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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 Apr. 10, 2014

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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 Sep. 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 Sep. 25, 2013

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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 Sep. 24, 2013

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Rumored Amazon smartphone to call on 3D

Latest report on Amazon's first branded phone, including leaked photos, suggests the company will play up the device's 3D interface, which is said to set it apart from the competition.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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What Amazon should do: Think different. Be more like Apple

analysis Amazon needs to make its products sexier, because it can't just compete on price. Despite throwing a higher-resolution screen and more bells and whistles into the new Kindle Fire HDX, it's still no iPad.

By Sep. 27, 2013

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This is what happens when a bird smashes a plane's windshield

You've heard the stories about bird strikes. But to see one hit at 170mph is quite something.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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​Amazon app store grows to 200,000 apps

CEO Jeff Bezos says the store has nearly tripled in size in the past year. But it still trails Apple and Google.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Google Helpouts to bring experts to you via video, report says

The company is said to be unveiling a service Monday night that connects people to experts via Google+ Hangouts.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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Amazon 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX on its way to doorsteps

The tablet starts shipping to customer homes, though the 8.9-inch model won't ship until next month.

By Oct. 18, 2013