As if using flying robot drones to deliver your packages wasn’t crazy enough, Amazon’s next amazing, mind blowing trick of online retail will use fancy algorithms to predict items you’re going to buy in the near future before you know you’re going to buy them, having your future items already packaged and stocked at your closest Amazon warehouse, so that when you do inevitably click “buy”, your book or dildo or toilet paper or whatever ready to ship instantly. Magic.
I know it’s a tempting purchase, but remember that actually trying to dive into a giant pile of gold coins will cause all kinds of massive bodily trauma, possibly death. So don’t do that.
Currently vying for funding on Kickstarter is a set of beautifully drawn Edgar Allen Poe playing cards. 25 days to go and it’s around 40% of its funding goal, so if you’re a Poe fan, feel the Christmas spirit and chip in a few bucks.
If you like trying out brand new games for free, there’s a new service that lets you receive promo codes for free games and apps straight from developers. It’s pretty easy— sign up with your email and watch the free shit roll in. Right now, the service has over a hundred developers on board, so once you sign up, you’ll start getting promo codes for free early releases of games and apps in about a week, just like you’re their best bud, getting a free copy of their new game before everyone else. What’s the catch? There is no catch. This is a way for developers to get their games in front of a captive audience and it’s a way for you to get cool shit for free. Win-win.