Google claims it’s as pure as snow
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Thursday, 03 November 2016 19:36

Google claims it’s as pure as snow

Antitrust? On your bike, EU!

Search giant Google said today it denied charges brought by the European Union that it has committed a really mortal sin called behaving in an antitrust manner.

Jobs’ Mob considers price cut on Apple Music
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Tuesday, 01 November 2016 12:44

Jobs’ Mob considers price cut on Apple Music


Too much competition

Fruity, tax-dodging, cargo cult Apple is slowly realising that its Apple Music streaming product is about as popular as the Boston Strangler.

Alexa speaks with Logitech's Harmony Hub
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 10:07

Alexa speaks with Logitech's Harmony Hub


Step forward in home automation

Logitech did some pioneering work on the home automation front and its  Harmony line was offering to turn on your TV, speakers and receive stuff with a press of a button. Now with Alexa support, you can simply say "Alexa turn on Netflix" and Logitech will provide the rest of the magic. 

Amazon re-launches Prime Music at lower price
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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 12:31

Amazon re-launches Prime Music at lower price


Tens of millions of songs joining Google Play, Apple Music and Spotify


On Wednesday, internet retail wholesale giant Amazon re-launched its Prime Music on-demand music streaming service into a full-fledged catalogue of tens of millions of songs, with single-user and family plans competitive with offerings from Google, Apple and Spotify.

Intel and Amazon invest in wearable outfit
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 13:42

Intel and Amazon invest in wearable outfit


Thalmic labs picks up $120 million

A Canadian based wearable technology company has announced that it has picked up a substantial $120 million investment from Intel Capital and the Amazon Alexa Fund.

Amazon Echo speaks German and British
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Wednesday, 14 September 2016 15:39

Amazon Echo speaks German and British


Available September 28 or October 26

Amazon has just announced that British and German customers can pre-order Amazon Echo and Echo dot and they will get it delivered on September 28 in the UK, and October 26 in Germany or Austria. 

Samsung doing more UHD deals with Euro content providers
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Backing up its hardware


Samsung is finally getting around to backing up its 2016 UHD and HDR TV range by signing deals with European content providers.

Amazon offers unlimited cloud storage for £50 a year
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If you are in the UK

Amazon has just issues a new Unlimited Storage plan launches in the UK for a flat fee of £55 per year.

Authorities raid Amazon Japan
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Monday, 08 August 2016 15:32

Authorities raid Amazon Japan

Drone free

The Japanese Fair Trade Commission (FTC) paid a visit to Amazon’s Japanese office investigating whether the company was pressuring its suppliers over prices.

Amazon comes up with noise cancelling headphones that listen for specific sounds
Published in Wearables


Can hear for someone calling your name

Amazon has been granted a patent for headphones that not only cancel out noise, but also listen for specific sounds or phrases and respond by automatically turning off the feature so the user can hear sound from their surroundings.