Every week we hear about dozens of new online security threats. If you want to stay safe, it's not enough anymore to install antivirus on your personal computer. Android smartphones and tablets are susceptible to the same threats, so you have to be careful. Right now, there are three big security issues all Android users should know about.
This is bad news! Malware used by the NSA to hack into computers has been leaked, and threatens to wreak havoc on Windows users around the world. More than a billion people use this popular operating system from Microsoft, and they're all vulnerable if this malware falls into the wrong hands. Is there anything you can do to protect yourself?
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.
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So you just bought a new flat screen TV and are about to settle down to watch that latest blockbuster movie you've been raring to see at home. But there's a problem - your TV's sound is so frustratingly inconsistent! You probably hear this all too often. In one scene, spoken words sound so soft that you can't help but turn your TV's volume up. Then without warning, a big action scene comes up with all the loud sound effects and a musical score that rattles every wall in your house. Thankfully, here's a little gizmo that can solve your TV dialog and volume issues, even when you're using external audio hardware.
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.