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Amazon's Dash buttons are tiny adhesive physical triggers that can order for you, through the magic of WiFi, anything you need to stock up on. But that's not the limits of their power, if you're willing to tinker with them. Ted Benson, (who works at a company that likes to regularly perform such s...

August 17th 2015 at 10:57pm 0 Comments
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Since its introduction, Amazon has continued to add new features to its voice-controlled speaker. Most recently, the online retailer tacked on StubHub integration for keeping tabs on local events. Once you set your city, you can ask the gadget's virtual assistant Alexa to tell you what's going on...

August 17th 2015 at 10:22am 0 Comments
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Amazon is a huge, very successful company that can make headlines with products and services years away from reality. It's also good at selling you stuff you want really cheaply and delivering it to you super quick. According to a New York Times report, however, the incredible efficiency and contin...

August 17th 2015 at 3:32am 0 Comments
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Every time I read an article about saving money by ditching cable or satellite TV, I wondered if doing so would be practical for me. After all, I'm not one of those outliers who rarely watches TV or stays silent when the conversation shifts to Sunday's episode of "The Good Wife." I was drawn to t...

August 12th 2015 at 3:28pm 0 Comments
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Buyers remorse can be a terrible thing as you always wonder if you'd have been better off picking the other device when stood in the aisle at Best Buy. Thankfully if you've got $7.99 lying around and kinda regret grabbing Amazon's Fire TV, then help is at hand thanks to YouMap. The app enables you...

August 12th 2015 at 8:16am 0 Comments
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Amazon debuted the more spacious "Bookerly" font to replace "Caecilia" on the 2015 Kindle Paperwhite. Now, it's being rolled out to the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Touch, Kindle 7th gen and previous-gen Kindle Paperwhites as part of those devices' latest software update. In addition to the Bookerly font,...

August 11th 2015 at 2:52am 0 Comments
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While Amazon has a track record to go by for its upcoming car show, it's still crowdsourcing impressions for its new dramas. Today the service posted pilot episodes for two new series that it might pick up for streaming, and you can check them out for free. First up is the Brian Cranston-produced...

August 7th 2015 at 10:43pm 0 Comments
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Londoners have been taking advantage of Amazon's Prime Now one-hour delivery service for a little over a month now, and it's time to afford others the same convenience. Today, Amazon has launched the speedy one-hour delivery option in Birmingham and surrounding areas, including Lichfield, Cannock...

August 6th 2015 at 5:07am 0 Comments
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With Amazon Instant Video set to become the new home of the Top Gear team, we're sure many of you are looking at the value of a Prime subscription in a new light. And if you needed a little more persuading, perhaps the new features Amazon's added to its Instant Video app for iOS will be enough pus...

August 5th 2015 at 7:21am 0 Comments
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When the White House hosts a Demo Day, tech entrepreneurs come out to play. The Obama administration kicked off its first ever showcase for startups today. It isn't your typical day of demonstrations and matchmaking that brings entrepreneurs closer to prospective funders. Instead, it's about pushi...

August 4th 2015 at 4:24pm 0 Comments
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If you find yourself re-ordering office supplies, you can also nab Amazon's smart speaker in one fell swoop. Staples is the only place other than Amazon where you can purchase the voice-controlled Echo device. While Echo is listed on the Staples website, it's unclear whether or not the speaker wil...

August 3rd 2015 at 12:45pm 0 Comments