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Amazon is making some kids content free to fight coronavirus quarantine boredom

Amazon is making a whole pile of children's content free to stream, even without a paid Prime membership. A selection that includes Amazon Prime original shows and PBS KIDS series. You will still need an Amazon account, though.

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Fitbit and Peloton offer free 90-day Premium memberships to help you exercise, eat, and sleep better (Updated)

With everyone stuck at home, stressed, moving very little and probably eating a lot more, it's becoming crucial to take care of our bodies and minds to be able to sustain our quarantines and fight the coronavirus pandemic. Fitbit is here to help us with that thanks to a new offer on its paid service.

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Sesame Street eBooks are free on Amazon, Google Play, and other platforms

Many companies and organizations are working to make movies, TV shows, books, and other entertainment free (or cheaper, at least) for folks stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Sling TV has free movies and TV shows, 24 Hour Fitness made some of its premium features free for everyone, and now the makers of Sesame Street have made over 100 eBooks free on various platforms.

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These new Hollywood movies are hitting streaming services early for safe at-home viewing (Update: Amazon)

Following what was reported to be the worst weekend of the last 20 years for the US domestic film business, NBCUniversal/Comcast has decided to (finally) make movies available for rental the day of their theatrical release. This new policy debuts with the upcoming DreamWorks Animation film Trolls World Tour on April 10th, but on-demand releases for flicks currently in theaters, including The Invisible Man and Emma, will begin as soon as March 20th — this upcoming Friday.

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The best deals on VPNs right now

Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs for short, are incredibly useful. They're even more useful when you're stuck at home, as you can access the internet from different parts of the world without leaving your couch. Want to watch a Netflix series that isn't available in your country or keep your ISP from snooping? You can do those and more with the right VPN.

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24 Hour Fitness offers premium app features for free as it temporarily closes clubs due to COVID-19

While what feels like half of Europe has already imposed closures and restrictions on non-essentials stores, public spaces, and fitness studios, this phase of the COVID-19 response is only starting in the US. The second largest fitness chain in the country, Fitness 24, has decided to take the step proactively and closed all of its locations Monday, March 16. In order to keep you fit in the meantime, the company offers premium content in its 24GO app free of charge.

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Check your email — Google is sending $5 Play Store coupons to Google One subscribers

Perhaps you, like many others, are cloistered at home and getting a bit bored. If you're a Google One subscriber, you may have a little surprise in your inbox. Google is sending out $5 vouchers that you can spend on anything in the Play Store.

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Samsung's in-store Sanitizing Service offers to clean your phone with UV light for free

Like any business, Samsung has been hit by the outbreak of the coronavirus — it even had to shut down a plant in South Korea to prevent the spread of the illness. In order to limit the reach of the virus, the company now offers to sanitize your phone with UV-C light when you're willing to walk into its Samsung Experience stores and its Service Centers in a few countries.

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