Amazon has added it’s new movie & TV streaming service to it’s Associates Program. Associates will earn a 10% referral fee on all movies, TV seasons, and TV episodes such as The Office, House and Law & Order. The widget shown below allows Associates to add movie trailers to their websites. The first two minutes of videos automatically play at no charge to customers inside the widget. At any time during or after the 2-minute viewing period, customers can choose to purchase or rent the title to watch it in its entirety. The preview serves to drive higher conversions and increased referral fees for Associates.
Amazon.com has introduced a Deals Widget just in time for the holiday shopping rush. Previously, these deals were only viewable on Amazonâ€™s Gold Box page. There are two formats available, sidebar and banner. The sidebar has two size choices: 120×400 and 160×400. The banner size choices are: 468×60 and 728×90. Associates also have the ability to select only the Deal of the Day or adding other short term deals such as Lightning Deals or Best Deals from across Amazon.com. The widget will normally highlight daily deals. However, on Black Friday (the busiest shopping day of the year) from 6am to 6pm PST the Deals Widget will show a different deal every hour.
Looking for a unique Christmas gift? The Digital Foci (pronounced â€œfoe-sighâ€) Pocket Album with 1.5″ color screen lets you view your favorite photos anytime, anywhere. You can even pre-load photos to make the gift even more special. The Pocket Album runs on a Lithium-ion battery with up to 9 hours of battery life. You can easily recharge the battery with included AC adapter or with USB power by connecting it to your computer. The unit also features a built-in clock with automatic on/off timer. The LCD screen contrast is adjustable for choosing your optimal viewing angle.
Have you ever panicked that you have misplaced or lost your flash drive? The thought of sensitive data getting in the hands of an identity thief give you the chills? Get yourself an IronKey! An IronKey flash drive gives you military-grade security allowing you to protect your data, passwords and web surfing with hardware-based encryption. The IronKey is your own portable Fort Knox. Still not convinced? The IronKeyâ€™s rugged metal casing is injected with an epoxy compound that makes it not only waterproof but tamper-proof. It is virtually impossible for someone to tamper with an IronKey without causing irreparable damage rendering the unit unusable.
If you want to compete in the crowded super-tiny MP3 player market, you need a unique design and killer feature set. Check out the SanDisk Sansa Clip. It includes a small OLED screen that displays playlists and currently playing tunes. It is compatible with both MP3 and WMA files, has an integrated FM tuner with 20 preset stations, a microphone for voice memos, and a long-lasting rechargeable battery. You have a choice of four different colors in either 1GB or 2GB storage capacities.
After the better part of a year in beta, Clickriver is open for business. Clickriver was developed by Amazon’s subsidiary A9.com to allow advertisers to display text ads alongside Amazon’s products and search results. Clickriver combines keyword and category targeting to outperform leading search engines in conversions to orders. Here’s what the ads look like (albeit a bit shrunk to fit here): Evidently, Amazon is certain that the ads won’t cannibalize their own sales. Advertised products must be complementary, sold off-site and not in competition with what Amazon is selling on the page. That’s what Amazon said anyway. A look at their site shows that the ads are often for similar and sometimes identical products. The ads appear to be geo-targeted as well as keyword/category targeted.
Apple’s upcoming release of ‘Leopard’ is now available for ordering on Amazon.com. Leopard contains over 300 changes and enhancementsSee Mac OS X Leopard Features.. New features include support for writing 64-bit graphical user interface applications, an automated backup utility called Time Machine, support for Spotlight searches across multiple machines, and large revisions to most core operating system components. Leopard is scheduled to ship in OctoberIf the Amazon.com price decreases between your order time and release date, you’ll receive the lowest price., although no firm date has been given yet. Leopard was first mentioned in June 2005, Apple [[AAPL]] CEO Steve Jobs had stated that Apple intended to release Leopard at the end of 2006 or early 2007. A year later, the ship date was revised to “Spring 2007”. Then on April 12 of this year, Apple issued a statement that Leopard’s release would be delayed until October 2007 because of…