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Hermes testing robot deliveries

So, I’ll let you into a secret here. Getting hold of your eye balls and selling you something is a tricky job. So press teams up and down the land are always dreaming up ways of getting their client on pages like this. Here it’s delivery firm Hermes, …

UPS Test Drone Deliveries

Things didn’t go all that well for the initial press event but it looks like courier firms are also looking to drones to help with parcel deliveries. This YouTube video shows how UPS are envisaging the process, with the drone able to assist the delivery driver on normal …

More transactions performed on mobile, but less apps downloaded

New figures released by the Gambling Commission show that the amount of bets placed in the traditional local bookmaker is on the wane. Now 33% of all gambling is done online and, despite what the high street in your local town might look like, the report shows that …

Amazon Prime £59 until Friday November 18th

We’ve written a lot about Amazon, their products and their Prime subscription service over the last few years. Now you can get Prime in the UK if you sign up as a new customer for £59 for the first year. Hurry though, the offer is only valid until …

Pigs can fly – and they’re alcoholic!

If I look deep, deep down into my blackened heart – a heart broken by embargoed information, PR spin and endless emails about Kickstarter campaigns – I’d say that this is just a PR stunt dreamt up by Orchard Pig Cider. I don’t even like cider. I like …

Amazon Prime Now launched in London

Amazon have launched a new service.  For those with Amazon Prime membership (£79.99 per year), you can now order selected Amazon products and have them delivered to specified locations within central London within … one hour. Prime is an increasingly attractive option: not only do you get free …

Got yourself a free mobile phone delivered? Watch out

People tell me that this is a known scam, but to be honest I’d not heard about it. However, a neighbour (at least according to the Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter I seem to get every week) had scammers do this to him. Luckily the guy realised, but this is …

Order until 10PM for delivery the next working day on O2

Imagine the scene. I’m sitting on the sofa, feet up and watching another episode of Traffic Cops. To my right, my wife is buying clothes on Next.co.uk. It’s fairly late at night, but the clothes and shoes arrive the morning after. Now O2 are at it too, and …

Sony Smartwatch 2 – Don’t expect it in July

You knew that already? Yes maybe, but Clove have been taking orders for the Smartwatch 2 with an expected delivery date of July 15th. Many of you placed your orders, but this morning the following email arrived from Clove Sales which slightly tweaks expectations.. We contact you today …

Nano SIMs Are Real – Vodafone Has Them

Vodafone has now had a delivery of Nano SIMs. Could they have got any smaller from the current Micro SIM, yes! With a delivery of 500,000 of the new SIMs we have found some images courtesy of Vodafone themselves. With manufacturers making handsets slimmer, the smaller sim makes …