Amazon smashes Cyber Monday records with over 3 million orders

Hear that? That's the sound of millions of battered wallets, wailing and weeping

The first Monday in December has always managed to crack open our increasingly stubborn wallets with its all-too-tempting sales, and Amazon has shown that our appetite for shiny kit hasn't diminished one bit.

The £89 Kindle was the best selling product on Amazon during last week's Cyber Monday shopping splurge, heading a day which saw the online giant take in a record-breaking 3 million orders.

There's still time to get in plenty of gadget shopping before Christmas, so check out our Christmas Gift Guides and Gadget Advent Calendar for more inspiration before wreaking havoc on your battered bank accounts. 'Tis the season, after all.

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