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How to set up Amazon Alexa Voice Profiles so it knows it’s you talking

Having multiple people in your household using the same profile on all the Echo devices in your house can be a bit confusing, especially since everyone has different needs and wants from the Alexa smart assistant. Amazon has an answer for that with Alexa Voice Profiles. At the end of this guide, you’ll be an expert at setting up different Alexa Voice Profiles for everyone in your home.

Products used in this guide Your main assistant: Amazon Echo  [Read More…]

Sonos Amp vs. Amazon Echo Link Amp: Which should you buy?

As someone who has fully integrated the Amazon ecosystem into his everyday life, I’m always looking into finding new ways to enhance the smart home experience. These devices can tie your existing speakers into your smart home streaming network, and I’m here to help you pick the best one for your home.

Sonos Amp

Our pick

$ 600 at Amazon

Pros HDMI-ARC Wireless Sonos Speaker support Multi-room casting Cons Adapter needed for TOSLINK Optical Audio output  [Read More…]

Roku now works with Amazon Alexa

With what certainly is worthy of a “finally!!!”, you can now use your voice via Amazon Alexa to control any of your Roku devices.

Roku today announced that at long last — finally, even! — that its TVs and Roku Players now are officially Alexa-enabled. That’s been a major miss for Roku in recent years as it’s grown in popularity. Now? All you need is to hook up the Alexa Skill.

So what can you do with your Roku  [Read More…]

Turn back time by scoring Black Friday prices on Amazon Fire TV devices

These deals are on fiiiiire.

From now through March 10th, Woot has killer deals on a couple of Amazon Fire TV Devices. You can get the Fire TV 4K with Alexa Voice Remote for $ 34.99 or the Fire TV Cube for $ 59.99. Those match the deals we saw during last year’s Amazon Black Friday sale, which are also the lowest price drops in history for either of these products.

Note that these deals are available  [Read More…]

Select Amazon Charts best sellers are available for $2 on Kindle today

Get your book on.

Amazon, today only, has a variety of Amazon Charts Best Sellers available on Kindle for $ 1.99 and up. There are 37 titles included in the selection, spanning genres from mystery to romance. Every book is a best seller, and with inexpensive titles like these, you’ll surely be able to find a page-turner worth buying.

You don’t need a Kindle to read these. Just use one of Amazon’s free Kindle reading apps for  [Read More…]

How to set up your new Amazon Echo Show

The Amazon Echo Show is the premier item of the Echo family. Equipped with a 10.1-inch touch display, the Echo Show is a small device that packs a lot of heat. Whether it’s video calling via Microsoft’s Skype, streaming music from various providers such as Apple Music and Spotify, listening to Audible audiobooks, or watching Prime Video or Hulu with Live TV, you’re sure to get a lot out of this device. New to the Amazon Echo Show  [Read More…]

How to set up your new Amazon Echo Show

The Amazon Echo Show is the premier item of the Echo family. Equipped with a 10.1-inch touch display, the Echo Show is a small device that packs a lot of heat. Whether it’s video calling via Microsoft’s Skype, streaming music from various providers such as Apple Music and Spotify, listening to Audible audiobooks, or watching Prime Video or Hulu with Live TV, you’re sure to get a lot out of this device. New to the Amazon Echo Show  [Read More…]

Coming to Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and Hulu in March

Kate Beckinsale in “The Widow” on Amazon Prime Video. (Image credit: Amazon)

Prepare yourself: Things are going to get mysterious.

The month of March, to put it simply, is a month of murder and mayhem and mystery on three of your favorite major streaming platforms. OK, that’s also true a lot of other months of the year, but let’s take a look and what’s ahead in March.

On Amazon Prime Video you’ll find Kate Beckinsale trying  [Read More…]

Monday’s top deals: Amazon Fire TV devices, true wireless earbuds, and more

On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don’t let that drag you down, though. We’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites from today that you simply can’t miss out on.

TO 4K OR NOT TO 4K Amazon Fire TV Sticks and other Fire TV devices

Get the Amazon Fire TV Stick streaming media player with Alexa voice remote for  [Read More…]

Save $10 on Amazon Fire TV Sticks and even more on other Fire TV devices

Pick your favorite.

The Amazon Fire TV Stick streaming media player with Alexa voice remote is down to $ 29.99, which is a $ 10 drop off its regular price. You can also upgrade to 4K with the Fire TV Stick 4K also on sale for $ 39.99. You’re saving $ 10 with either device, and both options are so affordable really the only question you need to answer is whether or not you want to spend  [Read More…]