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Amazon announces Fire TV, three times more powerful than Apple TV and Chromecast

Amazon announces Fire TV, three times more powerful than Apple TV and Chromecast

By 2 April 2014

Amazon has announced its own TV streaming box, as expected, during a dedicated event in New York. Called Amazon Fire TV, the device is claimed to be three times more powerful than Apple TV, Roku boxes and Google's Chromecast. It comes with a quad-core... >>

Amazon Lockers now accept returned items too

Amazon Lockers now accept returned items too

By 2 April 2014

Amazon has added its Locker points to the variety of ways you can return unwanted or faulty items. Both Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com now explain that if there's an Amazon Locker near you, you can choose to return your item by dropping it off at that location.... >>

Amazon reportedly planning ad-supported video streaming service

Amazon reportedly planning ad-supported video streaming service

By 27 March 2014

Amazon has plans to unveil a free, advertising-supported streaming service complete with television and music video content, according to the Wall Street Journal. It won't be based around Amazon Prime, which costs $99 per year, like originally thought.... >>

Amazon schedules 'video business' NYC event for next week, to finally reveal set-top box?

Amazon schedules 'video business' NYC event for next week, to finally reveal set-top box?

By 27 March 2014

Amazon has invited the media to an 2 April event in New York City, where the company said it would unveil an "update" for its video business. Amazon has been allegedly working on a living room-focused set-top box for years. It would directly rival Apple... >>

Amazon giving away apps worth £40 to Kindle Fire and Android owners, includes Swype and Runtastic

Amazon giving away apps worth £40 to Kindle Fire and Android owners, includes Swype and Runtastic

By 21 March 2014

Once again Amazon has decided to be generous with its apps. This time a £40 bundle is available to download for free today and tomorrow, 21-22 March. Amazon gave away a £15 bundle of apps in October that included Star Wars and Angry Birds. This time... >>

Beer delivered to the door by a drone hexacopter? Yes please

Beer delivered to the door by a drone hexacopter? Yes please

By 18 March 2014

Amazon talked about using drones to deliver its products but has said little else since. Now Lakemaid Beer appears to have got there first by delivering a case of beers via hexacopter. The Wisconsin based brewery uploaded a video onto its site showing... >>

Amazon to introduce Chromecast-like dongle for streaming video games?

Amazon to introduce Chromecast-like dongle for streaming video games?

By 17 March 2014

Amazon's long-rumoured hardware solution for the living room will be much more than a delivery vehicle for Netflix. The Amazon product will have a dongle design like the Chromecast from Google, according to TechCrunch, rather than a box design like... >>

Amazon Bluetooth games controller leaked, could that mean 'Kindle TV' set-top-box is imminent?

Amazon Bluetooth games controller leaked, could that mean 'Kindle TV' set-top-box is imminent?

By 14 March 2014

Amazon has purportedly been working on its own branded set-top-box for a while, with some previously convinced that the retailer would release a device before Christmas last year. That never happened, but the rumours and speculation never ceased. Now... >>

Amazon Studios adds two dramas and two comedies to its original pilot series roster

Amazon Studios adds two dramas and two comedies to its original pilot series roster

By 12 March 2014

Amazon Studios has green-lit four of 10 pilots recently proposed, it's claimed. Variety has reported that two dramas and two comedies have been ordered, though a fifth sports comedy is still under consideration and even the fate of the other five pilots,... >>

Amazon music streaming service and TV set-top box rumoured once again

Amazon music streaming service and TV set-top box rumoured once again

By 12 March 2014

Amazon working on a music streaming service and TV set-top box aren't new rumours. But the fact they're re-appearing suggests they could be accurate ones. The Wall Street Journal has reported that Amazon is hoping to offer a music streaming service as... >>