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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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.