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Fire TV software update for Australian Amazon Echo Show 15

When I reviewed the Echo Show 15 in April I concluded that it’s disappointing that Amazon Australia didn’t take the opportunity of a delayed launch for the Echo Show 15 to make the device...

Amazon’s new devices go big on entertainment

Overnight Amazon released a number of devices aimed at improving your entertainment experience. An all-new Echo Studio, Fire Cube TV, Voice Remote and large screen Kindle headline the announcements and show the intent of...

Amazon’s new Kindle is smaller, lighter and more powerful than ever

Kindle is the original and still a market leader in the e-reader space. The company continues to improve the hardware as well as access to reading materials and user experience. The latest addition to...

How much do streaming apps Netflix, Disney+, STAN etc cost per month?

Prices for most of the big streaming apps available in Australia have risen over time, reflecting their often huge debts and the cost of constantly creating and buying large quantities of movies and TV...

[Good Deal] Amazon Kindle for $99 delivered

Avid readers know the joys of carrying a small, lightweight device with access to hundreds of books. Kindles do age, though and eventually, sadly, age to where they're no longer viable. Thankfully, the base Amazon...

Is Amazon playing nicely with Google? A new API for package detection and third...

If there's one barrier to a cohesive smart home, it's the lack of compatibility between brands. Google, Apple and Amazon have all been guilty of this. Thankfully, Amazon has added a new Object Detection...

[Great Deal] Echo Show 8 (1st Gen) for $59.00

If you've been thinking about whether or not to go Alexa or Assistant based smart screens, then now's the time to strike. The first generation of the Echo Show 8 is available via Amazon...

Deal: $924 Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G with 256GB storage 8GB RAM from Amazon

When I reviewed the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G a month ago I said it was a good smartphone that was over priced at launch as the 128GB storage 6GB RAM was priced at...

Australian Review: Amazon Echo Show 15 goes two steps forward, one step back

Until now every new model Amazon Echo Show has been better than the others in all aspects, screen size, speaker output and all around features. The Echo Show 15 is something different. While it's by...

Weekend Warrior: HyperX bargains in the final hours of loot drop

HyperX is an established and growing name in the gaming peripherals market. Its range covers everything from mice and keyboards through to headsets, microphones and even storage. In a sale it has called Loot Drop,...

Amazon Australia launching giant 15.6″ Amazon Echo Show 15 next week

If you want a smart display but the 10 inch size of the Echo Show 10 and Google Nest Hub screens are too small for you, then Amazon may have a device that will...

Amazon.com.au removes 0.5% Visa credit card surcharge

Amazon Australia is on friendly terms again with Visa again so Australian customers can use Visa credit cards to pay for items on Amazon.com.au without any surcharge. The companies had been in a dispute for...

Matter: Why it matters in 2022

Ask a physicist what Matter is and you’ll get a long-winded answer about life, the universe and everything. But in the tech world, that answer has changed and - in the context of smart...

Britbox Australia enables Amazon Fire TV app and adds new episodes of Coronation Street

Australian fans of BBC and ITV TV shows can now watch Britbox Australia on Fire TV stick streaming devices. I just tried it on out on a Fire TV Stick 4K Max and the login...

Review: Amazon Echo Buds 2nd gen disappoint with poor fit

Debuting on Amazon Australia for $149 a few weeks ago, the Echo Buds 2nd generation model were potentially a great value for money basic pair of earbuds. However, barely effective noise cancelling and poor fit...

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