Amazon is paving the way to move into the upmarket segment by making Alexa-powered equipments. According to a report, Amazon will launch 8 new hifi devices including an amplifier, a receiver and a subwoofer. The report said that users might get to see the products before the end of the year. Apart from these devices, Amazon is looking to introduce more devices like in-car gadgets. Most of the devices will be compatible with the assistant which means that they will be easily connected to the autonomous assistant. While some of them will be equipped with built-in Alexa. This report came a day after Audi revealed a new fully electric E-tron SUV making it the first vehicle to integrate [...]
Amazon has opened its first cashier-less Amazon Go store outside its hometown Seattle. The highlight of the stores which are under Amazon’s Go department, is the fact that customers don’t need to wait in line to check out their purchase. That’s right, just pick up what you want and walk out, as simple as that!
Obviously the products are not free of of cost and Amazon does have a solid process in place. The Amazon Go concept was introduced back in 2016. Since then, Amazon has opened a few stores. It basically had its employees come in and shop in these stores, testing it completely. When a customer walks in to the store, they swipe their phone against a [...]
Amazon has come a long way from being just an online bookstore to one of the biggest companies worldwide. It reached the $ 1 trillion valuation mark on September 4th. However, this was just for a brief moment of time. It is only the second company to touch this mark after Apple did so last month.
In the morning of 4th September, Amazon’s stock traded at $ 2,049, reaching the $ 1 trillion mark. By the time the day had ended, the stock closed at $ 2,039. This brought the capitalisation down to $ 995 billion. Just a few years back in the year 2012, Amazon was worth around $ 100 billion while Apple was worth $ 450 billion. Six years later, Amazon is fast on Apple’s [...]
Social Media is increasingly becoming a platform where people are regurgitating out fake news. A picture that suggests Vajpayee’s ashes being available for sale on Amazon has been doing rounds on WhatsApp. The image is printed with words like “Atal Ji’s original ashes and a copper kalsh with a book on our great leader Shree Narendra Modi ji’s journey” along with pictures of the two mentioned BJP leaders.
A BJP member apparently fell prey to the fake news imbroglio and tweeted this in response:
However, he soon realised the faux pas and immediately deleted the tweet.
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The Amazon Prime day sale is one of the biggest sales in the country and especially online. Amazon customers get a host of exclusive deals and this year’s sale is even bigger.
Here are some of the hottest deals1. OnePlus 6 RED
The red color variant of the OnePlus 6 is now finally available, while not on sale it is exclusively available on Amazon starting today.
You can check out our unboxing video here or play in the giveaway to win the OnePlus 6 Red here.2. Bose QC 25 ( 50%)
One of the best noise cancelling headphones now available at a massive 50% discount. Get them quick.
3. Sony WH1000XM2
Another pair of [...]
Technology is ever evolving and there is no denying that our lives are much easier now. We have technology in everything in our lives and sometimes it is hard to fathom what our lives would be without certain inventions and advancements. Smart home tech is a new arena where big companies like Amazon and Google excel and smart speakers, in particular, have become very popular. One incident in the UK, however, gives us a glimpse of how intrusive technology has become.
The parents of one-year-old Joe conceded that their son’s first word was rather conventional. Us humans emphasise a lot on a kid’s first word and more often than not, it is either “mum” or [...]
The smart speaker industry has been on the rise in India. After the entry of Amazon’s Echo line of speakers, Google recently launched the Home and Home Mini in India as well. Up until now, the Google Home Mini and Google Home were priced on par with the Echo Dot and Echo, respectively. Amazon, however, has announced a price cut for the two smart speakers, making them more affordable than Google’s offerings.
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The Google Home Mini, which was launched at a price of Rs [...]
The Amazon Summer Sale has commenced and there are some really good deals on everything ranging from household products to clothes. However, it’s the tech the matters the most! iGyaan lists the top tech deals that are ideal for anyone looking for a smartphone to a smart speaker.Honor 7X
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The budget smartphone from Huawei’s sub-brand was launched in December 2017. The 4GB RAM variant usually retails for Rs 16999 but, is available for Rs 14999 during the sale. There [...]
Amazon has added another Alexa-powered smart home speaker to its repertoire in India. After launching it in the US in September 2017, the company has now launched the Echo Spot in India. The smart speaker with a display is on sale in India for Rs 12999. However, it is available for Rs 10999 for now, as an introductory offer.
The Amazon Echo Spot is a mix of the Echo Dot and the Echo Spot. The Spot has a 2.5 inch circular display with a resolution of 480 x 480 px. The Echo Spot is like a smart alarm clock powered by Alexa which can also be connected to external speakers via Bluetooth or a 3.5mm headphone jack. This means that users can retail the smart functionality of an Echo [...]
Amazon has just released a new browser for Android users in India. The new browser, named ‘Internet’ is specifically designed for to consume much less data than usual browsers. Apparently, the Amazon Internet browser also provides a very private user experience as it does not ask for any permissions to collect private data. The app is available to download via Google Play Store and is compatible with Android devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop and above. However, we were not able to install the app on our Redmi Note 5 Pro running Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
Just like any other browser, the Internet browser app from Amazon Internet has basic features like fullscreen [...]
Apple iPhones are premium priced smartphones in India. In fact, the iPhone X launched in India for a price of Rs 1,02,000 for the 256GB version back in November. However, there are some days when users can avail heavy discounts on their favourite iPhones and the next few days are exactly that. Amazon’s iPhone Fest will let users get an extra discount using an HDFC credit/debit card. The iPhone SE, whose successor is expected to launch in the coming months is available at an effective price of Rs 16,999!Apple iPhone SE
The Apple iPhone SE is now available for just Rs 17,999 and HDFC card users can get this device for Rs 16,999. [...]
Amazon has officially launched Amazon App Store in India. It is an alternative application to the Google Play Store found on Android smartphones. However, one has to download the APK and then install it manually to use this service.
Unlike Amazon Music and Prime Video, the App Store is readily available for non-Prime subscribers as well. The app requires one’s Amazon account credentials to log in, which will then display featured games and apps. The App Store was originally introduced in 2011 in the US and other western markets. Though there was no official launch, the Amazon App store was readily available for download even for Indian customers.
As an [...]