At This Point, Amazon Can Crush a Company Just By Filing for a Trademark

Amazon is an unstoppable beast, consuming all industries that are ripe for disruption and unfortunate enough to cross its path. On Monday, its latest victim was the struggling food delivery service Blue Apron. Read More >>

Amazon Delivery Driver Drops Off a Bag of Poop on Family’s Driveway

A man in east London was expecting a package from Amazon but the special delivery on his driveway was not what he’d ordered. After finding a bag filled with poop and Amazon calling cards, a quick check of CCTV cameras indicated that a delivery driver for the e-commerce giant was responsible. Read More >>

Amazon Prime Day Bigger Than Black Friday, Cyber Monday And Jesus

Amazon Prime Day was a massive success for the retailer, it transpires. Unlike Black Friday and Cyber Monday where Amazon must compete with hundreds of other stores offering discounts, Prime Day is a chance for Amazon to shine. According to numbers from the company its best seller in the UK was the Amazon Echo, which was being offered at a £70 discount. Read More >>

The New Trailer for The Tick Shows Arthur in Action and Promises Glorious Absurdity

“Destiny’s on the line, Arthur. Accept the charges.” August 25th can’t get here fast enough. Read More >>

The Tiny Community That Relies On Amazon Prime Deliveries To Survive

As hard as it can seem to get from Surbiton to Heathrow sometimes that's nothing compared to living in a part of the world that's actually remote. For example, the City of Iqaluit in Canada is in a the remote Nunavut territory, with a population of just under 8000 who rely on Amazon for basic shopping needs. Read More >>

All Our Favourite Amazon Prime Day Tech Deals

You know now, it's Amazon Prime Day. Amazon has a lot of great discounts so rather than paste everything into a document and blast you with a bunch of options, we've put together a more considered list of things that are pretty good deals. Move fast! They won't be around forever. (Oh, and bear in mind you need to be a Prime member to get these offers.) Read More >>

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WATCH: The Grand Tour Season 2 Trailer Shows Richard Hammond Moments Before The Crash

This morning to coincide with Prime Day, Amazon posted the trailer for the second season of The Grand Tour which is due to hit screens later this year. It hasn't officially made its way on to YouTube yet, but one impatient fan has uploaded it. We'll replace this with the official one as soon as it lands: Read More >>

Amazon’s Newest Product Is Human Workers It Sends to Your House

Remember when Tony Blair was Prime Minister, and Amazon was just a website where you could buy books? Those were the halcyon days. Now, the world’s biggest store runs brick-and-mortar shops, builds affordable hardware, operates artificial intelligence, and soon, it will hire out humans to help you set up your gadgets. Why? Because if it’s possible to sell it, then Amazon wants to sell it to you. Read More >>

An Amazon Bot Is Making the Greatest Smartphone Cases 

In what’s either the best art project, the best business move, or both, someone has made what I assume is a bot that’s churning out thousands of unique iPhone cases for sale on Amazon. Pretty much all of them are masterpieces. Read More >>

Amazon’s Kindle Is King–Why Would I Buy This Other E-reader?

I’ve got a struggle, everyone. I’ve been using the new Kobo Aura H2O off and on for the last few weeks, switching between reading on it with reading on my overpriced but super damn slick Amazon Kindle Oasis. The two aren’t entirely comparable: The Oasis costs £270 and the Kobo goes for £140. But the big difference between the two has nothing to do with price, or even hardware—it comes down to how I get the books on the Kobo. And as I plug the Aura into my laptop, again, to load on another book, again, I’m really forced to ask myself, again, why am I enduring this? Read More >>

Make A Small Profit From Amazon Dash Buttons On Prime Day, Plus Two Tablet Deals

Amazon is reducing the price of its Dash buttons for Prime day next week. The buttons usually cost £4.99 but will drop to £1.99. Read More >>

Amazon’s Got Some New Music Deals Ahead Of Prime Day

You could be forgiven for thinking that Prime Day was invented by Jesus, so vehement is Amazon's promotion of it. It feels like Prime Day was always with us and should be considered as if it was another version of Christmas. If you haven't been swayed so far, Amazon's got some new Prime Music deals to get you in the mood. Read More >>

How to Make Your Own Smart Speaker

If you like the idea of the Amazon Echo, the Google Home, or the Apple HomePod, but you’d rather not spend any money on any of them, would prefer to control as many of the variables as possible, or just want something fun to do over the weekend you can build one at home for yourself by repurposing an old phone, tablet, or Raspberry Pi you’ve got lying around. Read More >>

Conversations With God: Pablo Schreiber Talks About Becoming American Gods’ Giant Arsehole Leprechaun

Quick, think of the character you hate the most on American Gods. Did you answer Mad Sweeney? Well, the guy who plays him has a strong argument for changing your mind about the oversized wee man of the hills. Read More >>