual subscription fee
You might buy a new phone every year or two and a new laptop every few years. But odds are you don’t buy new WiFi routers all that often. So it’s no surprise that the companies that make home networking gear are looking for new ways to squeeze some ongoing revenue out of you. But […]
Amazon Prime gets a price hike: Is it worth $119 per year?
Amazon is increasing the annual price for an Amazon Prime membership in the US for the first time since 2014, when the company raised the annual fee from $79 to $99. This time the price is rising to $119. The new pricing takes effect May 11th for new members and June 16th for existing customers… […]
Now you can pay monthly for Amazon Prime (or just Prime Video)
Like the idea of Amazon Prime, but don’t like the idea of spending $99 in advance for a full 1-year membership? Now there are two other options. Now Amazon is letting you pay $10.99 per month for Amazon Prime or $8.99 per month just for Amazon Prime Video. Either way, if you end up keeping your […]