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AWS Outage Brings Down A Ton Of Websites Across Australia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered an outage over the weekend, rendering websites and servers useless for hours. Here are the details.

Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered DIY Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo is a pretty neat little device, but at $US180 ($245) it’s also pretty pricey. If you want to make your own, YouTube user Novaspirit Tech walks you through the process of how to do so with a Raspberry Pi.

Fakespot Analyses Amazon Reviews To Spot Fakes

Amazon is filled with fake reviews that hope to bolster a products review score. Fakespot is an online tool that helps you separate the junk reviews from the useful ones.

Ereader Showdown: Amazon Kindles, Compared

Amazon has somehow managed to create four different models of its Kindle ereader. Each of the four models has its own strengths and weaknesses, so if you’re in the market for one — or an upgrade — let’s take a look to make your buying decision a little easier.

AWS Snowball Rolls Into Australia To Help Organisations Migrate Data To The Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched its data transfer appliance, called Snowball, in Australia. The appliance is part of a holistic service offered by AWS to ease the pain and network demands involved in transferring on-premise data onto the cloud. Here’s what this 23kg ‘suitcase’ can do.

AWS Lambda Serverless Compute Offering Set To Be Released In Australia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched its Lambda service in the Asia-Pacific a while back but its was only available through the company’s datacentres in Japan. Today, the cloud platform provider announced it will be launching Lambda in Australia very soon. Here’s what we know so far.

Amazon's New Kindle Oasis Is $449 Worth Of Luxury Ereader

Amazon has announced a brand new addition to the Kindle lineup. The Oasis is by far the most expensive Kindle around, but it also aims to be the nicest.

Amazon Allowance Helps Keep Your Amazon Spending In Check

It’s all too easy to go over your budget when shopping on Amazon — especially when you factor international shipping into the equation. One thing that might help: Amazon Allowance, the company’s relatively unknown gift card funding program.

Killer Interview Question: Do You Know How To Pronounce The CEO's Name?

This week’s KIQ will require you to do some research because some people (including myself) have confusing names that are hard to pronounce. But it’s important to get your potential new boss’ name right to make a good impression.

The Amazon Kindle Gets A Design Refresh With A New Home Screen, Better Access To Settings

Amazon is rolling out an update to the Kindle Paperwhite and Voyage this month that will change the way your home screen looks. Alongside the new home screen, it will also give you better access to common settings and recommendations for books.

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