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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 […]

The Ring Neighbours app has been exposing users precise locations

For those who don’t use the Ring system for doorbells and security cameras it has a Neighbours app designed for a whole community to use, as a neighbourhood watch type of service and there isn’t a need for any Ring hardware at all. However, like the hardware and services Ring offers, the app now is suffering from some privacy issues. The Neighbours app has ben exposing the precise locations and […]

Amazon launches its own TV in India

Amazon has a new TV in India released under its budget AmazonBasics brand, and it is a Fire TV Edition TV, essentially running the same interface and software you’d find on a standalone Fire TV Stick. This is the first time Amazon has made its own TV under the Fire TV Edition program, typically it partners with other TV manufacturers. So far Amazon has two versions, a 50-inch model and […]

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 […]