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What is Amazon Alexa, and what can it do?

What is Amazon Alexa, and what can it do?

What exactly is Alexa? How exactly does it work? Here's everything you need to know about how Alexa works, where it comes from, and how it can help you.
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Amazon eyeing standalone app for sports, report claims

Amazon eyeing standalone app for sports, report claims

Amazon is reportedly considering a new standalone app for its sports content in the latest sign of how streaming platforms are getting into live events.
Amazon's delivery drone carrying a package.

Amazon starts drone delivery trials in California and Texas

Amazon starts drone delivery trials in California and Texas

Amazon has launched drone delivery trials in new locations in California and Texas as it continues its decade-long effort to deliver from the sky.
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How to change Alexa’s name or the name Alexa calls you

How to change Alexa’s name or the name Alexa calls you

Tired of having Alexa listen when you don't want her to? This guide breaks down how to change Alexa's name, as well as what name Alexa calls you.
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The best Alexa skills to use on your Amazon Echo in 2023

The best Alexa skills to use on your Amazon Echo in 2023

Amazon Alexa has changed the way we live and play with tech. Here, we compiled some of the best and most useful skills that you can add to your Alexa today.
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The Amazon Echo Auto is a car accessory only die-hard Alexa users should get

The Amazon Echo Auto is a car accessory only die-hard Alexa users should get

The Amazon Echo Auto is a great way to get Alexa in your car without breaking the bank, but it's also an accessory you probably don't need.
Amazon Music desktop app.

What is Amazon Music: everything you need to know

What is Amazon Music: everything you need to know

Don't overlook Amazon Music; it boasts a 100 million-song library, hi-resolution music, and plans to suit a wide range of users. Here's all you need to know.
Echo Show 15 with base.

Amazon brings Matter support to 17 Echo devices

Amazon brings Matter support to 17 Echo devices

Matter is now available on a long list of Amazon products, including 17 Echo devices, plus smart plugs, lightbulbs, and more.
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The best Amazon Echo tips and tricks

The best Amazon Echo tips and tricks

Making the most of Amazon's virtual assistant, Alexa, isn't that tough. We've compiled a list of the top Echo speaker tips and tricks that everyone should know.
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The best smart home devices for 2022

The best smart home devices for 2022

With so many smart home gadgets available, finding the best products can be tough. But we're here to help. Check out our favorite smart home devices of 2022.
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The 8 best Alexa holiday commands

The 8 best Alexa holiday commands

Need some help preparing for the holidays? Alexa knows tons of commands that can bring holiday cheer to your party. Here are some commands to try this winter.
Roland Deschain in a poster for "The Dark Tower".

5 things we want to see in Mike Flanagan’s The Dark Tower series

5 things we want to see in Mike Flanagan’s The Dark Tower series

Acclaimed horror director Mike Flanagan will now helm an adaptation of author Stephen King's The Dark Tower, and expectations are through the roof.
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The best rom-coms on Amazon Prime right now

The best rom-coms on Amazon Prime right now

In the mood for a good rom-com? Curl up to any of the ones on this list, all available to stream on Amazon, and they are sure to satisfy the craving.
Amazon Fire TV on Echo Show 15.

Amazon Echo Show 15 is getting the full Fire TV update today

Amazon Echo Show 15 is getting the full Fire TV update today

The Amazon Echo Show 15 is getting a software update that nearly turns the wall-mounted screen into a full Fire TV device.
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HBO Max is back on Amazon Prime Video Channels

HBO Max is back on Amazon Prime Video Channels

You're now once again able to subscribe to HBO Max and watch it via Amazon Prime Video. And there was much rejoicing.
The cast of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

The best fantasy movies on Amazon Prime Video

The best fantasy movies on Amazon Prime Video

Let The Hobbit take you on an unexpected journey as you dive into the very best fantasy movies on Amazon Prime Video!
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The best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime Video

The best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime Video

Is outer space calling your name? Instead of leaving Earth, you could fire up one of these excellent sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime Video.
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Amazon Kindle Scribe review: The Kindle just got weird, and I love it

Amazon Kindle Scribe review: The Kindle just got weird, and I love it

The Kindle Scribe is the biggest and most expensive Kindle on the market, and the first one that you can write on. It also happens to be something I adore.
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The best Amazon Alexa smart speakers

The best Amazon Alexa smart speakers

Like using Alexa to control your smart home, play music, and interact with Amazon? These are the top speakers with Alexa built-in. Find the best model for you!
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Why a Kindle Paperwhite is the best $100 you can spend on Cyber Monday

Why a Kindle Paperwhite is the best $100 you can spend on Cyber Monday

Forget the deals on phones, tablets, and smartwatches this Cyber Monday. Here's why a Kindle Paperwhite at $100 steals the show.
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Don’t miss your chance to get AirPods for $79 for Cyber Monday

Don’t miss your chance to get AirPods for $79 for Cyber Monday

The second generation of AirPods are super cheap at Amazon, but they likely won't stay that way past Cyber Monday.
Best Cyber Monday Amazon Echo Deals

The best Cyber Monday Amazon Echo deals for 2022

The best Cyber Monday Amazon Echo deals for 2022

If you're a fan of Alexa, you should take advantage of the best Cyber Monday Amazon Echo deals to purchase more devices that utilize the digital assistant.
Best Black Friday Amazon Echo Deals

The best Black Friday Amazon Echo deals for 2022

The best Black Friday Amazon Echo deals for 2022

Black Friday may be over, but Amazon still has some great Black Friday Amazon Echo deals on its popular lineup of smart home devices.
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You can buy an Amazon Echo Dot for $15 today, because Black Friday

You can buy an Amazon Echo Dot for $15 today, because Black Friday

If you've been debating whether or not to buy an Amazon Echo Dot, today is the day because you can bring one home for only $15 thanks to Black Friday.
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This previous-gen Fire TV Cube Black Friday deal is super-tempting

This previous-gen Fire TV Cube Black Friday deal is super-tempting

The previous generation of Amazon Fire TV Cube is on sale for 50% off ahead of Black Friday 2022.
Amazon Echo Show 5th Generation in a bathroom..

2022 Amazon Echo Dot with Clock (5th Gen) review: supersmart personal assistant speaker

2022 Amazon Echo Dot with Clock (5th Gen) review: supersmart personal assistant speaker

Need an Alexa device for a bedroom or as a satellite option? Here's what we think of the 2022 Echo Dot with Clock.
Amazon Fire TV Cube 2022 with Alexa Voice Remote.

How to set up an Amazon Fire TV Cube

How to set up an Amazon Fire TV Cube

Do you have a new Fire TV Cube? Amazon's set-top box is a versatile device for your home theater, but it needs to be set up properly. Here's how!
Amazon Fire TV Cube

Fire TV Stick vs. Fire TV Stick 4K Max vs. Fire TV Cube: Which to buy?

Fire TV Stick vs. Fire TV Stick 4K Max vs. Fire TV Cube: Which to buy?

Thinking about a Fire TV device but can't decide which one to get? We look at the features and prices of the top models so you can make the right choice.
Amazon Alexa Voice Remote Pro.

Amazon’s Alexa Voice Remote Pro review: put it in the box already!

Amazon’s Alexa Voice Remote Pro review: put it in the box already!

The Amazon Alexa Voice Remote Pro is the best Fire TV remote — which is a shame because you'll have to pay extra for it.
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The best LGBTQ movies on Amazon Prime Video right now

The best LGBTQ movies on Amazon Prime Video right now

Amazon Prime has worked at boosting its library of LGBTQ movies. We've parsed through the selection to give you the best on the streaming service.
Emily Blunt stands near a burning house in The English.

The English review: an occasionally transcendent Western

The English review: an occasionally transcendent Western

The English is an occasionally transfixing Western that's elevated by Emily Blunt and Chaske Spencer's performances.
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Hulu vs. Amazon Prime Video: Which streamer is right for you?

Hulu vs. Amazon Prime Video: Which streamer is right for you?

Two great alternatives to Netflix are Amazon Prime Video and Hulu, each of which has its strengths and weaknesses. Which one is better? We pick the winner.
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Top ways smart tech can save Thanksgiving dinner

Top ways smart tech can save Thanksgiving dinner

Stressed about hosting a Thanksgiving dinner? We share the tech and gadgets (you probably already have some) that can help make it the best holiday ever.
Pierce Brosnan as James Bond in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Who is the best James Bond ever?

Who is the best James Bond ever?

Sean Connery? Or Daniel Craig? Maybe Pierce Brosnan? Digital Trends asks the impossible question: who is the best James Bond ever?