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Cool site lets you publish Alexa skills without coding

Alexa can be found on several devices, including the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show and more. The device is programmed to respond to...
Cool Sites February 9, 2018

Amazon Prime: Everything you get with a membership that you didn’t know until now

You can find Alexa in several Amazon products such as the Echo, Dot and Tap, with around 20,000 available "skills." When combined with Amazon...
Tips February 3, 2018

Amazon's Alexa is getting a new voice...you won't believe who it is!

Like most people across the U.S., you probably have some pretty huge plans for this Sunday. Millions of people will gather in front of...
Happening Now February 2, 2018

Q&A with Kim: Dueling assistants, outsmarting hackers, blocking texts, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes choosing the most interesting...
Columns January 28, 2018

You can finally order Apple's HomePod, but should you?

Move over Alexa, Siri’s moving in. After a major delay, the highly anticipated Apple HomePod hits the market. What will Apple’s virtual assistant have...
Tips January 24, 2018

Smart TVs are about to get smarter

Do you remember when the first flat screen TVs hit the market? It was in the late 1990s, and at that time you could...
Happening Now January 21, 2018

New Alexa skill could save your life

Have you entered the world of virtual assistants yet? Assistants like Alexa can be a great help with basic tasks like controlling your smart...
Happening Now January 15, 2018

How to listen to everything Amazon Echo has ever heard

If you own an Amazon Echo, you probably know its strange secret. On the upside, this amazing technology puts instant information a voice command...
Columns December 26, 2017

The best Alexa commands to try with your new Echo

No matter how many Amazon Echo commercials you see, it takes a little time to adjust to Alexa. Putting a virtual assistant in your...
Columns December 23, 2017

5 security mistakes you’re probably making

You don’t think about your car until you get a flat. You don’t appreciate your phone until the screen cracks. Cybersecurity is something you...
Columns December 7, 2017

Recovering from Equifax, improving passwords, throwing Google off your scent, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Answering your questions is the...
Columns October 15, 2017

Google confirmed it recorded EVERYTHING it heard

Do you have a virtual assistant or know someone who does? They can be very helpful around the house: they control smart appliances, give...
Happening Now October 12, 2017

How to get Amazon Alexa on the cheap

When Amazon first launched its Alexa voice assistant in 2014, you had one option for bringing it into your home: the now-classic cylindrical Echo...
Tips September 1, 2017

Big news! Amazon Alexa family is expanding

This year alone, we've seen more Alexa products like the Echo Look and Echo Show roll out. But those aren't the only expansions Amazon...
Happening Now August 13, 2017

Amazon's Alexa helps catch thief red handed

It's always nice to have someone watching your back. While Amazon Alexa may not have eyes, she does have "ears" that are listening in....
Happening Now July 30, 2017

9 ways Amazon’s Alexa can help you in the kitchen

Cooking is a social activity. Parents make food. Kids help in the kitchen. Friends bake together. Families bequeath recipes through the generations. Get people...
Columns July 29, 2017

5 extremely useful Alexa skills to help you in the kitchen

Maybe you’ve been cooking all your life. Maybe you’re just learning and you want to expand your skillset. If you have an Amazon Alexa...
Tips July 18, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Essential Windows apps, secret Alexa commands, and more

In my weekly Q&A, I answer my listeners' most important questions. Learn how to test your system for security holes, alternatives to Microsoft Office,...
Columns July 15, 2017

Alexa can now set reminders for you - Here's how to use them

Amazon’s popular Alexa voice assistant is constantly learning new tricks. Two of the newest features you have to try are reminders and named timers....
Tips July 14, 2017

List of Alexa commands you're not using but should be

Are you like millions of others who are turning their place into a smart home with Amazon Alexa? Instead of tapping an app to...
Tips July 7, 2017
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