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Amazon ‘Kindle Unlimited’ will be the Spotify subscription service for books

Amazon ‘Kindle Unlimited’ will be the Spotify subscription service for books

By 16 July 2014

Amazon is currently testing a subscription service for books that it calls "Kindle Unlimited". The Kindle Unlimited service will cost $10 per month and deliver ebooks and audiobooks to subscribers, much like Spotify does with music. In total there will... >>

Amazon working on contact lens displays? Hires Google Glass founder Babak Parvis

Amazon working on contact lens displays? Hires Google Glass founder Babak Parvis

By 14 July 2014

Just this week scientists announced the discovery of nano pixels which could mean displays built into contact lenses. And now Amazon has hired Babak Parvis who founded Google Glass. Parvis was involved in the early research stages of Google Glass back... >>

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

By 28 June 2014

Summer solstice has seen the peak of daytime hours come and go and we've been most of those hours to bring you the latest tech reviews. In addition to the latest Nikon D810 full-frame DSLR camera announced this week, we've seen plenty of other top kit... >>

Amazon installs lockers in London Tube stations, but not where you’d expect

Amazon installs lockers in London Tube stations, but not where you’d expect

By 25 June 2014

The Transport for London has announced that Tube passengers can soon pick up their Amazon packages at new Amazon lockers located at two London Underground stations. However, although it was previously widely reported that Amazon was in talks with TFL... >>

Amazon Fire TV review
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Amazon Fire TV review

By 25 June 2014

Amazon is an interesting company. It's an online retail giant. It's an ebook king. It wants to be a bit of everything. And now thanks to Amazon Fire TV - and, more recently, the Fire Phone - it's a hardware company too. There's a lot going on with Fire... >>

Game of Thrones season 4 piracy records prompt quick digital release? Now on Google Play, Amazon, etc

Game of Thrones season 4 piracy records prompt quick digital release? Now on Google Play, Amazon, etc

By 19 June 2014

Not only was the first episode of Game of Thrones season four revealed to be the most pirated series of a TV show ever, but it is surely the fastest to hit the streets after its broadcast run. The last episode of the season, The Children, screened in... >>

What is Amazon Fire Phone's Dynamic Perspective display and how does it work?

What is Amazon Fire Phone's Dynamic Perspective display and how does it work?

By 19 June 2014

The Amazon Fire Phone, after much rumour, is finally out in the world. As a mobile handset the spec sheet confirms it's pretty good, but nothing special, until the Dynamic Perspective is mentioned. This is a world first. Amazon's Dynamic Perspective creates... >>

Watch Amazon's Jeff Bezos show off new Fire Phone in event video

Watch Amazon's Jeff Bezos show off new Fire Phone in event video

By 19 June 2014

Amazon introduced the Amazon Fire Phone earlier today at a press conference in Seattle, and now video of that event is live on Amazon's YouTube channel. Watch the video below to see Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder and chief executive offer, show off his... >>

Amazon Fire Phone vs Google Nexus 5: What's the difference?

Amazon Fire Phone vs Google Nexus 5: What's the difference?

By 18 June 2014

Amazon has announced in the US its first smartphone, called the Amazon Fire Phone. It is initially exclusive to AT&T. The new device brings with it some exciting specifications and features but has stuck to a very familiar design. Still, you're likely... >>

Amazon Fire Phone vs iPhone 5S: What's the difference?

Amazon Fire Phone vs iPhone 5S: What's the difference?

By 18 June 2014

Amazon has finally debuted its much-anticipated (and rumoured) smartphone. It is called Fire Phone. So now it's time to break out the old comparison chart and start picking out the difference between Amazon's first smartphone and other high-end devices... >>