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Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa Arrives In UK

02/21/2017, Amazon launched a refreshed version of the Fire TV Stick in the United States in October last year. It’s only a minor update but it does bring a welcome change. There’s a button for voice control on the remote which means that Alexa is always...

Amazon Lowers Free Shipping Minimum To $35

02/20/2017, It is safe to say that Amazon is currently one of the default platforms that people choose when they do their shopping online. This is because of various perks and features that Amazon offers to its customers, as well as its wide selection. However...

Patent Suggests Amazon Will Use Parachutes To Make Drone Deliveries

02/14/2017, Amazon’s plans to eventually use drones to make package deliveries isn’t new. The idea is that the drone will fly to a customer’s house, land in front of their door or driveway, the customer picks up the package and they’re good to go. However as...

SoundHound Wants To Take On Google And Amazon In AI

01/31/2017, When it comes to AI-based voice assistants, SoundHound actually arrived before Amazon’s Alexa with their Hound platform, which based on initial testing appears to be more than capable of holding its own. However it did not quite take off the same way as...

Starbucks App Now Lets Users Order By Voice

01/30/2017, One of the features of the Starbucks app is that it allows users to place an order before they arrive at the store. This means that instead of waiting in line, you’ll be able to make your order and by the time you arrive, you’ll be good to go. But...

Amazon Will Send Your Kids Science Toys For $20 A Month

01/25/2017, If you’re hoping to cultivate interest in topics like science for your kids, then you might be interested to learn that Amazon has launched what they are calling STEM Club, which is basically a subscription service in which at $20 a month, Amazon will...

Amazon Beats Netflix To Best Picture Oscar Nomination

01/24/2017, Netflix has been creating high-quality original content for a very long time, this includes TV shows and movies, but rival Amazon has beaten it to the prestigious honor of receiving an Oscar nomination for one of its movies. The official nominations were...

Amazon Created A Dash Button Just For Candy

01/22/2017, Amazon’s Dash buttons are incredibly handy if you’re looking to restock on items that you ran out of and don’t want to have to go to a website and go through the whole ordering process, or driving out. It seems like it’s great for the everyday...

Amazon’s Dash Buttons Go Virtual

01/20/2017, Last year Amazon launched its Dash buttons, a physical button linked to your Amazon account and a particular product in which it allowed users to place an order at a press of a button. It seemed almost like a gag but it has proven to be rather popular. So...

Apple And Amazon End Exclusive Audiobook Deal

01/19/2017, Audible, a company owned by Amazon, has had an exclusive deal with Apple for more than a decade. This deal restricted the sale of digital audiobooks to the iTunes platform. The German Publishers and Booksellers Association filed a complaint against this...

Amazon VR Shopping Apps Might Be In The Pipeline

01/19/2017, Amazon appears to be dreaming up new ways to make you shop online. It would make sense for the company to do this given that it has an inherent interest in making sure people spend more money on its online marketplace. A new job offer at the company...