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Amazon Finally Launches Prime Delivery in Ireland

After what seems to be aeons of Amazon treating Ireland like a second class citizen they’re finally launching “Amazon Prime” in the Irish market. In an email I got earlier today they’re announcing “unlimited two-day delivery” with Amazon Prime to Irish addresses. It’s not very clear how they decide which items qualify for the free […]

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Amazon Advertising Services It Won’t Sell Me

I’m not sure if I should report this to the Advertising Standards Authority or not, but it’s annoying me enough that I am seriously tempted .. Amazon recently launched a new TV series that has been getting very positive reviews “The Man in the High Castle”. At the moment the only way to view it legally […]

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Big Companies Trying To Monopolise .blog, .cloud and more

ICANN is currently evaluating a couple of thousand applications for new top level domains. Most of the applications are for new and interesting domain extensions (the bit on the right of the dot) that will provide greater consumer choice and foster competition. Unfortunately a smaller subset is from a companies that believe they have special […]

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Silly Giveaway?

I love doing “silly” promotions. It’s fun to watch how people react and engage with them. Our latest one, however, comes with a slightly “meatier” prize than usual – a brand new Kindle paperwhite! Full details here Related Posts:Some Lessons Learnt From My BurglaryGood Reads For Long Flights?Amazon Revamp Kindle

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Amazon Italia Now Live!

I’m not sure exactly when the site opened its doors, but Amazon Italia is now open for business. It may not carry the full range of products that the UK or US site carry, but it does carry a good selection of titles.Some of the features that I would use don’t seem to be available […]

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Amazon Revamp Kindle

Amazon’s Kindle is one of those devices that I’ve been looking at for a long time, but I couldn’t quite convince myself that I needed one. Well I still don’t need one, but I suspect I might end up with one .. Why? Very simply put – they’ve cut the price on them down to […]

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Amazon Free Shipping To Ireland Is Live

I mentioned the introduction of free shipping to Ireland yesterday. At the time it didn’t appear to be available and the article in The Irish Times hadn’t specified when it would be .. This morning I can confirm that it is live and available. I placed an order a few minutes ago for over £25 […]

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Amazon To Introduce Free Shipping To Ireland

Seemingly Amazon UK has finally “seen the light” and is planning on introducing free shipping to Ireland for purchases over £25. There’s more coverage in The Irish Times, but it’s not exactly clear WHEN they are going to start offering this. (They obviously aren’t today) Related Posts:Amazon Free Shipping To Ireland Is LiveAmazon Finally Launches […]

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