Expired: Amazon is Back Online After Early Prime Day Crash




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Update: Amazon seems to be workign in most areas. Yet some readers still report an outage. Cord Cutters News has been able to successfully buy something on Amazon so it seems to be working at least for us in Texas.

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Just as Amazon’s Prime Day was getting ready to launch Amazon.com sadly went down. The good news is for most Amazon users Amazon.com is now back online and Prime Day deals are live.

If you still are seeing some error messages try to use this link to get past the Amazon home page. That seems to fix the issue for most people.

Here are a few great cord cutting Prime Day deals:

Echo Plus 6 Months FREE Amazon Music Unlimited

Right now for just $69.99, you can get an Amazon Echo and 6 months of Amazon Music Unlimited. Of course, though you have to be a new Amazon Music Unlimited subscriber to get this deal. Also, auto-renew is required to be turned on but you can cancel at any time during the 6 months of free Amazon Music Unlimited.

You can find this deal on Amazon’s site HERE.

Movie Sales & Rental Deals

Right now, Amazon has $1.99 movie rental deals. Look for more Amazon Video deals on Prime Day.

Amazon Music Unlimited

Right, now Amazon’s Music Unlimited Service is just $0.99 for 4 months but you need to hurry as the deal ends today!. (Typically $7.99 for Prime members or $9.99 for non-Prime members.) With this service, you can get full access to all of the music on Amazon. If you want this deal you need to hurry as it ends July 117th at 11:59 pm Pacific.


Do you love audiobooks? Amazon is having a sale on Audible letting you subscribe for just $4.95 a month for the first 3 months. (Typically $14.95 a month.) This is a limited-time Prime Day 2018 sale giving you full access to the best of Audible 66 percent off.

Fire TV Stick Just $19.99

  • The next generation of our best-selling Fire TV Stick–now with the Alexa Voice Remote.
  • Enjoy tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills with access to over 500,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, NBC, and more. Plus, access millions of websites such as YouTube, Facebook, and Reddit with browsers like Silk and Firefox.
  • Launch and control content with the included Alexa Voice Remote. Simply say, “Play Game of Thrones” or “Launch Netflix” and Alexa will respond instantly. Plus, play music, find movie show times, order a pizza, and more—just ask.

Fire TV Pendant $34.99

  • Experience true-to-life picture quality in 4K Ultra HD and HDR.
  • 40% more powerful than Fire TV Stick—an ultra-fast quad-core processor delivers an even smoother, more responsive experience.
  • Now supports Dolby Atmos audio—feel scenes come to life in three dimensions.
  • Access 500,000+ movies and TV episodes from popular channels and apps including Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, NBC, and more.

Fire TV Cube $89.99 

  • Fire TV Cube is the first hands-free streaming media player with Alexa, delivering an all-in-one entertainment experience. From across the room, just ask Alexa to turn on the TV, dim the lights, and play what you want to watch.
  • With far-field voice recognition, eight microphones, and beamforming technology, Fire TV Cube hears you from any direction. Enjoy hands-free voice control of content—search, play, pause, fast forward, and more. Plus control the power and volume on your TV, sound bar, and A/V receiver as well as change live cable or satellite channels with just your voice.

Toshiba 50″ Fire TV Edition Smart TV Just $289.99

  • Toshiba 4K UHD Smart TV – Fire TV Edition delivers true-to-life 4K Ultra HD picture quality with over 8 million pixels for stunning clarity, deep contrast, and vivid colors.
  • With the Fire TV experience built-in, enjoy tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills, including Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, and more.

These are just a few of the deals to watch for. Look for more details to be announced every hour during Prime Day 2018.

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