Dealmaster: Amazon discounts almost its entire product lineup for Prime Day 2019

Dealmaster: Amazon discounts almost its entire product lineup for Prime Day 2019

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Prime Day is nearly upon us, and Amazon has already pushed out a bunch of deals on its own devices. Like Prime Days past, Amazon has discounted most of its devices and services in the hopes that more people will take the plunge and try Echo speakers or other Alexa-enabled devices, Kindle e-readers, Fire TV devices, and more. As with all Prime Day deals, the discounts are only available to members of Amazon’s Prime service.

Fire TVs

Speaking of Fire TVs, Amazon has heavily discounted many of those streaming devices, including the Fire TV Stick and the Fire TV Stick 4K. For Prime Day, the Fire TV Stick with an Alexa Remote for $14.99 (down from $39.99) or a Fire TV Stick 4K with an Alexa Remote for $24.99 (down from $49.99). Fire TV Sticks are the most affordable Alexa-enabled streaming devices from Amazon,

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It’s a Happy Day for Prime Video, YouTube, Chromecast, Android TV, and Fire TV Users

It’s a Happy Day for Prime Video, YouTube, Chromecast, Android TV, and Fire TV Users


Today is the day for Amazon and Google product users to come together and consume all the content no matter their platform. After announcing that their various video offerings would soon work everywhere, this morning Google and Amazon starting rolling out Prime Video and YouTube to places they hadn’t previously been.

What am I talking about? Amazon Prime Video is getting an update that will add a Cast button, allowing it to work with Chromecast and devices with Chromecast built-in. Additionally, if you had an Android TV device that did not previously have the Amazon Prime Video app, it’ll like get access via Google Play.

For Amazon products, their Fire TV devices now have access to the official YouTube app. It’s available on Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen), Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick Basic Edition, and Toshiba, Insignia, Element, and Westinghouse Fire TV Edition … Read the rest