Amazon Astro Robot unveiling calls to mind The Jetsons and WALL-E

Introducing Amazon Astro Robot - Amazon Official YouTube

The tech giant introduced the in-home device alongside new Ring and Alexa products. Amazon recently held its annual hardware and services event, this time virtually, and rolled out a spectrum of new products including everything from its Astro Robot to Alexa-powered Echo devices and Ring security products. Artificial Intelligence (AI) was a central technology behind many of the newly unveiled gadgets. The ambient AI was developed to understand what users want and when they want it. These gadgets are powered by the new AZ2 processor to provide the experience. Amazon…

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New Kindle Paperwhite models unveiled with larger screens

Kindle Paperwhite Device

These e-readers also feature a notably longer battery life than previous generations of the device. Amazon recently announced that it would be releasing three new versions of its e-reader called the Kindle Paperwhite. This represents the first update the device has seen since its last release in 2018. Many technology experts had started questioning whether the last Kindle Paperwhite devices were the final models to be released. As many people have opted for tablets and phones with large screens instead of e-readers, there had been some speculation as to whether…

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Amazon One places mobile payments in the palm of your hand

Amazon One hand palm

The e-commerce giant has launched the new system at two of its Amazon Go stores for faster checkout. Amazon One is launching at two Amazon Go stores to help make the checkout process quicker and easier for consumers there. The palm payment technology was developed to simplify the shopping experience as a whole. The online marketplace giant is seeking to provide consumers with an enhanced retail experience. Though the initial Amazon One rollout is exclusively at the company’s own stores, the intention is to roll it out further at some…

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Amazon delivery drivers make it look like smartphones grow on trees

Amazon delivery - Amazon boxes

A new trend has employees hanging their devices in an attempt to score more work. An odd new phenomenon is taking place near Amazon delivery stations as well as Whole Foods supermarkets in suburban Chicago. The tech and retail giant’s drivers have been hanging their smartphones from nearby trees. The drivers are hanging their phones in the hopes of gaining an advantage when orders need delivering. According to a Bloomberg report citing people familiar with the matter, contract Amazon delivery drivers are placing a number of devices in a tree…

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Amazon launches Dash Cart to let shoppers skip the checkout line

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The ecommerce and tech giant is moving forward with its smart shopping carts experience. Amazon is moving ahead with a new Dash Cart smart shopping cart technology. This is meant to help further along the company’s ongoing effort to help shoppers to skip the checkout line and to create a contactless and cashier-free experience for consumers. The smart shopping cart is one of many different types of strategy the company has made in this area. The Dash Cart is the latest attempt at this strategy after the company has already…

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