Tag Archives: Amazon

Apple Music coming to Amazon Echo devices

Amazon announced today that Apple Music service is coming to the company’s Echo series of devices. Echo customers will be able to use Apple Music starting the week of December 17. Apple Music on Echo will work similarly to other music services, which currently include Spotify, Pandora, Amazon’s own Prime Music and other local services depending upon user location. To ... Read More »

Amazon, Google and Samsung top list of tech R&D spending

According to data gathered by PwC, covering the fiscal year ending on June 30 2018, Amazon, Alphabet, Samsung and Intel are all in the top five in terms of research and development spending. Amazon topped the list for the second year in a row with $22.6B spent on R&D and Google’s Alphabet parent company was second with $16.2B. Samsung retained ... Read More »

Amazon, Apple, Google to Testify Before US Senate on Data Privacy on September 26

Six major Web companies and Internet-service providers, including AT&T, Twitter, and Alphabet’s Google, will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a US Senate panel on Sept. 26, according to a congressional statement on Wednesday. The Senate hearing will give the six technology-related companies, which also include Amazon.com, Apple, and Charter Communications, “an opportunity to explain their approaches to privacy,” said US Senator John Thune, the Republican ... Read More »

Amazon Stops Using Pilot Episodes to Garner Audience Feedback

Amazon has decided to stop its experiment of putting the first episodes of developing content referred to as the “pilot episodes”, the media reported. Up until now, the company released the pilot episodes to get customers’ feedback on what episodes should become a series. “I’d never say ‘never’ but that version is not something we’re doing. We’ll use our own testing ... Read More »

Moto E5 Plus to Launch in India on July 10; Will Be an Amazon Exclusive Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The upcoming launch of Moto E5 Plus has been confirmed by Motorola The smartphone is expected to be in the budget segment Pricing details are currently not available Motorola is all set to launch the Moto E5 Plus as the company’s latest smartphone in India. The Lenovo-owned brand at its product launch event held in Brazil in April this year announced a ... Read More »

How to send Android SMS messages with Amazon Echo, and why it’s a big deal

If you got a Google Home Mini to go with your Android phone this Christmas, one of the first things you probably asked it to do was send a text. But instead of asking what you wanted to say, your Google Home said this: Sorry, I can’t send texts yet. But starting today, if you ask the same question to your Amazon Echo, it ... Read More »

10.or D Budget Smartphone Launched in India Under ‘Crafted for Amazon’ Programme: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Crafted for Amazon products are made in India The 10.or D will go on sale on January 5 10.or D price in India starts at Rs. 4,999 10.or D has been launched in India, following teasers from earlier this week. Part of the company’s 10.or (pronounced tenor) private label for smartphones, the launch of the 10.or D follows the launch of the ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T will be exclusive to Amazon India

Once again OnePlus has partnered with Amazon to offer the OnePlus 5T in India. The etail giant will have exclusivity when the new phone launches on November 16 (the launch event will start at 9:30pm IST). The international unveiling is on the same date and the launch is a few days later – November 21. You can sign up for to receive a ... Read More »

InFocus Snap 4 India Price Slashed in Limited Period Discount on Amazon

InFocus on Tuesday announced a limited period price cut on its Snap 4 smartphone in India. The InFocus Snap 4 will be available at a special price of Rs. 9,999 on Amazon India. The limited period Rs. 2,000 discount is applicable from November 1 to November 17. To recall, the Snap 4 was exclusively launched on Amazon India at Rs. 11,999 in September. One of the ... Read More »

Moto Mod With Amazon Alexa Integration Launched

HIGHLIGHTS New Moto Mod brings Alexa voice assistant to Moto Z phones The modular attachment can last up to 15 hours on a single charge The accessory has stereo audio and splash-resistant build Lenovo brand Moto has expanded its ongoing partnership with Amazon by launching a new Moto Mod with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. The new speaker attachment by Moto is available in the ... Read More »