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    Happy Birthday to The CheckOut! Win an Amazon Fire TV to celebrate!

    The CheckOut is all growns up! This week marks one year since the debut of our little blog The CheckOut. In that time, we’ve covered everything from super important life-changing surveys to Fisticups coffee mugs to Batman and...

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    Buy or Die? Amazon launches the Fire TV set-top box and controller

    Announced within a press conference this morning, Amazon has launched a new set-top box device that’s taking on the Roku 3, Apple TV and Google Chromecast. Called the Fire TV, the set-top box is basically a Roku...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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    Amazon Prime leaps to $99 per year in April, $49 for Amazon Student

    Announced by Amazon today, the price of Amazon Prime’s yearly member ship fee will rise by 25% from $79 per year up to $99 per year. In addition, the price of Amazon Student is increasing from $39...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Procrastinate much? Here are the 2013 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

    With just 12 days till Christmas, we’re in the home stretch run now. By the end of next week, the window will be closing for Christmas Eve delivery on online purchases. Watch for the 6th Annual Free...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    eBay Launches Pinterest-esque Collections to Showcase Users, Products

    Looking for a way to encourage more product discovery when searching through the site, eBay has rolled out a new service for users called Collections. Featuring products picked out by celebrity and expert curators, these collections are...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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    Tablet Showdown: Kindle Fire HDX vs. Google Nexus 7 vs. iPad Mini

    Rolling out the new line of Kindle Fire tablets today, Amazon has added two new models into the mix with the 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablets. Starting at $229, these updated models offer higher resolution,...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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    Is Amazon Prime Worth $79 A Year?

    I’ve been an Amazon Prime subscriber for a few years now. I was an early adopter, long before the retail giant started adding perks like free access to select Amazon Instant Video content or a free Kindle...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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    Have a Death Wish? Try This Coffee

    Tearing through the coffee community with highly caffeinated aplomb, the makers of Death Wish coffee are marketing their brand of java as the world’s strongest coffee and 200 percent more powerful than a typical chain store coffee...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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    The Best Time to Find Amazing Back-To-School Deals

    It seems like the school year starts sooner every year. With tax holidays, sales flyers and special promotions to keep track of, it’s tough to make sure you’re saving money when filling up your shopping basket with...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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    As Seen on the Internets: The Three Wolf Moon T-Shirt Howls Forever

    For nearly 5 years, the Three Wolf Moon T-Shirt (price varies) at Amazon has been the single most important garment in the universe outside of Michael Jackson’s sequin glove and Indiana Jones’s hat. The Three Wolf Moon T-shirt...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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