Month: January 2019

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  • 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid launched in India

    Toyota has finally introduced the next-generation Camry in India. It is only available as a hybrid and is priced at Rs 36.95 lakh (ex-showroom). The 2019 Camry Hybrid uses a 2.5-litre petrol engine which is paired with an electric motor to pump out a total of 215 bhp and 221 Nm. Toyota’s new lighter and […]

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  • LG G8 ThinQ CAD renders leaked

    New CAD renders have surfaced which suggest how the upcoming LG G8 ThinQ might look. The phone is expected to go official next month at MWC 2019. If these renders are indeed true, then prepare to see an underwhelming G7-like design on the LG G8 with a glass sandwich construction, a rectangular display notch on […]

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  • Google acquires Fossil’s smartwatch tech

    Search giant Google has acquired watchmaker Fossil Group’s smartwatch technology and some members of the latter’s R&D division for around US $40 million (approx. Rs 280 crore). This straightaway implies that Google is planning to launch a self-branded smart wearable in the future. With new Fossil members on-board, Google can now also develop its own […]

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  • Skoda Superb facelift revealed in spy images

    The upcoming mid-cycle refresh of the Skoda Superb has been fully revealed from the outside in new spy photos. Up front, the 2019 Superb gets subtle changes which include a new, slightly wider grille and a revised bumper with slimmer fog lamps. Just like the front, the rear bumper is brand new as well. Also, […]

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  • Amazon Echo Input launched; turns any speaker into smart speaker

    Expanding its Alexa-enabled Echo lineup, Amazon has launched the Echo Input in India at a price tag of Rs 2,999. The device is capable of turning any ordinary Bluetooth/ AUX speaker into an Alexa-enabled smart speaker which can listen to your voice commands. Therefore, users who already own a good speaker need not invest in […]

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  • BMW 7 Series facelift debuts with a big new grille

    The BMW 7 Series saloon has undergone a makeover as a part of its mid-cycle refresh. The car has been revealed at the ongoing Detroit Auto Show 2019. Undoubtedly, the facelift is characterised by an enormous new grille, which is 40 per cent larger than before, to be precise. It is flanked by new, slimmer […]

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  • Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa launched in India

    Amazon India has updated the Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice control. The new device is priced at Rs 3,999. Those who already use the Fire TV Stick can instead purchase the new Alexa Voice Remote (with TV control), which costs Rs 1,999. Using the Alexa AI, users can directly play shows by saying their […]

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  • Google Play Store to remove apps that ask for call log, SMS permission

    In a bid to further tighten Android users’ privacy, Google will soon start removing Play Store applications which ask for access to a phone’s SMS and call log information. For apps which genuinely need access to call and SMS data, developers are required to submit a ‘permissions declaration form’ to Google. Google had notified Android […]

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  • Volkswagen, Ford form alliance to build pickups, vans

    Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company have announced a global alliance to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickup trucks for global markets. This alliance, which will begin as early as 2022, involves no cross-ownership between the two automakers. Both companies predict that the medium-sized pickup and commercial van market is expected to grow globally in […]

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  • Honda CB300R India launch soon; to be priced below Rs 2.5 lakh

    Honda has commenced bookings for the CB300R in India for an amount of Rs 5,000. The bike is expected to launch very soon in the market. The latest CB300R was revealed in late 2017 and is inspired by the larger CB1000R. It has a unique retro-modern design with a round LED headlamp, beefy fuel tank […]

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