Tag: Amazon

Competition – Win a Kindle Fire HD

Even with the best pixel popping resolutions available in the world of mobile tech, it’s not practical to watch movies on a smartphone. It’s just not. Which is why we’re giving away a Kindle Fire HD, complete with 7 inch HD display and 16GB of data storage you …

BlackBerry Z10 reduced to £293

BlackBerry’s all-touch Z10 smartphone was released earlier this year to much fanfare here in the UK, and attempted to compete price-wise with the likes of the iPhone 5. It sold 1m worldwide in its first three months on sale, although a lack of sales figures since and some …

Amazon Coins, another virtual currency. But why?

Amazon’s new digital currency is now just a month away from being introduced. It’s a currency and payment method that you’ll be able to use in the Amazon Appstore and will soon become second nature for those with a Kindle Fire HD. Amazon Coins will let you buy …

Amazon launches its own currency: Amazon Coins

It’s fair to say the Amazon have had some great success with the Kindle Fire tablets. The tablets sport some great specs (nothing ground breaking though) and a nice low price tag to match, making them great for family use and ideal for children. Today Amazon have announced …

Amazon Appstore freebie: Dummy Defense

Today’s Amazon Appstore free app is Dummy Defense (yes, it’s an Americanism) , a game where you have to protect a mannequin from various evils including bombs and spiky things. At this point I would normally talk about my brief experiences with the nappy having played it through. …

UK Amazon Appstore freebie – Thumb Keyboard

Today on the UK version of the Amazon Appstore you can get the hugely popular Android replacement keyboard app Thumb Keyboard for free. Saving yourself 94p Thumb Keyboard for Android™ is a keyboard with many, advanced customization options that allows the user to adjust it to his or …

UK Amazon Appstore freebie – Radiant HD

Today’s Amazon Appstore free app is Radiant HD, a modern take on the 70s classic Space Invaders. (Editor’s note: sales quadrupled with the release of the Atari 2600 in the 80s, hence the original article stating that it was an 80s classic. Don’t worry, Radiant HD describes it …

About those Kindle Fire ads.

You might have seen over the last few days a few people who were, arguably rightly, very put off by the idea of having their brand new shiny Kindle Fire HD cluttered with intrusive lock screen ads. Well fear not! Amazon has come out with a simple solution …

Uprated Kindle Fire and new Kindle Fire HD about to hit the UK.

Here in the UK you’ll soon be able to get the Amazon Kindle Fire HD. It’s “the world’s most advanced 7″ tablet” according to them and features Dolby audio, 11 hours of battery life and 16GB of storage. Oh, and it’s only £159. The existing Kindle Fire has …

Amazon Announces new Kindle Fire’s starting at only $159

In Los Angeles, Amazon just threw down the gauntlet to other tablet manufacturers. Although as yet we haven’t seen the Kindle Fire here in the UK, Amazon just announced a new version of the Kindle fire with the amazing price of $159. They’re also touting a huge performance …

Officesuite Professional free today on the Amazon Appstore

Last week the Amazon Appstore became available for users in the UK, this was a good move because of the daily free apps. Today you can get Officesuite Professional for free, saving yourself a few pounds whilst your at it. The app supports a whole host of different …

Amazon Appstore launches in Europe

Amazon today announced the official release of the Amazon Appstore in the UK, France, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Although European users have been able to unofficially download the app since it was released in the US, the timing of this launch could have something to do with …

Yet another ex-Windows Phone employee joins Amazon

The rumours show no sign of going away. Amazon, it seems, could be working on a “Kindle Flame” phone. Way back in February we spotted that Brandon Watson had left the Windows Phone team to join Amazon. More recently Windows Phone business development boss Robert Williams left and …

Amazon About to Enter Phone Market?

Reports coming from Bloomberg indicate that Amazon could be about to enter the mobile handset market and are said to be in the process of acquiring patents to protect themselves from possible litigation. The Chinese mobile manufacturer Foxconn is reported to be working with Amazon on the device.  There is …

Bargain!!!!! Sim Free Nokia Lumia 800 for only £200

Bought to our attention by HotUKDeals, you can now purchase a Nokia Lumia 800 for the princely sum of £200.  A quick Google search reveals that the price is normally upwards of £300. The smooth one-piece body flows right around the floating 3.7″ ClearBlack AMOLED display. And the …

Galaxy SIII appears on Amazon

If nothing else, these constant leaks are keeping us all interested in the up-coming Galaxy SIII. A recent video showed the SIII in what looks to be an early prototype which lacked the final specs or design. We’re still betting that it’ll look more like this and now …

Is Amazon working on a Microsoft smartphone?

This weekend Brandon Watson, Head of Developer Experience on Windows Phone 7, has left Microsoft and is headed to Amazon. He joins a chunk of people leaving the team but his arrival at Amazon has already got the web gossips mentioning an Amazon smartphone. It will, according to …

Amazon Fire to hit UK in January?

Amazon’s Fire Android tablet has been a hit in the US, but we are still waiting for it to hit the UK. According to the Gadget Show website though, we might not have long to wait. A “source inside Amazon” has said the tablet will come to the UK …

Get the ZTE skate cheap, but be quick!

Get yourself over to Amazon at 17.30 today (GMT) and you’ll find a rather tasty deal on the ZTE Skate. We’re not sure how much they’ll be knocking off the handset just yet, but it’ll definitely be a lot less than the usual £200+ This is all part …

Amazon announces Kindle Fire

Amazon have today finally unveiled their long awaited Android tablet, and newest addition to their Kindle family, the Kindle Fire. The device itself is a 7″ dual core tablet with an IPS display running Amazon’s heavily reworked version of Android 2.3. However the standout feature is the price: …

Amazon’s ‘family’ of Android devices on the way?

Android and Me is reporting that Amazon may be working not just on an Android tablet, but on an entire family of devices, perhaps including a smartphone. They claim that their source of information is an “industry insider with direct knowledge of the project”; naturally, he/she remains anonymous. …

HTC Desire Z – Just £265 !

The HTC Desire Z is an excellent device. Our recent review pointed out the rather excellent slide-out QWERTY keyboard, fast boot and 5 megapixel camera. Amazingly Amazon are selling the Desire Z for just £265 – that’s unlocked and with free delivery. That, I have to say, is …

Amazon Appstore for Android launched today

Earlier today Amazon officially launched their Appstore for Android. The store will feature apps that have been given Amazon’s seal of approval which we hope means that it will be free of all the crapware that plagues the Android Market. Amazon will be giving away a free app …

How many app markets do we need?

The title says it all really. With the Amazon app market coming up soon, do we really need another app market? I know that some of these markets offer an alternative market for tablets that do not have market access, such as Archos using Appslib and there are some markets which let …

Kindle App for Windows Phone 7

Amazon have released a Windows Phone 7 version of their e-reader Kindle app. With all the features of their other Kindle apps, you can now read your books on your Windows Phone 7 – it will even synchronise where you left off from your other devices. Link – …