Entries in 'amazon' (89)

Amazon admits that it got the Fire Phone price wrong

Amazon admits that it got the Fire Phone price wrong

There are $83m worth of unsold Fire Phones sitting in Amazon’s warehouses, with the retailer admitting that it miscalculated its first smartphone launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Funcom bringing LEGO Minifigures Online to Fire TV

Funcom bringing LEGO Minifigures Online to Fire TV

Online title LEGO Minifigures Online is being ported to Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire HDX tablets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Amazon unveils a new Chromecast rival - the Fire TV Stick

Amazon unveils a new Chromecast rival - the Fire TV Stick

The streaming content market has yet another hardware contender – the Amazon Fire TV Stick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 1:28PM in News
Amazon posts $544m Q3 operating loss as Fire Phone bombs

Amazon posts $544m Q3 operating loss as Fire Phone bombs

Online retail leader Amazon has posted an operating loss of over half a billion dollars for Q3 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 2:34PM in News

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Amazon's Fire TV arrives in UK

Amazon's Fire TV arrives in UK

Amazon has released its Fire TV microconsole in the UK.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Google says Amazon, and not Microsoft, is its biggest rival

Google says Amazon, and not Microsoft, is its biggest rival

Google chairman Eric Schmidt believes that Amazon is its biggest search competitor.

by Laura Barnes
on Oct 14th 2014 at 3:12PM in News
Amazon shoppers vote PS2 the greatest console ever

Amazon shoppers vote PS2 the greatest console ever

Sony’s PS2 has been voted as the greatest ever games console by Amazon customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2014 at 2:08PM in News
Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Leading retailer and growing platform holder Amazon has announced a complete refresh of its Fire tablet and Kindle ereader range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 3:15PM in News

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Amazon Fire Phone dated for the UK

Amazon Fire Phone dated for the UK

Amazon’s Fire Phone will be released in the UK before the end of the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:36AM in News
Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

The latest entrant in the Android console sector, Amazon Fire TV, is now available to pre-order in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

The newly launched Amazon phone may be off to what can only be described as a very slow start, new numbers suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

There won’t be any sweeping changes to either Twitch’s direction or staff following its buyout at the hands of Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:09AM in News

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Amazon to buy Twitch in $970m deal

Amazon to buy Twitch in $970m deal

Retail giant Amazon has agreed to buy Twitch for $970m in cash.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2014 at 9:08PM in News
Actually, Call of Duty pre-orders spiked 385% last week

Actually, Call of Duty pre-orders spiked 385% last week

As it turns out, Call of Duty had a pretty good Gamescom after all.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 3:14PM in News
Amazon UK: FIFA 15 dominates Gamescom

Amazon UK: FIFA 15 dominates Gamescom

Yesterday, we published a list from Amazon that revealed the games that enjoyed the biggest pre-order spikes during Gamescom.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 9:21AM in News
UPDATED: Wii U pre-orders increase the most after Gamescom, says Amazon

UPDATED: Wii U pre-orders increase the most after Gamescom, says Amazon

UPDATED: It turns out Call of Duty was accidentally left off the list. And it's made us question all the below information. For an update, click here.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 11:54AM in News

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Amazon UK on the hunt for the greatest console ever

Amazon UK on the hunt for the greatest console ever

Amazon wants its customers to pick their favourite console of all time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 3:29PM in News
Flappy Bird has returned... via the Amazon Appstore

Flappy Bird has returned... via the Amazon Appstore

Dong Nguyen’s iOS flash-in-the-pan Flappy Bird is back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

The US government is taking Amazon to court over its refusal to abide by FTC suggestions regarding in-app payment policy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

A request by the US Federal Trade Commission designed to ease the problem of children making in-app purchases is reportedly being resisted by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 3:52PM in News
Appstore Developer Select programme arrives on Amazon UK

Appstore Developer Select programme arrives on Amazon UK

Amazon has launched its Appstore Developer Select programme in the UK, Germany, France and Spain.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Amazon's 'shopping machine' Fire Phone criticised

Amazon's 'shopping machine' Fire Phone criticised

Despite expanding on the successes it has enjoyed with the Kindle, Kindle Fire and potentially promising Fire TV, Amazon’s new Fire Phone has been criticised by some analysts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 1:28PM in News
Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Amazon is getting into the smartphone market with its freshly revealed Fire Phone, the company announced this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2014 at 7:24AM in News
VIDEO: Mortal Kombat X confirmed

VIDEO: Mortal Kombat X confirmed

Amazon has apparently confirmed the soon-to-be-revealed Mortal Kombat X slightly ahead of schedule.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Amazon admits to imposing Hachette limitations

Amazon admits to imposing Hachette limitations

Limitations HAVE been imposed on book publisher Hachette on Amazon, the retailer has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 11:59AM in News