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Google’s Echo competitor is called Chirp

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The Amazon Echo is a device that no one expected to be successful, not even Amazon. A bluetooh speaker slapped on with a AI, who expected that to be a hit?  Continue reading Google’s Echo competitor is called Chirp

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Amazon’s cloud bet has paid off: 1 million users and $10 billion in sales

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos during the D6 Conference

Over the past few years, there has been increasing interest in the field of cloud computing, and whilst players like Google and Microsoft have been ramping up their cloud efforts only in the past two-three years, Amazon has been at it since 2006, and has been on a path of explosive growth.  Continue reading Amazon’s cloud bet has paid off: 1 million users and $10 billion in sales

The Echo Dot: Convert any Bluetooth Speaker into an AI Assistant

Amazon Echo's Brain Is Finally in Gadgets I Actually Want to Use

Amazon has a knack for making weird concepts a success. The ideas that would usually be thought to not work are executed in such a way by Amazon that they catch on. For instance, the Kindle. Who would have thought that a single-purpose reading device would become the phenomenon it is now? Continue reading The Echo Dot: Convert any Bluetooth Speaker into an AI Assistant

You can now order an Uber with Alexa

When you first look at the Amazon Echo, you don’t know how it fits into your workflow. You don’t know how exactly it is going to be useful to you. But if you take a leap of faith and buy it, you see that its myriad of voice-commands offer a convenience that slowly grow on you, to  a point where you simply cannot live without them. Continue reading You can now order an Uber with Alexa

Amazon makes night-time reading easier with latest update

The blue light emitted by the displays of many of our devices has been blamed for straining our eyes and as the reason behind lost sleep. In fact, blue light is seemingly responsible for a large number of sleep disorders. Continue reading Amazon makes night-time reading easier with latest update

Report: Amazon is making an Augmented Reality Headset

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Amazon is primarily an eCommerce company, and over the last few years, it has been diversifying its business and has added streaming services and more over the years. Continue reading Report: Amazon is making an Augmented Reality Headset

Amazon is banning the Chromecast and the Apple TV from its Website

Year by year, the eCommerce Industry is exploding in size, with billions of dollars being spent on online purchases. A large chunk of these purchases occur on Amazon, which is the world’s largest online shopping portal. Continue reading Amazon is banning the Chromecast and the Apple TV from its Website

Amazon’s next flagship Android Tablet would look like it is running Android

Amazon 10-inch Kindle Fire

Usually, when you talk of companies customizing Android, you hear about skinning and bloatware. Customizations on top of Android. You never heard about anyone actually messing around with Android’s innards, and for the past few years, Amazon has done just that with FireOS. Continue reading Amazon’s next flagship Android Tablet would look like it is running Android

Report: A new Fire TV is in the works

Last year, Amazon announced the Fire TV, a small set top box for streaming from services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, and it was a huge success, topping sales lists across the year and giving a tough time to competitors like the Roku and the Apple TV. Continue reading Report: A new Fire TV is in the works