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The most common Echo Dot problems, and how to fix them

The most common Echo Dot problems, and how to fix them

Having trouble getting your Echo Dot to act the way it's supposed to? Check out our troubleshooting guide.
Wyze Band review: Put this tracker on your radar

Wyze Band review: Put this tracker on your radar

With so many fitness bands on the market, Wyze Band has some stiff competition. Here's how it matches up.

Meross HomeKit-compatible smart plug adds home automation on the cheap

A HomeKit-compatible smart plug is an easy way to try home automation. And the Meross Smart WiFi Plug Mini is an especially inexpensive option. It enables a lamp or other simple electrical device to
What’s the best Echo speaker? Echo vs Dot, Show, and the others

What’s the best Echo speaker? Echo vs Dot, Show, and the others

We take a look at the Amazon Echo lineup to help you determine the right one for your needs.
How to turn off (or simply pause) news headlines on your Amazon Echo Show or Google Nest Hub display

How to turn off (or simply pause) news headlines on your Amazon Echo Show or Google Nest Hub display

If all the grim coronavirus bulletins are taking a toll on your sanity, consider taking a break from news headlines on your Echo Show and Google Nest smart displays.
Now you can ask Alexa if you’re at risk for COVID-19

Now you can ask Alexa if you’re at risk for COVID-19

Just ask, and Alexa will quiz you to determine whether it’s likely you’ve been exposed to the novel coronavirus.
Amazon Echo and Alexa get users ready for COVID-19

Amazon Echo and Alexa get users ready for COVID-19

Different tech companies have had their own ways to respond to the pandemic gripping the entire world but Amazon may be the one with the largest coverage as far as services and products go. From
Amazon Echo and Alexa get users ready for COVID-19

Amazon Echo and Alexa get users ready for COVID-19

Different tech companies have had their own ways to respond to the pandemic gripping the entire world but Amazon may be the one with the largest coverage as far as services and products go. From
Marshall adds the compact Uxbridge Voice to its smart speaker lineup

Marshall adds the compact Uxbridge Voice to its smart speaker lineup

Company's smallest speaker yet will have Amazon Alexa and Airplay 2 built-in
Marshall Uxbridge smart speaker packs Alexa and multi-room support

Marshall Uxbridge smart speaker packs Alexa and multi-room support

Retro speaker company Marshall has announced its latest portable speaker product: Uxbridge. The new model functions as a smart speaker, meaning users can summon and use Amazon Alexa alongside expected
Marshall Uxbridge smart speaker packs Alexa and multi-room support

Marshall Uxbridge smart speaker packs Alexa and multi-room support

Retro speaker company Marshall has announced its latest portable speaker product: Uxbridge. The new model functions as a smart speaker, meaning users can summon and use Amazon Alexa alongside expected

Survey shows growth in podcasts and voice assistants, little change in streaming

A new annual survey taken before the current COVID-19 crisis led to restrictions of movement in much of the U.S. suggests good news for Amazon, Facebook’s dominance unthreatened and continued growth
Amazon Prime Video is finally getting hip to viewer profiles

Amazon Prime Video is finally getting hip to viewer profiles

The new Profile Picker for Amazon Prime Video supports up to six profiles, although it's not available in all territories yet.
Amazon Prime Video is finally getting hip to viewer profiles

Amazon Prime Video is finally getting hip to viewer profiles

The new Profile Picker for Amazon Prime Video supports up to six profiles, although it's not available in all territories yet.
Avoid saying these words near your smart speaker, if you don’t want it to listen

Avoid saying these words near your smart speaker, if you don’t want it to listen

Certain words are more likely to trigger your voice assistant than others
Amazon slashes prices on a Echo smart home and Fire TV devices

Amazon slashes prices on a Echo smart home and Fire TV devices

Spring is coming fast to kick off the home improvement and smart home electronics upgrade season.
How to delete your Alexa and Google Assistant voice recordings automatically

How to delete your Alexa and Google Assistant voice recordings automatically

Sure, you can manually delete events from your Alexa and Google Assistant voice histories, but it’s easier to let Alexa and Assistant do it for you.
5 ways to make the most of your Alexa timers

5 ways to make the most of your Alexa timers

Did you know you can name your Alexa timers? You can also set sleep timers, ask Alexa to set up reminders, and more.
Best Alexa speakers of 2020

Best Alexa speakers of 2020

The best Alexa speaker is surprisingly affordable
How to stop your smart home spying on you

How to stop your smart home spying on you

Everything in your smart home, from the lightbulbs to the thermostat, could be recording you or collecting data about you. What can you do to curb this intrusion?During an interview with the BBC last