Amazon buys another piece of the internet

Amazon buys another piece of the internet

Aug 26, 2014

Yes, it’s true: Amazon has bought Twitch. It wasn’t that long ago that the internet was convinced Google was mere hours away from announcing that it had bought the massively successful videogames-as-spectator-sport business. Most people (most with feelings strong enough to vocalise, at least) seemed to be up in arms at the idea, clutching a handful...

Amazon commences UK Black Friday Deals Week

Amazon commences UK Black Friday Deals Week

Nov 21, 2011

Amazon has kicked off its UK Black Friday Deals Week today, with discounts that spread across every category the web giant offers. Of course the bit that interests and intrigues us the most are the games related deals. The real savings are hidden within the Lightning Deals portion of the sale, which offers limited quantities of specific items within a limited...

Grumpy Gurevitz: What Happens When The Network Goes Down

Grumpy Gurevitz: What Happens When The Network Goes Down

Apr 28, 2011

If there was a month where those of us at the ‘cutting edge’ of gadget land needed reminding that we are still in the early days of the digital content revolution, it was April 2011. First Amazon’s hosting service went down, disrupting a number of high profile services based on it; and as I write this, we are still without a PlayStation...