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The other day I was talking to my best buddy at work and he was doing tech support for Amazon for free. I gave him one of my "whatchu talkin bout Willis?" looks and he said that he had just received an email from Amazon asking him to answer a question about a product that he… Read More

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The Amazon Echo costs $179.99.  Would you like the same functionality (and then some), but save $50?  Of course!  Introducing the Lenovo Smart Assistant, featuring Amazon Alexa.  This will be released by Lenovo in May 2017, at a cost of $129.99.  Don't want a giant black tower in the middle of your room?  The Lenovo… Read More

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The Amazon Echo Dot is a gadget that really makes you feel like you have a true digital assistant in your home that is always waiting to do your bidding. The only downside to the Echo Dot is that it's always tethered to a wall outlet because it's not battery powered - till now. VAUX… Read More

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Amazon Home Services offer customers in select locations over a thousand different services from quality, hand-picked professionals and is backed by the Amazon Happiness Guarantee. Need your house spruced up for a family event and don't have the time or don't want to do it yourself? No problem, just book a 3-hour cleaning session on… Read More

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Three things I love - Amazon, smiling and shopping!  (:  If you love to shop and you have an account at Amazon, you can do some good while you shop by helping to support a charitable organization of your choice.  It's absolutely free to you.  The most difficult part will be deciding which of the… Read More

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I have met the future and her name is Alexa. Most of us know Amazon for their great Amazon Prime shopping feature. I mean who doesn't love free two-day shipping. However, today I'll be talking about Amazon's foray into the future of voice activated technology. The Amazon Echo Dot. Specifically the second generation model. Due… Read More

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Ever dream of using Alexa in your car? Now you can with the ZeroTouch smart car mount from Logitech. The ZeroTouch turns your car into a connected car, so you can send text messages, make hands-free calls, get directions and control your music. The new collaboration  with Logitech and Amazon's Alexa Service now adds Alexa… Read More

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When you ask Alexa to read you the news, she'll provide a flash briefing which is a selection of short sound bites from the top news headlines that she will read along with your local weather. What if you want to hear news about a specific topic? You can't say "Alexa, read me news about… Read More

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I love music in my home at all times of the day.  It can make cooking, cleaning or exercising more enjoyable, and bathing or falling asleep even more relaxing.  Now, add Amazon's Alexa to the mix.  Check out this powerful little 4 inch, 1.3 lb. speaker called Sugr Cube.  • Sugr Cube Speaker •USB Charging… Read More

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You survived Amazon's Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the day after Christmas sales, but the holiday savings at Amazon aren't done yet. Today is Digital Day at Amazon. Until midnight tonight, you can save on thousands of apps, movies, TV shows, books and more. Make it a movie night tonight and save up to 50%… Read More

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The Sugr Cube is a 4 inch portable speaker with Spotify Connect, AirPlay and Amazon's Alexa services built into an attractive WiFi wood speaker that can play music for up to 24 hours with its built-in 6000 mAh Li-Ion rechargeable battery. The Sugr Cube has 4GB of storage for hundreds of songs and has been… Read More

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I know that Halloween just ended and it's only the beginning of November, but major retailers are already revealing their upcoming Black Friday deals. Don't kill the messenger folks, it's just the way it is :) If you're one of those early shopper types, you can head over to Amazon and check out their 2016… Read More

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There are only nine days until Halloween. Do your kids have their trick or treating costumes picked out and do you have your Halloween party costume picked out? Don't give up, there is still time. You can head over to Amazon and check out their vast selection, including the Harley Quinn and Deadpool costumes shown… Read More

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The Amazon Echo Dot is a smaller version of Amazon's original Echo device. Both are useful and fun to use, but I like the Dot because it's smaller. The only downside to both devices is that they are tethered to a wall outlet. If you want to move the device, you have to unplug it… Read More

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Being an Amazon Prime member just got even better! Earlier this week, Amazon announced their Prime Reading perk which offers a rotating selection of more than 1000 ebooks, kid's books, magazines, and even comics that Prime members in the US can read through the Kindle app for free. Some of the selections include magazines like… Read More

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