Tag: Amazon

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 […]

Amazon now has 150 million Prime members

In the past week, Apple released its earnings and had an amazing Q4 quarter, as did Tesla and now Amazon has some subscriber news regarding Prime, its subscription service which offers Prime Video, free one day delivery and much much more. Amazon Prime now has 150 million members, worldwide. Assuming all 150 million people pay the $119 yearly fee, that’s $30 billion a year, just from Prime. Back in 2018 Amazon […]

Amazon says Honey browser add on is a ‘security risk’

On the internet, nothing is free. Whether you actually have to hand over money for a service, or if you become the product. And one of the supposed next risks is Honey, the ‘free’ browser add-on for every browser out there and which has been appearing on YouTube adverts for the past year. According to Wired, shortly before Christmas last year Amazon started showing pop-up warnings to say that the […]

Samuel L. Jackson’s voice is now available on Amazon Alexa

Back in September at the Amazon product event, the company announced that later down the line that Samuel L. Jackson’s voice would be an option to replace the Alexa voice on Amazon’s Echo products. Today, Amazon has released Jackson’s voice as a optional skill which costs $0.99. You can ask Jackson for the weather, ask him to play music, podcasts and more. To enable his voice, simply ask “Alexa, introduce […]

Apple TV app now available on Amazon Fire TV

As Apple is getting very close to releasing its ‘Apple TV+’ service on November 1st is is starting to make the Apple TV app avauble on other platforms. Earlier this year in January, the iTunes support was added to Samsung TVs as well as AirPlay 2 and while at the time it was an odd decision, a few months later on Apple unveiled Apple TV+ and everything made sense. Now, […]

The Grand Tour this week is a two part special in Colombia

This week, is a special two part double episode of the The Grand Tour, Clarkson, Hammond and May are in Columbia this week seeing if they can capture some photos of wild animals for use on Amazon devices. For the challenge, each had to choose their own car so Clarkson is in a Jeep Wrangler, Hammond on a in Chevrolet Silverado and may opted for a first generation Fiat panda […]