Tag: Amazon

Free Deliveroo deliveries are now included with Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime in the UK is about to get a bit more useful, as one year of Deliveroo Plus is now included at no extra charge. Deliveroo offers unlimited free deliveries with its premium subscription, but a minimum spend of £25 per order is required to benefit from it. Around two years ago Amazon invested $575 million into the company. Deliveroo charges £3.49 per month for Deliveroo Plus, taking into […]

Amazon and Tile partner up to take on AirTag from Apple

Apple launched the new AirTag last month and Tile has been vocally against Apple lately, along with other developers such as Spotify and Epic. AirTag takes unique advantage of the iPhone and the Find My network, as well as utilising the U1 Ultra Wide Band chip that is in the most recent generations of iPhone. Third party manufacturers don’t have access to the U1 chip, but Apple did open up the […]

Microsoft Office and OneNote are now available on Amazon Fire tablets

Microsoft and Amazon have partnered up to bring the Office apps and OneNote to Amazon Fire tablets, by adding them to the Amazon Appstore. Microsoft has consolidated Word, Excel, and PowerPoint into one app and this isn’t the first the company has brought its applications to the Amazon Appstore. For a while now, Outlook, Xbox and Xbox Game Pass apps have been available on Amazon’s tablets. To go along with […]

Amazon drivers may soon build purchased furniture

According to Bloomberg, Amazon may be working on or considering having its delivery drivers offer furniture building services for items it sells online, something more traditional shops such as Ikea, and John Lewis offer here in the UK and over in the US, Lowes and Best Buy too. Amazon would launch the service in Virginia first as well as some other areas, Bloomberg also said that the service would see the Amazon […]

Amazon launches a checkout-less Fresh grocery store in London

This week, Amazon has opened the first Fresh mini supermarket outside of the US in London. The Fresh store was first unveiled back in 2017 and Amazon now has over 25 stores stateside with a large supermarket in Seattle. The concept made headlines when it was announced thanks to not having any checkouts, you simply walk in, get what you need and walk out. Once you leave, what you picked […]

Amazon Music launches on Google TV and Android TV

As of last week, Amazon Music is now available on Google TV and Android TV devices, in the UK, US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, India, Japan and Australia. Android TV runs on TVs, set-top boxes as well as speakers. Amazon Music is included for free with Prime memberships and has access to to 70 million songs, it might not be as popular as Apple Music and Spotify […]

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 […]