Amazon launches the new Fire TV
Published in News
Thursday, 17 September 2015 17:58

Amazon launches the new Fire TV


Mediatek MT8173 SoC, Alexa and 4K/UHD support

In addition to three new Fire tablets, Amazon has updated its Fire TV box that can, according to Amazon, do everything that Apple TV can, and more.

Amazon's US $49.99 Fire tablet launched
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 17 September 2015 17:28

Amazon's US $49.99 Fire tablet launched


7-inch tablet with quad-core 1.3GHz SoC

In addition to the two new Fire HD tablets, Amazon has unveiled its newest budget tablet, the 7-inch Amazon Fire.

Amazon announces new Fire HD tablets
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 17 September 2015 17:15

Amazon announces new Fire HD tablets


Mediatek scores a big win

Amazon has just unveiled three new tablets as a part of its new Fire series, including the Fire HD, the Fire and the Fire Kids Edition tablets.

Amazon Improved the Fire Tablets
Published in News
Thursday, 17 September 2015 16:47

Amazon Improved the Fire Tablets


The sizes are increasing, pricing still affordable.

It's time for Amazon to launch the updated family of Fire tablets and boy are they ever. There are now a six-incher, and 7, 8 and a 10.1 inch version. The interface is more logical and content deals are better than ever.

Apple spends a fortune protecting Cook
Published in News
Friday, 07 August 2015 12:36

Apple spends a fortune protecting Cook


From what?

Fruity cargo cult Apple is so terrified that something bad will happen to its leader Tim Cook that it spends nearly $700,000 to protect him. 

EU fears the power of the Amazons
Published in News
Monday, 15 June 2015 12:33

EU fears the power of the Amazons


Anti-trust 

Europe's anti-trust chief has warned that Amazon is using its dominance to thwart rivals.

Samsung Galaxy A7 in the US shops
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 11 June 2015 14:21

Samsung Galaxy A7 in the US shops

Spotted in the Amazon

The Samsung Galaxy A7, which was launched early this year, is now in US shops.

Amazon getting serious about PC gaming
Published in Games
Monday, 08 June 2015 12:45

Amazon getting serious about PC gaming


Not just about mobiles

Amazon has looked at the gaming market and felt that it is an area it can make a pile of dosh.

Amazon outs Nvidia Shield and Shield Pro
Published in Games


Product spec appears and disappears

Amazon accidently announced, and then removed Nvidia's new Shield console as well as an unheard of Shield Pro.

Amazon books profit on the cloud
Published in News
Friday, 24 April 2015 10:39

Amazon books profit on the cloud


Web Services jump by 50 per cent

Amazon's first-quarter revenue grew thanks to better sales in the US and its cloud-computing services unit increasing sales by 50 per cent.