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November 1, 2017 3:12 PM Amazon’s app now lets you place items inside your home using AR

Following in Ikea and Target’s footsteps Amazon has added an AR component to its app, using Apple’s ARKit to let customers place various items in their house virtually before buying them. Called AR View, customers can select thousands of items like home decor, electronics, home office products, toys, and games, and place them in their home. Using the tool, customers 270

October 31, 2017 4:04 AM Amazon Prime to be available at Rs 999 from tomorrow

Discounts and deals have been fizzling out with e-commerce sale festivals wrapping up post Diwali. Although some offers still continue to loom on these platforms, Amazon is pulling back its subsidized subscription pf Prime. Starting tomorrow, Prime access will be available at Rs 999 a year - up from Rs 499. The Seattle-based company has been offering 274

October 31, 2017 3:58 AM Amazon Teaches Alexa to Speak Hinglish. Apple's Siri Is Next

The US e-commerce company is beginning to ship Echo speakers in India this week, about a year after bringing them to foreign markets like the UK and Germany. In that time, teams of linguists, speech scientists, developers and engineers have given a decidedly local makeover to the Alexa virtual assistant that powers the speakers. This Alexa uses a blend 219

October 31, 2017 2:15 AM Amazon debuts Alexa Routines for customizable and scheduled tasks

Amazon’s Alexa is getting the ability to respond to custom phrases, schedule actions by smart home appliances, and give you a rundown of the weather, traffic, or news. Routines first began to roll out to Echo device users a few days ago, an Amazon spokesperson told VentureBeat. Customizable voice commands and routines can be made with the new Routines 304

October 29, 2017 11:56 AM WhatsApp Delete Message Feature, Vodafone Micromax Bharat 2, New Jio Plans, and More News This Week

Welcome back to your weekly roundup of all the news from the world of tech that you need to know about. One of the hottest topics right now is that WhatsApp has finally brought in the much-awaited ability to delete sent messages. There's been talk about this feature for a long time, and it seems that it's finally being rolled out to all users. WhatsApp 230

October 27, 2017 7:29 PM How to get the best deal on the iPhone X

Right now, one carrier is beating all the others by $350, and another is offering up to $300 off. Here's what you need to know. Can't stand the thought of spending $1,000 to get an iPhone X? You may not have to. Sprint's pre-order offer goes like this: Get the iPhone X for $0 down and $22.22 per month on an 18-month lease, a savings of $350. But that's 177

October 27, 2017 4:21 PM Thanks, Apple: You saved me from an expensive mistake (buying an iPhone X)

I did not need to make a decision about buying a new iPhone this year. By botching the purchase process, Apple did it for me. Last night I did what many technology writers looking to keep themselves up to date with Apple's products did -- I set my alarm for 3 am, and prepared -- no, steeled myself -- for the anxiety of having to possibly wait a week or two to get the device 199

October 27, 2017 12:01 PM Forget the iPhone X, Apple's Best Product Is Something You Can't Buy

There's this photo of my kids in the bath that, well, I'd rather not tell you about. I mean, it's incredibly cute and I'd love to show it to you, but I'm also a private person, so it wouldn't be right to go into details. But I will say this: though it's one of my favorite possessions, this picture doesn't physically exist. It's not in a frame, and I don't 184

October 27, 2017 11:20 AM Sony Xperia R1 Plus, Xperia R1 Mid-Range Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Sony India on Friday launched two new Android smartphones, the Xperia R1 Plus and Xperia R1. Both the smartphones are targeted at mid-segment customers, according to Sony. The company is promoting the handsets to support fast upload and browsing via uplink data compression (UDC). Sony also promises that the handsets are Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade ready 147

October 26, 2017 11:05 PM Microsoft’s profit beats estimates on gains from cloud services

Microsoft Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as demand for its cloud computing services for companies rose and personal computer software business stabilized. Shares of the technology giant were up 1.76 percent at $80.15 in trading after the bell. Microsoft’s focus on fast-growing cloud applications and platforms is helping 192