Amazon Echo Spot launched in India, Echo and Echo Dot get a limited-period price cut

Amazon today launched Echo Spot,  a small Echo device with 2.5 inch circular display that can be used on your desk or a nightstand so you can view your calendar, see the weather update, check the time, wake up to music alarms, turn your lights on and off, see shopping and to do lists, and more. Continue reading “Amazon Echo Spot launched in India, Echo and Echo Dot get a limited-period price cut”

Amazon said to be working on building ‘Home Robots’

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Amazon is said to be working on building ‘Home Robots’ and is reported to have bigger plans for a domestic robot according to people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The project currently has a codename “Vesta,” and is overseen by Gregg Zehr, who runs Amazon’s Lab126 hardware research and development division based in Sunnyvale, California. Continue reading “Amazon said to be working on building ‘Home Robots’”

Amazon now lets anyone create personalised Alexa skills and responses

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Amazon today introduced Alexa Skill Blueprints which is a new way to create your own personalized skills and responses for Alexa. Users can now take advantage of the easy-to-use templates to create customized experiences for Alexa within minutes just by filling in the blanks. Continue reading “Amazon now lets anyone create personalised Alexa skills and responses”

Amazon ‘Internet’ lite browser for Android released

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Amazon has silently has launched lite Android web browser – Internet: fast, lite and private. The main aim of launching this lightweight browser is to offer a medium where access to mobile data and high-speed connectivity is limited if not poor. Continue reading “Amazon ‘Internet’ lite browser for Android released”

Amazon said to be planning to acquire Flipkart

According to a latest report, Amazon is planning to submit a rival offer to buy India’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart who are in advance talks with Walmart Inc. for selling a majority stake. The company is said to be in early exploratory talks to buy Flipkart even as Flipkart closes in on sale to Walmart. Continue reading “Amazon said to be planning to acquire Flipkart”

Leica Sofort, D-Lux and V-Lux cameras launched in India on Amazon starting at Rs. 25000

Amazon India is partnering Leica Camera and will launch the camera in India exclusively on Amazon.in. This will also help customers across the country get access to Leica’s cutting-edge technology cameras on Amazon.in. Continue reading “Leica Sofort, D-Lux and V-Lux cameras launched in India on Amazon starting at Rs. 25000”

Alexa’s new Follow-Up mode can now handle back-to-back requests

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Alexa has a habit of making users say, Alexa, over-and-over for every back-to-back request. However, those days are now gone as Amazon has introduced a new follow-up mode that can now handle back-to-back requests which is aimed at making conversations feel more natural. Continue reading “Alexa’s new Follow-Up mode can now handle back-to-back requests”

Amazon India Apple Fest from March 6 to 12: Up to Rs. 10000 off on iPhones, exchange offers and No Cost EMI on Macbooks

Amazon India today started Apple Fest, its 7-day sale on Apple products, including iPhones, Apple Watch, Macs and more. It is offering some great deals on iPhones, iPad, Apple Watch and exchange offers and no cost EMI on Macbooks. Continue reading “Amazon India Apple Fest from March 6 to 12: Up to Rs. 10000 off on iPhones, exchange offers and No Cost EMI on Macbooks”

Amazon Prime Music launched in India, free for Amazon Prime users on Android, iOS and web

Amazon has finally launched Amazon Prime Music service in India. It was introduced last year exclusively for Echo devices in the country. It is available for Android and iOS devices and is also available on the web at music.amazon.in. There is also a Desktop app and is available on Amazon Fire TV sticks apart from Amazon Echo devices. As the company had announced previously, the service is free for Prime customers since it is included in their package, and is also ad-free. Continue reading “Amazon Prime Music launched in India, free for Amazon Prime users on Android, iOS and web”

Amazon Echo devices now available without an invite online and across offline stores in India starting at Rs. 4499

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Amazon Echo products including Echo Dot, Echo, and Echo Plus were so far available through invite only. Today the company announced that is available to all for purchase by all customers through Amazon.in and 350 retail outlets such as Croma, Reliance, Vijay Sales, Crossword and more in 20 cities across India. Continue reading “Amazon Echo devices now available without an invite online and across offline stores in India starting at Rs. 4499”

Amazon said to be working on custom AI chips for Alexa

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Following the route of Google and Apple, Amazon is said to be working on custom AI chips for Alexa that would power future Echo devices aimed at improving the quality and response time of its Alexa voice assistant. According to a report from The Information, the move closely follows Google and Apple both of which already have their own custom AI hardware. Continue reading “Amazon said to be working on custom AI chips for Alexa”

Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on smartphones, accessories, TVs and more

Amazon today started its 4-day Great Indian Sale, as it had announced. It started the sale early for its prime members. In today’s sale it is offering great deals on smartphones, accessories, TVs, Kindle and lots more.

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Amazon Great Indian Sale now live for Prime members – Best deals on smartphones, microSD cards, hard disks and more

Amazon today started its early access Great Indian Sale for the Amazon Prime members, as it had promised. It is offering deals on smartphones, microSD cards, hard disks, pendrives, Kindle eReaders, TVs and lots more. Continue reading “Amazon Great Indian Sale now live for Prime members — Best deals on smartphones, microSD cards, hard disks and more”

Amazon Great Indian Sale scheduled from Jan 21 to 24 – Up to 35% off on mobiles, up to 80% off on accessories and more

Amazon has announced its Great Indian Sale, this year’s first sale from January 21st to 24th. Amazon says that it will offer over deals on over 10,000 brands, Up to 40% off on Mobiles and Accessories with over 60 Amazon Exclusives and over 300 Offers, Up to 55% off on Consumer Electronic and more. Continue reading “Amazon Great Indian Sale scheduled from Jan 21 to 24 — Up to 35% off on mobiles, up to 80% off on accessories and more”

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) Review

Amazon launched the Kindle Oasis 2 back in October last year. This is the successor of the first Oasis that was launched in early 2016. The latest top-end Kindle is waterproof, doesn’t come with a battery case like the first and has a large 7-inch screen for the first time. Does it live up to the expectations? Let us dive into the review to find out.

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