Amazon Prime

A savior during these times of lockdown, Amazon Prime is a medium where one can watch television shows and films for a price, by either renting or paying. Apart from shows and movies, they also have something called Prime Video, which is a collection of original content produced by Amazon Studios. In some countries like France, India, Australia, etc., one can access Prime Video content only through an exclusive Prime Video website. As per the device, Amazon can support up to 4K (UHD) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) streaming. Offered by Seattle-based multinational conglomerate tech giant Amazon, this Internet video on demand service was launched in 2006. It is available worldwide, except for Mainland China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria. In India, Amazon Prime was started on December 14, 2016.

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Samsung's latest mid-range phone offers free 3-month Amazon Prime membership

14 Oct 2020

Samsung's latest mid-range phone offers free 3-month Amazon Prime membership

Samsung has launched its budget-friendly Galaxy M31 Prime model in India as a special edition developed in partnership with Amazon.

Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime Edition price revealed: Details here

11 Oct 2020

Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime Edition price revealed: Details here

South Korean tech giant Samsung is planning to launch its Galaxy M31 Prime Edition smartphone in India soon.

2020 Amazon Great Indian Festival: Unmissable deals on top smartphones

09 Oct 2020

2020 Amazon Great Indian Festival: Unmissable deals on top smartphones

Amazon is set to kick-off its Great Indian Festival sale in India on October 17. Under the sale, the e-commerce giant will offer attractive discounts on a range of products including some of the popular smartphones.

'Get Duked!': A rib-tickling mocktail of horror-comedy owning your blues

02 Sep 2020

'Get Duked!': A rib-tickling mocktail of horror-comedy owning your blues

Parents in the UK have a nice way of training delinquents about the hardships of life - that is joining the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

'Mirzapur' Season 2 to arrive on Prime Video in September?

20 Aug 2020

'Mirzapur' Season 2 to arrive on Prime Video in September?

The bad boys of Mirzapur are coming back!

Airtel announces free 1,000GB data for new home broadband customers

15 Aug 2020

Airtel announces free 1,000GB data for new home broadband customers

As part of the Independence Day offerings, Airtel has announced that it will provide free 1,000GB data to all the customers who purchase a new Xstream Fiber Home Broadband connection.

NewsBytes Briefing: Russia orders Apple to stop its 'power abuse'

11 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Russia orders Apple to stop its 'power abuse'

In the updates since last night, Russia's competition watchdog slammed Apple for abusing its App Store dominance by requiring third-party developers to distribute apps through the marketplace and then blocking them unlawfully.

Nokia's 65-inch 4K Android TV launched at Rs. 65,000

31 Jul 2020

Nokia's 65-inch 4K Android TV launched at Rs. 65,000

Expanding its portfolio of Android TVs, Nokia has launched the 65-inch model of its smart TV in India. It is similar to the existing 43-inch and 55-inch variants and has been manufactured by brand-licensee Flipkart.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (8GB/128GB) variant's sale tomorrow

28 Jul 2020

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (8GB/128GB) variant's sale tomorrow

The top-tier 8GB/128GB variant of the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will go on its first sale tomorrow i.e. July 29. The handset will be available at 12 pm exclusively via Mi.com.

Honor 9A to be launched in India on July 31

23 Jul 2020

Honor 9A to be launched in India on July 31

Expanding its portfolio of smartphones, Honor is all set to launch its budget-friendly Honor 9A in India on July 31, as revealed by an Amazon teaser.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max to go on sale today

22 Jul 2020

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max to go on sale today

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is all set to go on another flash sale today at 12 pm via Amazon and Mi.com.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max to go on sale today

15 Jul 2020

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max to go on sale today

Xiaomi's mid-ranger, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, is all set to go on sale again in India today via Amazon and Mi.com.

Now, Walmart is bringing an Amazon Prime-like membership service

09 Jul 2020

Now, Walmart is bringing an Amazon Prime-like membership service

More than 15 years after the launch of Amazon's Prime subscription service, its competitor Walmart is set to bring its own membership - Walmart+.

Redmi Note 9 Pro's next sale on June 16

10 Jun 2020

Redmi Note 9 Pro's next sale on June 16

Xiaomi's mid-ranger, the Redmi Note 9 Pro, will go on sale once again in India on June 16 at 12pm via Amazon and Mi.com.

Janhvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' to release directly on Netflix

09 Jun 2020

Janhvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' to release directly on Netflix

After Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi, Janhvi Kapoor-starrerGunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl has become the latest Bollywood movie to release directly on an OTT platform, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

Vicky Kaushal's 'Sardar Udham Singh' post-production set to resume

08 Jun 2020

Vicky Kaushal's 'Sardar Udham Singh' post-production set to resume

After more than two months of standstill, Bollywood is finally showing signs of revival.

Anurag Kashyap's new Netflix film 'Choked' leaked online

05 Jun 2020

Anurag Kashyap's new Netflix film 'Choked' leaked online

Anurag Kashyap's latest film Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai has become the target of notorious piracy site Tamilrockers. The movie premiered on Netflix earlier today.

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

15 May 2020

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

The film business, much like the entire world right now, is a hullabaloo of uncertainty and anxiety.

'Ludo' and 'Jhund' to release directly on Amazon Prime?

11 May 2020

'Ludo' and 'Jhund' to release directly on Amazon Prime?

The pandemic is bringing some unforeseen changes in the movie business.

India's super-rich may face wealth tax to aid coronavirus-hit economy

26 Apr 2020

India's super-rich may face wealth tax to aid coronavirus-hit economy

In a bid to reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, 50 Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers have suggested a 40% tax for the super-rich, a one-time COVID-19 relief cess of 4%, etc.

Be patient, you'll survive: Man, who defeated coronavirus, tells NewsBytes

31 Mar 2020

Be patient, you'll survive: Man, who defeated coronavirus, tells NewsBytes

When 29-year-old Rohit Sharma went to London on a company project this January, he had high hopes and was looking forward to his assignment there. The stay, however, was cut short and Rohit was called back to Delhi, due to coronavirus pandemic.

Working or studying from home? Check the best broadband plans

22 Mar 2020

Working or studying from home? Check the best broadband plans

Given concerns around the coronavirus pandemic, chances are you have been asked to work or study from home. But logistically, are you prepared for the change?

Airtel to offer consolidated plan for DTH, broadband, mobile data

21 Mar 2020

Airtel to offer consolidated plan for DTH, broadband, mobile data

Bharti Airtel is gearing up to launch a new One Airtel Plan in India. It will be a consolidated recharge plan, including benefits from four services: DTH, broadband, streaming, as well as mobile data.

Is government planning to censor streaming platforms

04 Mar 2020

Is government planning to censor streaming platforms

The clock is ticking fast for streaming platforms in India as the government wants them to finalize a self-regulatory code of conduct in 100 days.

Airtel discontinues free Netflix benefit from broadband and postpaid plans

02 Feb 2020

Airtel discontinues free Netflix benefit from broadband and postpaid plans

Following the disruption caused by Reliance Jio, Airtel had upgraded its plans to offer freebies like Amazon Prime membership and Netflix subscription.

Amazon Prime 3-month membership available for just Rs. 329!

20 Jan 2020

Amazon Prime 3-month membership available for just Rs. 329!

As part of its ongoing Great Indian Sale 2020, Amazon has introduced an attractive deal on its Prime membership. Under this offer, the e-commerce giant is providing a three-month Prime membership plan at a discounted price of just Rs. 329.

Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on top-selling smartphones

17 Jan 2020

Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on top-selling smartphones

Amazon has announced the next edition of Great Indian Sale on its platform.

Amazon Great Indian Sale 2020 announced: Details here

11 Jan 2020

Amazon Great Indian Sale 2020 announced: Details here

Amazon has announced the first round of its popular Great Indian Sale for 2020 from January 19.

Airtel is offering Rs. 1,000 discount to new broadband subscribers

12 Dec 2019

Airtel is offering Rs. 1,000 discount to new broadband subscribers

In a bid to take on rivals like JioFiber and ACT Fibernet, Bharti Airtel has announced an attractive discount for its new broadband subscribers.

OnePlus TVs get Netflix support, and a new remote-control

09 Dec 2019

OnePlus TVs get Netflix support, and a new remote-control

The lack of Netflix support on the premium OnePlus TVs has been a talking point for a long time now. The Shenzhen-based tech giant has addressed the concern and is now releasing an update that brings official support for the popular streaming service.

BSNL Rs. 777 broadband plan re-launched for new subscribers

04 Dec 2019

BSNL Rs. 777 broadband plan re-launched for new subscribers

BSNL has re-launched its Rs. 777 broadband plan a.k.a 500GB CUL plan in India. The popular plan comes with some attractive benefits including 500GB of data at 50Mbps and unlimited calling. However, there is a catch.

Best Samsung TVs with 4K resolution available in India

28 Nov 2019

Best Samsung TVs with 4K resolution available in India

Samsung, which is one of the biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world, is also known for its electronic accessories and TVs.

Best 4K LED TVs in India under Rs. 30,000

27 Nov 2019

Best 4K LED TVs in India under Rs. 30,000

With cutting-edge technology becoming mainstream, our televisions have now become smarter than they used to be.

Is Vodafone's RedX pack better than Airtel's Rs. 999 plan?

14 Nov 2019

Is Vodafone's RedX pack better than Airtel's Rs. 999 plan?

Vodafone's recently launched RedX postpaid plan is a premium pack that offers up to 50% faster data speeds, free calling, complimentary SMSes, and bundled benefits worth more than Rs. 20,000.

Vodafone RedX Rs. 999 postpaid plan introduced: Details here

09 Nov 2019

Vodafone RedX Rs. 999 postpaid plan introduced: Details here

In a bid to attract postpaid subscribers in India, Vodafone has launched a limited edition RedX plan in the country.

Best new shows, movies coming on Amazon Prime this November

07 Nov 2019

Best new shows, movies coming on Amazon Prime this November

Wondering what Amazon Prime is going to be streaming this month now that you are done watching The Office (again)?

Airtel revises broadband plans, offers 1Gbps speed and unlimited data

01 Nov 2019

Airtel revises broadband plans, offers 1Gbps speed and unlimited data

Bharti Airtel has announced new broadband plans under the 'Airtel Xstream Fiber' service, as it looks to up the ante against Reliance's JioFiber.

Did Netflix meet RSS over 'anti-Hindu' content? No!

21 Oct 2019

Did Netflix meet RSS over 'anti-Hindu' content? No!

Netflix is spreading its wings in India. Not only does it allow users to stream a truckload of foreign content, but it's also making some interesting India-origin stories.

JioFiber Platinum v/s Airtel VIP: The better 1Gbps broadband plan?

20 Oct 2019

JioFiber Platinum v/s Airtel VIP: The better 1Gbps broadband plan?

After a great run with its mobile services, Reliance Jio looks to disrupt India's broadband market with its newly launched JioFiber service.

Reliance JioFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber: Broadband plans under Rs. 1,000

17 Oct 2019

Reliance JioFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber: Broadband plans under Rs. 1,000

Reliance's much-awaited JioFiber service is now available across India. The FTTH service promises to offer up to 1Gbps download speed along with attractive freebies, with plans starting at just Rs. 699/month.