Articles about Amazon Alexa

Amazon quietly introduces Alexa's male voice, gender-neutral wake word 'Ziggy'

24 Jul 2021

Amazon quietly introduces Alexa's male voice, gender-neutral wake word 'Ziggy'

AI (Artificial Intelligence) powered voice assistants have long drawn users' ire for using a female voice by default.

Indian Alexa-enabled devices get free access to Audible's 'Sleep' selection

20 Jun 2021

Indian Alexa-enabled devices get free access to Audible's 'Sleep' selection

Amazon-owned online audiobook and podcast platform, Audible, is beginning to make its presence felt in the Indian subcontinent. The company has now introduced five audio series focused on sleep and relaxation to help people sleep better amid the pandemic.

Amazon will soon share your internet with neighbors (US only)

01 Jun 2021

Amazon will soon share your internet with neighbors (US only)

If you use Alexa or Echo devices, Amazon's newest experiment gives you a week to opt-out before the e-commerce giant hands a slice of your network bandwidth to your neighborhood.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC launched in India at Rs. 57.40 lakh

20 Jan 2021

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC launched in India at Rs. 57.40 lakh

German automaker Mercedes-Benz has launched the 2021 GLC SUV in India. It comes in two trims: GLC 200 and GLC 220d 4MATIC.

#CES2021: LG showcases OLED, MiniLED TVs and WebOS 6.0

14 Jan 2021

#CES2021: LG showcases OLED, MiniLED TVs and WebOS 6.0

Korean consumer electronics giant LG unveiled new TVs and teased the LG Rollable phone at its CES 2021 press conference. In the spirit of the first-ever virtual CES, a segment of LG's event was hosted by a completely virtual person, Reah Keem.

#CES2021: This hi-tech N95 mask has built-in earbuds and microphone

12 Jan 2021

#CES2021: This hi-tech N95 mask has built-in earbuds and microphone

Capitalizing on the demand for devices tailored toward a COVID-19 lifestyle, Binatone has launched a one-of-a-kind face mask, called MASKFONE.

Sony announces BRAVIA XR LED TVs powered by 'cognitive intelligence'

10 Jan 2021

Sony announces BRAVIA XR LED TVs powered by 'cognitive intelligence'

Sony has announced its latest generation BRAVIA XR range of smart televisions. The line-up includes LED and OLED models, ranging from 50 inches to 100 inches with up to 8K resolution.

Ahead of launch, Jeep Compass (facelift) SUV unveiled in India

07 Jan 2021

Ahead of launch, Jeep Compass (facelift) SUV unveiled in India

Ahead of its launch in February, the facelifted Jeep Compass SUV has been unveiled in India.

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Maestro Edition launched at Rs. 1.51 crore

06 Jan 2021

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Maestro Edition launched at Rs. 1.51 crore

German automaker Mercedes-Benz has launched a Maestro Edition of its S-Class sedan in India.

Jeep Compass (facelift) to debut in India on January 7

28 Dec 2020

Jeep Compass (facelift) to debut in India on January 7

Jeep is all set to launch the facelifted version of its Compass SUV in India on January 7, 2021. Some dealerships have unofficially started accepting bookings for the car against a token amount of Rs. 51,000.

Samsung Sero rotating TV launched at Rs. 1.25 lakh

11 Nov 2020

Samsung Sero rotating TV launched at Rs. 1.25 lakh

South Korean tech giant Samsung has launched a rotating 4K QLED TV in India.

How Blogchatter is helping bloggers blog better

15 Oct 2020

How Blogchatter is helping bloggers blog better

A Google search of 'blogging in India' will show various hacks of becoming a blogger.

Now, Amazon Fire TV offers 'Live TV' with Alexa integration

08 Oct 2020

Now, Amazon Fire TV offers 'Live TV' with Alexa integration

In a bid to upgrade the streaming experience of its customers, Amazon has launched a new 'Live TV' feature for Fire TV devices in India.

This smart speaker by Amazon can follow you around

25 Sep 2020

This smart speaker by Amazon can follow you around

At its mega hardware event last night, Amazon made a flurry of tempting announcements.

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon announces ball-shaped Echo products, and more

25 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon announces ball-shaped Echo products, and more

Last night, Amazon made major headlines by showcasing plenty of products.

#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

20 Sep 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, including an unexpected - and still unconfirmed - case of alien life discovery.

Soon, you will hear Amitabh Bachchan speak on Alexa devices

14 Sep 2020

Soon, you will hear Amitabh Bachchan speak on Alexa devices

In a bid to grow its footprint in the Indian market, Amazon is bringing a way to hear Amitabh Bachchan speak on Alexa-powered Echo devices.

Realme 7 gets new features and improvements via OTA update

12 Sep 2020

Realme 7 gets new features and improvements via OTA update

Realme has started rolling out a new update for its latest mid-ranger, the Realme 7.

OnePlus TV Y Series' OTA update brings nifty improvements

19 Aug 2020

OnePlus TV Y Series' OTA update brings nifty improvements

OnePlus has started rolling out a system update for its affordable Y Series televisions in India.

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Apple, Amazon offices raided in Italy

23 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Apple, Amazon offices raided in Italy

In the tech world, the news cycle was dominated by revenue reports and antitrust investigations.

Audi e-tron becomes the most popular electric SUV in Europe

19 Jul 2020

Audi e-tron becomes the most popular electric SUV in Europe

The Audi e-tron has emerged as the most popular electric SUV in Europe. In Norway, it made up for 92% of all the Audis sold, while in Iceland, the number stood at 93%.

2020 Honda City launched in India at Rs. 10.90 lakh

15 Jul 2020

2020 Honda City launched in India at Rs. 10.90 lakh

Japanese automaker Honda's much-anticipated fifth-generation City sedan has finally been launched in India.

Ahead of launch, 2021 Jeep Compass (facelift) spotted testing

14 Jul 2020

Ahead of launch, 2021 Jeep Compass (facelift) spotted testing

Jeep is planning to launch the facelifted version of its flagship SUV, the Compass, in India early next year.

Audi unveils e-Tron S and e-Tron S Sportback electric cars

08 Jul 2020

Audi unveils e-Tron S and e-Tron S Sportback electric cars

Expanding its portfolio of electric cars, German automaker Audi has pulled the covers off two of its performance models, the e-Tron S, and e-Tron S Sportback.

Honda to launch 2020 City in India on July 15

05 Jul 2020

Honda to launch 2020 City in India on July 15

Following the release of the BS6-compliant WR-V crossover, Japanese automaker Honda has now decided to launch the fifth-generation iteration of the City in India on July 15.

India-bound Audi Q5 (facelift) unveiled: Check what's new

29 Jun 2020

India-bound Audi Q5 (facelift) unveiled: Check what's new

German automaker Audi has unveiled the facelifted version of the Q5 SUV.

#AutoBytes: These new cars will be launched in July

28 Jun 2020

#AutoBytes: These new cars will be launched in July

The nationwide lockdown forced several automakers to postpone the launch of their new cars in India. However, with the increasing ease in restrictions, many companies are gearing up to announce their latest offerings.

Honda opens bookings for its 2020 City in India

25 Jun 2020

Honda opens bookings for its 2020 City in India

Honda has started accepting bookings for both the diesel and petrol variants of the upcoming 2020 City.

Ahead of launch, 2020 Honda City's key specifications revealed

18 Jun 2020

Ahead of launch, 2020 Honda City's key specifications revealed

Honda has revealed the key features and specifications of its all-new fifth-generation City that is likely to be launched in India next month.

Samsung Frame TV 2020, Smart TV models launched in India

17 Jun 2020

Samsung Frame TV 2020, Smart TV models launched in India

Samsung has launched its next-generation Frame TV 2020 in three different sizes.

2020 HP 14s, Pavilion x360 14 laptops launched in India

10 Jun 2020

2020 HP 14s, Pavilion x360 14 laptops launched in India

Expanding its range of "always connected" laptops, HP has launched the 2020 editions of the 14s and Pavilion x360 14 in India.

Flipkart gets AI-powered shopping assistant: Here's how it works

09 Jun 2020

Flipkart gets AI-powered shopping assistant: Here's how it works

In a bid to expand its reach in India, Flipkart is rolling out a new smart 'shopping assistant'.

Courtesy coronavirus, hotel industry stares at oblivion; recovery unlikely soon

03 Jun 2020

Courtesy coronavirus, hotel industry stares at oblivion; recovery unlikely soon

In the months to come, nations are bound to ease restrictions. Some, like India, have already started. But it will be long before the hotel industry bounces back to the pre-coronavirus days.

India-bound 2021 Audi A3 breaks cover: Details here

21 Apr 2020

India-bound 2021 Audi A3 breaks cover: Details here

German automaker Audi has pulled the covers off the 2021 edition of its premium sedan, the A3. The next-generation model comes with a revamped and sportier design, updated interiors, and new mild-hybrid engines.

Here's what the Jeep Compass (facelift) will offer

21 Apr 2020

Here's what the Jeep Compass (facelift) will offer

Jeep India is working to launch the facelifted version of one of its popular SUVs, the Compass, in the country by the end of this year.

Now, ICICI Bank customers can ask Alexa for bank balance

20 Apr 2020

Now, ICICI Bank customers can ask Alexa for bank balance

In a push towards smarter user experiences, ICICI Bank has enabled AI-backed voice banking capabilities.

The all-new OxygenOS on OnePlus 8 series: Details here

17 Apr 2020

The all-new OxygenOS on OnePlus 8 series: Details here

Alongside the recent unveiling of OnePlus 8 series, OnePlus has also announced several improvements to its Android 10-based OxygenOS operating system.

OnePlus 8 Series launch event: Everything OnePlus announced today

14 Apr 2020

OnePlus 8 Series launch event: Everything OnePlus announced today

OnePlus has announced its latest crop of flagship smartphones, namely the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Both the handsets come with a new punch-hole design, latest Snapdragon 865 chipset, 5G support, and improved cameras.

2020 Honda City to come with Alexa support, suggests leak

13 Apr 2020

2020 Honda City to come with Alexa support, suggests leak

Honda is set to launch the 2020 edition of its much-anticipated sedan, the City, in India once the COVID-19 pandemic situation comes under control.

Now, Apple can tell if you're at risk of COVID-19

31 Mar 2020

Now, Apple can tell if you're at risk of COVID-19

As the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus disease continues to increase, Apple is striving to help the public screen themselves for an infection.