“Amazon’s Prime service, which offers free streaming video and book borrowing to Apple iOS device users, has seen its annual price increase from $79 per year to $99 per year, while student members will also see a price hike,” AppleInsider reports.
“The new annual fee marks the first time Amazon Prime has seen a price increase in its nine-year history. Amazon Student members will also now pay $49 per year for their membership,” AppleInsider reports. “In its email announcing the change in pricing, Amazon noted that Prime subscriptions have remained unchanged ‘even as fuel and transportation costs have increased.’ It also noted that 20 million items are now available for two-day shipping, while 40,000 movies and TV shows are available on Prime Instant Video, and a half-million books can be borrowed for Kindle.”
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