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Tesco Hudl rivals: 7-inch tablets to consider

Tesco Hudl rivals: 7-inch tablets to consider

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Tesco has announced its own tablet, the Tesco Hudl, a 7-inch Android device priced at £119, looking to steal some of the action from other slates in this portable yet practical size.The Tesco tablet is one of the most affordable out there, for which... >>

Ordered GTA V from Amazon? You may get it early as Rockstar investigates some retailers shipping too soon

Ordered GTA V from Amazon? You may get it early as Rockstar investigates some retailers shipping too soon

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Grand Theft Auto V is due for release, officially, on 17 September. But after Amazon announced it had already sold out of copies the game's maker Rockstar is investigating the retailer. It suspects Amazon has been shipping games ahead of its release schedule.While... >>

Amazon redesigns Kindle Fire HD and shows it off in public

Amazon redesigns Kindle Fire HD and shows it off in public

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The latest Kindle Fire HD from Amazon is shaping up to be one impressive slate, if rumours are accurate. And now, thanks to a BGR exclusive, we can get a look at it.The 7-inch HD tablet is on show here although there is word that we can also expect an... >>

Amazon: No smartphone this year, no plans to offer it for free in the future

Amazon: No smartphone this year, no plans to offer it for free in the future

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After much rumour and speculation, an Amazon spokesperson has confirmed the company has no plans to release a smartphone in 2013.Former Wall Street Journal reporters Jessica E. Lessin and Amir Efrati said on Friday Amazon has plans to release a smartphone... >>

Amazon plans to change the status quo, could offer Kindle smartphone free

Amazon plans to change the status quo, could offer Kindle smartphone free

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Everybody knows that Amazon wants to make a smartphone, but a new report has suggested the company also wants to make a smartphone that's free for consumers when it launches.Former Wall Street Journal reporters Jessica E. Lessin and Amir Efrati both... >>

Amazon new Kindle Paperwhite officially available for pre-order, ships on 30 September

Amazon new Kindle Paperwhite officially available for pre-order, ships on 30 September

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Amid all the recent mobile news from Apple and Google, Amazon has decided to jump on board by officially announcing the new Kindle Paperwhite.The announcement came just a few hours after the company accidentally published a product page for the Kindle... >>

Amazon accidentally outs Kindle Paperwhite 2

Amazon accidentally outs Kindle Paperwhite 2

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With Apple having to put up with leaks of its new devices seemingly coming from its supply chain in China, you would think other manufacturers would be on high alert not to fall foul of similar spoilers. And you'd also think that they'd be a little more... >>

Kindle MatchBook to offer cheap digital editions of previously-purchased print books

Kindle MatchBook to offer cheap digital editions of previously-purchased print books

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Amazon has announced Kindle MatchBook which, like the existing AutoRip feature, is looking to pair-up physical purchases from Amazon.com with a digital offering. Eligible titles that you've previously purchased as far back as 1995 will be made available... >>

Amazon Appstore deal makes top Android apps free, includes SwiftKey and Shazam Encore

Amazon Appstore deal makes top Android apps free, includes SwiftKey and Shazam Encore

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The Amazon Appstore for Android temporarily marked down 10 popular Android apps on Friday as part of a "Greatest Hits" deal that celebrates its second birthday (or first in the UK).Amazon discounts sometimes popular and sometimes not-so popular Android... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire HD leaks suggest high-resolution updates

Amazon Kindle Fire HD leaks suggest high-resolution updates

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The next version of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD may come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset and a 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution display, if new details prove to be accurate.The current iteration of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets were launched on 6... >>

Amazon SNS service launches, simplifies push notifications across platforms

Amazon SNS service launches, simplifies push notifications across platforms

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Amazon on Tuesday launched a new service under its Amazon Web Services division that will make it easier for developers to include push notifications in apps when developing for multiple platforms.Called Amazon Simple Notification Service with Push,... >>

Amazon Android game console reportedly in the works, could release by November

Amazon Android game console reportedly in the works, could release by November

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Another day, another product rumour coming from unnamed sources. This time around, Game Informer has some anonymous sources who claim Amazon is developing an Android-based console that will release by Black Friday (29 November).Citing those "who have... >>

Amazon UK starts games and software digital downloads

Amazon UK starts games and software digital downloads

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Amazon in the UK has announced that it is now offering digital downloads for video games and software - 13 years after it started selling them in the UK.In an attempt to keep up with the times and allow people to start playing games or using their new... >>

Amazon Art offers fine art to browse and buy, from $2.5 million Monet to $10 Humphrey

Amazon Art offers fine art to browse and buy, from $2.5 million Monet to $10 Humphrey

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Amazon.com has opened a fine art section of its online store, making it easier to browse and buy work online from a number of galleries across the US, Canada, UK and the Netherlands.There are more than 40,000 works of art available, all categorised and... >>

Lovefilm signs deal with Food Network, offers all-you-can-eat Man vs Food

Lovefilm signs deal with Food Network, offers all-you-can-eat Man vs Food

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Amazon-owned Lovefilm has signed a content deal with Scripps Networks Interactive that will add a plethora of lifestyle and cookery shows from its Food Network and Travel Channel stations.TV programmes from both the UK and US have been added to Lovefilm... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2013 specifications leak, 1080p and Snapdragon 800?

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2013 specifications leak, 1080p and Snapdragon 800?

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It's been rather quiet on the Amazon Kindle Fire front of late. Most of the small form factor tablet rumour action has been around the second-generation Nexus 7 - now official - and the possible Retina-display iPad mini. But a number of specifications... >>

Amazon UK to start charging for Super Saver Delivery again, minimum spend £10 for free service

Amazon UK to start charging for Super Saver Delivery again, minimum spend £10 for free service

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Amazon is to send out an email to all UK customers informing them that from today it will be withdrawing free delivery for orders under £10. Certain items are exempt from the new ruling, but those that aren't can only be ordered individually if you are... >>

Amazon UK will let you track Prime parcels on map -  within 15 minutes of delivery

Amazon UK will let you track Prime parcels on map - within 15 minutes of delivery

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UK courier DPD and service carrier Interlink Express jointly introduced on Friday a new delivery service, called Follow My Parcel, which provides real-time, live-tracking of parcels and a 15-minute delivery slot window.Starting 5 August, Amazon UK, fashion... >>

Amazon GameCircle now supports all Android devices

Amazon GameCircle now supports all Android devices

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Amazon has expanded GameCircle support beyond Kindle Fire to all Android devices.The service, which is akin to Apple's GameCenter, launched a year ago with support for Kindle Fire only, and it offered Whispersync technology for syncing data - ie, progress,... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #134 - Windows 8.1 Preview hands-on, BlackBerry and Amazon AutoRip

Pocket-lint Podcast #134 - Windows 8.1 Preview hands-on, BlackBerry and Amazon AutoRip

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Windows 8.1 Preview is available to download for free so we look at the features Microsoft has added that will make the final consumer version of the update an essential installation. And yes, the start button is back.Plus, the team looks at BlackBerry's... >>

Amazon: Cloud Player for Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone would sit well in our strategy

Amazon: Cloud Player for Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone would sit well in our strategy

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With Amazon launching its AutoRip service in the UK and several other regions in Europe today, to add to its already established US version, there has been considerable focus on the company's Cloud Player.AutoRip MP3s and those bought on the retail site... >>

Amazon AutoRip for books and video? Hopefully in the future, says exec

Amazon AutoRip for books and video? Hopefully in the future, says exec

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Amazon launched its AutoRip music service in the UK and other regions in Europe today, an added benefit to customers who buy CDs and vinyl records from the online retailer. They get free MP3 versions of all tracks to play in or download from Amazon's... >>

Amazon AutoRip comes to the UK, get free MP3 versions when you buy CDs or vinyl

Amazon AutoRip comes to the UK, get free MP3 versions when you buy CDs or vinyl

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Amazon has launched its AutoRip service in the UK. When you buy AutoRip-tagged CDs or even vinyl records you will receive the MP3 versions of all tracks for free. What's more, the same will apply to any AutoRip-enabled CD or record purchased at any time... >>

Amazon's MP3 store in UK now optimised for iPhone and iPod touch

Amazon's MP3 store in UK now optimised for iPhone and iPod touch

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Amazon optimised its MP3 store in the UK for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch on Monday, so iOS customers can now buy music from the Safari browser and store purchases in their Cloud Player accounts to share between devices.The move includes Amazon's catalogue... >>

Lovefilm signs with CBS to bring Californication, Dexter and classic Star Trek to the platform

Lovefilm signs with CBS to bring Californication, Dexter and classic Star Trek to the platform

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Amazon's media-streaming service Lovefilm has signed a multi-year content deal with CBS Studios International, which adds all manner of new TV shows to its Lovefilm Instant line-up.It includes TV series from CBS and Showtime, so The Good Wife, Blue Bloods,... >>

Xbox One release date: 27 November, says Amazon

Xbox One release date: 27 November, says Amazon

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Amazon.com in the US is claiming it knows the release date of the Xbox One console, even though Microsoft has yet to officially confirm anything.According to the online retailer, the Xbox One console will be on sale in the USA from 27 November."This item... >>

Microsoft was planning Amazon and eBay rival called Project Brazil

Microsoft was planning Amazon and eBay rival called Project Brazil

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Details of a Microsoft designed marketplace called Project Brazil which never came to fruition have appeared online. Revealed by The Wall Street Journal, the Amazon rival was actually very close to release, but stumbled at the last minute.The plan was... >>

Lovefilm releases enhanced streaming app for Xbox 360, embraces Kinect

Lovefilm releases enhanced streaming app for Xbox 360, embraces Kinect

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The Lovefilm application has been available on Xbox 360 for a fair while but has now been totally rejigged to bring it in line with the overall style of the console's user interface. And Kinect support has been added too.Lovefilm Instant on Xbox 360 now... >>

Amazon introduces social Birthday Gift cards, lets Facebook friends contribute money

Amazon introduces social Birthday Gift cards, lets Facebook friends contribute money

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Amazon announced on Tuesday that it has launched social Birthday Gift cards for Facebook friends. The unique aspect to Amazon's digital gift cards on Facebook, aside from the ability to attach messages, is that any of the recipient’s Facebook friends... >>

PS4 and Xbox One top Amazon sales charts

PS4 and Xbox One top Amazon sales charts

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Amazon's pre-order pages for the PS4 and Xbox One are causing quite a stir, despite the huge listed price of both next-gen consoles. Right now the Xbox One is sitting at the top of Amazon's PC and Video Games chart, with the PS4 next in line.Sony's console... >>

Amazon's Indie Game Store opens for independent Mac and PC games

Amazon's Indie Game Store opens for independent Mac and PC games

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Amazon on Thursday launched a dedicated storefront for independent games.Called Indie Game Store, the marketplace essentially helps developers promote their Mac, PC, or browser-based games through Amazon. A few of the notable indie games at launch include Don’t... >>

Amazon-Viacom deal adds Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon shows to Prime Instant Video

Amazon-Viacom deal adds Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon shows to Prime Instant Video

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Amazon's Prime Instant Video service now features thousands of episodes from Viacom's Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.Amazon announced the multi-year licensing agreement with Viacom on Tuesday and said the content would bulk its Prime... >>

Lovefilm and Amazon Studios reveal the five streaming pilots to be made into series, may come as shock

Lovefilm and Amazon Studios reveal the five streaming pilots to be made into series, may come as shock

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The Amazon Studios pilots project has ended, with five of the pilot episodes available to stream during the process being made into full series for both Amazon Instant Video in the US and Lovefilm Instant in the UK.However, one of the early tips has failed... >>

'Login with Amazon' service launched, one sign in for websites, games and app

'Login with Amazon' service launched, one sign in for websites, games and app

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Amazon has announced a Facebook-style single login for websites, games and applications. Called "Login with Amazon", it allows you to sign into other services using your Amazon password, just like Facebook's one-click login system.“Login with Amazon enables... >>

Amazon Android Appstore now accessible through browsers in UK

Amazon Android Appstore now accessible through browsers in UK

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Amazon has finally expanded its online Android Appstore to countries outside the US. Previously, UK customers could purchase apps only through their Kindle Fire tablets or Android mobile devices, now they can buy them on Amazon.co.uk and have them ready... >>

Amazon launches Kindle Worlds, a way to make money from fan fiction

Amazon launches Kindle Worlds, a way to make money from fan fiction

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Amazon has launched a new initiative for promising authors who love to write about TV shows and other licensed properties they adore. Fan fiction is huge on the net, and is often posted on fan sites for free, but Amazon is offering a royalty scheme for... >>

Lovefilm Vikings interviews: Binge TV, exclusivity deals and Iron Age iPhones

Lovefilm Vikings interviews: Binge TV, exclusivity deals and Iron Age iPhones

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When Lovefilm announced it had acquired the exclusive rights to hit US TV show Vikings, it fired a significant shot across the bows of not only its major video streaming rivals, Netflix, Now TV and the like, but also conventional TV.The premieres of new... >>

Google Play Music All Access vs iTunes vs Spotify vs Amazon Cloud Player vs Xbox Music vs Music Unlimited

Google Play Music All Access vs iTunes vs Spotify vs Amazon Cloud Player vs Xbox Music vs Music Unlimited

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The arrival of Google Music on UK shores has added to the tumbling pile of digital music service options for people to consider, throw in the just announce All Access setup from Google and you have a Spotify rival to boot. With so many different services... >>

Amazon releases Cloud Player for PC to access your purchased music

Amazon releases Cloud Player for PC to access your purchased music

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In an effort to continue bolstering its cloud services, Amazon on Monday released Cloud Player for PC, allowing you to stream music you've purchased from the online music giant right to your desktop. This takes a step away from Cloud Player's traditional... >>

Amazon Coins now available in US for Kindle Fire purchases, may head to UK in future

Amazon Coins now available in US for Kindle Fire purchases, may head to UK in future

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Amazon has launched its Amazon Coins virtual currency in the US, with a free $5 worth automatically deposited in the account of every Kindle Fire owner.The money is much like Microsoft's Xbox Points, in that it can be exchanged for games, apps and in-app... >>

Amazon Cloud Drive Photo takes on Dropbox, wants your photos

Amazon Cloud Drive Photo takes on Dropbox, wants your photos

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Amazon is to take on Dropbox, iPhoto, and Flickr with a new photo-sharing app for the iPhone called Cloud Drive Photos. The new app, which is available now via the iTunes App Store, allows you to back-up your photos from your iPhone, iPad, Mac or PC... >>

Amazon planning to release smartphone with 3D display?

Amazon planning to release smartphone with 3D display?

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We've already heard that Amazon plans to release a Kindle smartphone but new information makes us believe it will be more than just the typical piece of plastic we've come to know.According to sources at The Wall Street Journal, Amazon is developing... >>

First small-screen Windows 8 tablet leaked on Amazon, Acer Iconia W3

First small-screen Windows 8 tablet leaked on Amazon, Acer Iconia W3

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With rumours that Microsoft will be unveiling two small-screen Windows 8 tablet devices at its Build Developer Conference in June fresh in the memory, one diminutive slate has already broken cover.The Acer Iconia W3, an 8.1-inch Windows 8 tablet, appeared... >>

Lovefilm 2.0 arrives on PS3, radical changes include redesign and improved search

Lovefilm 2.0 arrives on PS3, radical changes include redesign and improved search

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Lovefilm Instant has been a mainstay of the PS3's XrossMediaBar for a considerable while, but even the biggest fan would say that in operability terms, it lagged behind the more recent addition Netflix. Not so anymore, as version 2.0 of the PlayStation... >>

Amazon reportedly working on an Apple TV competitor for your living room

Amazon reportedly working on an Apple TV competitor for your living room

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Amazon is hoping to hit the big screen in your living room. The online retail giant is developing a set-top box that will stream video over the Internet, reports Bloomberg, similar to the Apple TV, Roku and Google TV.Amazon already has a large array of... >>

Xbox SmartGlass now available for Amazon Kindle Fire family

Xbox SmartGlass now available for Amazon Kindle Fire family

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Microsoft has released its Xbox SmartGlass application for Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets. In the US, anyway. Brits will have to wait a bit longer, it seems, as only Amazon.com is listing the app at present. It is yet to show up on the... >>

Zombieland leads the way as Amazon Studios' pilots hit Instant Video and Lovefilm, you choose which shows get made into series

Zombieland leads the way as Amazon Studios' pilots hit Instant Video and Lovefilm, you choose which shows get made into series

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Amazon and subsidiary Lovefilm have now made available the first 14 pilots commissioned through Amazon Studios, both online and to be streamed through multiple devices.UK TV viewers can watch them through Lovefilm, while those in the US can stream them... >>