Tech NewsWrap: Netflix acquires Night School Studio… and more

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Netflix acquires game creator Night School Studio

Popular OTT platform Netflix has bought its first game developer Night School Studio and rolled out five mobile gaming titles in select European markets. The streaming giant announced the deal on its website. Night School Studio, best known for its debut game – Oxenfree – a supernatural teen thriller with an eerie soundtrack, confirmed the purchase separately on its own site, saying it is “a surreal honor to be the first game studio to join Netflix.”

Amazon Astro, Alexa-Enabled Robot Launched

Amazon recently held a fall event. The tech giant at the conference took wraps off many new products, such as – Alexa-powered home robot, the new Echo Show, a new smart thermostat, a new kid-friendly interactive device, a new fitness tracker, etc. The home robot is designed to take up tasks such as home monitoring, setting up routines and reminders, and can play TV shows and music while rolling around the house. It has digital eyes on rotating screen mounted on wheels and is available at an introductory invite-only price of $999.99 (Rs 74,190 approximately) and regular price of $1,449.99 (Rs 1.07 lakhs approximately).

Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G, Beard Trimmer 2 launched in India

Xiaomi India expanded its Xiaomi 11 series and personal grooming portfolio with the launch of Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G and Xiaomi Beard Trimmer 2. Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G is designed for users seeking sleek and striking aesthetics on a smartphone. It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G and an improved software experience for exceptional performance. On the other hand, Xiaomi Beard Trimmer 2 features a new stylish LED display for battery life indication, replacing the standard LED indicator to know before you run out of charge. It comes with the Universal Type C Charging that allows users to quickly charge their trimmer from a laptop and even a power bank.

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Motorola Revou-Q QLED Smart TV Lineup launched in India

Motorola has launched a range of QLED smart TVs that will come with a wireless gamepad. The Motorola Revou-Q QLED smart TV range was unveiled in India by Flipkart. It comes in two sizes 50-inch and 55-inch, and is bundled with a wireless gamepad to attract gamers looking to buy a new TV this festive season. The new range support Dolby Vision and HDR10 support, and also Dolby Atmos audio. The new smart TV models also run on Android 11 out-of-the-box, for games and apps, and come with 60W speakers.

Nothing Ear 1 gets a price cut during Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale

Nothing Ear 1, during the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale, will be listed with a discount. It will get Rs 500 off during the upcoming sale, which will be valid till stocks last. Flipkart’s Big Billion Day sale will begin on October 3. The company has announced that the Nothing Ear 1 TWS earbuds will be priced at Rs 5,499 from October 3. The earbuds was launched with a price tag of Rs 5,999. It will be available for grabs at a reduced price from 12am (midnight) on October 3 to October 10 or till the stocks last.

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