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If you have a smart assistant in your home, you know just how handy they can be. With the correct voice commands and connected...
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Amazon's all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition followed by all-new privacy lawsuits

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Comcast's new device could monitor your bathroom habits

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9 hot Alexa skills that you're going to love

Amazon's Alexa can perform “skills” to help make your life easier. Amazon and its partners have developed tons of skills, and they run the...
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