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0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 5, 2013 under General Tech
We all had a good laugh and a think about Amazon's recent announcement that it was working on drone delivery to help reduce the time some products get to your doorstep and giggled again when Waterston... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 3, 2013 under Channel
Following on from the interesting, but certainly attention grabbing news yesterday that Amazon was currently in discussion with the FAA about unmanned drone delivery, book retailer Waterstones has rel... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 2, 2013 under Channel
Smartphones may be getting smaller and more powerful, graphics cards may be faster than ever and TVs may be getting more detailed than we could ever have imagined, but you know what still feels somewh... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 19, 2013 under Gaming
Update: It looks like this could have been an Amazon retail partner listing, not Amazon itself. Sadly, that means the information found in the article could be fake and should be taken with a pinch o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 7, 2013 under HTPC
If you thought Valve would be the last company to crowd into the already cramped set-top-box industry, think again, as online retail giant Amazon is also looking to get into the game, with plans for i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 20, 2013 under Security
Google went down on Saturday, dropping over a third of the world's web traffic in the process. Amazon has followed suit just a few days later, with its 40 minutes of inactivity purportedly costing the... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on August 6, 2013 under General Tech
In an unexpected move, Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos has purchased for the Washington Post and associated publications for $250 million. It is noted that Bezos will become the sole owner of the newspaper ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 3, 2013 under Channel
Amazon has been granted a patent for adding what is described as "DVD extras" to ebooks, suggesting that in the same way as movies were enhanced via special features like cast and crew interviews, doc... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 2, 2013 under Channel
If you thought the Xbox One was a threat to game rentals, it's not the only one. Lovefilm, long time DVD and game rental firm, has announced that it will no longer be sending out game discs, in an eff... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 27, 2013 under Channel
Despite the last decade seeing an explosion in the usage of digital formats that aren't tied to a single physical medium, CDs are still selling - but most people just rip the tracks anyway. With that ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on June 26, 2013 under Laptop
When Intel first started touting the concept of an Ultrabook, our imaginations were captivated. Computex that year was full of new ideas and concepts - mostly built around processors that would ultima... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 10, 2013 under Console
Even though Microsoft has been hammered with bad press for its Xbox One console over the past few weeks, it's still managing to beat out the much more favourably viewed PlayStation 4 in pre-orders, ac... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 24, 2013 under Channel
One of the reasons that big franchises like Star Wars are still so popular today, is because of their fans and more specifically, the content that those fans create. You have fan films, fan art, fan c... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 14, 2013 under Channel
The German labour union, Verdi, has called on Amazon workers in the country to go on strike, in order to force the huge e-tailer to implement better worker employment conditions, in line with other co... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 3, 2013 under Console
Yesterday we reported on how once again, ASDA was leading the way in Wii U price cuts,bringing it down to an impressively low £149.99 for the basic pack and £199.99 for the premium pack. Now everyon... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 1, 2013 under Apps
LoveFilm, a former Amazon company was bought up by the retail giant once again after it started doing very well in the DVD rental game. Today though it's all about online streaming, and in that depart... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jules on April 22, 2013 under Headphones
When KitGuru heard the news that Amazon was about to start stocking Cocaine, we thought - for a second - that it was a return to conservative/Victorian values and ethics. Suddenly a new range of 'toni... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 29, 2013 under Channel
Ebay is looking to challenge big names in the retail game, with plans to expand its business to double the current user base - which would bring the total to over 200 million - within the next three y... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 14, 2013 under Channel
Google makes the bulk of its revenue from advertising, almost £30 billion a year in fact. However that foundation of income could be threatened, as Ebay has just produced a new study that claims the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 14, 2013 under Console
If Asda was the vanguard of the Wii U price drops, then Amazon was the main. While the supermarket chain might have beaten the online retailer to the punch, dropping its price by £50 before anyone el... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 11, 2013 under Channel
Amazon is usually simultaneously the darling of authors and their worst enemy. Today it's looking more like the latter however, as Amazon is attempting to buyup the top level domains (TLD) of .book, .... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 19, 2013 under Channel
Amazon has been forced to fire one of the sub-contracted security firms working for it in Germany, after it was found out that some members of the organisation has been wearing neo-nazi uniforms and i... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 8, 2013 under Gaming
As part of an ongoing investigation, CVG is claiming to have caught out several big name online retailers sending out 18+ rated games to underage children. Some of the specifically named ones include ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 28, 2013 under Channel
Amazon is expected to to announce after its best Christmas takings in years, that its coffers have swollen to an impressive $9 (£5.7) billion, which represents an impressive increase since September,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 11, 2013 under Channel
In a move that seems like it should have been made sometime in the last decade, Amazon has announced that thanks to a new feature called AutoRip - unfortunately only available in the US at the moment ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jules on December 26, 2012 under Channel, Notebook
We all love a bargain, but scouring the high street technology stores on the day after Xmas did not seem to generate any serious surprises. KitGuru is sent some snaps and breaks out 'Analysis 101' to ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jules on December 3, 2012 under Channel
With the last of the year's wage packets safely deposited and the kids/significant others off to school and work respectively, Monday 3rd December will be a bumper, bonanza day for online stores acros... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 30, 2012 under Channel
Already dominating book sales around the world and even more so in the Ebook industry, Amazon is set to expand its own publishing business into Europe as early as next year. Based out of its Luxemb... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 27, 2012 under Mobile
While it's still considered as a rumour for now, there are reports abound suggesting that Foxconn - yes the same Foxconn that employed children - could be set to manufacture the smartphones of both Mi... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jules on November 24, 2012 under Mobile, Software
It's not hard to see where the real costs are incurred by book publishers. You have trees to cultivate, chop, transport, mill, form into paper, transport again, inks to make, covers to design, write... more.
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