Flipkart First service launched with a subscription fee of Rs 500 per year

Flipkart today finally launched its privilege service, the Flipkart First, and hence, giving a tough competition to Amazon.  Users who avail to this service will enjoy free shipping on all purchases, guaranteed delivery next day and “Same-Day Guarantee” service at a discounted price of Rs 70. This service is only applicable on products bought from WS Retail. While […]

Amazon sends invites for an 18 June event

Amazon today posted a video online on its YouTube channel, teasing a major product launch which we might think could be Amazon’s long rumoured smartphone. The event will kick-off on June 18 and will be hosted by Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO. The 50 seconds long video shows people looking at something mysterious and making comments […]

Amazon Prime Air drones unveiled, to deliver items under half an hour


Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, on Monday unveiled a new delivery method    of drones on 60 minutes which has been named as Prime Air. These drones will apparently be capable of delivering packages up to five pounds (86 percent of orders are apparently less than that), with the aim of getting them to your house in under half an hour and the bots will have a range of 10 miles.

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Amazon’s Kindle range of tablets and e-book readers now available in India

Amazon has launched its Kindle range of tablets and e-book readers in India after they went on pre-orders earlier this month. The online shopping site has tied up with Redington for the distribution of the Kindles and on its online store, it will be sold by Croma retail.  It will be available on Amazon.in as […]

Acer W3-810 accidentally leaked on Amazon.com

Today Amozon.com accidentally displayed Acer W3-810 online. According to a report the Acer W3-810 runs on Windows 8 and features an 8.1-inch (1280×800 pixels) display, an Intel dual-core Atom processor, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GPU and 2GB of RAM. Other features included on the tablet are a 2-megapixel rear camera, a front facing camera, 32GB […]

Amazon buys voice-recognition app Evi for $26 millions

Amazon is reported to have invested $26 million in acquiring Evi, a voice-recognition-based smart app created by True Knowledge  in collaboration with Nuance for its voice recognition technology. According to the report, acquisition took place late last year. In January, Amazon had also acquired another voice recognition based company, Ivona Software, which hinted at its […]