Tag: Amazon

Amazon poised to release a £30 tablet for Christmas

Amazon has had mixed fortunes with its ventures into the tech world.  Its Kindles have sold like hot cakes, its Fire phone has bombed, while its tablet range has fared quite well.  A story in the Wall Street Journal in the US suggests that Amazon is due to release …

Amazon instant video update. Now you can download movies

Are you a Amazon Instant video user? Well if you are there is an update coming to the app which allows you to download movies or TV shows to your device, so you can watch them off line later. You can only download over a WiFi network not …

Amazon launches streaming music service in the UK

Hot on the heels of Apple, Amazon has just launched its own streaming music service in the UK.  This is certainly a crowded market place these days, and Amazon’s mission is not helped by the fact that it has significantly less music than its rivals.  It claims to have …

Amazon Prime Day deals from Inateck

Here at CoolSmartPhone Towers we receive many items through for review from a range of different manufacturers and suppliers. One such company, Inateck (who have made many products that I’ve reviewed here on CoolSmartPhone), have contacted us to share some of the deals they currently have in conjunction with …

Amazon: 20 years on 15 July – Prime deals

  On Wednesday 15 July Amazon will celebrate 20 years of existence. The online giant is now so ubiquitous it is actually quite hard to remember a time before it. To celebrate its birthday Amazon is having a special one-day sale for Prime members only. It claims that there …

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 …

MONTAR 360 degree car mount – Review

I’ll admit to jumping in my car and generally throwing my phone onto the passenger seat. There it’ll be, sliding around and then falling off the side of the seat as I go around a corner. After I arrive at my destination I then get to play the …

Amazon drop Fire Phone to £99

Right now over on Amazon.co.uk the company is selling off its Fire Phone device which is still exclusive to O2 here in the UK. Since its launch the branded device has failed to capture mainstream attention and has been a little bit of a flop, with a high …

Amazon off-load another batch of free apps and games

In my head it’s already the weekend, so I’m spending this afternoon looking for deals. Amazon are having another one of their giveaways via their Amazon freebies. You need to go and get the Amazon app store for your Android phone first, then – until Saturday at noon …

Honor 6+ pre-order from April 6th, buy on May 1st

This weekend, while you’re enjoying an Easter break painting fences / wallpapering rooms or perhaps even spending several days in the pub.. if you’re lucky. Today Honor, a Huawei owned company, have announced the pricing and availability. As you lovely people know already, it’ll have a network exclusive …

Amazon – permission much? – opinion

Oh Amazon, what are you up to? Why do you want so much from us? If we say yes, what are we letting ourselves in for? These are some of the thoughts that flew across my mind when my phone wanted to update the Amazon app. Granted, I …

Amazon dishes up stacks of free apps

The sales and offers seem to arrive earlier and earlier with each passing year. Although Amazon usually give away one paid-for app per day, today they’ve gone a bit bonkers. Their free apps offer is running from now until Boxing Day (26th) and they have up to £150 …

Cheap Karbonn Mobile A5S now on Amazon

We don’t know a great deal about Karbonn Mobile just yet, but they are pushing out some relatively cheap Android kit via Amazon. Their Karbonn A5S is SIM free and available in black or white. It has a 5 megapixel rear camera, 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, 4GB ROM, 512MB …

Black Friday – Amazon Fire Phone £150 off

The Amazon Fire Phone. It’s proving to be a bit “marmite”, you either love it or hate it. The handset has a 4.7″ 1280×720 pixel screen at 315ppi, 13 megapixel camera, GPS, WiFi etc. The reviews may be a bit mixed, and you have to be prepared to …

Black Friday – Chromecast for £18 on Amazon too

Last night we mentioned that Tesco had reduced the price of the Chromecast to £18. Actually it seems like they’re not the only ones, and if you’re unable to reach their website you can instead click over to Amazon, where it’s retailing for the same price as part …

Upload your entire cat photo collection to Amazon

I mentioned fairly recently that you could get some pretty sizeable online storage from a variety of places but Amazon wasn’t included. It’s worth considering though, because they’ve now added the ability to upload an unlimited amount of photos if you’re using their Prime service. Unlimited? Is that …

The future of the Amazon Fire Phone

Last week Amazon released its third quarter financial results.  Amongst a great number of tedious statistical and fiscal matters was the curious fact that it had $83 million worth of unsold Amazon Fire Phones on the shelf.  In fact, the fantastically awful sales figures have hit Amazon’s overall …

Amazon to offer up contract phones too

Head over to Amazon.co.uk right now and you’ll be able to get your next smartphone on a Pay Monthly plan. They’re working with O2 on this and there’s more than just the Amazon Fire Phone on offer, although you can buy that if you wish (£0 upfront on …

£100 worth of free apps and games today

Are you a user of Amazon’s own app store? I am, and if you didn’t know Amazon give away a free paid app everyday. I make sure that I check at least once per day as sometimes you can get a real gem every once in a while. …

bam, Shazam, buy through Google Play, man

For the life of me, I can’t remember when I first used Shazam. I know it was so far back that I used to have to either call or dial a number to let it do its magic. Even when music recognition became built in to smartphones and …

New Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 comes to town

A slight improvement in specs, but not a great deal else from what we can see here. The new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is still the same price as last year but with an uplift in specs (2.5GHz quad core Snapdragon 805), Dolby Atmos surround sound and a …

Amazon Fire exclusive to O2 UK

Amazon have just announced latest mobile phone – the ‘Fire’ – is to launch in the UK on the O2 network. Customers can register for more information right now. Visit your local O2 store and pre-order ready for launch on the 30th September when signing up to a £33 …

Amazon dishing out selected paid-for apps for free

Well, not a great deal we can say on this one. There’s 29 top apps available this Friday and Saturday (27th and 28th June) on Amazon which are normally paid-for apps. Apps include Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Card Wars Adventure, Office Suite Professional and all of these below …

Amazon App store to be pre-loaded on BlackBerry 10 phones

Among the excitement of the Amazon Fire Phone yesterday  BlackBerry CEO John Chen announced that the Amazon App Store will be pre-installed on BlackBerry OS 10.3 when it is released later this year. The native BlackBerry application store BlackBerry World has approximately 130,000 apps so adding another 200,000 …

Amazon reveal the Fire Phone

We knew it was coming, but the announcement has still been a bit of a surprise for many. Details are still emerging currently, but we do know that there’s be “unlimited” storage via the Amazon Cloud Drive system and it comes with a 4.7″ screen and 13 megapixel …

Amazon to reveal Smartphone on 18th June?

Anyone who keeps their ear close to the ground in the tech world may have heard the speculation with regards the new Amazon Phone which is due to be launched on June 18th. Amazon have released a video which is real teaser; you see a group of individuals …

Amazon smartphone rendered

This,  if BGR is to be believed,  is the new Amazon smartphone. The image comes straight out of Amazon and has apparently been confirmed by “trusted sources”. Rumoured details include a 3D gesture and eye tracking control system and six compact camera modules of which four will be …

Samsung and Amazon announce Samsung Book Deal

You can already get the Kindle app for many Android devices but you have to pay for almost all books. Now Samsung and Amazon have done a deal that will give Samsung Galaxy users some free books. There will be a new app released to the Samsung Appstore …

OfficeSuite Professional 7 free for today only

If you are looking for a Office editor for your Android or Amazon device today then I recommend you head over to the source link at the end of the article to download this free today. OfficeSuite Professional 7 is a full Office suite with document, spreadsheet and …

Alert! We’ve got your ideal Valentine presents!

Help me. Help me now. I’m getting emails from companies stating that an Amazon Kindle is an ideal present for your girlfriend or wife this Valentines Day. If I gave a flippin’ Amazon Kindle to my wife it would probably get inserted into my person somewhere. But, if …

Amazon giving away £18 worth of apps

Are you a user of Amazon’s own app store ? Well if your a Kindle fire user yes, but what about everyone else ? Did you know that Amazon give away a free app everyday ? Normally these free apps are “up and coming” apps but occasionally Amazon …

Kindle Fire HDX – £30 off today. Get a drone to deliver it.

It’s “Cyber Monday”, which either means that large online stores will be knocking a few quid off their already-inflated prices or offering some real bargains, depending on how you look at it. Today the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX is down to £169.99 (was £199.99) at Amazon. You can …

Pebble Watch now on Amazon – for a price!

The best ever Kickstarter project the Pebble Smart watch is now available on Amazon through their marketplace. Pebble is so far the only cross platform smartwatch, supporting iOS and Android already, with Windows Phone to come (and some limited Windows Phone 3rd party apps available already).  I’m one of …

The new Kindle Fire HDX includes a little extra….person

I’m stuck! What do I do?! Help! It’s a common scenario. Tablets are now all over the place and even your Grandparents have one. It’s a support nightmare, and as the family “IT guy”, you’ll be getting calls to fix “the tablet thingy” for years to come. Amazon …

The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX arrives. More “Oomph” as standard

The Kindle Fire HD has already done really well and, although it was initially marketed as an e-reader, you’re bound to find plenty of Angry Birds filling out the devices up and down the country. Now there’s a new version, and you can choose between a 7″ or …

HTC Wandering into The Amazon?

It saddens me to see HTC struggling to post a profit these days, especially when they bring to the table handsets like the HTC One. It goes to show what a mammoth marketing budget like Apple & Samsung have can do for an organisations fortunes. So, if HTC …

Amazon announces Kindle Fire HDX tablets

Amazon has announced two new Kindle Fire HDX tablets, one with a 7-inch 1920×1200 screen and another with an 8.9-inch 2560×1600. These screen sizes and resolutions are enough to give Google’s Nexus tablets a run for their money, and their 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 SoCs and 2GB of RAM …

New Kindle Paperwhite adds faster CPU, better screen and more

A device with a paper-like screen and an 8 week battery life? Yep, that’ll be the Amazon Kindle. Today the 6th generation device has been announced and, although it won’t let you play lots of whizzy Android games, it’ll let you read books for absolutely ages without straining …