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Amazon Kindle Unlimited book subscription service launches, US only for now

Amazon Kindle Unlimited book subscription service launches, US only for now

By 18 July 2014

Amazon has announced that its first subscription book service, like Spotify for books, has launched in the US. The Kindle Unlimited service costs $10 per month and delivers ebooks and audiobooks to subscribers. In total there are over 600,000 titles to... >>

Apple is building another solar farm to leave Amazon trailing

Apple is building another solar farm to leave Amazon trailing

By 17 July 2014

Apple has begun development of another solar farm located in North Carolina, maintaining a large promise to power data centers with 100 per cent renewable energy. Greenpeace, an independent global campaign and organisation that acts aims to protect the... >>

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

By 17 July 2014

Amazon is going to bring its video streaming service, Prime Instant Video, to Android devices at last. It's also announced it will begin streaming in 4K UHD. In an interview with Amazon Instant Video marketing director Russell Morris, PC Advisor was told... >>

Amazon says the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer will fly off shelves this Christmas, here's why

Amazon says the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer will fly off shelves this Christmas, here's why

By 17 July 2014

Although the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer has been available for a couple of months, Amazon is predicting it will be a huge success for Christmas. During the retailer's annual Christmas in July event in London, a company spokesman told Pocket-lint... >>

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... >>