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Amazon Echo Show review: Alexa steps into a touchscreen future
4.0 stars

Amazon Echo Show review: Alexa steps into a touchscreen future

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Amazon now sells an Echo with a touchscreen. Yes, everyone's favourite voice-controlled smart assistant is evolving.As much as we love the original canister-shaped speaker, adding a display to the mix seems like a natural evolution for Echo, which now... >>

Amazon Fire 7 review: The best affordable tablet
4.0 stars

Amazon Fire 7 review: The best affordable tablet

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Just a few years ago, the tablet space was littered with choices. There was a wide range of iPads - the de facto choice for those in the Apple club - and a full selection of Android alternatives at all price points from many manufacturers.The market then... >>

Amazon Dash Wand: What you can and can't do with this Alexa device

Amazon Dash Wand: What you can and can't do with this Alexa device

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A few years ago, Amazon quietly announced a new gadget, the Dash Wand, but it's taken until now to give it a wider, official launch.It’s basically giving the Dash Wand away for free. Prime members who spend $20 on the Dash Wand get a $20 Amazon credit... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: The best media player under £40?
4.5 stars

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: The best media player under £40?

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Video streaming dongles have been successful over the last few years partly because they provide a cheap and cheerful way to turn a dumb TV into a smart one.The Chromecast, Roku Streaming Stick and original Amazon Fire TV Stick are often adopted because... >>

Amazon Kindle Oasis review: First class reader, first class price
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Amazon Kindle Oasis review: First class reader, first class price

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The Amazon Kindle has been fairly predictable over the past few years, walking a path from button-laden ebook reader at its 2007 launch, all the way through to the ultra-refined and ultra-simple Paperwhite and Voyage generation.The Kindle exists for one... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) review: Simply the best
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) review: Simply the best

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aThe third-generation Kindle Paperwhite was released in June 2015 so while it's not the newest or most advanced Kindle around, that's not to say it isn't the best.Succeeded by the significantly more expensive and square Kindle Oasis, the latest Paperwhite... >>

Amazon Echo Dot review: The tiny personal assistant with big personality
4.0 stars

Amazon Echo Dot review: The tiny personal assistant with big personality

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The Echo Dot is Amazon's small and affordable route into Alexa, its voice-controlled personal assistant for your home, which can playback music, add to your Amazon shopping list, control third-party apps and much more.Available for £50, it's essentially... >>

Amazon Echo review: It's all about Alexa
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Amazon Echo review: It's all about Alexa

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Amazon launched the Echo - its cylindrical, internet-connected Bluetooth-capable speaker - in the US back in 2015. Just over a year later and the Echo has finally made its way to the UK. Hurrah.But we're not most excited about the actual speaker part.... >>

Amazon Video review: Hitting the Prime time
4.5 stars

Amazon Video review: Hitting the Prime time

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With Amazon becoming the almost default choice for DVD and Blu-ray purchases, it was perhaps no surprise to see the company offering this content in a different format.With Lovefilm on the books providing the postal rental solution, the way that Amazon went... >>

Amazon Fire tablet review: Who needs Hudl when there's this for £50?
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Amazon Fire tablet review: Who needs Hudl when there's this for £50?

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When Amazon revealed that it was to release a tablet in its Fire range that would only cost £50 we have to admit that we didn’t expect much. Previous cheap-as-chips devices have never cut the mustard. In fact, they haven’t even been in the vague... >>

Amazon Fire TV 4K review: Ultra HD frills for the masses
4.5 stars

Amazon Fire TV 4K review: Ultra HD frills for the masses

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The Fire TV is Amazon's fastest selling product of all time, both in its original set-top-box and streaming stick forms. It has beaten Kindle and Fire tablets, oh, and the phone of course, although that one has since been swept under the carpet.In fact,... >>

Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 hands-on: Superslim entertainment slates for the whole family

Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 hands-on: Superslim entertainment slates for the whole family

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Along with a new 4K Fire TV and a cheap as chips £50 tablet, Amazon has also introduced two new devices at the upper end of its range that are better geared for those who want a bit more oomph, a better screen and slimmer profile than ever before.The... >>

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

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Amazon has made its Kids Edition Fire HD tablet device available for pre-order in the UK, with shipping due to start on 18 June.It's been available in the US for a while, but finally comes to these shores to offer a robust, safe slate that children can... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em
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Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em

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While it has been available in the US since the end of last year, the Amazon Fire TV Stick finally makes its way across the pond for release in the UK and, thanks to a combination of attractive price point and rich feature set, could end up being a more... >>

Amazon Kindle Voyage review: A first-class trip
4.5 stars

Amazon Kindle Voyage review: A first-class trip

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With tablet devices available in all shapes and prices these days it's amazing that eBook readers are still holding their own. But not only do Amazon's Kindle devices persistently perform well, the company regularly refreshes its range to keep things... >>

Amazon Fire TV review
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Amazon Fire TV review

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When we first encountered the Amazon Fire TV and wrote our original review, it was a US product only. Since then though it has made it onto the UK market too and, with hindsight and time on its side, the UK version has implemented some of the things missing... >>

Amazon Fire HD 7 review
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Amazon Fire HD 7 review

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Timing is everything and in the case of the Fire HD 7 tablet, Amazon has been dealt a particularly unlucky slice of it.Had the Fire HD arrived in our hands before we had a chance to play with the Tesco Hudl 2, we'd be impressed by the refresh to Amazon's... >>

Spending time with the flagship Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (hands-on)

Spending time with the flagship Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (hands-on)

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Amazon's autumn/winter 2014 tablet and eBook reader refresh is headed by the Fire HDX 8.9, an 8.9-inch powerhouse of a slate that sits at the top of the retailer's line-up.Unlike the 6 and 7-inch Fire HD tablets that are more aimed at the family unit... >>

Amazon Fire HD 6 and 7 tablets embrace the cheap and cheerful path, we go hands-on

Amazon Fire HD 6 and 7 tablets embrace the cheap and cheerful path, we go hands-on

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In the first year without the Kindle branding, the Fire tablets have responded to the threat Tesco's Hudl poses it seems. Tesco is about to unveil its follow-up device to the incredibly successful family-centric tablet from last year and Amazon has adapted... >>

Amazon Kindle Voyage redefines the premium eBook reader experience, we go hands-on

Amazon Kindle Voyage redefines the premium eBook reader experience, we go hands-on

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Amazon's refresh of its Kindle eBook readers this year seems like a massive leap forward for a technology that has surely been hit hard by the rise in tablets, not least the brand's own Fire devices. The Amazon Kindle Voyage is leading the way and if... >>

Amazon Fire Phone review
3.0 stars

Amazon Fire Phone review

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Amazon is trying to prove once again that it is more than just an online retail giant. Sort of. The company has come up with a new phone called the Fire Phone, complete with Dynamic Perspective screen for a viewing experience unlike any other.Although... >>

Hands-on: Amazon Prime Music streaming service (web, desktop, and mobile) review

Hands-on: Amazon Prime Music streaming service (web, desktop, and mobile) review

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Amazon has introduced a new streaming service in the US called Amazon Prime Music. The company said it provides unlimited, ad-free access to "over a million songs and hunderds of custom-built playlists". And there's no subscription fee. You just have... >>

Amazon Fire TV streaming box and game controller pictures and hands-on

Amazon Fire TV streaming box and game controller pictures and hands-on

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Amazon has finally entered the set-top box space with its newly-announced Fire TV. And it can do everything, including stream movies and television shows, displaying photos, and allow users to game - directly from their television sets.The actual Fire... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review
5.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review

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The new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is the latest eBook reader to capture the essence of the Kindle in its best form to date.When it comes to eBook readers, the Kindle has captured the imagination of the public. So much so that we're hearing Kindle used... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review
4.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review

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The latest update to Amazon's home-grown tablet range brings the HDX. It comes in two sizes - there's an 8.9-inch model and a 7-inch model - and we've been nestling down with the smaller model to review.It's priced to compete with Google's own Nexus 7,... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

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The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 swells Amazon's UK tablet offering to three devices, with the 8.9 sitting at the top of the pile, at least, in terms of size.It matches the design of the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD, and in many cases offers the same specs and functionality,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Kindle for Android review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Kindle for Android review (Android)

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There's a lot of talk of ecosystems with modern smartphones and the war raging around where you buy your content and where you consume it. In an ideal world you're free to move your content around and do with it what you want: it is, after all, your content.Buying... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Amazon Mobile (Tablet) review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Amazon Mobile (Tablet) review (Android)

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Amazon Mobile is one of the greatest coups of the shopping world. You walk into a high street store, scan what you want to buy, examine the price online compared to the shop you’re physically standing in and press buy, because it’s inevitably cheaper.Tablets... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire HD
4.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Fire HD

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The Kindle Fire HD brings to the UK something missing from Amazon's armoury: a tablet. With the Kindle E Ink reader now firmly lodged in the hands, and minds, of many, the most important thing about this particular tablet might not be the operating system... >>

Lovefilm for Kindle Fire HD pictures and hands-on

Lovefilm for Kindle Fire HD pictures and hands-on

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With the arrival of the Kindle Fire HD comes Lovefilm streaming its way on to Android. Not for every Android user mind, just those who happen to have picked up Amazon's new tablet. We've been calling out for a Lovefilm app for Android for ages: the iPad... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2012) review
5.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2012) review

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The biggest issue with the Amazon Kindle and its E-Ink technology is that while it's fantastic for reading on the beach, in broad daylight, or lasting for what seems an eternity on a single charge, try to read it in bed and you'll struggle without some... >>

Kindle 6-inch (2012)
5.0 stars

Kindle 6-inch (2012)

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No one could really accuse the Kindle of ever having been massively over-priced. For one, there has always been a good range of models, giving users the choice about what they spend and what options they get. But recently, Amazon has made the entry-level... >>

Amazon Kindle for Mac adds gesture support, we flick through some books

Amazon Kindle for Mac adds gesture support, we flick through some books

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Amazon Kindle for Mac has added gesture controls for Lion and Mountain Lion users, so Pocket-lint fired up the app to see whether it makes a difference.The new app hasn't really changed that much although it is also worth noting that if you've got a Kindle... >>

Amazon Kindle Touch 3G
4.5 stars

Amazon Kindle Touch 3G

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It wasn't all that long ago that we reviewed the new Kindle. As you might imagine, we loved it. This is, after all, the best known and best designed ebook reader on the market. It's simple, cheap, and pretty much single-purpose. What it does, it does... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Amazon Mobile review (Android/iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Amazon Mobile review (Android/iPhone)

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There was once a time that shopping involved flitting from one shop to the next. A glance in one store was followed by a dash over the road to another. A quick mental comparison of prices followed, along with the ever-important point of how far you'd... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire
4.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Fire

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Is it a jumped-up e-reader, a cut-price iPad or nothing more than a portable shop window for Amazon’s endless shelves? The Kindle Fire blunders into the tablet wars with something to annoy everyone: an LCD screen to irritate E Ink fans; a GPS-less,... >>

Amazon Kindle (2011)
4.5 stars

Amazon Kindle (2011)

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With all the fuss over the launch of the Kindle Fire tablet, it would have been easy to overlook the new Amazon product that Jeff Bezos expects to sell "many millions" - the cheapest Kindle ever, slightly confusingly also called the Kindle. (The Kindle... >>

Amazon Cloud Player on Cloud Drive hands-on

Amazon Cloud Player on Cloud Drive hands-on

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Amazon's Cloud Drive promises to let you store you music remotely and then stream it back to yourself wherever you are, but it is really that simple? We take a closer look at the new service to see whether it’s something that you should be getting... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Amazon Kindle (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Amazon Kindle (iPad)

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The iPad has been around for long enough now to give both iBooks and the Amazon Kindle app a thorough testing. We felt that we need to read a few novels, and spend some serious hands on time with each platform to gauge a proper feel of the behaviour of... >>

Amazon Kindle Keyboard 3G
4.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Keyboard 3G

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The new Amazon Kindle Keyboard 3G has landed, following up where the Kindle Keyboard left off. We criticised the Kindle Keyboard on various fronts: the fact that it was restricted to Amazon’s material when it came to purchasing ebooks was the biggest... >>

Amazon Kindle Keyboard
3.5 stars

Amazon Kindle Keyboard

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The Amazon Kindle has only relatively recently made it to the UK, with our US brothers and sisters enjoying the device for some time. As we've been looking at our disconnected ebook readers on this side of the pond and scratching our balding pates, US... >>

Amazon Kindle DX ebook
3.5 stars

Amazon Kindle DX ebook

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According to Amazon, Kindle users buy 2.6 times as many books as other customers - and even purchase the same number of printed books that they did before. So why did one attendee of Book Expo America last month confess to wanting to punch an owner of... >>