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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... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 1st Generation gets a software update

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 1st Generation gets a software update

By 11 March 2014

Amazon has announced an update to its Kindle Paperwhite 1st Generation. This is available now, for free, and should download and install automatically. The update will bring Kindle FreeTime for personalised profiles for children, the Goodreads community... >>

Amazon said to be launching music streaming service through Prime

Amazon said to be launching music streaming service through Prime

By 27 February 2014

Amazon is planning a music streaming service to take on Spotify and Rdio, according to Recode.  The new service is said to be being offered by Amazon to members of its Prime yearly subscription service. It's not clear when the music streaming service might... >>

Amazon Prime now £79 a year, includes Instant Video, discounted Kindle Fires to tempt you

Amazon Prime now £79 a year, includes Instant Video, discounted Kindle Fires to tempt you

By 26 February 2014

Amazon has raised the price of its Amazon Prime service to £79, from the £49 that it was previously, effective today. After a 30-day free trial, new customers to the service will have to pay the higher price, but there are added services included in... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video vs Lovefilm Instant: What's the difference?

Amazon Prime Instant Video vs Lovefilm Instant: What's the difference?

By 26 February 2014

Amazon has changed the name of Lovefilm Instant to Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK. Going forward, all the company's movie and TV show streaming offerings will go under the new banner. But does that mean there are any differences to the two services... >>

Netflix Drone to Home parody video mocks Amazon Prime Air future delivery service

Netflix Drone to Home parody video mocks Amazon Prime Air future delivery service

By 25 February 2014

Streaming video service Netflix has released a humorous parody video that both derides and mocks Amazon's latest project, Amazon Prime Air. Netflix doesn't like Amazon. That's because Amazon offers a rival streaming service called Amazon Instant Video.... >>

Amazon TV box back on track, partners claim March launch

Amazon TV box back on track, partners claim March launch

By 21 February 2014

Amazon has been rumoured to be releasing its own TV streaming set-top box for some time, but has always denied it. However, partners of the online retailer apparently disagree, claiming that the service will launch as early as March. Speaking to re/code,... >>

Amazon Prime gets £30 price hike, but you do now get to watch thousands of films and TV shows

Amazon Prime gets £30 price hike, but you do now get to watch thousands of films and TV shows

By 21 February 2014

Amazon is to increase the price of its Amazon Prime service in the UK from £49 to £79 from 26 February. The price hike coincides with the rebranding of Amazon's film and TV show streaming service Lovefilm, which will now be dubbed Amazon Prime Instant... >>

Amazon boss North's name used on Lush toiletries after labelling row

Amazon boss North's name used on Lush toiletries after labelling row

By 13 February 2014

Lush, the cosmetics company, has trademarked Amazon UK managing director Chris North's name for use on its toiletries. It did so in retaliation after Amazon refused to admit that selling non-Lush products with the description "lush" was wrong. After... >>

DFC Intelligence forecast predicts both PS4 and Xbox One will reach 100 million sales

DFC Intelligence forecast predicts both PS4 and Xbox One will reach 100 million sales

By 11 February 2014

Video game research firm DFC Intelligence has forecast that PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will sell each 100 million units, which would mark the first time two competing systems hit that milestone. Nintendo's Wii console was the only last-generation console... >>