Amazon has announced a range of new devices in the Echo family, namely the Echo Show 8, Echo Show 5 and the Echo Show 5 Kids. The Echo Show 8 features a 8-inch adaptive colour display, while the Echo Show 5 features a 5.5-inch display, and they all feature improved cameras for video calling.
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Amazon has launched miniTV, the company’s free, ad-supported video streaming service in India. Amazon said that the miniTV is completely free, and it does not require a separate app. Flipkart launched a similar service called Flipkart video back in 2019. The service offers professionally created and curated content across web-series, comedy shows, tech news, food, beauty, fashion and more. Continue reading “Amazon miniTV free video streaming service launched in India”
Amazon has expanded their Fire TV product line with the launch of the Fire TV Cube in India. It is a cube-shaped media streaming box that supports 4K streaming at 60fps, runs Fire TV OS with integrated Alexa voice assistant and comes with multi-directional infrared technology to control other home appliances.
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Amazon has unveiled the 2nd generation of Echo Buds, which is their truly wireless earbuds offering. They feature a 20% smaller design, built-in vents for ear comfort, custom-designed Active Noise cancellation technology, improved microphones, wireless charging capabilities and more.
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Amazon Prime Music has launched podcasts in India, which will be available to all Prime members at no additional cost. It offers locally popular shows by creators including Jay Shetty, Cyrus Broacha, Neil Bhatt, Robin Sharma, Sadhguru, Anupam Gupta amongst others as well as international Amazon Originals produced exclusively for Amazon Prime Music customers in multiple languages across motivation, business, technology, comedy, music, fitness and more. Continue reading “Amazon Prime Music launches Podcasts in India”
Amazon has released a new updated Alexa Voice remote for the very popular Fire TV Stick in India, featuring a similar design but with more shortcuts for streaming apps along with a guide button, and will come included with the 3rd Gen 2021 Fire TV Stick.
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Previously, Amazon Music was exclusive to Nvidia Shield TV, but it ends now! From now on, users in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, India, Japan, and Australia, can download the Amazon Music app from the Play Store on your Android TV. It is also available on Google TV, set-top boxes, consoles, and sound bars. Continue reading “Amazon Music is now available on all Android TVs”
In a recent move, Amazon today announced its plans to begin manufacturing Amazon Devices in India under the Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ for an Atmanirbhar Bharat. Continue reading “Amazon announces first device manufacturing line in India, to make Fire TV Stick from later this year”
It has been 3 years since Amazon introduced their digital voice assistant, Alexa, to their Indian users. In celebration, Amazon has announced that they will be releasing three audiobooks from Audible (a subsidiary of Amazon) to their Indian user base who use Alexa.
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After nearly 27 years since it was founded, tech and e-commerce giant Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos has announced that in Q3 2021 he will be stepping down from his position and take up the role of the Executive Chair of the Amazon Board. Taking his place will be Andy Jassy, who is currently the CEO of Amazon Web Service (AWS).
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Amazon is releasing a new software solution for automakers in India and other regions in APAC, called the Alexa Custom Assistant. It contains a suite of technologies that will help automakers use Alexa’s voice AI technology to develop their own custom intelligent assistants in their vehicles.
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Amazon has started Great Republic Day sale, which is its first sale for the year for the Prime customers ahead of others that is scheduled from January 20th to 23rd. In this sale, it is offering great deals on smartphones with never before bank offers, discounts on accessories, LED TVs, wearables and more. This includes up to 40% off on latest smartphones and accessories from top brands; up to 60% off on Electronics, Up to 60% off on TV and appliances and up to 40% off on Amazon Devices across Echo, Fire TV and Kindle devices. Continue reading “Amazon Great Republic Day sale: Top Deals on smartphones, TVs, wearables and more”
Amazon Prime Video has launched Prime Video Mobile Edition, a new single-user, mobile-only plan at an introductory price of Rs. 89 per month first time in India. The plan provides SD quality streaming through the Prime Video app on Android or iOS, which the company says is created especially for a mobile-first country like India. This competes with Netflix that launched its mobile plan for India at ₹199 per month back in 2019. Continue reading “Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition launched in India at Rs. 89 per month”
Amazon has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire podcast publisher Wondery, and will soon feature their podcasts directly on the Amazon Music app. Wondery podcasts will continue to be available on other platforms, however when streaming from Amazon Music, it will come with a few benefits.
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Amazon has begun rolling out a new and pretty big update to their Fire TV software, bringing a redesigned interface and loads of new features such as Find destination, user Profiles along with new voice commands for the Alexa voice-assistant. The update will be rolling out to Fire TV Stick (3rd gen) and Fire TV Stick Lite.
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