Tech Bytes: Netflix Price Jump, Amazon Delivery Service

October 06, 2017 06:48 AM

Price hikes are on the way for Netflix subscribers. The streaming service is increasing the cost of its standard and premium plans. Standard goes up $1, while premium jumps $2. The increases take effect next month.

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Amazon is testing its own delivery service that could move products out more quickly and reduce its reliance on FedEx and UPS. Amazon plans to call the service "Seller Flex." The trial is already up and running on the west coast.

A new pint- sized "Stormtrooper Robot," created by a Chinese company, may be the ultimate holiday gift for any star wars fan. It can be programmed to understand voice commands, and uses facial recognition to identify up to three people. Price is around $300. 


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