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[Updated] Richard Hammond Knocked Unconscious In Grand Tour Motorbike Accident

This article has been updated with a statement from Richard Hammond. Read More >>

The Man in the High Castle Gets Another Season and Another Showrunner

Amazon’s adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s story is going strong, so it’s no surprise that the show’s been renewed for a third season. And with that third season comes a new—and hopefully permanent—showrunner. Read More >>

Amazon’s Flying Warehouse Idea Looks Like a Total Disaster

Amazon loves talking about its drone delivery system despite the fact that it’s nowhere near complete. When the company made its first drone delivery earlier this month, the aircraft carried a bag of popcorn and Fire TV box a measly half-mile. Nevertheless, Amazon is exploring an even more ambitious idea: flying warehouses. Read More >>

Netflix Might Finally Add Offline Playback—But Not For You

Streaming giant Netflix has been teasing offline playback for years—and delivering hollow excuses as to why the feature hasn’t been implemented yet. Most egregiously, the company said that it would add an undesirable level of complexity to the product. But based on an executive’s comments, it seems more likely than ever that offline playback is coming now, just not for you. Read More >>

Goodbye Netflix, Hello Amazon Prime: Why I’m Switching Sides in the TV Streaming Battle

It’s fair to say Netflix owned the San Diego Comic Con by unveiling trailers for upcoming Marvel shows Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Defenders, plus announcing that they’ve got the UK rights for the new Star Trek TV series. Add this to the rave reviews Stranger Things has been getting and Netflix is having a pretty good month. Read More >>

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Here’s How to Win Free Tickets for the UK Episode of The Grand Tour

Get excited. See forms. Sigh. Fill in forms. Do superstitious stuff. Check inbox thrice as frequently as usual. Read More >>

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Amazon Prime Day is Back in July, But Only for Subscription Customers

“Do you want this half-price smart thing that used to be £100? That’ll be £129 please.” Amazon has ruined what was supposed to be a joyous day for thousands of cheapskates like me, by revealing that this year’s 24-hour festival of discounts will only be open to Prime members. Read More >>

Amazon’s Planning to Sell Own-Branded Food

Amazon plans to infiltrate your home more throughly than ever. A new report by the Wall Street Journal suggests that is planning to launch a slew of own-brand products in the coming month, which will include perishable food and other household items. Read More >>

Amazon Is Trying to Reinvent YouTube

If you have Amazon Prime—and why wouldn’t you—then starting today you’ll have free access to Amazon Video Direct. Which is... what exactly? According to the landing page, Direct will be “helping content creators and visual storytellers reach millions of Amazon Video customers.” Uh huh. Read More >>

Clarkson’s Top Gear Team Builds its Own Social Network

Jeremy Clarkson and his two supernumerary extra nipples are getting their own social network in which to offend vast swathes of people, one that'll be known as DriveTribe. That's not the name of the Amazon Prime show. Just the site. Read More >>

Is Amazon Prime Still the Best Deal in Tech?

I unwittingly bought an Amazon Prime membership a few years ago. (The free trial trick gets me every time.) But that first accidental payment was worth every penny. Because even years later, Amazon Prime is still the best deal in tech. Read More >>

Amazon’s Made These Extremely Popular Games Exclusive to Prime Members

If you try to get your hands on certain games from Amazon today, you might be left scratching your head. The company appears to have made a bunch of extremely popular titles, including Grand Theft Auto V, Rainbow Six: Siege, FIFA 16 and Assassin's Creed Syndicate, exclusive to Prime members. Read More >>

Clarkson Left With Bloodied Nose After ‘Unusual’ Car Stunt For Amazon

In a successful attempt to wrestle back the limelight after the release of the first Chris Evans-fronted Top Gear trailer, Jeremy Clarkson has shown off some of the injuries sustained in his latest car stunt. The extremely hateable but somehow much-loved presenter, who last week announced he was about to take part in “the most dangerous stunt” he’d ever attempted, took to Twitter to show off his bloodied nose and soot-covered face, captioning his selfie with, “I survived the day. Just.” Read More >>

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James May’s Doing the Amazon Prime Version of Top Gear Out of Duty, Not Choice

Former Top Gear presenter James May has revealed a few more details about the new car show set to debut on Amazon Prime this autumn. He’s confirmed that he and fellow hosts Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond have a massive budget to play with, and that there'll be at least 30 episodes to look forward to. Read More >>

Jeremy Clarkson’s Amazon Prime Car Show Will Air This Autumn

James May has revealed a vague launch date for the new Clarkson-fronted, still-nameless Amazon car show, saying that it will hit Amazon Prime at some point in autumn. “The Autumn, or fall if you’re in the US,” he told a user during a Reddit AMA this week. “That’s as specific as I can be.” Read More >>