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Amazon is making a 6-inch tablet for Christmas that costs just $50

Amazon is making a 6-inch tablet for Christmas that costs just $50

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Amazon apparently thinks it can do better with saving you money this Christmas season, because it's said to be developing a new tablet that'll cost just $50. That's $29 cheaper than its cheapest Kindle reader.According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon's... >>

Are you listening Netflix? Amazon Prime Instant Video content can now be downloaded for offline viewing

Are you listening Netflix? Amazon Prime Instant Video content can now be downloaded for offline viewing

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Amazon has pushed out an update to its iOS and Android applications that now enables subscribers to download TV shows and films to watch offline. Fire tablets also get the additional feature too.Download the new version of the apps and a large amount of... >>

Here's how to get completely free Android apps with no in-app purchases through Amazon Underground

Here's how to get completely free Android apps with no in-app purchases through Amazon Underground

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Amazon has launched Amazon Underground, a whole section of its appstore that offers completely free Android apps to download.They are full versions of thousands of games and other applications that, on other devices, might contain in-app purchases, but... >>

Amazon Echo will soon let you control SmartThings devices with your voice

Amazon Echo will soon let you control SmartThings devices with your voice

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Samsung-owned SmartThings will soon work with Amazon Echo, according to the company's now-unpublished blog post.The smart home platform is getting ready to release a second-generation home automation hub in September, and to complement the release of... >>

Amazon to ditch game and book trade-ins

Amazon to ditch game and book trade-ins

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Amazon has been offering trade-ins for books and games for many years now, but as of the end of August it will be closing the service for good.Previously, owners of games and books could get credit on Amazon for their used items, with the amount determined... >>

Top Gear's hosts are back - but for new car show with Amazon Prime

Top Gear's hosts are back - but for new car show with Amazon Prime

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The popular trio from Top Gear are reuniting for a new car show.Amazon has announced that it signed up Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May for a show that will go into production shortly and will be exclusively available through Amazon's... >>

Amazon's press-to-buy Dash buttons are now available for you to stick on things

Amazon's press-to-buy Dash buttons are now available for you to stick on things

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Amazon really wants to make it easier for you to buy stuff from Amazon.com, so it's finally opening up availability for the new Dash buttons.In April, Amazon unveiled a button that you can attach anywhere and press once in order to order something specific.... >>

Amazon Prime Music: What is it and why should Apple and Spotify be worried?

Amazon Prime Music: What is it and why should Apple and Spotify be worried?

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Amazon has finally brought its own streaming music service to the UK to take on the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal and Deezer directly.Amazon Prime Music has been available to Prime members in the US for quite a while, but now Brits can get a piece... >>

Amazon's Fresh service might soon start delivering groceries in the UK

Amazon's Fresh service might soon start delivering groceries in the UK

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Amazon operates a fancy grocery delivery service in the US called Amazon Fresh, and according to two new reports, it's about to expand to the UK.AmazonFresh has been live in a some US cities for a couple of years now, including Los Angeles, San Francisco,... >>

HBO Now arrives for Android and Amazon devices, no longer an Apple exclusive

HBO Now arrives for Android and Amazon devices, no longer an Apple exclusive

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You can now watch HBO Now on more devices than your iPhone and Apple TV.HBO Now is HBO's latest streaming service. It's aimed at cord-cutters because it doesn't require a cable subscription and provides access to HBO's entire catalogue of films, television... >>

Amazon takes on AirPlay and Google Cast with its new Fling tool

Amazon takes on AirPlay and Google Cast with its new Fling tool

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Amazon has announced a new tool that's a lot like AirPlay or Google Cast.The tool basically enables you to share multimedia content or stuff from mobile apps to Amazon's Fire TV. Amazon launched the Amazing Fling software toolkit for developers on 10... >>

Amazon Echo now works with Wink, control your smart devices with voice

Amazon Echo now works with Wink, control your smart devices with voice

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Amazon Echo just got even cooler than it already was, thanks to a new update that brought support for Wink devices.We recently reviewed the Echo and fell in love with the Bluetooth speaker's Alexa voice assistant. You can ask her to stream music, fetch... >>

Amazon's Cloud Drive app is finally here, but you can't do much with it

Amazon's Cloud Drive app is finally here, but you can't do much with it

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Amazon has long offered a cloud-storage service, but now, for the first time, it's getting a bit more fully featured and useful for people who primarily work from their phone or tablet.Amazon's cloud-computing division - called Amazon Web Services - is... >>

Amazon Prime Now comes to UK: Get your deliveries within one-hour

Amazon Prime Now comes to UK: Get your deliveries within one-hour

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Amazon has launched Prime Now in the UK, a service that offers deliveries within an hour to prime members on over ten thousand items in stock.Available in London only at the moment, Prime Now deliveries can be ordered through a dedicated mobile application... >>

Alexa, the brains behind Amazon Echo, wants to take over all your connected devices

Alexa, the brains behind Amazon Echo, wants to take over all your connected devices

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It's no coincidence that Amazon has made its Echo smart device available to all recently: today Amazon has made another significant announcement in the future of device voice control. Amazon is offering Alexa for integration into third-party devices. Amazon... >>

You can now watch Amazon Instant Video content in HDR - if you own the right TV

You can now watch Amazon Instant Video content in HDR - if you own the right TV

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Amazon has announced that HDR content is finally available through its Instant Video streaming service. But it is exclusive to Prime subscribers and specific TV sets.The online retailer first confirmed in April that it planned to support high dynamic... >>

Amazon paying authors based on page reads: Is it a good or bad thing?

Amazon paying authors based on page reads: Is it a good or bad thing?

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Amazon has announced that it will begin paying its authors based on the number of pages read, rather than books sold.From 1 July Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners' Lending Library authors will no longer be paid for each title downloaded, but rather on... >>

New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 revealed with double resolution display

New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 revealed with double resolution display

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Amazon has just announced a new Kindle Paperwhite. The successor to the previous Paperwhite has been upgraded while keeping a low price.The new Kindle Paperwhite has double the resolution that the last offered. That's an impressive 300ppi, putting it... >>

You could make money from Amazon deliveries soon

You could make money from Amazon deliveries soon

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Amazon is reportedly preparing an app that will allow anyone to deliver its packages, for money.According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon is planning to make package delivery more efficient by using the general public.The idea is that you'll be able... >>

GameFly comes to Amazon Fire TV: Here's how to start streaming games

GameFly comes to Amazon Fire TV: Here's how to start streaming games

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Amazon wants to remind you that the Fire TV can be used for gaming. In fact, to get your attention, the company has recently announced it added over 600 apps and games to the Fire TV platform, including the GameFly Streaming service.GameFly Streaming... >>

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

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Amazon has made its Kids Edition Fire HD tablet device available for pre-order in the UK, with shipping due to start on 18 June.It's been available in the US for a while, but finally comes to these shores to offer a robust, safe slate that children can... >>

Amazon agrees to pay UK taxes, but will shoppers be getting the bill?

Amazon agrees to pay UK taxes, but will shoppers be getting the bill?

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Amazon has announced that it will begin paying European taxes at last. But will that mean the company simply hikes its prices to cover the cost, leaving us out of pocket anyway?Until now Amazon has been paying its European tax in one country, Luxembourg,... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick price drops to £25: Happy National Streaming Day

Amazon Fire TV Stick price drops to £25: Happy National Streaming Day

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Today is National Streaming Day. It appears Amazon wants to celebrate that by offering a price drop on its Fire TV Stick, now at £25.The Amazon Fire TV Stick was previously £35 and has dropped the £10 today without a word about National Steaming Day... >>

Get Game of Thrones for free as part of Amazon’s massive Fire, BlackBerry and Android app giveaway

Get Game of Thrones for free as part of Amazon’s massive Fire, BlackBerry and Android app giveaway

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Amazon is giving away a whole stack of apps that work on its own Fire smartphone and tablets and Android devices for free, including Telltale Games' excellent adventure based on Game of Thrones.You only get the first episode for free, with subsequent... >>

Amazon lifts the curtain on Amazon Web Services, says it's a $5B biz now

Amazon lifts the curtain on Amazon Web Services, says it's a $5B biz now

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Amazon has finally revealed the size and growth of its cloud-computing division, called Amazon Web Services.While posting its first-quarter earnings, the Jeff Bezos-led company for the first time detailed AWS financials. It had revenue of $1.57 billion... >>

High dynamic range coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video on the TV you don't yet have

High dynamic range coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video on the TV you don't yet have

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Amazon has confirmed that it will be offering support for high dynamic range (HDR) video on its Prime Instant Video service. Furthermore, Amazon has said that it will be first to offer this next step in enhanced quality TV entertainment, although the... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em
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Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em

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While it has been available in the US since the end of last year, the Amazon Fire TV Stick finally makes its way across the pond for release in the UK and, thanks to a combination of attractive price point and rich feature set, could end up being a more... >>

How to get Amazon Prime Instant Video working on an Android tablet

How to get Amazon Prime Instant Video working on an Android tablet

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Amazon has finally made an app that enables Android tablet owners to stream video through Amazon Prime Instant Video.While it has been possible to play TV shows and movies from Amazon's Netflix rivalling service on a smartphone (or any Apple device) for... >>

Press to buy: Amazon Dash Buttons can fit anywhere and order specific products

Press to buy: Amazon Dash Buttons can fit anywhere and order specific products

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Amazon just made a button that you can attach anywhere and press just once to order something specific.It's called Dash Button, and it features a reusable adhesive as well as a hook, so you can place it on a wall, table, appliance, or wherever you prefer.... >>

Amazon Home Services officially launches in US for jobs around the home

Amazon Home Services officially launches in US for jobs around the home

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Amazon has launched a service marketplace that's a lot like TaskRabbit.Called Amazon Home Services, the marketplace is officially described as a place to go for on-demand professional services: "In less than 60 seconds, customers can now browse, purchase... >>

Amazon Prime Air drones tested in Canada: Deliveries within 30-minutes of orders

Amazon Prime Air drones tested in Canada: Deliveries within 30-minutes of orders

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Amazon is testing its drone delivery service, Prime Air, in Canada. This brings it closer to real world use in the US and Europe.Amazon Prime Air wants to have packages dropped at people's door steps within 30-minutes of ordering.According to The Guardian,... >>

Amazon Cloud Drive has new paid tiers: You can now store unlimited files for £40 a year

Amazon Cloud Drive has new paid tiers: You can now store unlimited files for £40 a year

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Amazon Cloud Drive just got a lot more enticing.Amazon wants to remind consumers that there are many other cloud storage options available in the world beyond Dropbox and Google Drive, such as its four-year-old Amazon Cloud Drive, of course, and it going... >>

Amazon setting robots against each other in $25,000 competition, potentially for human jobs

Amazon setting robots against each other in $25,000 competition, potentially for human jobs

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Amazon is calling out robots to fight for a $25,000 prize and, potentially, the jobs of its human warehouse staff.The retail giant already uses robots in its warehouses but when it comes to packing and unpacking items it still relies on the fleshy mitts... >>

YouTube's new live-streaming platform might be like Twitch, all about gaming and esports

YouTube's new live-streaming platform might be like Twitch, all about gaming and esports

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YouTube wants to be more like Twitch.According to The Daily Dot, which cited unnamed sources within the streaming industry, Google-owned YouTube is currently developing and revamping its live-streaming platform to have a focus on gaming and esports. After... >>

Amazon deliveries will get ridiculously fast with 3D printing in vans

Amazon deliveries will get ridiculously fast with 3D printing in vans

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Amazon is apparently trying all sorts of new delivery options including its Prime Air drone delivery system. Now it's become apparent that the delivery expert is also looking into 3D printing built right into its delivery vans.The idea behind the 3D printing... >>

Amazon now wants some RadioShack stores in latest attempt to go physical

Amazon now wants some RadioShack stores in latest attempt to go physical

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Amazon helped pave the way for online shopping, but now it's considering taking things back to brick and mortar.According to Bloomberg, the online retailer is thinking about tackling old-fashioned retail by acquiring some of RadioShack's locations after... >>

Amazon coming to a high street near you, opens first staffed 'shop'

Amazon coming to a high street near you, opens first staffed 'shop'

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Amazon is moving from online only into the world of physical retail, with 'shops'. It's just opened its first staffed pick-up and drop-off location, that could loosely be called a shop, at Perdue University in the US.Amazon@Perdue, as it's called, will... >>

Amazon Prime subs grew 53 per cent worldwide last year, helping Amazon to turn a profit

Amazon Prime subs grew 53 per cent worldwide last year, helping Amazon to turn a profit

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Amazon has posted its fourth quarter results, and the standout news is that Amazon Prime is going strong, meaning the company will continue to throw money at the service in an effort to make even more money.Starting off on the figures-side of things,... >>

Get an Amazon Fire Phone for just £99

Get an Amazon Fire Phone for just £99

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Amazon has dramatically slashed the price of its first smartphone to just £99 for the 32GB version, £149 for the 64GB model. That's a drop of up to £330 pounds on the original launch prices (for the 64GB phone).There is a catch or two though; the deal... >>

Amazon makes Golden Globe winner Transparent free to all, not just Prime members

Amazon makes Golden Globe winner Transparent free to all, not just Prime members

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To celebrate its two Golden Globe awards, Amazon is making its original series Transparent free to all this Saturday, 24 January. Starting at 12.01am and concluding at 11.59pm all 10 episodes of the comedy series will be free to watch, even if you don't... >>

4 award-winning TV shows you can only stream (plus new original series to be excited about)

4 award-winning TV shows you can only stream (plus new original series to be excited about)

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If you're a cord-cutter, you're probably looking for a new TV show to binge-watch this weekend.You've long-ditched your pricey cable package in favour of a cheap subscription to Netflix or Amazon Instant Video or maybe even both, and now you're caught... >>

9 Windows Phone apps you must download first

9 Windows Phone apps you must download first

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Microsoft Windows Phone has come on leaps and bounds in recent years. As the software has become better so too have the phones and as a result more apps than ever are available on the platform.If you're new to Windows Phone or just aren't sure you've... >>

Amazon's Appstore is offering 40 apps for free during three-day Christmas sale

Amazon's Appstore is offering 40 apps for free during three-day Christmas sale

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Amazon is turning its regular Free App of the Day sale into a three-day event worth up to £150.The online retailer said it will make 40 apps and games available to customers completely free from 24 December to 26 December. A few of the more popular apps... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video now streaming in 4K Ultra HD in UK too

Amazon Prime Instant Video now streaming in 4K Ultra HD in UK too

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Amazon has followed Netflix in offering some of its streamed video content in 4K to Prime members. And it's now made it to the UK too.As mentioned at the beginning of last month by the company's vice president of Amazon Digital Video, Michael Paull, the... >>

6 ways to get your Christmas shopping even if you're going to be out

6 ways to get your Christmas shopping even if you're going to be out

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Christmas is almost upon us yet if you're like us there are still some presents to be bought and you don't particularly fancy popping along to the heaving shops to get them. Therefore, online shopping is much more attractive, even though it's late in... >>

Can't find the Amazon app in Google Play Store? Here's why...

Can't find the Amazon app in Google Play Store? Here's why...

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It's Christmastime, and that means the Amazon app is probably front and center on your device.If you're not shopping during breaks at work or tracking packages, you're likely redeeming digital Amazon vouchers sent by friends and loved ones as gifts. Either... >>

Where can you watch 4K streams right now? Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, and more

Where can you watch 4K streams right now? Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, and more

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Is 1080p no longer good enough for you?Well, you're not alone. Consumers are eager to embrace 4K content, but the same can't be said for streaming services. Although the notion of high-definition television has been around for a few years, only a handful... >>

Tesco Hudl 2 vs Amazon Fire HD 7: Which budget tablet to choose?

Tesco Hudl 2 vs Amazon Fire HD 7: Which budget tablet to choose?

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The battle of the budget tablets is fiercer than ever with two genuinely good tablets available at wallet-friendly prices. The Tesco Hudl, at £130, and the Amazon Fire HD 7, from £120, are the two best budget tablets out there.Now that affordable tablets... >>

Amazon Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite (2013): Which is better for me?

Amazon Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite (2013): Which is better for me?

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The top-of-the-line Kindle Voyage has been available for a few weeks now and many will be considering it as either a Christmas present for someone or a treat for themselves. However, it is quite pricey and a few pennies could be saved by opting for the... >>

What is the Google tax and will it affect you?

What is the Google tax and will it affect you?

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UK chancellor George Osborne today announced a revolutionary new measure to ensure multinational corporations that operate in the UK aren't able to avoid tax by shifting their profits abroad.As part of his Autumn Statement 2014, the chancellor said... >>