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If you’re new to Amazon’s Echo devices and Alexa, here’s a look at some cool things you can set up to get more out of your device and the digital assistant.
Alexa can play music, podcasts, radio, and Audible books. But did you know Alexa can also read some of your Kindle eBooks too. Here’s how to set it up.
If you have an Amazon Alexa device like the Echo or Echo Dot, the Flash News Briefing skill is a way to get caught up on the news. Here’s how to set it up and customize it.
Do you find the default sound of Alexa’s voice on Echo to be bland and robotic? Here’s how to change it up with a British accent or Sprechen Deutsch.
A missing feature of Alexa is the ability to set an alarm sound to your favorite music track(s). Here’s how to do it via your mobile device and Spotify.
There’s no shortage of third-party skills you can add to an Echo device, but there are fun features already included. Here’s how to set celebrity sounds as an alarm.
If you own an Amazon Echo device, with Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa, you might not be a fan of the default wake word. Here’s how to change it.
When DynDNS went down and broke the internet, it was because thousands of infected computers in homes like yours had been hijacked and used to launch a massive denial of service attack. Here’s a brief guide to help protect yourself from being an unwilling participant in the next zombie computer apocalypse.
Google throws its hat into the voice-activated speaker/home automation ring with Google Home. Amazon Echo: You’re on notice.
We’ve been talking about the benefits and approaches of the Internet of Things (IoT). We’ve left the risks and problems as a separate topic.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere today. If you’re just getting started, here’s the right approach and how to take IoT to the next level.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic right now, and not just because of internet-connected thermostats. Here’s your introduction to the Smart home.
Amazon today debuted two smaller and cheaper Echo models; the Echo Dot and Amazon Tap join the original Amazon Echo smart speaker family featuring Alexa.