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Amazon’s latest Prime perk lets members read a thousand eBooks, comics, and magazines

Amazon has added Prime Reading to the list of benefits available to Amazon Prime members. That means that a Prime subscription gets you access to a rotating library of about a thousand eBooks, digital magazines, and comic books. You can read any of the included titles on a Kindle eReader, Fire tablet, or by using […]

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Amazon may launch an Echo-only music service for $5 per month

Pay $10 per month and you can stream millions of songs from the internet. That’s how today’s top music streaming services, including Spotify, Apple Music, Microsoft Groove Music, and Google Play Music work. Amazon is said to be planning to launch its own $10/month music service too. But Amazon may also have a second, cheaper plan. […]

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Reuters: Amazon to launch a $10/month music subscription service

Pay $99 per year for an Amazon Prime subscription (or $10.99 per month) and you get a lot of things: free 2-day shipping on millions of items, access to thousands of streaming movies and TV shows, the ability to borrow some Kindle eBooks (if you have a Kindle reader or Fire tablet), and the option […]

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ComiXology Unlimited: Thousands of digital comics for $6 per month

Reading comic books and graphic novels can be an expensive hobby, which is why I’ve been a fan of subscription services like Marvel Unlimited and Scribd, which allows you to read thousands of older titles for a fee ($10 per month or $69 per year for Marvel and $9 per month for Scribd). Now Amazon-owned comiXology is […]

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Starz expands internet-only streaming service for $8.99 per month

Pretty soon it’s going to be bigger news when a premium cable TV channel doesn’t offer an internet-only service than when one does. Following the footsteps of HBO and Showtime, Starz has launched a subscription service that lets you stream its content over the internet even if you don’t subscribe to the channel through your TV […]

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Now you can pay for Amazon Prime monthly (through Sprint)

Amazon Prime membership normally costs $99 per year, and you normally have to pay for a full year in advance. But now there’s a monthly option… for some people. Sprint has announced that its wireless customers can now pay an extra $10.99 per month on top of their regular phone bill to get access to […]

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Origin Access: Pay $5 per month to play (some) Electronic Arts games on a PC (or an Xbox One)

Origin Access is a subscription-based gaming service that allows you to play a set of games for a monthly fee. Originally available only for Xbox One users (where the program is called EA Access), Origin Access is now available for Windows PC users. It’s sort of like Netflix for games… except that the selection is much […]

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Pushbullet Pro offers more ways to connect your smartphone and desktop (for a fee)

Pushbullet is a service that lets you share content between your computers and mobile devices. Want to see your smartphone notifications on your desktop? Pushbullet can do that. Want to copy a link or a line of text on your PC and paste it on your phone? Pushbullet can do that too. It’s been about […]