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Everything You Need to Know About Amazon’s Smart Soap Dispenser

Bring the new Amazon Smart Soap Dispenser home for an efficient, contactless and connected way to wash those hands.

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What Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do I Opt Out?

Here's what you need to know about the new shared network called Amazon Sidewalk. Some of your devices might be...


When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021: What Every Shopper Needs to Know

The question on everyone's lips is, "When is Amazon Prime Day?" and rightfully so: Amazon Prime Day deals are quite...


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Do Amazon Echo’s Security Features Really Work?

Amazon Echo has security features, like detecting broken glass. But do they really work? We tested them here in our...


Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Although relatively similar, there are some key differences between the Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot that might influence your...

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Things You Should Not Ask Alexa

Unless you want creepy laughter, an answer that lasts for eternity or some serious sass, you should steer clear of...


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9 Things Amazon Echo Can Do That Google Home Can’t

Amazon Echo has Google Home beat when it comes to these features.

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Create a Dream Home Theater With Amazon Prime Day Deals

Prime Day is right around the corner but it's especially exciting when Amazon announces early deals that are available right...


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Alexa Commands Kids Will Love (or Hate)

People of all ages can benefit from a smart home. Here’s what Alexa can do for kids.


11 Cool Things Alexa Can Do

If you use Alexa as a virtual assistant, you likely already know she can play your favorite song or can...


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What Are Smart Displays and Why Do They Matter?

Whether you want to keep an eye on your baby monitor or hear the daily news, smart displays can help...

Amazon Echo Buying Guide

The Amazon Echo is a smart home speaker that can play music and automate other smart devices using Amazon's digital...


Best Smart Light Bulbs That Work With Alexa

Smart light bulbs not only allow you to automate, control and manage your home's lights with the touch of a...


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How to Set Up Your Amazon Echo

The first thing you'll want to do for your Amazon Echo setup is grab your smartphone, download the Alexa app...


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62 Alexa Easter Eggs You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

These Alexa Easter eggs will have you laughing for days.


14 Alexa Skills Dog Owners Should Download Already

Alexa doesn’t only help you turn on and off electronics and tell you the weather, she can also help you...

Common Alexa Voice Commands You Need to Know

So you’ve filled your home with Amazon smart home devices—now what? Learn the most common Alexa smart home voice commands...


Amazon Echo vs. Dot: Which Is Right for You?

Amazon's smart speakers do more than just stream music; they can control all of the smart devices in your home....


12 Must-Have Alexa Accessories

If you're wondering what home devices work with the Amazon Alexa, here are our top 12 picks. Ranging from smart...


15 Hilarious Things You Can Ask Your Amazon Alexa to Do

Test out a few of these funny things to ask Alexa for some laughs. The Amazon Echo isn't just a...


Amazon Alexa vs Google Home: How Do They Compare?

If you're looking for the specifics that set them apart, then this breakdown will help you decide which system is...


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They Just Created an Umbrella that Will Blow Your Mind. Yes, an Umbrella

Unbelievable only scratches the surface when describing ShadeCraft's Blossom patio umbrella.


How to Change Alexa’s Name: 7 Easy Steps

Your Alexa device comes with three other possible "names." Here's how you can try one out.


10 Struggles of Being Named Alexa, Thanks to Amazon

It's a confusing world out there for humans with the name Alexa.

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10 Alexa-Enabled Devices On Sale Now For Amazon Prime Day

All sorts of smart home devices are on sale during Amazon’s two-day event. These are the ones we’re most excited...


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5 of Our Favorite Products Are Discounted for Prime Day

Just when we thought Amazon Prime Day might not happen in 2020, it's here! Here are five products we're going...


This Is the Most-Purchased Electronic on Amazon (Besides Alexa)

Hint: It's got something to do with streaming.


15 Unexpected Ways to Use Alexa

You know her as "Alexa," Amazon's virtual assistant which is built into devices such as the Amazon Echo. But beyond...


14 Facts Everyone Gets Wrong About Alexa

Is it a time-saving hero or did you just plop a cyber spy onto your kitchen counter? Learn the good,...


20 Best Alexa Hacks All Homeowners Should Know

Train Amazon's Alexa to do everything from update you on your home's security system to cheer you up when you're...