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Apple iPhone 8 on Jio: Big Festive Surprise in Store For Indian Buyers

Reliance Jio has some big surprise of Apple iPhone 8 in India. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is already eligible to fetch a cashback of Rs 10,000 for Citi card holders on September 29 and with Jio coming into the picture the deal may get even sweeter. There is a Jio buyback scheme offering a 70 percent cashback to those who purchase the iPhone 8 or the iPhone 8 Plus through Reliance Digital, Jio.com or the Jio Store. Under this scheme, users will receive 70 percent of the…

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The brilliance of Amazon’s Echo sh*tshow

Whether you call it fragmentation or flexibility, there are now seven Amazon Echo devices from which to choose. Today Amazon launched a slew of new smart home devices, so there’s one for every conceivable use case and living space set-up. That leaves competitor Google Home looking like a one-size-fits-none solution. Now there’s the Echo for audiophiles, Look for fashionistas, Dot for cheapskates, Plus for the Internet of Things junkies, Show for video chatty grandparents, Connect for home phone haters and Spot for early risers (or those who wish they were).…

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Google is building a smart screen competitor to Amazon’s Echo Show

Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that Google is building a tabletop smart screen for video calling and more that will compete with Amazon’s Echo Show. The device could help Google keep up in the race for the smart home market after Amazon just revealed a slew of new Echos and as Facebook continues to work on its codename “Aloha” video calling screen. Two sources confirm to TechCrunch that the Google device has been internally codenamed “Manhattan” and will have a similar screen size to the 7-inch Echo Show. One source received info…

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Apple would like to remind the FCC that it can’t activate imaginary FM radios that iPhones don’t have

Apple responded today to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, who issued a statement that “urged” Apple to activate the FM chips that he claimed are in iPhones in the name of public safety. The recent hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were the hook for the reasoning. The only problem? Apple hasn’t even included FM radio chips in iPhones since the iPhone 6s. That’s right, Pai called on Apple to activate radios that don’t even exist. As John Gruber astutely points out, the statement has the stink of trying to shift blame or attention off…

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Everything SpaceX revealed about its updated plan to reach Mars by 2022

At the 2017 International Astronautical Congress in Australia, SpaceX founder Elon Musk laid out some exciting changes to his vision for helping make humans an interplanetary species, with a presence on Mars and potentially beyond. “The future is vastly more exciting and interesting if we’re a space-faring species than if we’re not,” Musk said as he took the stage. “It’s about believing in the future and thinking the future will be better than the past.” This plan will obviously be very expensive, and Musk led with that since it was…

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