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Amazon TV box back on track, partners claim March launch

Amazon TV box back on track, partners claim March launch

By 21 February 2014

Amazon has been rumoured to be releasing its own TV streaming set-top box for some time, but has always denied it. However, partners of the online retailer apparently disagree, claiming that the service will launch as early as March. Speaking to re/code,... >>

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 boss North's name used on Lush toiletries after labelling row

Amazon boss North's name used on Lush toiletries after labelling row

By 13 February 2014

Lush, the cosmetics company, has trademarked Amazon UK managing director Chris North's name for use on its toiletries. It did so in retaliation after Amazon refused to admit that selling non-Lush products with the description "lush" was wrong. After... >>

DFC Intelligence forecast predicts both PS4 and Xbox One will reach 100 million sales

DFC Intelligence forecast predicts both PS4 and Xbox One will reach 100 million sales

By 11 February 2014

Video game research firm DFC Intelligence has forecast that PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will sell each 100 million units, which would mark the first time two competing systems hit that milestone. Nintendo's Wii console was the only last-generation console... >>

Retina scanning drones to make secure aerial deliveries soon

Retina scanning drones to make secure aerial deliveries soon

By 10 February 2014

The UAE has built a prototype unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of carrying documents for delivery to individuals, after scanning their eyes and fingers. Quadcopters making deliveries is already something Amazon has announced it's looking into. But... >>

Amazon acquires game studio Double Helix following console rumours

Amazon acquires game studio Double Helix following console rumours

By 6 February 2014

Amazon has acquired game studio Double Helix, the maker of the Xbox One exclusive game Killer Instinct.   "Amazon has acquired Double Helix as part of our ongoing commitment to build innovative games for customers,"  the company confirmed to Pocket-lint.... >>

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 Kindle gets a price cut, now only £59

Amazon Kindle gets a price cut, now only £59

By 30 January 2014

Amazon has slashed £10 off the price of the entry-level Amazon Kindle, meaning you can now pick one up for £59. The entry-level model offers a 6-inch E Ink display and buttons across the bottom for navigation. It comes with Wi-Fi to keep you connected... >>

4moms Origami baby buggy comes with headlights, trip counter and more (video)

4moms Origami baby buggy comes with headlights, trip counter and more (video)

By 29 January 2014

Amazon in the UK is to start selling a new baby buggy that will tell you how fast and far you are walking when you next take your little one out for a ride. Aimed at mums and dads keen to find out just how far that walk around the block is, the 4Moms... >>

Amazon reportedly set to release Android console in 2014, priced under $300

Amazon reportedly set to release Android console in 2014, priced under $300

By 28 January 2014

Amazon has plans to release an Android-based games console to compete with Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, according to VG247. Not only will the console stream and download games, it will also provide music, movies and TV content to users for under $300,... >>