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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... >>

Kindle First: Get free books from Amazon for your Kindle each month

Kindle First: Get free books from Amazon for your Kindle each month

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Amazon has launched another new incentive for Kindle owners that offers one of four editorially chosen eBooks a month for free to Prime subscribers. And even if you don't pay for a Prime subscription, you can still get one for 99p. In addition, the books... >>

Amazon Kindle Unlimited UK: Everything you need to know about the Spotify for books

Amazon Kindle Unlimited UK: Everything you need to know about the Spotify for books

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Following a successful launch in the US just a few months ago, Amazon has launched its Kindle Unlimited service in the UK. You can use Kindle Unlimited to download and read an unlimited quantity of ebooks and audiobooks for a set monthly fee, and you... >>

Amazon smarthome gadgets incoming, one-touch orders could refill your cupboards

Amazon smarthome gadgets incoming, one-touch orders could refill your cupboards

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Amazon is reportedly going full-bore with hardware as it begins work on gadgets for the smarthome. According to Reuters, Amazon plans to boost its hardware development staff by at least 27 per cent in the next five years. The source claims that Amazon... >>

Amazon Kindle Unlimited, the Spotify of books, arrives in the UK

Amazon Kindle Unlimited, the Spotify of books, arrives in the UK

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Amazon has now launched its Kindle Unlimited service in the UK allowing readers to enjoy unlimited books for a monthly fee of £7.99. Kindle Unlimited subscribers have access to over 650,000 books including the Harry Potter series, the Hunger Games trilogy,... >>

Amazon Fire range refreshed, with new colours for Fire HD and more powerful HDX

Amazon Fire range refreshed, with new colours for Fire HD and more powerful HDX

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Amazon has dropped the Kindle branding from its tablet ranges and refreshed the line-up for 2014. The new Amazon Fire HD tablets come in 6- and 7-inch screen sizes and five different colour choices - perhaps to tackle the rise of the bright and cheery... >>

Amazon Kindle Voyage official: Top of the line eBook reader with next-gen Paperwhite display

Amazon Kindle Voyage official: Top of the line eBook reader with next-gen Paperwhite display

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Amazon has announced a more high-end option to its Kindle Paperwhite eBook reader and, as leaked a day early by the retailer's German and Japanese sites, it's called the Kindle Voyage. In addition, the company has replaced its entry-level model with... >>

Amazon sites leak new Kindle Voyage ereader with 6-inch display

Amazon sites leak new Kindle Voyage ereader with 6-inch display

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Amazon has a new Kindle ereader in the works, and it doesn't use the Paperwhite brand name. The last Kindle Paperwhite released in 2013, in Wi-Fi and 3G models, and featured the same 6-inch screen with 212 PPI and bezel as the original Paperwhite. Although... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video now available on Android through Amazon app

Amazon Prime Instant Video now available on Android through Amazon app

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It's taken a fair while, but Amazon's movie and TV show streaming service is now available on Android. Even though a dedicated application has been available for iOS devices for years, in both Lovefilm and Amazon Prime Instant Video flavours, there has... >>

Amazon Fire Phone price drastically cut in US, ahead of UK release

Amazon Fire Phone price drastically cut in US, ahead of UK release

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Amazon has just cut the price of its two-month-old Fire Phone to almost nothing, following an announcement that same smartphone would soon launch in the UK. Such a drastic price reduction indicates mediocre sales. The company slashed the Fire Phone's... >>

Amazon Fire Phone available now to pre-order for 30 September UK release, O2 exclusive

Amazon Fire Phone available now to pre-order for 30 September UK release, O2 exclusive

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Amazon has announced that its Fire Phone will be available in the UK from 30 September. It is available for pre-order now as an O2 exclusive. The Amazon Fire Phone has already been launched in the US. The UK model will have the same hardware and it will... >>

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

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

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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... >>

Panasonic AX902 is a 4K Ultra HD TV with Amazon 4K and Netflix 4K

Panasonic AX902 is a 4K Ultra HD TV with Amazon 4K and Netflix 4K

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Panasonic has announced it will launch the AX902 4K Ultra HD LED LCD television this autumn. The television supposedly features Panasonic's best picture performance and home entertainment experience. In fact, the AX902 can adust to lighting conditions... >>

Greenpeace to tech industry: Be more like Apple

Greenpeace to tech industry: Be more like Apple

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Greenpeace has criticised Samsung, Microsoft, Amazon and others for not doing enough to create green gadgets saying they should act more like Apple.  In a new report out ahead of the IFA trade show in Berlin, the environmental organisation says Samsung... >>

Step aside, Amazon: Google has a drone-delivery program called Project Wing

Step aside, Amazon: Google has a drone-delivery program called Project Wing

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Following at least two years of rumours, Google has confirmed it is developing a drone-based delivery program called Project Wing. According to the BBC and The Atlantic, the Google X team at Google has been working on Project Wing for a couple of years.... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video to stream in 4K from October

Amazon Prime Instant Video to stream in 4K from October

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Amazon will begin streaming in 4K according to a Samsung release that let the cat out of the bag. Samsung sent out a release that said its 4K UHD TV line would largely be able to support Amazon's Prime Instant Video UHD streaming service. The Samsung... >>

Twitch hit by DDoS attack right after Amazon announced purchase

Twitch hit by DDoS attack right after Amazon announced purchase

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Amazon announced yesterday that it bought Twitch. This has clearly rubbed some people the wrong way as the site has been hit by a denial of service attack. Amazon announced its purchase of the gaming video streaming service for almost £600 million. Now... >>

Why on Earth does Amazon want Twitch?

Why on Earth does Amazon want Twitch?

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Almost exactly a month ago, we here at Pocket-lint published our thoughts on why Google might want to acquire videogaming community service Twitch, presuming that the deal was as good as done. However, not only has Google not bought Twitch (although... >>

Amazon steals Twitch acquisition from Google for £585 million

Amazon steals Twitch acquisition from Google for £585 million

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Amazon is apparently about to acquire Twitch out from under Google's nose. Update: Amazon has bought Twitch for $970 million (£585 million). In a statement, Jeff Bezos, CEO at Amazon, said: “Like Twitch, we obsess over customers and like to think differently,... >>

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

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Amazon is really doing it, drones are really going to be making deliveries of your orders in the near future. But first it's off to India for testing. In countries like the US there are so many laws on the land and in the air that testing drones over... >>

First Amazon Fire Phone update adds multitasking, app folders, and more

First Amazon Fire Phone update adds multitasking, app folders, and more

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Amazon announced the Fire Phone exactly two months ago today, and to celebrate, the retail giant has awarded the device with its first update. The new update includes a small selecton of enhancements, such as improved battery life and a Lenticular photos... >>

Amazon launches Square-like Local Register card reader for all platforms

Amazon launches Square-like Local Register card reader for all platforms

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Online retailer Amazon has introduced a mobile card reader called Local Register, essentially pitting itself against the likes of Square. Local Register enables you to swipe credit and debit cards using your mobile device equipped with Amazon's physical... >>

Sony is quitting the eReader biz worldwide, after losing out to Amazon Kindle

Sony is quitting the eReader biz worldwide, after losing out to Amazon Kindle

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Months after shutting down the Sony Reader Store for eBooks as well as closing down eBook outlets worldwide and transferring customers to Kobo for all new eBook purchases, Sony has announced it will stop manufacturing eReader hardware. According to The... >>