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Amazon Virtual Coins now available – in US

  Amazon US has just launched its own virtual currency, ‘Amazon Coins’, customers will be able to pay for apps on its Amazon Appstore for Android, as well as some in-app items. Starting in the US Kindle Fire customers are ...
by Dave Thornton
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Amazon UK now selling the Fire Phone as well as other O2 devices

Amazon is now offering it’s Fire Phone to UK customers but only if your happy to be tied to O2. The Fire Phone arrives in 32GB and 64GB variants for £400/£480 respectively without a contract. You can also pick up the ph...
by Ryan Oneill
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BBC releases dedicated iPlayer Radio tablet apps

Two years or so ago the BBC took the decision to split their iPlayer into a separate app, now they’re  going one step further with dedicated apps for Android tablets, iPad and Kindle Fire.  With these larger screens in mind...
by Dave Thornton
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Digital downloads could increase by 20% in the UK

In George Osborne’s budget last week he closed a loophole that allowed download retailers like Apple, Amazon and Google etc. to sell you digital media from other countries. This could very well put an end to 99p song down...
by Dave Thornton
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Amazon is improving its reviews system with machine learning technology

Amazon rolled out on Friday a new reviews system that will help customers decide which product is better with machine-learning technology. The new system will prioritize newer reviews, reviews from verified Amazon purchasers a...
by Santiago Hinojosa
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Samsung partner with Amazon to offer e-book service for Galaxy devices

Samsung seem to working their magic with many companies these days, first Deezer’s music streaming service and now a custom e-book store with Amazon. Both companies have today announced that they will launch the e-Book do...
by Ryan Oneill
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Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite arrives October 3rd priced at £109

Well it is nice to see that some thing’s do change. By that I mean to many company’s give priority to the US when it comes to products whether it be earlier release dates or just total exclusivity. Amazon however ha...
by Ryan Oneill
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Amazon now shipping Chromecast orders worldwide (updated)

Unforunatley all good things must end – http://beginnerstech.co.uk/amazon-com-no-longer-shipping-chromecast-to-international-customers/ If you are getting bored waiting on Google making the Chromecast available in your c...
by Ryan Oneill
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Appstore integration forces Amazon to pull its app from Google Play

Due to an update to Google’s T&C’s Amazon have taken the decision start pulling their Amazon app from the play store. This does not seem to include Amazon’s Shopper app but, they  pushed a big update to its central A...
by Dave Thornton
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