Amazon Prime Video UWP app for Windows 10 with support for offline viewing released

For many years, Netflix subscribers had the option of using a native UWP (Universal Windows Platform) Windows 10 app, where viewers could download content for offline viewing. Now, Amazon has finally released its Prime Video UWP app for Windows 10, bringing a native client for those who do not wish to watch content on their browsers.

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Amazon Prime Video gets “Watch Party” feature starting from the US

Amazon Prime Video is launching a new feature called “Watch Party” that enables co-viewing of  Prime Video content for users in the US with a prime membership. Each Watch Party can support up to 100 participants at a time, with synchronised playback and the ability to chat with text and built-in emojis.

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Amazon Food delivery service starts rolling out in India starting from Bangalore

Amazon has been working on rolling out their own food delivery in India for many months now to compete against Zomato and Swiggy. It is called “Amazon Food” and has finally started service in a few locations with Bangalore, India.

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Amazon India Prime members now have access to exclusive gaming content

The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown has not only resulted in an increase in video content streaming but also an increase in gaming, and specifically mobile gaming. Catering to these gamers, Amazon India has announced that their Prime users will have now free access to in-game content across various mobile games.

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Amazon Pay Later instant credit line launched in India

Instant Credit line has become popular among consumers lately, thanks to several platforms like LazyPay, Simpl, Mi Credit, realme PaySa, CRED Stash, and more offering instant credit to users. On similar lines, Amazon Pay is the newest entrant in this segment and has announced its instant credit line in India – Amazon Pay Later.

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Amazon to launch game streaming service, several massively multiplayer online games

The gaming industry has been on a steady growth with some spiked increases in the last few years. Now, Amazon is planning its entry into game development next month with the launch of its first science-fiction shooter game called Crucible. Along with Crucible, it plans to launch “New World” which is a massively multiplayer online game.

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Amazon Prime Video profiles rolling out widely, lets you add up to six user profiles

Amazon started rolling out Prime Video profiles feature to select users last week, now it is started rolling out widely. This new feature is similar to Netflix that lets you add up to six user profiles (1 default profile + 5 additional profiles either adult or Kids) within Prime Video on a single Amazon account with content personalized separately to each profile. Continue reading “Amazon Prime Video profiles rolling out widely, lets you add up to six user profiles”

Amazon launches voice-based shopping with Alexa in India

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Amazon has brought more functionality to Alexa in India namely the ability to shop on Amazon using just your voice. Customers can now use voice commands to search for products, add to Cart, check order status, proceed to checkout and more.

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Sony, NVIDIA, Amazon, Intel, Vivo, and MediaTek withdraw from MWC 2020 due to coronavirus concerns

Update 2-11th Feb 2020: While many brands are pulling out of MWC 2020, Xiaomi has confirmed that it is attending the event and will introduce their new range of smartphones and smart hardware. On the other hand, MediaTek has announced that it is not attending MWC this time due to coronavirus concerns. Continue reading “Sony, NVIDIA, Amazon, Intel, Vivo, and MediaTek withdraw from MWC 2020 due to coronavirus concerns”

Amazon Echo Show 8 with 8-inch HD screen, stereo sound, camera with a built-in shutter launched in India

Amazon has launched Echo Show 8, the company’s latest Echo Show devices in India after it was introduced back in September. It has an 8-inch HD screen, stereo sound and a camera with a built-in shutter. It has tons of Alexa features, over 30,000 skills in English and over 800 skills in Hindi, says Amazon.
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Amazon India starts rolling out electric delivery vehicles, plans for 10,000 EVs by 2025

Amazon India has announced that it has started rolling out electric delivery vehicles across India after successful pilots across different cities in 2019. It said that its fleet of delivery vehicles in the country will include 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025.  These EVs are in addition to the global commitment of 100,000 electric vehicles in the delivery fleet by 2030 announced in the Climate Pledge signed by Amazon. Continue reading “Amazon India starts rolling out electric delivery vehicles, plans for 10,000 EVs by 2025”

Amazon Great Indian Sale 2020: Discounts on Redmi Note 8 Pro, Samsung Galaxy M30s, Vivo U20, offers on LED TVs and more

Amazon has started its Great Indian Sale for the new year early for Amazon Prime members, as it had promised. In this 4-day sale, which begins tomorrow for everyone, it is offering great deals on smartphones, accessories, Kindle, LED TVs and more. Continue reading “Amazon Great Indian Sale 2020: Discounts on Redmi Note 8 Pro, Samsung Galaxy M30s, Vivo U20, offers on LED TVs and more”

Amazon will double down on Prime Video investments in India: CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos yesterday at the Prime video event announced that the company will double down on investment in the company’s streaming service in India. He also said that Amazon Prime Video’s performance is brilliant in India. Continue reading “Amazon will double down on Prime Video investments in India: CEO Jeff Bezos”

Amazon Great India Sale 2020 scheduled from Jan 19 to 22: Up to 40% off on smartphones, discounts on accessories, TVs and more

Amazon just announced that its first Great Indian Festival for 2020 will start from January 19 until January 22nd. Prime members will  get exclusive early access starting 12 noon on January 18. • Customers get an instant discount of 10% when they pay with SBI Credit Cards and EMI, no-cost EMI using Bajaj Finserv EMI card, Amazon Pay ICICI Credit card and select Debit & Credit Cards. It will feature a wide range of finance options from no cost EMI on Debit & Credit cards and Bajaj FinServ, 10% instant bank discount on SBI Debit & Credit cards, exchange offers and lots more. Continue reading “Amazon Great India Sale 2020 scheduled from Jan 19 to 22: Up to 40% off on smartphones, discounts on accessories, TVs and more”

Amazon Echo Auto with 8 microphones and far-field technology for in-car usage launched in India for Rs. 4999

Amazon has launched Echo Auto, the company’s latest Alexa product designed for in-car usage with 8 microphones and far-field technology to hear you even in noisy traffic conditions. It is powered by the car’s 12V charging socket or USB port and connects to your car stereo system for audio playback using a 3.5 mm auxiliary cable or Bluetooth connection. Continue reading “Amazon Echo Auto with 8 microphones and far-field technology for in-car usage launched in India for Rs. 4999”