Posts Tagged ‘amazon’
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
33 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 28, 2014 under Channel
Do you like to do your game streaming topless? If so, you may need to find yourself another site to do it on other than Twitch, as the now-Amazon owned property has announced its own dress code. You d... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 24, 2014 under Channel
Amazon might have spent much of this quarter aggressively expanding and introducing new services like Prime member streaming music and ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 15, 2014 under Channel
If Amazon has something you need quite desperately, getting a hold of it on the same day you click buy could now be possible, with the launch of the retailer's new same-day delivery service in the UK.... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 13, 2014 under Channel
If you always wanted to work for Amazon, now might be your chance to get a foot in the door, as the web based retailer has just announced that it will be expanding its distribution centre workforce in... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 3, 2014 under General Tech
Twitch is set to tighten its policies when it comes to paid and sponsored content deals in response to concerns over transparency and disclosure. The streaming platform will start labeling videos that... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 29, 2014 under General Tech
Amazon has officially completed its purchase of the popular game streaming site, Twitch, for £595 million. Twitch had already accepted the deal as soon as it was announced but these multi-million po... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 24, 2014 under General Tech, Mobile, Peripheral
Amazon plans to invest $55 million in its Lab 126 research and development facility in California and increase the headcount of R&D staff to over 3700 by 2019. The expansion of the “secretive”... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 24, 2014 under General Tech
Amazon has officially launched its eBooks and audiobooks subscription service in the UK. The service is called 'Kindle Unlimited' and allows customers to pay a monthly fee for unlimited access to a pr... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 23, 2014 under Console
UK retailers are continuing to lower the price of Microsoft's Xbox One console in an effort to shift more units. The Xbox One had an official price cut a few months ago, bringing the price down to £3... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 29, 2014 under General Tech
Amazon is set to launch its own 4K streaming service in an effort to better compete with Netflix, which already offers 4K content, although it is strictly limited to supported TV's and not available f... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 27, 2014 under Mobile
It turns out that Amazon's new smartphone isn't selling so well, according to a new report the handset is off to a very slow start, having sold fewer than 35,000 units so far. The Firephone was ann... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 26, 2014 under Channel
Apparently the done deal wasn't such a sure thing. While the world and his dog had entered into the history books that sometime in late 2014, gaming... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 21, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Amazon has revealed how the announcements made at Gamescom affected pre-orders, revealing some interesting statistics. Overall, Wii U games rose the most despite Nintendo not holding a major press con... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 30, 2014 under General Tech
Amazon has officially explained its reasoning behind trying to lower e-book prices, claiming that lower prices will end up being more beneficial to publishers, authors and retailers. In an ... more.
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