Tech Wrap: RRVL raises 47,265 crores, Alexa on FireTV gets Hindi support

    More tech news includes Realme launching the Realme 7 5G smartphone and Vivo announcing OriginOS.

    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 23:59 IST
    Here's what made headlines today.
    Here's what made headlines today. (Pixabay)
    Here's what made headlines today.
    Here's what made headlines today. (Pixabay)

    It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Realme launched the Realme 7 5G smartphone. On the other hand, Vivo announced OriginOS. In addition to that, Amazon added support for Hindi to Alexa on its FireTV devices.

    So, here's what made a buzz in tech today:

    Reliance Retail raises 47,265 crores

    Reliance Retail today announced that it has raised 47,265 crores in a span of two months by selling a 10.09% stake in the company to various global investors including Silver Lake, KKR, Mubadala, ADIA and more.

    Realme 7 5G launched

    Realme today launched the 5G variant of its Realme 7 smartphone. It is priced at EUR 279 ( 24,500 approximately) in the European Union and it will go on sale later this month.

    Google Assistant gets Family Notes

    Google today rolled out a new feature called Family Notes on the Nest Hub Max and other smart displays. These are essentially digital sticky notes that users can create with Google Assistant. Here are all the details.

    Vivo announces OriginOS

    Vivo today officially unveiled OriginOS. This new skin succeeds Vivo's Funtouch OS that runs on almost all of its smartphones. The OriginOS brings a variety of new features, optimisations and visual overhaul among others.

    Amazon adds Hindi support for Alexa on Fire TV

    Amazon today announced that users can now converse with Alexa in Hindi on their Fire TV devices. This feature will be available on all FireTV devices starting today.

    Instagram gets Watch Together, Chat Theme

    Instagram today rolled out a bunch of new features on its platform. This includes Watch Together, chat themes and the Vanish Mode. You can check out all the details here.


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    First Published Date: 19 Nov, 22:25 IST
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