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Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What's the difference?
Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What's the difference? By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has a range of Echo devices, but we'll guide you through them on so you can decide which is the the best Echo Read more

'Alexa, what am I holding?' How Alexa's new Show and Tell feature works
'Alexa, what am I holding?' How Alexa's new Show and Tell feature works By Maggie Tillman

Alexa just became a lot more useful for people who are visually impaired, thanks to a new feature called Show and Tell. Here's how it works. Read more

Amazon might show off fitness-tracking earbuds and new Echo at hardware event
Amazon might show off fitness-tracking earbuds and new Echo at hardware event By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has a hardware event set for 26 September, roughly one year after it held a similar hardware event to announce several new devices, ranging from an Alexa-enabled microwave to a wall clock. This year, we're expecting even more Alexa devices to be announced. Read more

What to expect from Amazon's September Alexa and Echo event
What to expect from Amazon's September Alexa and Echo event By Dan Grabham

Amazon is holding an event this Wednesday 25 September in Seattle. But what new wares can we expect from the shopping giant? Read more

Amazon will deploy 100,000 of these electric delivery vans by 2024
Amazon will deploy 100,000 of these electric delivery vans by 2024 By Maggie Tillman

CEO Jeff Bezos quietly revealed that his company, Amazon, has ordered for 100,000 electric delivery vans from Michigan-based startup Rivian. Read more

How to use Alexa to make a US political campaign donation
How to use Alexa to make a US political campaign donation By Maggie Tillman

The idea is you’ll be able to make campaign donations to 2020 presidential candidates through your Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, as long as the candidate is eligible and chooses to sign up for Alexa donations. Here's how the feature works. Read more

How to cancel your Amazon Prime Video channels and app subscriptions
How to cancel your Amazon Prime Video channels and app subscriptions By Maggie Tillman

If you use a Fire TV and want to cancel a Prime Video channel or streaming service app subscription, it's not exactly easy to do. Luckily, Pocket-lint has figured out how, so you don't have to spend another minute clicking around, trying to figure it all out. Read more

Amazon Music adds an HD tier with lossless audio to better Spotify, Apple
Amazon Music adds an HD tier with lossless audio to better Spotify, Apple By Dan Grabham

Amazon has introduced an HD tier to Amazon Music with millions of lossless tracks. Read more

Best Alexa speakers 2019: Top Amazon Echo alternatives
Best Alexa speakers 2019: Top Amazon Echo alternatives By Britta O'Boyle

Numerous third party speakers have embraced Amazon's capable Alexa assistant alongside the Echo devices. Here are the best Amazon Echo alternatives. Read more

What is Alexa Answers, how to join, and how does it work?
What is Alexa Answers, how to join, and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Congratulations, you’re the newest source for Alexa to draw upon when answering users' questions. Read more

Amazon is launching new Echo devices later this month
Amazon is launching new Echo devices later this month By Dan Grabham

Amazon is holding a "devices and services" event at its HQ in Seattle on 25 September.It's a fair bet that we'll be getting at least some new Echo devices Read more

JVC Fire TV Edition 4K TV initial review: Amazon finds another way to get into your home
JVC Fire TV Edition 4K TV initial review: Amazon finds another way to get into your home By Dan Grabham

Although we couldn't see the full potential of this TV, it's clear it's going to be a big seller in the UK. Read more

Fire TV Cube (second generation) initial review: Taking Fire TV a step further
Fire TV Cube (second generation) initial review: Taking Fire TV a step further By Dan Grabham

The new Fire TV Cube isn't a huge leap over the old version, but it's great that it'll be moving beyond US shores. Read more

Anker's new Nebula Soundbar offers up a 4K Fire TV experience
Anker's new Nebula Soundbar offers up a 4K Fire TV experience By Maggie Tillman

Anker has partnered with Amazon to launch a new Fire TV soundbar, but with Anker’s Nebula branding. Read more

Amazon tests a biometric hand-scanner for checking out at Whole Foods
Amazon tests a biometric hand-scanner for checking out at Whole Foods By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is reportedly testing a type of scanner that can identify human hands as a way to charge a person in-store. Read more

There's a new Amazon Fire TV Cube that'll now come to the UK as well as the US
There's a new Amazon Fire TV Cube that'll now come to the UK as well as the US By Dan Grabham

Amazon has revealed a bunch of new Amazon TV announcements at IFA 2019. Read more

Amazon brings JVC TVs with Fire TV OS to the UK
Amazon brings JVC TVs with Fire TV OS to the UK By Dan Grabham

Not content with the re-work of the Fire TV Cube, Amazon has also spearheaded the launch of even more TVs with the Fire TV OS on. Read more

It's the last day to get the Kindle Paperwhite with a £30 discount in the Amazon end of summer sale
It's the last day to get the Kindle Paperwhite with a £30 discount in the Amazon end of summer sale By Rik Henderson

Amazon has a great discount on the Kindle Paperwhite, saving yourself some money Read more

Last day for Amazon Fire tablet end of summer sale: Save £45 on Fire HD 10, £25 on Fire HD 8 and £15 on Fire 7
Last day for Amazon Fire tablet end of summer sale: Save £45 on Fire HD 10, £25 on Fire HD 8 and £15 on Fire 7 By Rik Henderson

Amazon is offering incredible deals on Fire tablets in the end of summer sales. You can get big savings on Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 tablets Read more

Amazon intros Amazon Showroom - a virtual room where you can see potential homeware purchases
Amazon intros Amazon Showroom - a virtual room where you can see potential homeware purchases By Dan Grabham

We've already seen some instances of this type of thing before, of course. Ikea Place is probably our favourite, again enabling you to see the Swedish Read more

Last few days to get an Amazon Fire TV Stick for just £29.99
Last few days to get an Amazon Fire TV Stick for just £29.99 By Rik Henderson

Amazon is discounting prices across its store in the end of summer sales and that includes the Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote Read more

Time's running out to get a brand new Amazon Echo Show 5 for £69.99
Time's running out to get a brand new Amazon Echo Show 5 for £69.99 By Rik Henderson

Amazon is slashing prices on its own devices in the end of summer sales, including the new Amazon Echo Show 5 Read more

Amazon Fire 7 (2019) review: The cheapest tablet on the block
4.0 stars Amazon Fire 7 (2019) review: The cheapest tablet on the block By Chris Hall

At just £50 the 7-inch Fire tablet is a great device for accessing light entertainment. It's also designed for kids, including safe space setup. Read more

The Kindle Paperwhite now comes in a nice new blue hue
The Kindle Paperwhite now comes in a nice new blue hue By Dan Grabham

 Amazon is introducing a new colour for the Kindle Paperwhite - twilight blue, available in addition to the traditional black. Again it's available in Read more

Amazon Echo Wall Clock review: It's about time
4.0 stars Amazon Echo Wall Clock review: It's about time By Maggie Tillman

This clock is as simple as it sounds: check the time and use Alexa to set timers. You'll need another official Echo device though. Read more

Amazon brings Alexa announcements to UK-based Fire TVs
Amazon brings Alexa announcements to UK-based Fire TVs By Dan Grabham

Amazon is bringing Alexa Announcements to Fire TV devices in the UK. Already available for Echo devices (as well as Fire TV in the US), Announcements enable Read more

How to change the speed of Alexa's voice on your Amazon Echo
How to change the speed of Alexa's voice on your Amazon Echo By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has given Alexa users a new feature: The ability to change how fast it talks. Read more

The Amazon Echo Wall Clock is now available to buy in the UK
The Amazon Echo Wall Clock is now available to buy in the UK By Dan Grabham

Amazon has finally put its £30 Echo Wall Clock on sale in the UK. Read more

Amazon is letting you stop humans reviewing your Alexa commands
Amazon is letting you stop humans reviewing your Alexa commands By Dan Grabham

Amazon is now enabling you to prevent human review of your Alexa voice commands should you wish. The feature is enabled through an option in the settings Read more

Best Buy's three-day sale includes deals on nearly every Amazon device
Best Buy's three-day sale includes deals on nearly every Amazon device By Maggie Tillman

Best Buy is holding yet another sale this summer, but this time, it's offering deep discounts on several Amazon devices, plus some other goodies. Read more

Amazon is killing physical Dash buttons later this month
Amazon is killing physical Dash buttons later this month By Adrian Willings

If you own and regularly use a physical Dash button then you might be disappointed to hear that from 31 August you'll no longer be able to place orders. Read more

Amazon is teaching Alexa to help her answer more complex questions
Amazon is teaching Alexa to help her answer more complex questions By Adrian Willings

Amazon is working on a new training method to help improve Alexa's ability to answer more complex questions and solve your queries more usefully. Read more

How to turn on Alexa's Song ID feature so you'll always know what song is playing
How to turn on Alexa's Song ID feature so you'll always know what song is playing By Maggie Tillman

Once you’ve enabled it, Alexa will announce the artist and name of every song before it plays. Read more

Amazon Music's Song ID feature launches in UK, allowing Alexa to tell you what song is about to play
Amazon Music's Song ID feature launches in UK, allowing Alexa to tell you what song is about to play By Britta O'Boyle

Amazon has announced its Song ID feature - an opt-in service that sees Alexa announce the title and artist before a song plays through Amazon Music - is Read more

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K review: Superbly-priced 4K HDR streamer
4.5 stars Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K review: Superbly-priced 4K HDR streamer By Dan Grabham

The value of the Fire Stick 4K can’t be questioned compared to its rivals. Even for non Amazon Prime subscribers it's a great 4K HDR hub too. Read more

Amazon Echo Plus (2018) review: Second time's a charm
4.5 stars Amazon Echo Plus (2018) review: Second time's a charm By Chris Hall

The Echo Plus is a better Echo all-round than the standard version, but we have to say we preferred last year's design that distinguished it from the Read more

Now you can watch Amazon Prime Video in VR on Oculus Quest, Oculus Go and Gear VR
Now you can watch Amazon Prime Video in VR on Oculus Quest, Oculus Go and Gear VR By Adrian Willings

Amazon Prime members in the US and the UK can now don their favourite portable VR headsets to watch Amazon Prime Video on their own personal screen. Read more

How to use Alexa to find your misplaced or lost phone (the easy way)
How to use Alexa to find your misplaced or lost phone (the easy way) By Maggie Tillman

It's super common to misplace your phone at home. We all do it. It can fall between the couch cushions, get lost in the bedsheets, be left in some random room, or even forgotten in the car in your garage. Read more

Amazon brings the Blink XT2 security cam to the UK
Amazon brings the Blink XT2 security cam to the UK By Dan Grabham

Amazon has finally announced the Blink XT2 security camera for the UK -  it's available now from the etailer and will be available from Argos in the coming Read more

Amazon Echo review: The best way to experience Alexa?
3.5 stars Amazon Echo review: The best way to experience Alexa? By Chris Hall

If you want to dip your toe into the world of Alexa, the Echo might seem like the obvious choice. But what is it really like? Read more

Amazon Echo yellow flashing ring: How to turn it off and ensure Alexa doesn't spoil Christmas
Amazon Echo yellow flashing ring: How to turn it off and ensure Alexa doesn't spoil Christmas By Chris Hall

Amazon Echo users have been reporting strange activities on their Alexa devices, with a yellow flashing ring appearing. It's been an irritation for a lot Read more

Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy?
Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy? By Chris Hall

Amazon's Fire tablet continues to offer a popular alternative to the iPad, but which Amazon Fire tablet is right for you? We've compared them for you Read more

Amazon might actually launch a wheeled home robot and high-end Echo soon
Amazon might actually launch a wheeled home robot and high-end Echo soon By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has been quietly tinkering away on two new Alexa-enabled devices: A wheeled home robot, and a high-end Echo speaker. Read more

How to get Taylor Swift's Prime Day concert on demand
How to get Taylor Swift's Prime Day concert on demand By Dan Grabham

Amazon Prime Day starts next Monday and they'll be a range of offers which, of course, we'll bring you all the details on. But the first event was a big Read more

Early Prime Day deal: This Instant Pot model is 50% off on Amazon right now
Early Prime Day deal: This Instant Pot model is 50% off on Amazon right now By Maggie Tillman

With Prime Day around the corner, you'd think most companies on the site would be holding off on offering any sales at the moment. Think again. Read more

Doubling up on Alexa: How to use multiple Amazon Echo and Dots
Doubling up on Alexa: How to use multiple Amazon Echo and Dots By Adrian Willings

All the features and functions that come with having more than one Echo Read more

Amazon's UK head of Alexa and devices: We take privacy very seriously
Amazon's UK head of Alexa and devices: We take privacy very seriously By Dan Grabham

Amazon released its Echo Show 5 last week and we had the opportunity to meet with Dennis Stansbury, Amazon’s UK head of Alexa experience and devices. Read more

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: Honey, I shrunk the screen
4.0 stars Amazon Echo Show 5 review: Honey, I shrunk the screen By Dan Grabham

The Echo Show experience is getting better all the time and this is a great entry point. Sure, there are some compromises, but it's value for money. Read more

Free Twitch Prime games for July 2019: Free PC games for subscribers
Free Twitch Prime games for July 2019: Free PC games for subscribers By Adrian Willings

The Amazon-owned Twitch has been running a paid membership tier for a while now, that membership includes free games every month. We've got the list. Read more

Secret Amazon tips and tricks every shopper should know
Secret Amazon tips and tricks every shopper should know By Maggie Tillman

There are loads of secret tips and tricks we've found that could save you money and totally change how you use Amazon. Read more