Tag: Amazon

New Amazon Fire TV interface rolling out

Amazon today has started to roll out the new redesigned interface for Fire TV which is coming to the third generation Fire TV Stick and TV Stick Lite first and then later on down the line, other Fire TV devices will get the update. The main dashboard has been redesigned with a brand new look and user profiles system wide have also been added, similar to Apple TV. Up to […]

HBO Max is now on Amazon Fire TV

In the US, HBO Max was launched and like any new service it is now making its way out to all the platforms and today HBO Max is now available on Amazon Fire TV. The app does work in a different way to how Amazon usually allows third party services to work, usually Amazon wants them to integrate into the Amazon Prime Channels system but from what has been said […]

Amazon has a new all electric delivery van it built with Rivian

Amazon is working towards making delivering its goods more environmentally friendly and one good way to do that is remove combustion based delivery vehicles. Enter the new all electric delivery van from Amazon, built with Rivian – a company best known for their upcoming electric pickup and SUV. The new van doesn’t actually have a name that we could find from Amazon, weirdly. “Amazon is excited to reveal its first […]

Amazon will be hosting a two day “Prime Day” next month

Every year, Amazon typically holds a 24 hour+ ‘Prime Day’, the first was around five years ago to celebrate a company anniversary and since then this big one day sales event has taken place every  July, but due to the pandemic, Amazon did delay Prime Day and this week the new date has been revealed, this time like in 2019 the event will span two days from 13th to the […]

Amazon Prime Day could be taking place next month

Amazon invented its own holiday/sales day and hey its Amazon, they can and it works. The first Prime Day launched in July 2015 in honour of the company’s 20th anniversary. The last Prime Day took place on the 15th and the 16th of July 2019. But due to ongoing demand and just the complications with the coronavirus, hosting a massive sales day probably wasn’t the best idea. Amazon came out […]

Amazon is adding 1,800 electric vans for delivery vehicles in Europe

This week, Amazon has announced that it is going to be adding about 1,800 brand new all electric vans to its fleet for Europe this year to help reduce its carbon footprint. The vans will be Mercedes eSprinter models, of which Amazon will be using 1,200, the other 600 will be eVito vans from Mercedes. This is in a pledge from Mercedes which is committing to have zero carbon emissions […]

Amazon has launched two new colours for the Kindle Paperwhite

Yesterday, Amazon launched two new colours for the Kindle Paperwhite, with the addition of ‘Sage’ and ‘Plum’, it now means the device comes in four different colours; Black, Plum, Sage and ‘Twighlight Blue’ – which was added to the lineup in July last year. Kindle Paperwhite starts at £119.99 here in the UK, for 8GB and £149.99 for 32GB. In the US the pricing is $129.99 and $159.99 respectively. This […]

Apple has now started selling Eero routers in its store

Apple is edging pretty closer to Amazon lately, in the last few years Apple has started selling its products on Amazon, Apple Music has been added to Amazon Echo devices and even more recently Amazon has now had the ability to sell its movies and TV shows within the Apple TV app, which until recently Apple has not allowed. Starting this week, Apple has started selling the Amazon owned Eero […]

Amazon’s return window has been extended, during the coronavirus pandemic

This week, Amazon has announced that the standard return policy has been increased in the US and Canada, as well as some countries in Europe. In the US and Canada, customers now have up until the 31st May to send it back so long as the item was purchased between 8th April and the 30th April. Customers in Italy, Spain France, the Netherlands and Turkey have a slightky longer returns […]

AWS alone, generated two thirds of Amazon’s profit for Q4 2019

We mentioned earlier today that Amazon had hit 150 million Prime members worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2019 and also, the lesser known side to Amazon, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has generated a lot of profit for the company in the last financial quarter. AWS is Amazon’s cloud platform which businesses and customers can host websites, services, storage and much, much more. AWS generated two thirds of the profit […]