Amazon Celebrates Golden Globe wins with $72 Prime Membership

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Amazon Prime has been around for a while now and the big feature is that you get free two day shipping on almost anything you buy at the Amazon website. Another big feature of that Prime membership is that you get streaming movies and TV episodes. Amazon began making its own original shows that were offered to Prime members and one of those original shows is called Transparent.

I’ve never watched Transparent, but it’s apparently very good and picked up two awards at the 72nd annual Golden Globe awards. Transparent won an award for best Musical or Comedy series. Lead actor Jeffrey Tambor also won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Series. To celebrate those wins Amazon is dong two things.

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Amazon Kindle Textbook Creator Launches Transforming PDFs Into Digital Books

Amazon Kindle Textbook Creator

Individuals and schools that have a mass of PDF documents that would be more suited to the format of a digital book. Can now use the newly launched Amazon Kindle Textbook Creator app to easily transform their PDFs documents into digital books.

The new Amazon Kindle Textbook Creator has been created for educators and authors easily prepare, publish, and promote digital eBooks for a wider variety of devices in a more learning conducive format.

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Wacom Cintiq Companion 2 Tablet Arrives At The FCC

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Unveiled earlier this month during the CES 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Wacom has wasted no time getting their new Wacom Cintiq Companion 2 next generation artist tablet to market.

This week the Wacom Cintiq Companion 2 has been spotted making its way through the FCC indicating that it shouldn’t be long before the artist tablet is available to purchase via retails stores and online.

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VISR Smartphone Virtual Reality Headset Available To Back For £15 (video)

VISR Smartphone Virtual Reality Headset

Anyone who would like to enjoy the new the new technology revolution that is virtual reality and would like to experience playing VR games but maybe can’t afford to purchase systems such as the Oculus Rift.

Maybe interested in the VISR smartphone virtual reality headset that has been designed by Louis Deane based in Hull within the UK. Watch the video below to learn more.

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Ubisoft Grow Home Experiential Climbing Game Teased (video)

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Ubisoft has this week released a new teaser trailer for an experimental climbing game that it has been developed by Ubisoft Reflections, and will be shortly released by the Valve Steam games network on February 4th 2015 in the form of Ubisoft Grow Home game.

Within Grow Home players take the form of BUD a Botanical Utility Droid, on a mission to save his home planet by harvesting the seeds of a giant alien plant, watch the teaser video below to see what you can expect.

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Luxafor Workstation LED Availability Indicator Aids Productivity (video)

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Anyone who works in an open office and is constantly interrupted with colleagues asking questions and offering distractions, may be interested in a new productivity device that has been created by the Draugiem Group called the Luxafor.

Luxafor takes the form of a LED light that is attached to your workstation computer and quickly notifies your colleagues of your availability and also notifies you of important incoming information.

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KiiTAG 2 Android And iOS Digital Swiss Knife (video)

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Swiss Army knives and Leatherman multitool gadgets have been available for many years to help us in our physical world. However when it comes to our digital world there is a shortage of gadgets and utility devices available, until the creation of the KiiTAG 2.

The KiiTAG 2 device has been designed to provide a multifunctional digital Swiss Army Knife for Android, Windows and iOS smartphone and tablets users.

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