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Amazon reveals craziest 'Mayday' customer support calls

The "Mayday" button on Amazon's Kindle Fire brings up a live feed of a support person right there on the tablet. Pizza, marriage proposals -- it's inspired some unique customer requests.

By April 10, 2014

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Samsung mimics Amazon's Mayday, tests 'Get Help' button on Chromebook 2

The South Korean device maker emulates Amazon's approach to customer service using a Google Hangouts-like service.

By October 17, 2014

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Low Latency 100: Mayday (comic)

Hate annoying tech-support calls from your parents? Amazon's Fire Phone to the rescue!

By June 20, 2014

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Amazon's Mayday button average response time is under 10 seconds

The feature has now become the most popular way for Kindle Fire HDX customers to contact Amazon's customer service department.

By June 13, 2014

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Amazon adds 'Mayday' button tech support to new Kindle Fire HDX tablets

The device's customer support experts can take over your screen and virtually guide you through your questions via a live video feed.

By September 24, 2013

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Amazon's new Mayday ads: Saving sad, rich men everywhere

In a series of new ads, Amazon shows how its new Kindle Fire HDX has a button that can stop you from looking like a fool, by giving you a live helper. Can it really be so easy?

By September 25, 2013

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New Kindle Fire HDX 7 and 8.9 go quad-core, add Mayday

Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX slates have a new feature called Mayday, where you see a support person in a little window and they take over your tablet.

By September 25, 2013

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Hertz installs cameras and microphones in rental cars

Technically Incorrect: Some of Hertz's NeverLost systems now have cameras and mics -- which the company claims it doesn't intend to use at this time.

By March 16, 2015

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Google to shut down Helpouts on April 20

The Internet giant says its video tutorial service isn't growing fast enough.

By February 13, 2015

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These tablets are priced to sell, but don't call them cheap

Tablet shopping on a budget? We've got you covered with some of the best slates under $200.

By December 2, 2014