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Amazon Launches Valentine’s Day Tech Deals on Echo Devices, Eero Ring Alarms Routers, and More

As expected with just about every holiday imaginable, Amazon is launching several notable deals ahead of Valentine's Day on February 14. The list of devices includes the great-sounding fourth-generation Amazon Echo, Echo Auto, Echo Flex, Echo Show 5, Eero routers, and Ring Alarm kits. Below is a full selection of offerings: Echo Smart Speakers Fire TV Ring Home Security Eero Networking MobileSyrup uses affiliate associations and publishes sponsored posts. These associations do not influence our editorial content, although MobileSyrup may earn a commission for purchases made through these links.
Amazon, Apple, Apple TV, Apps & Games, Netflix, News

Apple lands Sundance coming-of-age movie ‘CODA’ in record sale

Apple has reportedly paid a record $ 25 million (about C $ 31.9 million) to buy a Sundance movie. according to Deadline. The company beat out Amazon and Netflix for the coming-of-age movie titled CODA (children of deaf adults). Amazon was reportedly eager to buy the movie, but may not have had room in its 2021 lineup, while Netflix also showed interest. CODA centers on a high school student, played by Emilia Jones, who is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When her family's fishing business is in trouble, she is torn between providing for her family or pursuing her love of music. This is the largest deal ever made at the Sundance Film Festival. From Hulu Palm springs it previously held the record after it sold for $ 22.5 million (about C $ 28.7 ...
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Top Five Deals From Canadian Tech Retailers This Week | MobileSyrup

Welcome to Five-Deal Friday, where we search the web for the best deals and biggest discounts from Canadian tech retailers. If you've been considering upgrading your router for a better WiFi connection, or noise-canceling headphones to block building outside your window, we've got you covered. Jabra Elite Sport true wireless earbuds Jabra's famous true wireless earbuds are currently on sale at The fountain. With 4.5 hours of playtime, an in-ear heart rate monitor, and IP67 water resistance for sweat protection, the Elite Sport headphones are a great buy at $ 100 less than their regular price. In our review, we gave them an 8 out of 10, citing their great battery life and resistance to sweat. They may not sound as good as the Jabra Elite 75t, but for exercise they are a great bu...
Amazon, Amazon Prime Video, Canada, How-to's, Resources, Streaming services

Here’s what’s coming to Amazon Prime Video Canada in February 2021

Every month Amazon adds new movies and shows to its Prime Video streaming service in Canada. Some of this month's highlights include the Gerard Butler / Morena Baccarin disaster film. Greenland, the dark comic thriller directed by Rosamund Pike I care a lot and the original Coming to america ahead of Prime Video's March release of its sequel. See below the full list of new content for February: February 1st Another 48 hrs. Beverly Hills Cop II Beverly Hills Cop III The great sick Dream girls 48 hrs. Unlimited Person of Interest (Seasons 1-5) February 4th February 5th happiness [Amazon Original] Greenland [Amazon Original] February 8th The Equalizer (series premiere) via StackTV for $ 12.99 / month February 11th The secret...
Amazon, News, Smart Home

Alexa now automatically turns off the lights if it thinks you’re sleeping

In a bid for total dominance of smart homes, Amazon has expanded Alexa's 'Hunches' feature so that it can act independently. This means that if you fall asleep with a light on, the digital assistant can turn it off for you or, if you're on vacation, you can lower the thermostat to save you some money on your electricity bill. This feature is not entirely new. The Alexa Hunches feature launched in 2018 in the US, but previously it needed to request user permissions before acting on its Hunch. Now after an update it can act on its own, making it even more useful. The edge notes that an Amazon support article says users will have control over which Hunches Alexa can or cannot act on. With that said, the article in question is a bit...
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Five-Deal Friday: Find Tablets, SD Cards, and Games Up to 40 Percent Off

Welcome to Five-Deal Friday, where we search the web for the best deals and biggest discounts from Canadian tech retailers. If you've been looking for a headset to enhance your online game, or are finally ready to invest in a suitable mouse for your home setup, we've got you covered. Razer Kraken Headphones Razer's famous headphones are currently on sale at The fountain. This gaming headset features gel ear muffs for comfortable gaming sessions and a cardioid microphone for clear audio without background noise. Priced regularly at $ 119.99, the headset is currently discounted at $ 40. Rob Dwiar from PC Gamer reviewed them and praised the headphone audio and said: "I could always tell where they and their shots were coming from because of the excellent surround sound. " For home...
Amazon, Apps & Games, News

US Judge Says Amazon Doesn’t Have to Restore Parler’s Web Services

Parler has lost his bid for Amazon to restore its web services. Amazon suspended hosting of the conservative social network on January 9 following the deadly January 6 attacks on the US Capitol. At the time, the e-commerce giant noted that many Parler users were calling for violence via the application and even used it to coordinate the attack, all of which violates their terms of service. Now US District Judge Barbara Rothstein has sided with Amazon. “The Court rejects any suggestion that the public interest favors requiring that AWS [Amazon Web Services] to present the incendiary speech in which the record shows that some of the Parler users have been involved. At this stage, in the demonstration carried out so far, neither the ...
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Amazon will open new facilities in Quebec creating more than 1,000 jobs

Amazon has announced its investment in Quebec with new sorting centers and three delivery stations in the province. Together, these five facilities will offer more than 1,000 jobs with competitive salaries, as well as industry-leading benefits and career growth opportunities from the day they start. Amazon will open its largest sorting center in Couteau-du-Lac in 2021, with a 520,000-square-foot facility that will create at least 500 jobs. The first sorting center has already opened in Longueuil in 2020. It created 500 jobs and a 200,000 square foot facility at 5799 Route de l'Aéroport. Additionally, Amazon's delivery stations in Quebec will open in 2021 and the third in 2022. The first will be located in Laval at 5555 Ernest-Corm...
Amazon, Business, General

Amazon Faces Class Action Lawsuit Alleging E-Book Pricing

A new lawsuit filed in New York alleges that Amazon and five book publishers are in collusion to fix the prices of e-books, it reported. The Guardian. Editors include Penguin Random House, Hachette, Simon and Schuster, Harper Collins, and Macmillan, often referred to as the 'Big Five'. The lawsuit alleges that publishers pay high commissions to Amazon, driving up the price of e-books on the platform. It argues that this forces consumers to pay higher prices for e-books that are purchased on platforms other than Amazon. “Amazon's deal with its co-conspirators is an unreasonable trade restriction that prevents competitive pricing and causes plaintiffs and other consumers to overpay when they purchase Big Five e-books through a com...
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Apple is reportedly looking to create a podcast subscription service

Apple is reportedly considering creating a podcast subscription service to compete with companies like Spotify and SiriusXM. A new report from Information reveals that the tech giant is currently in talks with production companies about the service, which would charge people to listen to podcasts. By charging for individual podcasts, Apple could offer creators a way to earn more money, which could convince them to ditch rival services. The report highlights that it is worth noting that Apple often explores ideas without carrying them out, so it is unknown when or if the service could launch. It makes sense for Apple to consider creating its own premium service, especially since it played a role in popularizing podcasts via the ...
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Amazon Prime Video Announces Toronto Maple Leafs Documentary Series

Amazon Prime Video and NHL Original Productions have announced that a new documentary series will be released soon, featuring an "inside view" of the Toronto Maple Leafs. This Canadian Amazon Original series, part of the All or nothing The docu-series franchise will hit Prime Video later this year in more than 240 countries and territories. It will show action on ice and also "unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the 2020-21 NHL season," which begins today. “The latest addition to the All or Nothing documentary series franchise will follow the Toronto Maple Leafs organization as they compete in the first all-Canadian division in NHL history, offering an intimate look at the world of the players, coaches and staff. team, ”explains the synopsis of the documentary series, d...
Amazon, News, Wearables & Gadgets

Amazon Reportedly Developing a Sleep Apnea Monitor Powered by Alexa Technology

Amazon is reportedly developing a new Alexa-powered device that can detect signs of sleep apnea, according to Business Insider. This palm-sized Alexa product would sit on a nightstand and use millimeter wave radar to detect your breathing and monitor and track any interruptions related to sleep apnea. The Amazon project is reportedly codenamed "Brahams" (based on Johannes Brahams, the German composer of "Lullaby") and was built last year by an in-house Amazon team. Business Insider notes that the device looks like "a hexagonal foot pad attached to a metal wire base." The leak also indicates that Amazon may be using machine learning and cloud technology to understand other types of sleep disorders beyond sleep apnea. The edge conta...