News tagged ‘amazon’

Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Following earlier rumors that Google was prepared to pay US$1 billion for Twitch, Amazon has apparently swooped in and picked up the livestreaming video network for a mere US$970 million.

Monday, 4 Aug 2014

Flappy bird returns...but only on the Amazon Fire TV

Flappy bird returns...but only on the Amazon Fire TV

Deemed as too addictive by its creator, Flappy Bird is back to frustrate more users, but only on the Amazon Fire TV box.

Saturday, 2 Aug 2014

Amazon Appstore expands to 41 countries; Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia included

Amazon Appstore expands to 41 countries; Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia included

Amazon has expanded the availability of its Appstore to 41 countries, which include Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Need more incentives to download the Amazon App Store? The company is giving away 30 paid apps worth over US$100 just for today!

Thursday, 19 Jun 2014

Meet Amazon's 3D Display, Feature-rich Smartphone: The Fire Phone

Meet Amazon's 3D Display, Feature-rich Smartphone: The Fire Phone

After weeks of speculation, Amazon has revealed its first smartphone: the Fire Phone, a 4.7-inch HD smartphone with a quad-core 2.2GHz processor, a 13MP rear camera and four front facing cameras that give its display "Dynamic 3D perspective." It is also loaded with just about every Amazon service imaginable.

Friday, 13 Jun 2014

 Amazon Announces Their Latest Perk for Prime Members: Music Streaming

Amazon Announces Their Latest Perk for Prime Members: Music Streaming

Amazon Prime members are in for a treat as Amazon has just announced the launch of Prime Music, a service that offers tens of thousands of albums from popular artistes for ad-free listening. More details within.

Monday, 7 Apr 2014

The New Amazon Dash Makes Quick Work of Grocery Shopping

The New Amazon Dash Makes Quick Work of Grocery Shopping

Amazon has announced Dash, a Wi-Fi enabled barcode scanner that will help you organize and streamline your grocery shopping. The Amazon Dash integrates with AmazonFresh, the company’s online grocery shopping service.

Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

Amazon Launches Fire TV Set-top Box for US$99

Amazon Launches Fire TV Set-top Box for US$99

Amazon has just launched its new Fire TV set-top box that lets users enjoy video content from Amazon, Hulu, Netflix and more for just US$99.

Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014

Microsoft Slashes Prices on Azure to Match Amazon

Microsoft Slashes Prices on Azure to Match Amazon

Following Amazon's announcements to lower prices on their Web Service subscriptions, Microsoft is stepping up with cuts of their own, with reductions to Windows Azure services.

Monday, 31 Mar 2014

Amazon Slashes Prices of Cloud Storage to Match Google

Amazon Slashes Prices of Cloud Storage to Match Google

Amazon has just announced reductions to their Web Service subscriptions, offering better value to their customers. Hit the link to find out more.

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014

Apple Falls Behind Microsoft, Samsung, and Sony in Customer Satisfaction Survey

Apple Falls Behind Microsoft, Samsung, and Sony in Customer Satisfaction Survey

In an annual customer experience survey conducted by Forrester Research, Apple has, for the first time, fallen behind rivals Samsung, Sony and Microsoft.

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