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Echo is Amazon's new cylindrical Bluetooth speaker with a voice assistant

Echo is Amazon's new cylindrical Bluetooth speaker with a voice assistant

By 6 November 2014

Amazon wants you to know it likes to dabble in hardware. So, in an unexpected announcement, it has unveiled Echo. Echo is a Internet-connected speaker that looks like the MacPro, because it's cylindrical in shape. Apart from its unique design, Echo notably... >>

Amazon Fire TV updated with more game options and Android mirroring for all

Amazon Fire TV updated with more game options and Android mirroring for all

By 4 November 2014

No sooner has the Fire TV launched in the UK than Amazon has pushed a fairly major software update for the streaming box. One of the things that perhaps rankled about the device was that the list of compatible games was not as fully fleshed as we would... >>

Amazon won't ditch Fire Phone just yet, will make new ones

Amazon won't ditch Fire Phone just yet, will make new ones

By 31 October 2014

After posting dismal third-quarter results last week, it was clear Amazon missed with the Fire Phone and subsequently suffered due to lack of sales. An Amazon executive has now confirmed as much, while also hinting the company isn't giving up. Speaking... >>

Amazon.co.uk cosies up with O2 to sell you mobile contracts: We compare the deals

Amazon.co.uk cosies up with O2 to sell you mobile contracts: We compare the deals

By 28 October 2014

Amazon.co.uk will now sell you a mobile phone contract, meaning you can buy not only the hardware, but the tariff to go with it. Amazon has been selling smartphones for a long time, offering devices like the Moto G as a retail partner for Motorola before... >>

Amazon Fire Stick locks Chromecast and Roku in its $39 sights

Amazon Fire Stick locks Chromecast and Roku in its $39 sights

By 27 October 2014

Amazon has announced a new TV enhancing device in its Amazon Fire Stick. This follows the recent release of its Amazon Fire TV box. The Amazon Fire Stick is the company's version of Google's Chromecast and Roku's Stick. The Amazon Fire Stick will be $39,... >>

Hot new Warner comic book adaptation Constantine hits Amazon Prime Instant first

Hot new Warner comic book adaptation Constantine hits Amazon Prime Instant first

By 27 October 2014

Marvel has proven in recent times that comic book adaptations are hugely popular on the big and small screens alike, having huge success with its own-produced Avengers and tie-in movies. The second series of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has garnered great viewing... >>

Amazon Fire TV review
4 out of 5

Amazon Fire TV review

By 24 October 2014

When we first encountered the Amazon Fire TV and wrote our original review, it was a US product only. Since then though it has made it onto the UK market too and, with hindsight and time on its side, the UK version has implemented some of the things missing... >>

Amazon Q3 2014: Dark times ahead as losses widen to $437 million

Amazon Q3 2014: Dark times ahead as losses widen to $437 million

By 23 October 2014

Amazon has reported third-quarter earnings, and it's clear the company hasn't been doing well. The company posted a net loss of $437 million, or 95 cents a share, and revenue of $20.58 billion, meaning it just barely missed expectations of $20.84 billion... >>

Nexus 9 starts at £319 if you pre-order from Google or Amazon

Nexus 9 starts at £319 if you pre-order from Google or Amazon

By 17 October 2014

Amazon.co.uk has listed all the models of the HTC-made Google Nexus 9 tablet for pre-order under its pre-order guarantee scheme and is taking a gamble on prices starting at £319 for the 16GB Wi-Fi only model. UPDATE: The Google Play Store has also... >>

Amazon Fire HD 7 review
4 out of 5

Amazon Fire HD 7 review

By 17 October 2014

Timing is everything and in the case of the Fire HD 7 tablet, Amazon has been dealt a particularly unlucky slice of it. Had the Fire HD arrived in our hands before we had a chance to play with the Tesco Hudl 2, we'd be impressed by the refresh to Amazon's... >>