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21 clever Alexa commands you will use again and again

More than any other device, Alexa has become our closest approximation of artificial intelligence. She has a voice and personality, and if you ask the right question, she’ll even get sassy with you. Users even refer to Alexa as “she.” We usually prefer to say her name, rather than the name of the device itself, Amazon Echo. For many owners, Alexa is more than a mere virtual assistant; she has become something like a domestic companion, a Rosie or R2-D2 that can also order takeout.
Columns: Tips and Tricks
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June 2, 2018

Amazon Alexa commands you should be using

Are you like millions of others who are turning their place into a "smart home?" This, of course, means a home that is equipped with electronic…
Cool Sites: Home and Garden
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March 19, 2017

Thanks, Google! Now your phone can listen in on you almost all the time

Someone's listening. Google's "always-on" technology will now be available on all Android gadgets.

10 Commandments for Kids Online

Gadgets, phones and the Internet can be used in unsafe ways. I am making this agreement with my parents to help keep me, my family…
August 2, 2013

10 Amazon Echo commands you have to try

Have you joined the "smart home” revolution yet? One of the centerpieces of a smart home is Alexa and her many talents. If you already have an Echo, or better yet, multiple Amazon Echos around your house, there are useful features that you probably haven’t tried yet.
Happening Now: Online Shopping November 4, 2017

Financial planning for serious investors

Morningstar is geared toward investors with considerable savvy when it comes to investing and saving money. The site provides a slew of information about your…
Info Sniper

Find the geographic location of an IP address

Find your computer's IP address, or find the location of whoever is sending you those annoying phishing emails.

Modern smartphones vulnerable to old-school attack

As such, modern smartphones have inherited certain functions and quirks that old-school phones had. And now, as it turns out, far from forgotten, some of this old-school tech can still be exploited for serious attacks!
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Secret Siri commands you're probably not using

We all know that Siri can help with directions. But, if that's all you're using Apple's virtual assistant for, you're only scratching the surface of what she's capable of. From practical skills that help you get things done quickly, to funny responses that will make you laugh, these Siri commands will help you get more out of the program.
Tips: Smartphones
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September 29, 2017

Best Siri commands you need to know

We all know that Siri can help with directions. But, if that's all you're using Apple's virtual assistant for, you're only scratching the surface of what she's capable of. From practical skills that help you get things done quickly, to funny responses that will make you laugh, these Siri commands will help you get more out of the program.
Tips: Smartphones
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October 4, 2017
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