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How to watch Amazon Prime Video on TV: Your complete guide

How to watch Amazon Prime Video on TV: Your complete guide

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Amazon's video streaming service has been rapidly expanding since it was rebranded from Lovefilm in 2014. Amazon Prime Video is now the main global rival to Netflix and like its peer, it offers TV shows and movies to watch instantly on an internet connected... >>

Best UK Boxing Day and January sales 2016/17 tech deals

Best UK Boxing Day and January sales 2016/17 tech deals

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Some people love shopping in sales, others hate it, but most people love a bargain.Luckily for those of you who don't like looking, we are here to help and there is no better time for us to lend a hand than Boxing Day. For those outside the British Isles,... >>

Amazon Music Unlimited or Spotify: Which is best for you?

Amazon Music Unlimited or Spotify: Which is best for you?

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After launching in the US in October 2016, Amazon has just released its new music streaming service, Music Unlimited, in the UK. It's not the first time Amazon has offered a music streaming service as it has Prime Music, but Music UnlimIted has a much... >>

How to setup an Amazon Kindle for children

How to setup an Amazon Kindle for children

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Amazon's Kindle has established itself as a leading reading device and where you have reading, you hopefully have eager children. Although real books, on paper, as well as using public libraries, should be something that all children experience, there's... >>

How to make Amazon Echo connect to your BT Home Hub: An easy fix

How to make Amazon Echo connect to your BT Home Hub: An easy fix

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Amazon Echo arrived in the UK on 28 September to much excitement. Those who pre-ordered the connected device took delivery and then discovered that it wouldn't work with one of the UK's largest internet services, as it failed to connect to BT's Home Hub.Setting... >>

Watch The Grand Tour for free over Christmas, here's how

Watch The Grand Tour for free over Christmas, here's how

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Amazon has made the first episode of The Grand Tour available to watch for free over the Christmas period.All Amazon customers in the UK, not just those with Prime membership, can now watch "The Holy Trinity", the one hour 11 minute debut of the new show... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) review: Simply the best
5.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) review: Simply the best

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aThe third-generation Kindle Paperwhite was released in June 2015 so while it's not the newest or most advanced Kindle around, that's not to say it isn't the best.Succeeded by the significantly more expensive and square Kindle Oasis, the latest Paperwhite... >>

How to watch Amazon Video on your Android phone or tablet

How to watch Amazon Video on your Android phone or tablet

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Amazon Video has a great selection of titles, from classics like Mad Men, to new hits like Bosch or The Man in the High Castle and Clarkson's new venture The Grand Tour. But it's not the simplest service to use.Amazon Video comes as part of the Prime... >>

Amazon Fire TV gets swanky new user interface: Here's what your box does now

Amazon Fire TV gets swanky new user interface: Here's what your box does now

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Amazon has rolled out a new user interface for its 4K Fire TV set-top-box and will introduce the new design to the Fire TV Stick and first-generation Fire TV early in the new year.The new UI comes with a cleaner, fresher look that makes it more simple... >>

How does Amazon Prime Air work and where is drone delivery available?

How does Amazon Prime Air work and where is drone delivery available?

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Amazon has announced that its Prime Air drone delivery programme is now making deliveries in the UK.It's already delivered to two customers and will expand to more customers soon. But the trial is restricted to rural farmlands and will only deliver small... >>

The Grand Tour more popular than Game of Thrones, to pirates at least

The Grand Tour more popular than Game of Thrones, to pirates at least

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Amazon's The Grand Tour is reported the most illegally downloaded TV show of all time, beating Game of Thrones to the unwanted pinnacle of the piracy charts.Data analyst Muso told the Daily Mail that the first episode alone had been illegally downloaded... >>

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

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The rise of streaming services has continued at a swift pace over the last year, with many platforms available offering multiple kinds of entertainment for all manner of different tastes.However, there are two that remain the most talked about: Netflix... >>

Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan now available in UK and US: Here's what you need to know

Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan now available in UK and US: Here's what you need to know

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Amazon's new on-demand music streaming service is now available in the UK as well as the US, and it has also added a similar family payment option across both sides of the Atlantic.Amazon Music Unlimited, which is designed to take on Spotify and Apple... >>

Amazon hopes to open 2,000 Amazon Go stores and drive-thrus

Amazon hopes to open 2,000 Amazon Go stores and drive-thrus

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Amazon has big plans for Amazon Go.Amazon unveiled its cashier-less grocery store in Seattle on Monday, without any word as to whether it planned to open more locations. However, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Amazon hopes to one... >>

What is Amazon Go and how does it work?

What is Amazon Go and how does it work?

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Tech companies are constantly exploring new ways to sell us their goods, and Amazon's latest example has plenty of people scratching their heads.The online retailer has announced it is opening a brick-and-mortar physical store in Seattle, Washington,... >>

36 geeky wrapping papers to use on Christmas gifts this year

36 geeky wrapping papers to use on Christmas gifts this year

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Part of the joy behind the gift-giving experience is finding an awesome present that's tailored to one person. But did you realise wrapping paper can further bring that present to a whole new (and geekier) level?Surprising a person with a Christmas gift... >>

New Amazon Echo with a screen and better speakers might arrive in 2017

New Amazon Echo with a screen and better speakers might arrive in 2017

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Amazon has big plans for Echo.According to Bloomberg, the online retailer is planning a major update to its line of voice-activated speakers. It is developing a premium speaker with a 7-inch screen. Amazon’s original Echo speaker is a cylindrical device... >>

Best Cyber Monday and Black Friday UK smart home deals: Netatmo, Canary, Nest, Philips Hue and more

Best Cyber Monday and Black Friday UK smart home deals: Netatmo, Canary, Nest, Philips Hue and more

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend is brilliant news for anyone looking to make their home smarter with the latest technology but for a less than it would cost you the rest of the year.If you've been looking at investing in smart lighting or smart... >>

Best Cyber Monday and Black Friday UK tablet deals: iPad, Android, Surface, Amazon and more

Best Cyber Monday and Black Friday UK tablet deals: iPad, Android, Surface, Amazon and more

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With Christmas coming up fast, sales season is picking up the pace, especially with Black Friday and now Cyber Monday upon us.There's no better time to snaffle a quality Christmas present for a loved one or even yourself, and why not a shiny new tablet?Plenty... >>

Amazon goes Black Friday mad with cheap PS4 and Xbox One S consoles from £200 with free games

Amazon goes Black Friday mad with cheap PS4 and Xbox One S consoles from £200 with free games

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Amazon has been offering some great deals on games and consoles over the last couple of weeks but you'd have to go some to better it's special discounts for Black Friday itself.Throughout 25 November, you can nab a 500GB PlayStation 4, a copy of Uncharted... >>

Alexa, clean my house: Neato Botvac adds Echo integration

Alexa, clean my house: Neato Botvac adds Echo integration

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Neato Robotics has announced support for Amazon Echo and Echo Dot, enabling users to control their Botvac Connected robot vacuum with their voice through Alexa.The partnership will launch with four supported commands to begin with, comprising start,... >>

Get an Amazon Dash Button for 99p and still get £4.99 back off your first order

Get an Amazon Dash Button for 99p and still get £4.99 back off your first order

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Amazon's Black Friday deals continue apace with a massive discount on its Dash Buttons. For today only, Tuesday 22 November, you can nab yourself a Dash Button of your choice for just 99p.The best is yet to come, however.Not only can you get a Dash Button... >>

Amazon's Alexa adds Allrecipes skill to help you cook over 60,000 recipes

Amazon's Alexa adds Allrecipes skill to help you cook over 60,000 recipes

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Anyone who owns an Amazon Echo knows it's perfect for the kitchen.Don't know how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon? Ask Alexa. Want to set a timer? Ask Alexa. The speaker's voice assistant lets you get done tasks hands-free, and so it makes sense that... >>

The Grand Tour now available, see the hijinks of the ex-Top Gear crowd on Amazon

The Grand Tour now available, see the hijinks of the ex-Top Gear crowd on Amazon

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Amazon's rival show to Top Gear has finally started. Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond present The Grand Tour, a new car show that started on Amazon Prime Instant Video today, Friday 18 November.A new episode will debut each Friday for... >>

Amazon Video preparing for worldwide expansion

Amazon Video preparing for worldwide expansion

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Amazon could be set to undergo a huge global expansion of its video streaming service from December, following the launch of the company's new show The Grand Tour. When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it? Amazon Video review: Hitting the Prime... >>

When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it?

When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it?

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The new car show starring ex-Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May is now available on Amazon Video.The Grand Tour is an Amazon exclusive, after the online retailer and content provider snapped up the rights more than a year... >>

Quick! Amazon Prime membership slashed to £59 as a limited offer

Quick! Amazon Prime membership slashed to £59 as a limited offer

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Amazon has already started slashing prices for Black Friday, but there's a great offer on Prime membership if you've not already signed up.Amazon has slashed the price to £59 for new Prime members, so if you've been wondering whether to sign up or not,... >>

What is Amazon Music Unlimited and how does it work?

What is Amazon Music Unlimited and how does it work?

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After a successful launch in the US in October, Amazon has also launched its on-demand music streaming service in the UK.It's called Amazon Music Unlimited, and it takes on Spotify and Apple Music and other similar streaming services. Here's everything... >>

Amazon Echo Dot review: The tiny personal assistant with big personality
4.0 stars

Amazon Echo Dot review: The tiny personal assistant with big personality

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The Echo Dot is Amazon's small and affordable route into Alexa, its voice-controlled personal assistant for your home, which can playback music, add to your Amazon shopping list, control third-party apps and much more.Available for £50, it's essentially... >>

Amazon Echo review: It's all about Alexa
4.0 stars

Amazon Echo review: It's all about Alexa

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Amazon launched the Echo - its cylindrical, internet-connected Bluetooth-capable speaker - in the US back in 2015. Just over a year later and the Echo has finally made its way to the UK. Hurrah.But we're not most excited about the actual speaker part.... >>

Best Smarthome Device 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Smarthome Device 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will take place at the end of November and that means we will soon be finding out the winners of the 14 categories ranging from smartphones to smarthome. Each category has been narrowed down to between five and seven nominees... >>

Amazon has now made it easier to buy your favourite Kickstarter products

Amazon has now made it easier to buy your favourite Kickstarter products

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Amazon has introduced a new Kickstarter Collection section as part of its Launchpad platform for startups to sell their products and get them noticed. The programme works with capital firms, startup accelerators and crowd-funding platforms such as Kickstarter... >>

Best Home Entertainment Device or Service 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Home Entertainment Device or Service 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of November for the 13th year. There are 14 categories spanning smartphones, tablets and laptops to games, cars and home entertainment devices, with each nomination being something we have... >>

Amazon Music Unlimited launches, prices start at $3.99 for Echo-only subscription

Amazon Music Unlimited launches, prices start at $3.99 for Echo-only subscription

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Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon's first fully-fledged music streaming service, has launched in the US, with several different subscriptions available. Amazon will properly join the music streaming market with Music Unlimited Music Unlimited will be more... >>

Amazon will properly join the music streaming market with Music Unlimited

Amazon will properly join the music streaming market with Music Unlimited

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We reported back in June that Amazon was potentially working on its own proper music streaming service, that would be separate to its current Prime Music service. Prime Music comes as part of Amazon's £79/year Prime subscription and gives subscribers... >>

Amazon Prime adds Twitch Prime to offer game discounts, free loot

Amazon Prime adds Twitch Prime to offer game discounts, free loot

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Amazon-owned Twitch now offers benefits just for Amazon Prime members.This new set of benefits is dubbed Twitch Prime. To get access to it, you must pay Amazon's annual $99 Prime membership fee. An Amazon Prime membership gives you free two-day shipping... >>

Amazon Video review: Hitting the Prime time
4.5 stars

Amazon Video review: Hitting the Prime time

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With Amazon becoming the almost default choice for DVD and Blu-ray purchases, it was perhaps no surprise to see the company offering this content in a different format.With Lovefilm on the books providing the postal rental solution, the way that Amazon went... >>

Amazon's new Fire TV stick is faster and has an Alexa remote (but no 4K)

Amazon's new Fire TV stick is faster and has an Alexa remote (but no 4K)

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Amazon is giving its streaming media stick an update.The company has announced a new Amazon Fire TV streaming media stick with a quad-core processor, rather than the dual-core processor found the last stick, and support for faster Wi-Fi (802.11ac MIMO).... >>

Wow, you can get an Amazon Fire TV Stick for under £10 if you’re very quick

Wow, you can get an Amazon Fire TV Stick for under £10 if you’re very quick

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We now know that The Grand Tour, the long awaited TV show starring former Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, will be available to Amazon Prime members from Friday 18 November.It will then run for the following 11 weeks,... >>

Hive confirms compatibility with Amazon Echo for voice controlled heating and lighting

Hive confirms compatibility with Amazon Echo for voice controlled heating and lighting

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Amazon today confirmed that the Amazon Echo is coming to the UK, powered by its onboard smart agent Alexa.Announcing a range of partnerships, one of the more interesting for the UK is Hive, the smarthome offshoot of British Gas. Hive has confirmed that... >>

Tado teams up with Amazon for voice-controlled heating in the UK

Tado teams up with Amazon for voice-controlled heating in the UK

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Smart heating company Tado has announced it is teaming up with Amazon Echo to offer voice-controlled heating to its users in the UK, Germany and Austria. The collaboration comes after Amazon finally announced that Amazon Echo, and a refreshed Amazon... >>

£90 Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets supercharged to the max

£90 Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets supercharged to the max

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Amazon has announced a new version of its 8-inch high definition tablet that not only comes with better battery life and more RAM, it's just £89.99.The Amazon Fire HD 8 has an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display, quad-core 1.3GHz processor, 1.5GB of RAM and 4,750mAh... >>

Amazon Dash Buttons: 10 to get in the UK

Amazon Dash Buttons: 10 to get in the UK

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Amazon Dash Buttons have launched in the UK allowing you to access Amazon's one-click order service if you are a prime customer.Each Dash Button costs £4.99 and comes with £4.99 credit - so are effectively free of charge. Setup is via Wi-Fi through... >>

Amazon Dash Buttons available in the UK: One-touch order buttons for Prime users are here

Amazon Dash Buttons available in the UK: One-touch order buttons for Prime users are here

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In 2015 Amazon introduced its Dash Buttons in the States. The idea was simple: a physical touch button dedicated to ordering a specific item with just one press. And now Dash Buttons are available in the UK.Think of a Dash Button like extracting Amazon's... >>

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

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Sonos, the wireless multi-room speaker system, has confirmed that it will soon allow users to have full control of their system via the desktop and mobile Spotify app. It also announced it would be adding voice support via Amazon's Alexa powered products,... >>

Nucleus Anywhere Intercom comes with Amazon's Alexa support

Nucleus Anywhere Intercom comes with Amazon's Alexa support

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Nucleus now ships its smart intercom in the US and Canada and it comes with Amazon's Alexa Voice Service built in.The intercom, which costs $250, is like a tablet device that you can take around the home or mount to a wall and use to contact friends... >>

Amazon dreamed up these cool headphones that listen for your name

Amazon dreamed up these cool headphones that listen for your name

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Amazon might be getting into the noise-canceling headphone biz - only its headphones are really smart.The thing about noise-canceling headphones is that they let you block out all the sound surrounding you, letting you focus on the audio coming in from... >>

Amazon Dash available for AmazonFresh customers

Amazon Dash available for AmazonFresh customers

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AmazonFresh customers in and around London will be able to use the company's Amazon Dash scanner device to now scan and dictate their shopping order around the house.Costing £34.99, the Dash scanner, which has been available in the US for a number of... >>