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Now you can pick up your Amazon purchases on the same day and for free

Now you can pick up your Amazon purchases on the same day and for free

By 15 October 2014

Amazon has launched a same-day pick-up service in the UK as an expansion of its Pick-Up Location programme. You can now order an item in the morning and pick it up later in the day. And what's more, Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to use the service... >>

Christmas shopping: Apps to help you find the perfect gifts

Christmas shopping: Apps to help you find the perfect gifts

By 13 October 2014

Some enjoy the hustle and bustle of the high street as Christmas approaches, while the other 90 per cent of us will be turning to our mobile devices to help us find the perfect gift, according to new research. Mobile commerce firm Weve claimed 88 per... >>

Want to shop at Amazon? Go to its first physical store in NYC

Want to shop at Amazon? Go to its first physical store in NYC

By 9 October 2014

Shopping at Amazon.com will soon no longer be limited to the web. The company plans to offer a physical shopping experience in the form of a brick-and-mortar store, it's claimed. The Wall Street Journal has reported that Amazon's first physical store... >>

New Kindle Fire tablet might serve up free news from magazine-style Washington Post app

New Kindle Fire tablet might serve up free news from magazine-style Washington Post app

By 6 October 2014

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon. He also bought The Washington Post last year. And now he wants to you to enjoy both services from a single device. The Washington Post has been developing a news app that displays articles in a magazine-style... >>

Spending time with the flagship Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (hands-on)

Spending time with the flagship Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (hands-on)

By 3 October 2014

Amazon's autumn/winter 2014 tablet and eBook reader refresh is headed by the Fire HDX 8.9, an 8.9-inch powerhouse of a slate that sits at the top of the retailer's line-up. Unlike the 6 and 7-inch Fire HD tablets that are more aimed at the family unit... >>

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

By 2 October 2014

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

By 2 October 2014

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

By 1 October 2014

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

By 26 September 2014

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

By 24 September 2014

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... >>