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  • Amazon’s Alexa Announcements goes live in Australia

    Alexa Announcements has landed in Australia, meaning Aussies can now use their Alexa-enabled devices as a one-way intercom system to share quick, broad messages with the whole family. Simply say to your Alexa-enabled device, “Alexa, announce dinner is ready,” and “Dinner is ready” will be announced in your voice...
  • Amazon Australia’s Sydney fulfilment centre is about to open

    Amazon officially launched in Australia back in December 2017 and since then, they’ve been working hard to grow marketshare in Australia. The online retailer is growing the product offerings across dozens of categories including technology, gadgets, entertainment and clothing. One of the most exciting parts of Amazon coming to...
  • Amazon Prime Day is a very mixed bag

    Today was supposed to be the start of Amazon’s biggest sale day, the first ‘Prime Day’ in Australia. While there are some discounts to be had, it seems many Aussie retailers didn’t come to the party which is actually really disappointing because as much as Australian’s love their technology,...
  • Reminder: It’s Amazon Prime Day tomorrow.

    In Australia, we’re just hours away from Amazon Prime Day. After entering Australia late last year, this will be the first time Australian customers are truly able to take advantage of the sales. While most Aussie journos (myself included) often complain about the 2 and 3am rises to cover...
  • Amazon Prime in Australia costs just A$59 per year

    Living in regional Australia, I’m very familiar with paying $20+ for delivery of goods purchased online. With Amazon Prime now available in Australia for A$59.00 per year (or A$4.99 per month) you can get an unlimited number of products from Australia delivered for free. International shipping is free when...
  • New AFL Alexa Skill lets you get updates with your voice

    If you’re an AFL fan and have an Amazon Alexa, or Alexa-enabled device, then you can now add a new skill from Telstra. If you’re at home, chances are you’ll just fire up the TV and check, but if remember at this year’s CES, we seen a number of...
  • Home Automation just got a big boost with Logitech Harmony adding Amazon Alexa support

    Voice assistants in the home are all the rage right now and Logitech has just announced it is bringing their popular Amazon Alexa Skill for the Logitech Harmony to Australia and New Zealand. This means Echo-enabled devices can now pick up your voice commands and control your TV. With this new...
  • Amazon Alexa, Echo devices now available in Australia

    Amazon came to Australia late last year and while many were disappointed the range of Echo hardware devices weren’t immediately available, now they are. The devices are now on sale at Amazon.com.au (supported by a large promo banner at the top of the home page) and are shipping on...
  • Clarkson fangs it around a farm in a Subaru WRX in Farmkhana

    We all know Ken Block’s famous Gymkhana videos that have millions of views on YouTube, well Amazon’s The Grand Tour have decided to that’s all a bit fancy and Jeremy Clarkson fanging it around a farm in a subie would be one epic drive. In the 3:30 clip, we...