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Amazon Fire TV now available for pre-order in UK and Germany

Amazon Fire TV now available for pre-order in UK and Germany

By 3 September 2014

During a private press event on the eve of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Amazon has announced that its video streaming and gaming set-top-box Fire TV is now available for pre-order in the UK and Germany. It is available to order from... >>

Flappy Birds Family with multiplayer, we go hands-on

Flappy Birds Family with multiplayer, we go hands-on

By 4 August 2014

We'll confess: We played, or rather attempted to play, Flappy Bird. You know, that ridiculously viral and addictive game that became a huge success earlier this year before the developer randomly pulled it from both the Android and iOS App Stores without... >>

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

By 28 June 2014

Summer solstice has seen the peak of daytime hours come and go and we've been most of those hours to bring you the latest tech reviews. In addition to the latest Nikon D810 full-frame DSLR camera announced this week, we've seen plenty of other top kit... >>

Amazon Fire TV review
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Amazon Fire TV review

By 25 June 2014

Amazon is an interesting company. It's an online retail giant. It's an ebook king. It wants to be a bit of everything. And now thanks to Amazon Fire TV - and, more recently, the Fire Phone - it's a hardware company too. There's a lot going on with Fire... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Roku Streaming Stick vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Roku Streaming Stick vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

By 11 June 2014

The rise in the number of media streaming services has been scarily rapid in the last couple of years. There are now so many ways to have movies and TV shows delivered to your home, at a variety of subscriptions and fees, that you could never be found... >>

Amazon Prime Instant and HBO sign multi-year agreement, HBO Go coming to Fire TV

Amazon Prime Instant and HBO sign multi-year agreement, HBO Go coming to Fire TV

By 23 April 2014

Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers will soon be able to watch entire series from the HBO back catalogue as part of the video on demand service, although only in the US. As Sky holds the rights for HBO content in the UK, it doesn't seem like the same... >>

Amazon Fire TV's voice search feature to support Netflix 'later this year'

Amazon Fire TV's voice search feature to support Netflix 'later this year'

By 21 April 2014

Brace yourself: Voice search on Amazon's Fire TV will soon work with Netflix. Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, revealed in a quarterly letter to investors that Netflix plans to support voice search "later this year". Currently, on Fire TV, you can only... >>

Amazon's Fire TV expands voice search beyond Prime to Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime

Amazon's Fire TV expands voice search beyond Prime to Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime

By 17 April 2014

Amazon's Fire TV just got even more powerful. No, the online retail giant's first set-top box didn't swap out its quad-core processor for something even more punchy; it simply updated voice search. You can now browse and find content on Hulu Plus, Crackle,... >>

AllCast now lets you stream and mirror from Android device to Amazon's Fire TV

AllCast now lets you stream and mirror from Android device to Amazon's Fire TV

By 8 April 2014

You can now stream and screen-mirror from an Android device to your new Amazon Fire TV, thanks to a swift update to the AllCast for Android app. Develoepr Koushik Dutta didn't take long to add support for Fire TV to the AllCast app, as he just released... >>

Amazon Fire TV is US-only but eyes global availability

Amazon Fire TV is US-only but eyes global availability

By 2 April 2014

Amazon has unveiled its Fire TV set-top box alongside a tiny remote with a built-in microphone and a Fire game controller. Unfortunately, at least for the time being, the company's streaming setup is only available in the US. Starting today, anyone in... >>