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VAUX sets the Amazon Echo Dot free from its power cord shackles

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 …

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Amazon gives the world over one million reasons to smile

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 …

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Amazon Echo Dot 2nd generation review

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.

Logitech puts Alexa in your front seat with the ZeroTouch smart car mount

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 …

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AudioBurst’s Newsfeed is a new Alexa Skill that lets you ask for news on any subject

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 …

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The Sugr Cube Alexa enabled speaker has some sweet baked in features

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 …

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If you’re an early shopper, Amazon has you covered

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 …

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Fremo Evo Amazon Echo Dot battery base review

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 …

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Amazon just added free ebooks, magazines and comics for Prime members

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 …

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Amazon introduces new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote

Amazon has announced the next generation of their popular Fire TV Stick. This new version is up to 30 percent faster than their original streaming device, has an updated Quad-core processor, faster WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and now comes with a remote that can use Alexa to search for your favorite movies and TV episodes with …

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Amazon debuts 2nd gen Amazon Echo Dot

I reviewed the first gen Echo Dot only four months ago and now Amazon has just announced a 2nd generation version. Wow, that was fast! If you’re not familiar with the Amazon Echo Dot, it’s a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses a voice “assistant” named Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, …

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