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Amazon Fire TV now available for pre-order in UK and Germany

Amazon Fire TV now available for pre-order in UK and Germany

By 3 September 2014

During a private press event on the eve of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Amazon has announced that its video streaming and gaming set-top-box Fire TV is now available for pre-order in the UK and Germany. It is available to order from... >>

Panasonic AX902 is a 4K Ultra HD TV with Amazon 4K and Netflix 4K

Panasonic AX902 is a 4K Ultra HD TV with Amazon 4K and Netflix 4K

By 3 September 2014

Panasonic has announced it will launch the AX902 4K Ultra HD LED LCD television this autumn. The television supposedly features Panasonic's best picture performance and home entertainment experience. In fact, the AX902 can adust to lighting conditions... >>

Greenpeace to tech industry: Be more like Apple

Greenpeace to tech industry: Be more like Apple

By 3 September 2014

Greenpeace has criticised Samsung, Microsoft, Amazon and others for not doing enough to create green gadgets saying they should act more like Apple.  In a new report out ahead of the IFA trade show in Berlin, the environmental organisation says Samsung... >>

Step aside, Amazon: Google has a drone-delivery program called Project Wing

Step aside, Amazon: Google has a drone-delivery program called Project Wing

By 29 August 2014

Following at least two years of rumours, Google has confirmed it is developing a drone-based delivery program called Project Wing. According to the BBC and The Atlantic, the Google X team at Google has been working on Project Wing for a couple of years.... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video to stream in 4K from October

Amazon Prime Instant Video to stream in 4K from October

By 28 August 2014

Amazon will begin streaming in 4K according to a Samsung release that let the cat out of the bag. Samsung sent out a release that said its 4K UHD TV line would largely be able to support Amazon's Prime Instant Video UHD streaming service. The Samsung... >>

Twitch hit by DDoS attack right after Amazon announced purchase

Twitch hit by DDoS attack right after Amazon announced purchase

By 27 August 2014

Amazon announced yesterday that it bought Twitch. This has clearly rubbed some people the wrong way as the site has been hit by a denial of service attack. Amazon announced its purchase of the gaming video streaming service for almost £600 million. Now... >>

Why on Earth does Amazon want Twitch?

Why on Earth does Amazon want Twitch?

By 26 August 2014

Almost exactly a month ago, we here at Pocket-lint published our thoughts on why Google might want to acquire videogaming community service Twitch, presuming that the deal was as good as done. However, not only has Google not bought Twitch (although... >>

Amazon steals Twitch acquisition from Google for £585 million

Amazon steals Twitch acquisition from Google for £585 million

By 25 August 2014

Amazon is apparently about to acquire Twitch out from under Google's nose. Update: Amazon has bought Twitch for $970 million (£585 million). In a statement, Jeff Bezos, CEO at Amazon, said: “Like Twitch, we obsess over customers and like to think differently,... >>

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

By 21 August 2014

Amazon is really doing it, drones are really going to be making deliveries of your orders in the near future. But first it's off to India for testing. In countries like the US there are so many laws on the land and in the air that testing drones over... >>

First Amazon Fire Phone update adds multitasking, app folders, and more

First Amazon Fire Phone update adds multitasking, app folders, and more

By 18 August 2014

Amazon announced the Fire Phone exactly two months ago today, and to celebrate, the retail giant has awarded the device with its first update. The new update includes a small selecton of enhancements, such as improved battery life and a Lenticular photos... >>