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Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

By 3 June 2015

Amazon has made its Kids Edition Fire HD tablet device available for pre-order in the UK, with shipping due to start on 18 June. It's been available in the US for a while, but finally comes to these shores to offer a robust, safe slate that children can... >>

Amazon agrees to pay UK taxes, but will shoppers be getting the bill?

Amazon agrees to pay UK taxes, but will shoppers be getting the bill?

By 26 May 2015

Amazon has announced that it will begin paying European taxes at last. But will that mean the company simply hikes its prices to cover the cost, leaving us out of pocket anyway? Until now Amazon has been paying its European tax in one country, Luxembourg,... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick price drops to £25: Happy National Streaming Day

Amazon Fire TV Stick price drops to £25: Happy National Streaming Day

By 20 May 2015

Today is National Streaming Day. It appears Amazon wants to celebrate that by offering a price drop on its Fire TV Stick, now at £25. The Amazon Fire TV Stick was previously £35 and has dropped the £10 today without a word about National Steaming Day... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Nexus Player and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Nexus Player and more

By 20 May 2015

Happy National Streaming Day to one and all. Today, 20 May, has been designated as a day for everyone to celebrate the fact that we can now get our movies, TV shows, music and other content whenever we want. And that there are plenty of ways to get... >>

Get Game of Thrones for free as part of Amazon’s massive Fire, BlackBerry and Android app giveaway

Get Game of Thrones for free as part of Amazon’s massive Fire, BlackBerry and Android app giveaway

By 14 May 2015

Amazon is giving away a whole stack of apps that work on its own Fire smartphone and tablets and Android devices for free, including Telltale Games' excellent adventure based on Game of Thrones. You only get the first episode for free, with subsequent... >>

Amazon lifts the curtain on Amazon Web Services, says it's a $5B biz now

Amazon lifts the curtain on Amazon Web Services, says it's a $5B biz now

By 23 April 2015

Amazon has finally revealed the size and growth of its cloud-computing division, called Amazon Web Services. While posting its first-quarter earnings, the Jeff Bezos-led company for the first time detailed AWS financials. It had revenue of $1.57 billion... >>

High dynamic range coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video on the TV you don't yet have

High dynamic range coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video on the TV you don't yet have

By 10 April 2015

Amazon has confirmed that it will be offering support for high dynamic range (HDR) video on its Prime Instant Video service.  Furthermore, Amazon has said that it will be first to offer this next step in enhanced quality TV entertainment, although the... >>

Amazon's Echo speaker is now a voice-controlled smart hub for your home

Amazon's Echo speaker is now a voice-controlled smart hub for your home

By 10 April 2015

Amazon is turning its voice-controlled Echo speaker into a smart hub of sorts. Echo will get an update this week that allows it to wirelessly control smart accessories within Belkin's WeMo and Philips' Hue connected systems, according to Engadget. The... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em
4 out of 5

Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em

By 9 April 2015

While it has been available in the US since the end of last year, the Amazon Fire TV Stick finally makes its way across the pond for release in the UK and, thanks to a combination of attractive price point and rich feature set, could end up being a more... >>

How to get Amazon Prime Instant Video working on an Android tablet

How to get Amazon Prime Instant Video working on an Android tablet

By 7 April 2015

Amazon has finally made an app that enables Android tablet owners to stream video through Amazon Prime Instant Video. While it has been possible to play TV shows and movies from Amazon's Netflix rivalling service on a smartphone (or any Apple device)... >>