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How to set up the Echo Pop

The Echo Pop is an affordable smart speaker that offers full support for Amazon Alexa. Here's how to set up your new Echo Pop, along with tips for using it.
Amazon Echo Pop in four colors.

Echo Pop vs. Echo Dot: which is the better smart speaker?

The Echo Pop is the newest member of the Echo family. But is it better than the Echo Dot? Here's a closer look at these two smart speakers to help you decide.
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Are smart blinds worth it?

Smart blinds give you remote access to your window coverings, allowing you to schedule their performance and save money on your bills. But are they worth it?
Amazon Freevee.

The Digital Trends guide to FAST streaming services

FAST services — short for free ad-supported streaming televisions — are more popular than ever. Here are the ones you need to know about.
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Best streaming devices for 2023: Apple TV, Roku, and more

Your smart TV may have streaming apps built-in, but for more choice, newer features, and portability, check out a streaming device. Here are the best.
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Amazon to pay $30M in FTC settlements over Alexa, Ring privacy violations

Regulators accused Amazon of violating privacy laws on a number of fronts, though the tech giant denies breaking the law.
The Amazon Echo Pop and its retail box.

Amazon Echo Pop Review: a perfectly priced Alexa

The Amazon Echo Pop is the least expensive way to get into the Alexa ecosystem — and you basically get what you pay for. Which is good.

Amazon Freevee’s Jury Duty gets a cast commentary in June

James Marsden, Ronald Gladden, Mekki Leeper, Cassandra Blair, and more are sharing their commentary on Jury Duty for Amazon Freevee and Prime Video in June.
A woman sitting next to a Keurig K-Express coffee maker.

Save on Keurig coffee makers, K-Cup pods for Memorial Day

Coffee lovers will also love what they can find at Amazon right now, as a huge variety of Keurig coffee makers and K-Cup Pods are discounted for Memorial Day.
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Google Nest security cameras just had their prices slashed

Details on sales of the 2nd Gen Wired Google Nest Security Cam and the 2nd Gen Google Nest Cam Indoor / Outdoor battery version, all around 20% off or more.
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There’s a big sale on Ring cameras and security devices today

There are some excellent Ring Video deals for Memorial Day; whether you want a doorbell or a floodlight, there are significant discounts to take advantage of.
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Alexa vs. HomeKit: which smart home platform is best?

Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit are two of the best smart home platforms available, but which is best for your home? Here's a closer look to help you decide.
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Amazon is having a big sale on solar generators for Memorial Day

Amazon has discounted dozens of solar generators and has even included some bundled with solar panels for Memorial Day.
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The best Amazon Original movies right now

The new documentary Judy Blume Forever highlights Amazon Prime's best original movie slate in April.
A close-up of the DJI Air 2S in flight.

The DJI Air 2S drone just got an unprecedented price cut

The DJI Air 2S, a drone with a 20-megapixel, 1-inch sensor that can record 5.4K videos at up to 30 frames per second, is now on sale from Amazon at $150 off.
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The best smart carbon monoxide detectors of 2023

Smart carbon monoxide detectors make it easy to safeguard your home from these odorless gas. Here's a look at the three best models available in 2023.
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Amazon’s top-spec 4K Luna gaming bundle is 32% off today

The Amazon Fire TV gaming bundle, which includes the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max and the Luna Controller to access the Amazon Luna service, is on sale for $85.
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Who needs the Pixel Tablet? Amazon’s new Fire Max 11 looks great

Amazon just announced the Fire Max 11 as its newest Android tablet. With a fresh design, all-new features, and impressive accessories, it has our attention.
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Amazon is adding 4 big features to your Kindle Scribe — here’s what’s new

The Kindle Scribe is being packed with even more great features thanks to the May feature drop that's being rolled out today. Here's what's new.
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Both generations of the Apple Pencil are on sale at Amazon

Amazon is selling the first-generation Apple Pencil for $79 after a $20 discount and the second-generation Apple Pencil for $85 following a $44 price reduction.
Katniss looks on in The Hunger Games.

Everything coming to Amazon Freevee in June 2023

From The Hunger Games franchise to the Back to the Future trilogy, Amazon's ad-supported free streaming service Freevee is ideal for film fans in June 2023.
A man talks on a mobile phone in Jack Ryan.

Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in June 2023

The hit movies Creed II, Tár, and M3GAN and the final season of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan highlight Amazon Prime Video's June 2023 lineup.
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The best smart displays for 2023

Google, Amazon, and Meta are offering smart displays for video calls, smart home management, watching shows, and more. See which ones are the best.
Amazon Echo Pop in four colors.

Amazon’s new Echo Pop brings Alexa for $40; Echo Show 5 gets a revamp

Amazon has unveiled a new Echo Pop speaker, and redesigned Echo Show 5 and Echo Show 5 Kids, along with expanding Echo Auto.
Amazon's new Echo Buds for 2023.

Amazon’s new $50 Echo Buds take aim at Apple’s AirPods

Amazon's new, ultra-affordable Echo Buds wireless earbuds are a clear attempt to clone Apple's AirPods, but at a third of the price.
A person opening a Latch lock with their smartphone.

The founder of Ring is leaving Amazon to join Latch

After a few years serving as Chief Inventor, Jamie Siminoff is leaving Amazon to serve as CEO of Latch -- a smart home company involved with smart locks.
Amazon logo on the headquarters building.

Amazon plans ‘once-in-a-generation’ changes for Search, job ad reveals

Amazon is planning to jump aboard the generative-AI bandwagon by incorporating the technology into its search engine, a job listing reveals.
Amazon Astro following a person through a door.

Amazon might be bringing AI smarts to its Astro household robot

Internal documents indicate Amazon is bringing AI smarts to Astro, although it's unclear when the project will roll out to the public. Here's what we know.
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Amazon’s New World team is making a The Lord of the Rings MMO

A The Lord of the Rings MMO is once again in development at Amazon Games, this time by the team that made New World.
Ring Floodlight Camera placed on a wall outside.

How to turn off Amazon Sidewalk on Ring devices

Amazon Sidewalk is a local networking feature that keeps your Ring devices online in the event of a web outage. Enabled by default, here's how to turn it off.
Echo 4th Gen

What to know before you enable Alexa Guard

Compatible Amazon Echo smart speakers and displays can help protect your home with a feature called Alexa Guard. Here are all of the details you need to know.
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) vs Google Nest Mini

Alexa Guard vs. Nest Aware: which is the better option?

Alexa Guard and Nest Aware are home security branches of Amazon and Google's smart home ecosystems, but which of the two is the better package? Let us weigh in.
Ronald sits with his fellow jurors in Jury Duty.

Like Freevee’s Jury Duty? Then watch these 5 TV shows and movies

Freevee's Jury Duty is the unexpected comedy hit of 2023, and for fans who can't get enough, here are 5 similar TV shows and movies to pass the time.
AI assistants compared with ChatGPT.

Forget ChatGPT — Siri and Google Assistant do these 4 things better

Thanks to ChatGPT, the AI buzz is everywhere. However, don't let OpenAI's rockstar AI trick you into ditching the trusty Google Assistant or Siri on your phone.