Latest Amazon gadget news

Amazon has another sale starting today, this time highlighting 'Hidden Gems'
Amazon has another sale starting today, this time highlighting 'Hidden Gems' By Dan Grabham

Amazon UK has another sale on ahead of its Black Friday extravaganza - and it starts today!Called the Hidden Gems sale, there'll be five days of deals... Read more

Amazon Kindle Unlimited: Everything you need to know about the Spotify for books
Amazon Kindle Unlimited: Everything you need to know about the Spotify for books By Maggie Tillman

Here is everything you need to know about Amazon's Kindle Unlimited service, including how much it costs and what kind of books are available.... Read more

Square: Will consumers have trust and confidence in stores like Amazon Go?
Square: Will consumers have trust and confidence in stores like Amazon Go? By Stuart Miles

Square's head of hardware told us that he questions customers' faith in the shopping experiences Amazon Go and similar ventures present.... Read more

Amazon Fetch is a new pet tracker with geofencing capabilities
Amazon Fetch is a new pet tracker with geofencing capabilities By Maggie Tillman

The device itself is pretty simple; just attach it to your dog's collar and then set up a geofence around your yard. If your furry friend tries to make a break for it, you'll get a notification to go track them down. The low-bandwidth protocol behind Fetch is perhaps more interesting.... 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

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

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

Tesco set to launch Amazon Go-style cashierless stores
Tesco set to launch Amazon Go-style cashierless stores By Dan Grabham

There's no doubt that Amazon Go has been a successful experiment - but now other major global retailers are jumping on the bandwagon and planning for... Read more

Amazon is making a wearable that allows Alexa to read your emotions
Amazon is making a wearable that allows Alexa to read your emotions By Maggie Tillman

The unique thing about this wearable is that it'll be able to read human emotions, so it's a health and wellness gadget of sorts.... Read more

You can now collect Amazon parcels from Next stores in the UK
You can now collect Amazon parcels from Next stores in the UK By Britta O'Boyle

Amazon has partnered with retail store Next to offer a click and collect counter service, called Amazon Counter.The Counter click and collect service will... Read more

How Walmart's first AI-powered smart store compares to Amazon Go
How Walmart's first AI-powered smart store compares to Amazon Go By Maggie Tillman

Walmart has been slowly developing its own Amazon Go-like technology for its stores, and we're beginning to see the first of those efforts.... Read more

Amazon Go will soon accept cash due to 'discrimination and elitism' concerns
Amazon Go will soon accept cash due to 'discrimination and elitism' concerns By Maggie Tillman

Amazon Go stores, which are well-known for its cashless transactions, are about to add cash back into the mix.... Read more

Amazon wants to launch over 3,000 internet-beaming satellites into orbit
Amazon wants to launch over 3,000 internet-beaming satellites into orbit By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is known for entering industries and totally disrupting them. And it looks Amazon's next target is the internet.... Read more

Is this more proof that Amazon wants to build an Alexa home robot?
Is this more proof that Amazon wants to build an Alexa home robot? By Maggie Tillman

Imagine an Alexa-powered robot that roams around your house, cleaning your rugs and washing the dishes. That's the dream, right?... Read more

Amazon's cheap Kindle is now available with an adjustable front light
Amazon's cheap Kindle is now available with an adjustable front light By Chris Hall

Amazon's Kindle family breaks down into three major segments - the cheap Kindle, the Paperwhite and the luxury Oasis. The entry-level £69.99 model has... Read more

Amazon is shutting down its pop-ups but still has grand physical store plans
Amazon is shutting down its pop-ups but still has grand physical store plans By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is significantly switching up its physical retail strategy, at least in the US.... Read more

Amazon fulfilment centre tour could be best geek birthday gift ever
Amazon fulfilment centre tour could be best geek birthday gift ever By Stuart Miles

Amazon is offering more tours of its fulfilment centres across the UK - opening them for people to see what happens after they click on "buy now".... Read more

Amazon one step closer to opening Amazon Go store in UK
Amazon one step closer to opening Amazon Go store in UK By Rik Henderson

Amazon has reportedly secured at least one retail site in London for an Amazon Go cashier-less store.... Read more

Meet Scout, Amazon's new mail bot for last-mile deliveries
Meet Scout, Amazon's new mail bot for last-mile deliveries By Maggie Tillman

It is currently in testing, with just six devices now being used in a single neighborhood in Snohomish County, Washington.... Read more

Big Mouth Billy Bass creator launches hilarious Alexa-enabled twerking bears
Big Mouth Billy Bass creator launches hilarious Alexa-enabled twerking bears By Maggie Tillman

The Alexa-fication of everything you can imagine continues, with the announcement of some fun (even holiday-themed) stuffed animals.... Read more

Amazon squeezed a mini cashier-less Amazon Go shop into a Macy's store
Amazon squeezed a mini cashier-less Amazon Go shop into a Macy's store By Maggie Tillman

This latest version, which is more compact than the original kind, is being described as a small-format Amazon Go store. It reminds us of a pop-up.... Read more

Amazon Show Mode Charging Dock comes to UK for Fire HD 8 and 10
Amazon Show Mode Charging Dock comes to UK for Fire HD 8 and 10 By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has announced you can now buy its Show Mode Charging Dock as a standalone device (or as a bundle) in the UK.... Read more

21 of the best gadgets and gizmos to appear on Amazon Launchpad
21 of the best gadgets and gizmos to appear on Amazon Launchpad By Adrian Willings

Amazon helps support startups and small businesses by showcasing some of the best products on the site for people to buy. See the best here.... Read more

Amazon might open 3,000 Amazon Go cashier-less stores by 2021
Amazon might open 3,000 Amazon Go cashier-less stores by 2021 By Maggie Tillman

That's an insane expansion and an aggressive move into physical retail.... Read more

Amazon's next big Prime perk? Real full-size Christmas trees
Amazon's next big Prime perk? Real full-size Christmas trees By Maggie Tillman

Amazon plans to sell and ship 7-foot-tall Christmas trees to customers this holiday season. Some will even be eligible for Prime free shipping.... Read more

Your TV remote will soon be able to order its own batteries
Your TV remote will soon be able to order its own batteries By Dan Grabham

These smart appliances will be able to order their own consumables...... Read more

Amazon is hosting a free intimate Take That concert in London to celebrate Prime Day
Amazon is hosting a free intimate Take That concert in London to celebrate Prime Day By Chris Hall

Amazon is celebrating Prime Day with an exclusive Take That concert in London and a range of other events. The tickets are free, but very limited.... Read more

Amazon is talking to AARP about making products for the elderly
Amazon is talking to AARP about making products for the elderly By Elyse Betters

The latest technology isn’t always easy to use for people of a certain age.If that line sounds familiar it's because it comes from a year-old Saturday... Read more

Amazon Kindle and original Kindle Oasis now offer Audible support with update
Amazon Kindle and original Kindle Oasis now offer Audible support with update By Chris Hall

When Amazon launched the updated version of the Kindle Oasis in October 2017, one of the headline features was support for Audible, meaning you can switch... Read more

This Alexa-enabled mirror lets you control your bathroom by voice
This Alexa-enabled mirror lets you control your bathroom by voice By Elyse Betters

Kohler, a popular maker of bathroom and kitchen fixtures, has introduced a new smart home line that includes an Alexa-enabled mirror.Now, the interesting... Read more

Now Walmart is planning its own Amazon Go-like cashierless store
Now Walmart is planning its own Amazon Go-like cashierless store By Elyse Betters

Walmart is trying to compete with Amazon by working on its own Amazon Go-like store, though it's still in the early stages of doing so.According to Recode, Walmart... Read more

Amazon's redesigned Kindle Oasis is larger, smarter and waterproof
Amazon's redesigned Kindle Oasis is larger, smarter and waterproof By Chris Hall

Amazon has announced a new version of the Kindle Oasis as it looks to make this flagship reader the most accomplished Kindle so far. Amazon launched the Kindle... Read more