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Amazon stops selling its clickable Dash buttons that reorder items with one tap

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Amazon's wacky plastic Dash buttons are being discontinued. The e-commerce giant announced it will no longer sell the gadgets, which let users re-order their favorite items with the push of a button. Dash buttons were available for almost every household item imaginable, ranging from condoms and printer ink to Pop Tarts and dog food. Amazon's plastic Dash buttons are being discontinued. The Dash Buttons can be placed on surfaces around the house, and when a customer sees supplies running low, they press the button to make an order.


Amazon launches technology that will instantly send household essentials

Daily Mail - Science & tech

It is a frustration that faces most busy households at one time or another - filling the washing machine or dishwasher only to find you are out of tablets or powder. But your domestic appliances will now be able to take over the tedious task of ensuring you do not run out of these little essentials. Amazon has launched a new service that links to'smart' appliances so they automatically order washing powder or dishwasher tablets when they run low. Amazon is working with household appliance manufacturers to incorporate technology that will automatically reorder consumable items for you. It is also offering'Dash' buttons, which are placed on the appliances, so customers can reorder items with just one press (pictured) Manufacturers like Bosch, Whirlpool, Grundig and Samsung have partnered with the online shopping giant to develop the technology.


Amazon introduces 20 new Dash Buttons in the UK

Daily Mail - Science & tech

If writing a shopping list and braving busy supermarket aisles fills you with dread then there's good news, as Amazon has expanded its Dash Button programme in the UK. The Dash Button device allows customers to re-order products from their favourite brands with the click of a button. The expansion of the programme brings the total number of brands to 65, including Duracell, Mr Muscle, Regina, Glade and Heineken. If writing a shopping list and braving busy supermarket aisles fills you with dread then there's good news, as Amazon has expanded its Dash Button programme in the UK The Dash Buttons can be placed on surfaces around the house, and when a customer sees supplies running low, they press the button to make an order. Prices are the same as those on Amazon.co.uk, with free delivery for Prime members.


Amazon expands its smart buttons to allow users to reorder everything with a tap

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Amazon has dramatically expanded its selection of'smart buttons' allowing users to reorder good with a single tap. Members can now choose from over 100 buttons from top-name brands across dozens of retail categories and thousands of products - with everything from coffee to condoms now being available. The firm says the buttons have been a huge success, with an order every minute. Being able to buy more condoms at a push of a button is either being overly excited or extra careful. But as of today it's possible with the new line of Dash Buttons that Amazon has added to its service -- and Trojan Condoms made the cut Users set up Amazon's Dash Button using the Amazon mobile app to assign the product you want the Dash Button to order with a single press.