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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.

#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.

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.

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.

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.

Xiaomi launches new a 65-inch 4K TV, Air Purifier 3H

29 Mar 2020

Xiaomi launches new a 65-inch 4K TV, Air Purifier 3H

Expanding its product portfolio in the European market, Xiaomi has launched a new smart television and an air purifier through an online event.

Amazon's Alexa can help with preliminary coronavirus diagnosis: Here's how

28 Mar 2020

Amazon's Alexa can help with preliminary coronavirus diagnosis: Here's how

In a bid to allay all your concerns regarding the novel coronavirus disease, Amazon has built a new triage tool in Alexa.

Amazon Prime Video finally gets support for multiple user profiles

22 Mar 2020

Amazon Prime Video finally gets support for multiple user profiles

Amazon has finally introduced a profile management feature that lets you create multiple user profiles within one account, a feature Netflix offered for years.

D2h Stream Android set-top box, Alexa-enabled Magic Stick launched

15 Mar 2020

D2h Stream Android set-top box, Alexa-enabled Magic Stick launched

Rivaling Airtel and Tata Sky, Dish TV-owned D2h has launched its own Android-based D2h Stream set-top box in India. The STB aims to bring satellite TV and OTT content to your TV along with all the Android TV OS goodies.

Cortana loses key skills as Microsoft focuses on 'personal productivity'

29 Feb 2020

Cortana loses key skills as Microsoft focuses on 'personal productivity'

Cortana, the Microsoft-built digital assistant that goes against the likes of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, is backing out of the match now.

Clever 'AI suitcase' will help visually impaired people navigate

25 Feb 2020

Clever 'AI suitcase' will help visually impaired people navigate

Japan is developing a one-of-a-kind robot to help visually impaired people navigate.

Here's what different ring colors on your Amazon Echo mean

25 Feb 2020

Here's what different ring colors on your Amazon Echo mean

Amazon's Echo devices, known for their handy Alexa-powered features, sport fancy light rings.

Want to avoid eavesdropping? Try the novel 'mic-jamming' bracelet

17 Feb 2020

Want to avoid eavesdropping? Try the novel 'mic-jamming' bracelet

Despite being incredibly helpful, smart home devices carry the risk of abuse - cases where hackers exploit bugs and listen to private/intimate conversations of unsuspecting people.

Indians told Alexa 'I love you' once every minute

06 Feb 2020

Indians told Alexa 'I love you' once every minute

Alexa's ability to handle day-to-day tasks is appreciated globally. But according to Amazon, no one loves the assistant more than Indians, who, surprisingly enough, have been confessing their feelings to the AI.

Apparently, Siri and Cortana are really bad at first-aid advice

31 Jan 2020

Apparently, Siri and Cortana are really bad at first-aid advice

While modern-day smart assistants can handle a number of queries, they are not really good at first-aid advice.

#CES2020: Samsung to showcase robots capable of reading facial expressions

04 Jan 2020

#CES2020: Samsung to showcase robots capable of reading facial expressions

In a matter of days, Samsung plans to host an event at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa suggests suicide, messaging app spying, WhatsApp fraud, more

29 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa suggests suicide, messaging app spying, WhatsApp fraud, more

Even as the world celebrated Christmas this week, there were some interesting developments in the sphere of technology.

#TechBytes: Some fun tricks you can try on Echo speaker

26 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: Some fun tricks you can try on Echo speaker

Amazon's Alexa-powered Echo device can be a really powerful digital aide - if you know how to use it.

Amazon Alexa tells user to kill herself for 'greater good'

24 Dec 2019

Amazon Alexa tells user to kill herself for 'greater good'

Recently, a paramedic student in the United Kingdom was left horrified after seeking the help of Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa to study.

Apple, Google, Amazon teaming up to build open smart home

23 Dec 2019

Apple, Google, Amazon teaming up to build open smart home

In a major move, Apple, Google, and Amazon are teaming up for a project to create open smart homes.

Best gadgets to start your 2020 on a 'tech' note

19 Dec 2019

Best gadgets to start your 2020 on a 'tech' note

If we can look past the innumerable data leaks, the year 2019 has been great in the tech world. Over the past 11.5 months, we have seen impressive smartphones, laptops, wearables, and other essential tech gadgets.

Now, hear Samuel L. Jackson's voice on your Echo device

13 Dec 2019

Now, hear Samuel L. Jackson's voice on your Echo device

If you are tired of listening to the usual voice of Alexa on your Echo device, there is now an alternative - Samuel L. Jackson.

Amazon's Fire TV-based Onida smart TVs launched in India

11 Dec 2019

Amazon's Fire TV-based Onida smart TVs launched in India

Amazon has partnered with Onida to launch its Fire TV-based smart televisions in India.

Amazon launches its first-ever portable Echo smart speaker in India

04 Dec 2019

Amazon launches its first-ever portable Echo smart speaker in India

In a major surprise, Amazon has added another member into its smart speaker family in India - a new avatar of Echo Input.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google Nest Mini, Facebook's outage and more in tech

01 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google Nest Mini, Facebook's outage and more in tech

The last week of November was a quiet one from the perspective of security issues, as we didn't witness any new bugs or vulnerabilities.

Now, Amazon's Alexa will talk with emotions. Scary times ahead!

28 Nov 2019

Now, Amazon's Alexa will talk with emotions. Scary times ahead!

A virtual assistant with emotions? Are we in Black Mirror-esque dystopian world?

2019 BMW 3-Series v/s Mercedes C-Class: Which one is better?

21 Nov 2019

2019 BMW 3-Series v/s Mercedes C-Class: Which one is better?

The latest editions of the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class are out there waiting for your money. But with both models offering newer, sportier designs, improved performance, better safety features, and several new hi-tech stuff in the cabin, which one should you invest in?

Browser bug exploited to hack Amazon Alexa: Details here

10 Nov 2019

Browser bug exploited to hack Amazon Alexa: Details here

When it comes to smart assistants, Amazon's Alexa is one of the undisputed winners.

How Alexa, Google Assistant can be hacked using lasers/flashlight

09 Nov 2019

How Alexa, Google Assistant can be hacked using lasers/flashlight

Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Apple's Siri have long drawn flak, primarily due to concerns around how they store/use our intimate user conversations.

Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 3 launched: Should you buy it?

07 Nov 2019

Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 3 launched: Should you buy it?

As an addition to its portfolio of home appliances, Xiaomi has launched the Mi Air Purifier 3 in India.

'Camgirl' porn sites leaked private data of millions: Details here

04 Nov 2019

'Camgirl' porn sites leaked private data of millions: Details here

In a major incident, a number of 'camgirl' porn sites have exposed the private data of millions.

Mi Smart Bedside Lamp 2 launched in India via crowdfunding

30 Oct 2019

Mi Smart Bedside Lamp 2 launched in India via crowdfunding

Expanding its product portfolio, Xiaomi has launched the Mi Smart Bedside Lamp 2 in India via its crowdfunding platform.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa spying, Facebook redesigned, inflammable batteries, and more

27 Oct 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa spying, Facebook redesigned, inflammable batteries, and more

The fourth week of October brought some very interesting stuff for tech enthusiasts.

Best gadgets, smartphones, and earbuds to gift this Diwali

23 Oct 2019

Best gadgets, smartphones, and earbuds to gift this Diwali

No matter the age or interests, everyone loves a new gadget. And with Diwali just around the corner, you're probably thinking of buying gifts for your friends and family.

Amazon, Flipkart sale: Top deals on Samsung smart TVs

23 Oct 2019

Amazon, Flipkart sale: Top deals on Samsung smart TVs

Samsung, the world's leading smartphone manufacturer, is also known for its hi-tech smart TVs.