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Amazon buys digital comics platform ComiXology - will make it a subsidiary

Amazon buys digital comics platform ComiXology - will make it a subsidiary

By 10 April 2014

Amazon has announced that it will acquire ComiXology, a popular digital comic platform and the reading engine behind major comic book publishers in the US. ComiXology is a cloud-based digital comics platform that launched in 2007 as a website. Apart from... >>

Yahoo looking to take on Netflix and Amazon by commissioning own online TV series

Yahoo looking to take on Netflix and Amazon by commissioning own online TV series

By 7 April 2014

Yahoo is ready to enter the TV streaming business in a bigger way than ever before. It is said to be looking to commission four 10-episode comedy TV series to stream online. And is willing to pay a fair penny for quality content. Sources that have been... >>

Amazon's Dash wand lets you scan and shop from home, with next-day US delivery

Amazon's Dash wand lets you scan and shop from home, with next-day US delivery

By 5 April 2014

Amazon has unveiled a Wi-Fi wand with a built-in microphone and barcode scanner, and it's called Dash. You can use Dash to populate your AmazonFresh shopping list, then checkout from home, and schedule deliveries. You'll never run out of paper towels... >>

Amazon Fire TV is US-only but eyes global availability

Amazon Fire TV is US-only but eyes global availability

By 2 April 2014

Amazon has unveiled its Fire TV set-top box alongside a tiny remote with a built-in microphone and a Fire game controller. Unfortunately, at least for the time being, the company's streaming setup is only available in the US. Starting today, anyone in... >>

Amazon Fire TV streaming box and game controller pictures and hands-on

Amazon Fire TV streaming box and game controller pictures and hands-on

By 2 April 2014

Amazon has finally entered the set-top box space with its newly-announced Fire TV. And it can do everything, including stream movies and television shows, displaying photos, and allow users to game - directly from their television sets. The actual Fire... >>

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... >>