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The discounted Garmin Speak is a tiny GPS with Alexa built in

Alexa roads, take me home.

Amazon has the Garmin Speak with Amazon Alexa available at close to a 50% discount. Usually it costs around $ 100, but thanks to this deal you’ll only pay $ 59. This is a relatively new item, but today’s price is by far the best we’ve ever seen for it.

The Garmin Speak adds Alexa to your car. That means you can ask her to play music, create to-do lists, check your  [Read More…]

Talk to Alexa with the Eufy Genie smart speaker discounted to $15

Say hi to Alexa.

The Eufy Genie Alexa-enabled smart speaker is $ 14.99 on Amazon. When not on sale, the device sells for $ 18 and was selling as high as $ 35 before Black Friday.

The Eufy Genie is basically a budget version of the 2nd-generation Echo Dot. It’s not quite as robust, but it’s also not as expensive. The Genie can be controlled using your voice with the built-in Alexa voice assistant, and you’ll be  [Read More…]

How to connect Harmony Elite or Harmony Companion to Alexa, Echo Dot

The Logitech Harmony Elite and Harmony Companion remote controls are a great way to control your home with a single remote instead of having to shuffle between different remotes for different devices. Whether it’s launching a game of Metro Exodus on your Xbox One X or setting the mood in your house, Logitech Harmony can bring it all together with just the press of a button. But what about adding Alexa to the mix? Taking it one step  [Read More…]

3 ways Amazon Echo and Alexa can improve your Super Bowl party

With Super Bowl LIII coming this weekend, everyone and their mother is preparing for their yearly Super Bowl party or gathering of their closest friends. While making sure your chips, dips and special dishes are ready is an important part of any Super Bowl Party, did you know that Amazon Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices can help you make your Super Bowl party get kicked off on the right foot? Here are three quick and easy ways Amazon  [Read More…]

Save 30% on this AmazonBasics microwave that works with Alexa

Reheat last night’s sweet and sour chicken!

The AmazonBasics small 700W Alexa-enabled microwave is down to $ 41.99 on Amazon. This microwave’s street price is $ 60 and it has never dropped below that before. Today’s deal is the best we’ve seen.

Use the microwave to defrost veggies, pop popcorn, cook potatoes, reheat rice, and mostly eat takeout leftovers as is tradition. Combine it with an Alexa-enabled device like the Echo Dot to activate quick-cook voice presets  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K with the new Alexa Voice Remote is 20% off

Alexa, find me a deal.

Amazon is offering its Fire TV Stick 4K with all-new Alexa Voice Remote for $ 39.99. This is the best price drop we’ve seen since Christmas. In the 2018 shopping season, it dropped down to $ 35 a couple of times, but this is the best price on the web as of press time. It has excellent customer reviews and typically costs $ 50.

The all-new Alexa voice remote is awesome. You  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo Input review: The easiest way to add Alexa everywhere

The Echo Input offers the most convenient way yet of adding Alexa smarts to an existing speaker or receiver.

Over the last five years Alexa has matured into a robust platform that supports thousands of devices and products. Alexa has a never-ending list of features that include everything from streaming music, controlling smart home products, providing weather and news briefings, and so much more. The most affordable way to get started with Alexa has always been the  [Read More…]

Somehow, Alexa Skills are the best and worst parts of using Alexa

Amazon is still leading the charge in the AI assistant race in many ways. Compared to the closest competing assistants from Google and Apple, Alexa is offered on the largest line of Amazon smart home speakers and other smart home products.

Amazon Alexa Skills are another key feature that helps Alexa stand out from the competition. Amazon offers its Alexa Skills Kit to developers, giving them the ability to incorporate their products or services into the Alexa ecosystem.  [Read More…]

Microsoft wants Cortana to complement Alexa and Google Assistant

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wants Cortana to work hand-in-hand with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Cortana may not have seen the same sort of success as digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant, but Microsoft now sees those platforms as an opportunity for success, not competitors. At a media event reported by Business Insider (via OnMSFT), Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that the company wants to position Cortana as a skill for Alexa and Google Assistant,  [Read More…]

Binge with Alexa and Amazon’s new Voice Remote at 50% off

This remote can control not just your Fire TV device but also your TV and soundbar.

Amazon’s All-new Alexa Voice Remote lets you press a button and ask Alexa to find, launch, or control your Fire TV devices. While normally sold for $ 29.99, today Amazon is offering the remote on sale for just $ 14.99. This 50% discount marks the very first time this device has been on sale since its release last October.

Today’s sale  [Read More…]