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First HTC Vives arrive in the hands of consumers

Amidst the news that Oculus has run into some difficulties with its shipping, the first HTC Vive virtual reality headsets have started arriving on the doorsteps of consumers all over the world. From Tokyo, to California, to New Zealand, Vives have been showing up over the last 12 hours, with …

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Morrisons to begin shipping food to Amazon customers

Amazon is continuing its expansive attempt to become the only shopping destination in the world, by teaming up with Morrisons to offer grocery deliveries to UK customers. Amazon Prime Now and Amazon Pantry customers will soon be able to take advantage of the service which will deliver fresh, frozen and non-perishable …

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PC options for last minute Christmas delivery

For those of you who’ve bought (or are thinking of acquiring) new games and don’t have the GPU/CPU horsepower necessary, Christmas provides the perfect excuse to go and buy the rig you deserve. After a long hard year of grafting to cover bills and essential living expenses, surely December should include …

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Google is getting into fresh-grocery deliveries too

Google is continuing to take swings at any big tech competitors it can find, as following Amazon’s move into grocery and other food and beverage deliveries, the search giant has now announced that it will begin offering such a service too. Starting later this year, San Francisco (and one other …

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Amazon looking to enter restaurant food delivery business next

Amazon may be looking to expand its grocery delivery service beyond raw ingredients, with new job listings appearing for restaurant division staff in the Seattle and New York areas. It’s not clear if Amazon is looking to open its own restaurant/take away outlets, or merely delivering food put together by …

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Want to get paid to deliver Amazon packages?

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 there, so one solution that may help improve its goods flow is to pay members of the public to deliver them too, rather than …

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Royal Mail to offer 3D printing services

Of all the ways you could have envisaged the Royal Mail postal delivery service being revamped to be more competitive with the likes of international courier firms, who’d have thought 3D printing would be the way to go? But that’s exactly what’s happening, with the national postal service set to …

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Amazon partners with Royal Mail for pick up

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 comes just weeks after Royal Mail announced that it was likely to lose out to rival couriers …

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Amazon to trial drone delivery in the UK

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 bit of an attention grabber leading up to Christmas, but apparently there was some truth to …

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Amazon shares drop after near half billion loss announcement

Amazon might have spent much of this quarter aggressively expanding and introducing new services like Prime member streaming music and same-day deliveries in the UK, suggesting growth and prosperity, but its books paint a much less successful picture of the same period. According to the latest earnings report, Amazon lost …

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Google may face off against Amazon in robot delivery

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 Waterstones jokingly said that it would start delivering books via owl. However this might not …

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Amazon could start drone delivery by 2015

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 somewhat archaic? Ordering something online and then having to wait a day or two for it …

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Aria PC drops Ireland shipping costs for six week trial

In an effort to even out the cost differences between shipping to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, Aria PC has switched to a flat rate fee for Ireland as a whole. However, it’s asking Irish customers to show that it’s worth cutting into its profits, or the change …

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Aria now offering £1.99 next-day shipping option

If you’ve ever ordered from online PC part sellers before, they usually know what they’re doing when it comes to sending through full systems or big orders, packaging everything up nicely so it arrives in perfect condition. However when you’re making a small order, it can suck paying that full …

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Would you deliver your neighbour’s food for a discount?

Walmart

Walmart is looking into crowd-sourcing its delivery service, offering discounts to customers that deliver their neighbours’ food. You’d need to tell the supermarket where you live, but once done, Warlmart says it would highlight delivery routes for customer orders. It’s not something the grocery chain is expecting to implement soon, …

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Apple delivers good news

One of the most eagerly awaited emails of the past 12 months has just arrived in the inboxes of the chosen few. What is the message and what does it mean? KitGuru engages iLiedown and gives it a ponder. The Daily Telegraph (of all the socialist press) ran a footy-score, …

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