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Now you can pick up your Amazon purchases on the same day and for free

Now you can pick up your Amazon purchases on the same day and for free

By 15 October 2014

Amazon has launched a same-day pick-up service in the UK as an expansion of its Pick-Up Location programme. You can now order an item in the morning and pick it up later in the day. And what's more, Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to use the service... >>

Which is the best movie streaming service in the US? Netflix vs Instant Video vs iTunes vs Google Play and more

Which is the best movie streaming service in the US? Netflix vs Instant Video vs iTunes vs Google Play and more

By 10 October 2014

Pocket-lint has already detailed the best media streaming services available in the UK, and now we've done the same for the US. Such services have become increasingly important to the way that we consume our content, and fortunately, there are so many... >>

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

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

By 14 June 2014

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 reportedly planning ad-supported video streaming service

Amazon reportedly planning ad-supported video streaming service

By 27 March 2014

Amazon has plans to unveil a free, advertising-supported streaming service complete with television and music video content, according to the Wall Street Journal. It won't be based around Amazon Prime, which costs $99 per year, like originally thought.... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video bags BBC's Ripper Street exclusive, Lovefilm subscribers rejoice

Amazon Prime Instant Video bags BBC's Ripper Street exclusive, Lovefilm subscribers rejoice

By 26 February 2014

Amazon Prime Instant Video has secured the streaming rights to Ripper Street, the acclaimed BBC drama, and will commission a third series, airing exclusive episodes before the new series is shown on BBC1.  Today has seen the launch of Amazon Prime Instant... >>

Amazon Prime now £79 a year, includes Instant Video, discounted Kindle Fires to tempt you

Amazon Prime now £79 a year, includes Instant Video, discounted Kindle Fires to tempt you

By 26 February 2014

Amazon has raised the price of its Amazon Prime service to £79, from the £49 that it was previously, effective today. After a 30-day free trial, new customers to the service will have to pay the higher price, but there are added services included in... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video vs Lovefilm Instant: What's the difference?

Amazon Prime Instant Video vs Lovefilm Instant: What's the difference?

By 26 February 2014

Amazon has changed the name of Lovefilm Instant to Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK. Going forward, all the company's movie and TV show streaming offerings will go under the new banner. But does that mean there are any differences to the two services... >>

Amazon Prime gets £30 price hike, but you do now get to watch thousands of films and TV shows

Amazon Prime gets £30 price hike, but you do now get to watch thousands of films and TV shows

By 21 February 2014

Amazon is to increase the price of its Amazon Prime service in the UK from £49 to £79 from 26 February. The price hike coincides with the rebranding of Amazon's film and TV show streaming service Lovefilm, which will now be dubbed Amazon Prime Instant... >>

Amazon Prime's flat fee could increase $20 to $40 in US, reveals CFO after fourth-quarter earnings results

Amazon Prime's flat fee could increase $20 to $40 in US, reveals CFO after fourth-quarter earnings results

By 30 January 2014

Amazon didn't do as well as expected in the fourth quarter, so it is considering something it hasn't done in years: increasing Amazon Prime's yearly fee. Amazon's Q4 2013 earnings results revealed a profit of $239 million. That's more than double what... >>

Amazon smartphone could launch early in 2014

Amazon smartphone could launch early in 2014

By 17 December 2013

Amazon is almost certainly bringing a smartphone out, the rumour mill has said so numerous times. But now it’s also punting out a release date of early 2014. According to DigiTimes, which has a hit-and-miss track record for rumours, Primax has landed... >>