Posts Tagged ‘amazon’
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 1, 2015 under General Tech
Amazon Prime Now launched in the US for trial runs back last year in select cities. The new service brought one-hour delivery to Prime customers in the area and now, it is starting to work its way ove... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 22, 2015 under General Tech
Amazon has been causing a stir in the ebooks scene for years now and it doesn't seem to be slowing down. Now the retailer has plans to introduce a new payment system that will make it so that some aut... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 18, 2015 under General Tech
Amazon revealed its future vision for 30 minute delivery drones some time ago. Since then, the company has made significant progress with its drones, although due to some setbacks with the Federal Avi... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 17, 2015 under Channel
Getting packages to customers faster and faster has been part of Amazon's edict for years now. It's investigated drone delivers, but has hit a few hiccups t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 11, 2015 under General Tech
The European Commission has gone ahead with yet another anti-trust investigation. This time, its sights are set on Amazon due to its e-book deals and contracts with book publishers. The investigation ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 5, 2015 under Development
Amazon has been making a push for gaming, not only did it acquire Double Helix last year, the developer behind Killer Instinct, but it also bought Twitch, the largest video game streaming platform on ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 14, 2015 under Android, Apps, Mobile
Amazon is looking to poke its digits into more digital pies this week, with the announcement that it has launched a new advertising scheme for mobiles, designed to help app makers promote their softwa... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 11, 2015 under Channel
Following on from the UK's general election taking place last week, many people have their eyes on the re-elected prime-minister David Cameron, to see if (among other things) he will make good on prom... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 29, 2015 under Channel, General Tech
Amazon made the unpopular decision last year to put a minimum spend on free delivery. It seems that Amazon becoming less willing to foot the bill for postage as it has doubled the minimum spend requir... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 13, 2015 under General Tech
It looks like the US Federal Aviation Authority has finally got its act together as it has finally given Amazon the permission it needed to conduct drone test flights on US soil. The move follows stro... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 7, 2015 under Software & Gaming
Rumor has it that Crytek has just entered a huge licensing deal with Amazon, worth between $50 million and $70 million. The developer, which recently faced some financial struggles, will now be kept a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 27, 2015 under General Tech
Amazon has announced its new subscription tiers for its online storage service, ‘Cloud Drive’, with one of the options offering up unlimited storage. Those with Amazon Prime or owners of an Amazon... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 25, 2015 under General Tech
US regulators finally gave Amazon permission to test its delivery drones last week but it turns out that the approval took too long to come in and now, the model drone that Amazon just got permission ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 20, 2015 under General Tech
When the FAA gave permission for different commercial uses of drones in the US earlier this year, it seemed like Amazon was going to be left out in the cold when it came to its plans for drone deliver... more.
29 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 16, 2015 under Graphics
We've had a couple of KitGuru readers get in touch to let us know that Amazon US and Amazon UK both appear to be willing to follow in Newegg's footsteps and issue 20 per cent refunds to buyers of the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 4, 2015 under General Tech
Twitch managed to surpass the 100 million unique monthly views milestone last year, the video game streaming service has announced today. Twitch launched a new site yesterday, commemorating all of the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 3, 2015 under Apps
Amazon have released a PC application that you can use to turn your dusty old physical books, into Kindle ebooks. The app will allow you to scan any book while running text recognition to properly dig... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 28, 2015 under General Tech
Last Monday a small civilian drone crashed into the grounds of the White House, causing quite a stir over exactly how secure the White House actually is against drone attacks. It has now been revealed... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 27, 2015 under Channel
Amazon's headquarters in Japan is currently said to be "cooperating" with a police investigation into child pornography, after two men were arrested late last year for attempting to sell books contain... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 24, 2015 under General Tech
If you have ever wanted to move around in a 13 foot tall mech suit then Amazon Japan has you covered with the Kuratas Mech Suit, on sale for just over $1 million. The Kuratas mech suit was built by a ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 22, 2015 under Channel
Amazon might soon be dropping another few hundred million on a hardware firm and this time it's to do with internals. Purportedly the deal is for a $370 million (£244 million) buyout of Israeli chipm... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 12, 2015 under Channel
If there was any suggestion that the quality of shows produced by the likes of streaming platform holders, Amazon and Netflix, were anything less than that of more traditional network produced shows, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 16, 2014 under General Tech
Google is apparently looking to take on retailers with the launch of a 'buy' button, which will allow searchers to purchase products directly from the Google search results page. The idea is very simi... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 15, 2014 under System Tools
A fault with Amazon listing software last week, saw many items sold through the retail giant by smaller businesses listed at just £0.01 each. While it only lasted for about an hour on Friday, bargain... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 9, 2014 under General Tech
Amazon has just announced that its streaming service, Prime Instant Video, will now be offering 4K streams in the US, making the company one of the first few service providers to launch ultra HD conte... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 3, 2014 under General Tech
It is safe to say that the Amazon Fire phone hasn't lived up to the company's hopes or expectations, failing to appeal to both critics and consumers but at least Amazon isn't under any delusions as CE... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 2, 2014 under General Tech
Amazon garnered headlines recently for its teasing of drone deliveries to those that live close to its distribution centres, giving people the chance for same day deliveries without leaving their home... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 25, 2014 under Channel
In what must feel like getting in to bed with the devil, Royal Mail has announced a partnership with internet retailer Amazon, to provide customers with an added solution for speedier delivery. This c... more.
22 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 19, 2014 under Console
It looks like some shoppers won't need to wait until Black Friday to get a good deal on a Playstation 4 as people have been successfully scamming Walmart thanks to the store's price match guarantee. U... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 13, 2014 under Channel
Remember that video from late last year that seemed to show Amazon's plans to use unmanned drones to deliver packages to customers that live near distribution centres? It was initially thought to be a... more.
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