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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... >>

Amazon launches Square-like Local Register card reader for all platforms

Amazon launches Square-like Local Register card reader for all platforms

By 13 August 2014

Online retailer Amazon has introduced a mobile card reader called Local Register, essentially pitting itself against the likes of Square. Local Register enables you to swipe credit and debit cards using your mobile device equipped with Amazon's physical... >>

Sony is quitting the eReader biz worldwide, after losing out to Amazon Kindle

Sony is quitting the eReader biz worldwide, after losing out to Amazon Kindle

By 5 August 2014

Months after shutting down the Sony Reader Store for eBooks as well as closing down eBook outlets worldwide and transferring customers to Kobo for all new eBook purchases, Sony has announced it will stop manufacturing eReader hardware. According to The... >>

Flappy Birds Family with multiplayer, we go hands-on

Flappy Birds Family with multiplayer, we go hands-on

By 4 August 2014

We'll confess: We played, or rather attempted to play, Flappy Bird. You know, that ridiculously viral and addictive game that became a huge success earlier this year before the developer randomly pulled it from both the Android and iOS App Stores without... >>

Amazon Fire Phone review
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Amazon Fire Phone review

By 8 September 2014

Amazon is trying to prove once again that it is more than just an online retail giant. Sort of. The company has come up with a new phone called the Fire Phone, complete with Dynamic Perspective screen for a viewing experience unlike any other. Although... >>


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