Latest Amazon TV news

New Amazon Fire TV Stick is most powerful yet, with 4K HDR and more
New Amazon Fire TV Stick is most powerful yet, with 4K HDR and more By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has updated its Fire TV Stick media streamer so that it supports 4K, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and HDR 10+ videos.... Read more

Amazon to launch ad-supported, free TV channel on Fire TV, claims report
Amazon to launch ad-supported, free TV channel on Fire TV, claims report By Rik Henderson

If you own an Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick you might soon get an entire, new TV channel of content to view for free, provided by Amazon itself as it... Read more

Amazon is working on yet another TV device, but this one records live TV
Amazon is working on yet another TV device, but this one records live TV By Maggie Tillman

Internally dubbed Frank, it'll supposedly let you record live TV and stream it to your smartphone, but that feature isn't concrete.... Read more

Here’s when Amazon Prime Video will finally get Dolby Atmos
Here’s when Amazon Prime Video will finally get Dolby Atmos By Rik Henderson

Amazon Prime Video will finally support Dolby Atmos surround sound soon.Already available on a number of platforms, including rival Netflix, Sky Q, Apple... Read more

Amazon 4K Smart TV on the cards for UK, Freeview HD tuner and Fire TV built in
Amazon 4K Smart TV on the cards for UK, Freeview HD tuner and Fire TV built in By Rik Henderson

Amazon is reportedly looking to expand its own-branded devices to include an Amazon 4K Smart TV.The Telegraph claims that the online retailer, which is... Read more

Here's why you should get Amazon Prime today
Here's why you should get Amazon Prime today By Rik Henderson

What is Amazon Prime, how much does Amazon Prime cost and what do you get for your money?... Read more

Get 3 months of paid Amazon Prime Video channels for free
Get 3 months of paid Amazon Prime Video channels for free By Rik Henderson

As part of its amazing deals on the build up to Prime Day on 16 July, Amazon is offering some great freebies for Prime Video members.You can get three... Read more

Amazon plans to expand channel line-up on Amazon Video, should Sky, BT and Virgin Media be worried?
Amazon plans to expand channel line-up on Amazon Video, should Sky, BT and Virgin Media be worried? By Rik Henderson

Amazon could be growing its Amazon Video service to be a valid rival to paid TV platforms, such as Sky, Virgin Media and BT.As well as secure some of the... Read more

Amazon Fire TV Cube specs, UK release date, price and more
Amazon Fire TV Cube specs, UK release date, price and more By Dan Grabham

Amazon has officially unveiled a new Fire TV device it calls the Fire TV Cube - but what is it?... Read more

Fire TV Cube official: 4K HDR steaming with voice control for your TV, lights and everything else
Fire TV Cube official: 4K HDR steaming with voice control for your TV, lights and everything else By Chris Hall

Amazon has announced another twist on the Fire TV in the form of the Fire TV Cube. If you imagine the functionality of the Fire TV, combine it with an... Read more

Amazon wins live Premier League football TV rights from 2019, to show on Amazon Prime
Amazon wins live Premier League football TV rights from 2019, to show on Amazon Prime By Rik Henderson

Amazon has secured the rights to show 20 live Premier League football matches on its Prime Video service each season from 2019 to 2022.Alongside Sky and... Read more

Amazon continues its push into TV, scores exclusive rights to US Open tennis
Amazon continues its push into TV, scores exclusive rights to US Open tennis By Max Langridge

Following the news last year that Amazon has secured the exclusive rights to broadcast the ATP World Tour tennis through Amazon Prime, the retail giant... Read more

Amazon Fire TV Edition smart televisions with Alexa coming to Best Buy later this year
Amazon Fire TV Edition smart televisions with Alexa coming to Best Buy later this year By Rik Henderson

Televisions with Amazon's Fire TV platform built-in have been around for the last year but not on the scale expected for the coming months in 2018.That's... Read more

Amazon hoping to steal Premier League football TV rights from Sky and BT
Amazon hoping to steal Premier League football TV rights from Sky and BT By Dan Grabham

Amazon has held talks with English football’s top-tier league as it continues its ambitious assembly of principal sports rights under the Prime banner.The... Read more

How to watch Amazon Prime Video on TV: Your complete guide
How to watch Amazon Prime Video on TV: Your complete guide By Rik Henderson

Amazon's video streaming service has become almost a different beast since it was rebranded from Lovefilm in 2014. Amazon Prime Video is now the main global... Read more

Amazon Fire TV tips and tricks: How to get the most from your Fire TV Stick or 4K box
Amazon Fire TV tips and tricks: How to get the most from your Fire TV Stick or 4K box By Rik Henderson

Amazon offers two different Fire TV streaming devices these days: the dongle-like Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and the second generation Fire TV Stick.Both... Read more

Amazon Fire TV devices now let you browse the web via Silk and Firefox
Amazon Fire TV devices now let you browse the web via Silk and Firefox By Elyse Betters

Amazon has opened up web browsing to Fire TV users.The online retailer announced that, starting 20 December, all owners of the Amazon Fire TV and Fire... Read more

When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it?
When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it? By Rik Henderson

The Grand Tour, an Amazon exclusive show, is back for its second season. The car show, starring ex-Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond... Read more

Amazon might soon offer a free, ad-supported version of Prime Video
Amazon might soon offer a free, ad-supported version of Prime Video By Elyse Betters

Amazon is considering a free, ad-supported version of Prime Video, a new report has claimed. The streaming service is a benefit for Amazon Prime subscribers,... Read more

Amazon is making a Lord of the Rings prequel TV series and spin-off
Amazon is making a Lord of the Rings prequel TV series and spin-off By Elyse Betters

Amazon is stepping up its original series efforts in a major way.Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos, apparently wants Amazon's original TV division to develop more... Read more

New Amazon Fire TV announced, with 4K HDR, Dolby Atmos and more
New Amazon Fire TV announced, with 4K HDR, Dolby Atmos and more By Rik Henderson

After Apple announced its own, all-singing, all-dancing 4K HDR set-top-box, we have been on baited breath to find out how Amazon would respond.Well, now... Read more

Amazon 4K movie prices plummet to combat Apple TV 4K
Amazon 4K movie prices plummet to combat Apple TV 4K By Rik Henderson

One of the best received Apple announcements during its launch of Apple TV 4K was that Ultra HD movie prices would be in line with the HD equivalents.... Read more

Amazon Alexa comes to EE TV for voice-controlled channel hopping
Amazon Alexa comes to EE TV for voice-controlled channel hopping By Max Langridge

If you own an EE TV set-top box, you can now ask Alexa for information on what programmes are on, and even set recordings. The integration of Alexa marks... Read more

Amazon's Lovefilm DVD and Blu-ray postal rental service to end in October
Amazon's Lovefilm DVD and Blu-ray postal rental service to end in October By Rik Henderson

Amazon is to finally close its Lovefilm movie rental service on 31 October.To soften the blow, it is offering existing Lovefilm customers £15 off an Amazon... Read more

Amazon Prime Video to develop new shows from 'Walking Dead' creator
Amazon Prime Video to develop new shows from 'Walking Dead' creator By Elyse Betters

Amazon inked an "overall deal" with the creator of The Walking Dead.The company revealed that it signed a first-look deal with Robert Kirkman's Skybound... Read more

How to use Alexa to control Amazon Fire TV devices without a remote
How to use Alexa to control Amazon Fire TV devices without a remote By Elyse Betters

Amazon has introduced a new voice-control feature for Fire TV users.As of 1 August, if you own one of Amazon's Fire TV media players, as well as an Echo... Read more

Amazon serves up exclusive rights to ATP World Tour tennis
Amazon serves up exclusive rights to ATP World Tour tennis By Max Langridge

Avid tennis fans who regularly tune in to watch the ATP World Tour will now need to make sure they have an Amazon Prime subscription, after the US retail... Read more

Amazon Echo owners can control Sony TVs and Logitech Harmony through Alexa
Amazon Echo owners can control Sony TVs and Logitech Harmony through Alexa By Rik Henderson

During the recent Amazon Prime Day sales, you might have snapped up a bargain Amazon Echo or Echo Dot and now have an Alexa voice assistant in your home.... Read more

Amazon and Apple finally playing nicely, Amazon Video coming to Apple TV
Amazon and Apple finally playing nicely, Amazon Video coming to Apple TV By Max Langridge

After several rumours suggesting it was happening, Apple has confirmed that itself and Amazon have finally settled some differences, as Amazon's Video app... Read more

Amazon Channels comes to UK: What is it and what channels does it offer?
Amazon Channels comes to UK: What is it and what channels does it offer? By Rik Henderson

Amazon has launched Amazon Channels in the UK. It offers a way to subscribe to a large array of premium TV channels and services for a low, non-contract... Read more

Amazon Video is the first to support Samsung's HDR10 Plus standard
Amazon Video is the first to support Samsung's HDR10 Plus standard By Max Langridge

Samsung has announced that Amazon Video is the first content partner to deliver HDR10 Plus content to Samsung TVs, with content set to arrive on Amazon... Read more

All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now available for £40
All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now available for £40 By Rik Henderson

Amazon has brought the new, updated Fire TV Stick to the UK and it is available now.Launched in the US at the tail end of last year, the new version of... Read more

Watch The Grand Tour for free over Christmas, here's how
Watch The Grand Tour for free over Christmas, here's how By Rik Henderson

Amazon has made the first episode of The Grand Tour available to watch for free over the Christmas period.All Amazon customers in the UK, not just those... Read more

Amazon Fire TV gets swanky new user interface: Here's what your box does now
Amazon Fire TV gets swanky new user interface: Here's what your box does now By Rik Henderson

Amazon has rolled out a new user interface for its 4K Fire TV set-top-box and will introduce the new design to the Fire TV Stick and first-generation Fire... Read more

The Grand Tour more popular than Game of Thrones, to pirates at least
The Grand Tour more popular than Game of Thrones, to pirates at least By Rik Henderson

Amazon's The Grand Tour is reported the most illegally downloaded TV show of all time, beating Game of Thrones to the unwanted pinnacle of the piracy... Read more

The Grand Tour now available, see the hijinks of the ex-Top Gear crowd on Amazon
The Grand Tour now available, see the hijinks of the ex-Top Gear crowd on Amazon By Rik Henderson

Amazon's rival show to Top Gear has finally started. Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond present The Grand Tour, a new car show that started... Read more

Amazon Video preparing for worldwide expansion
Amazon Video preparing for worldwide expansion By Max Langridge

Amazon could be set to undergo a huge global expansion of its video streaming service from December, following the launch of the company's new show The... Read more

Amazon's new Fire TV stick is faster and has an Alexa remote (but no 4K)
Amazon's new Fire TV stick is faster and has an Alexa remote (but no 4K) By Elyse Betters

Amazon is giving its streaming media stick an update.The company has announced a new Amazon Fire TV streaming media stick with a quad-core processor, rather... Read more

Hugely controversial Preacher exclusive to Amazon Prime Instant Video in UK
Hugely controversial Preacher exclusive to Amazon Prime Instant Video in UK By Rik Henderson

Amazon has snapped up several exclusive rights to one of the most eagerly anticipated US TV series, Preacher.It will be only available on Amazon Prime... Read more

Amazon Original Mozart in the Jungle free to watch this weekend after winning Golden Globes
Amazon Original Mozart in the Jungle free to watch this weekend after winning Golden Globes By Rik Henderson

After scooping two Golden Globes at the recent awards ceremony, Amazon Original series Mozart in the Jungle will be free to watch this weekend, starting... Read more

Amazon is adding shopping features to its Fire TV lineup
Amazon is adding shopping features to its Fire TV lineup By Elyse Betters

The Amazon Fire TV is about to become a one-stop shop. Literally.Amazon makes hardwares so that you can use them to buy stuff from the company - whether... Read more

Amazon Fire TV gets ITV Player at last
Amazon Fire TV gets ITV Player at last By Rik Henderson

Amazon has finally added ITV Player to its Fire TV app line-up, giving owners of the existing set-top-box, plus those expecting the new one to arrive on... Read more

Forget Apple TV, a 4K Amazon Fire TV is expected any day now
Forget Apple TV, a 4K Amazon Fire TV is expected any day now By Rik Henderson

One of the things absent from Apple's presentation of its new Apple TV set-top-box yesterday was any talk of 4K. Another was support for Amazon Prime... Read more

Amazon takes on AirPlay and Google Cast with its new Fling tool
Amazon takes on AirPlay and Google Cast with its new Fling tool By Elyse Betters

Amazon has announced a new tool that's a lot like AirPlay or Google Cast.The tool basically enables you to share multimedia content or stuff from mobile... Read more

You can now watch Amazon Instant Video content in HDR - if you own the right TV
You can now watch Amazon Instant Video content in HDR - if you own the right TV By Elyse Betters

Amazon has announced that HDR content is finally available through its Instant Video streaming service. But it is exclusive to Prime subscribers and specific... Read more

GameFly comes to Amazon Fire TV: Here's how to start streaming games
GameFly comes to Amazon Fire TV: Here's how to start streaming games By Elyse Betters

Amazon wants to remind you that the Fire TV can be used for gaming. In fact, to get your attention, the company has recently announced it added over 600... Read more

Amazon Fire TV Stick price drops to £25: Happy National Streaming Day
Amazon Fire TV Stick price drops to £25: Happy National Streaming Day By Luke Edwards

Today is National Streaming Day. It appears Amazon wants to celebrate that by offering a price drop on its Fire TV Stick, now at £25.The Amazon Fire TV... Read more

Amazon makes Golden Globe winner Transparent free to all, not just Prime members
Amazon makes Golden Globe winner Transparent free to all, not just Prime members By Rik Henderson

To celebrate its two Golden Globe awards, Amazon is making its original series Transparent free to all this Saturday, 24 January. Starting at 12.01am... Read more

Amazon Prime Instant Video now streaming in 4K Ultra HD in UK too
Amazon Prime Instant Video now streaming in 4K Ultra HD in UK too By Rik Henderson

Amazon has followed Netflix in offering some of its streamed video content in 4K to Prime members. And it's now made it to the UK too.As mentioned at the... Read more

Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers to get free 4K streaming by end of 2014
Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers to get free 4K streaming by end of 2014 By Rik Henderson

Amazon has confirmed that it is committed to a 4K Ultra HD future by not only shooting its own original TV series in the higher resolution format, but... Read more

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