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These multicolor LED smart bulbs work with Alexa and only cost $13

Multicolor Philips Hue bulbs are awesome but they’re just so expensive. Standard A19 multicolor bulbs from Philips Hue cost about $50. Fifty dollars! …

Home Automation

German migration policy feuding continues between Angela Merkel and interior minister

Horst Seehofer has threatened to go it alone if a compromise with Merkel's CDU cannot be achieved soon. Seehofer insists on stricter border checks, …

How To Listen To And Delete Everything Your Alexa Has Recorded

Last week a story circulated the web about Alexa recording the personal conversation of a woman and then sending it to a friend of hers. While that …

Introducing Alexa Blueprints: A Codeless Way To Build Alexa Skills

Alexa Skills are slowly but surely transforming, well, pretty much everything. In the corporate world, Alexa for Business is helping enterprises to …

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Here's One Way to Celebrate Alien Day on Your Amazon Echo

It’s Alien Day. And that can only mean one thing: an Amazon Echo skill that helps you celebrate.<p>Twentieth Century Fox has released a new Amazon Echo …

Parents, rejoice: Alexa will now remind kids to say “please”

“Alexa, play One Direction.”<p>“What’s the magic word?”<p>Amazon introduced three parent-friendly offerings today, April 25, aimed at making the experience of using its Echo speakers and Alexa voice assistant a little more kid-appropriate, and perhaps making kids a little more polite.<p>The retail company …

Smart Homes

Amazon Echo: The Alexa commands that all parents need to know

opinion<p>Kate is a writer, social media manager and mum to three boys who loves living by the sea.<p><b>Amazon Echo is a new addition to my house.</b><p>The kids …

Get RGB smart light bulbs without breaking the bank for $14 Prime shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>MagicLight Bulb (99% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon offers its RGB Wi-Fi Smart Light Bulb for <b>$13.86 Prime shipped</b> when …

Alexa will talk less if you turn on new Brief Mode

• Although Amazon hasn’t made a statement about it, Reddit users have discovered a new Brief Mode for Amazon Echo products.<br>• Brief Mode stops Alexa from issuing verbal affirmation after completing a task; the assistant emits a beep tone instead.<br>• The new feature also appears in the Alexa app for Android …

Amazon Echo

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

9 Alexa tips for music lovers

Simple as it may be, streaming music is one of Alexa's key features, largely because it does it so well. Alexa removes a lot of the friction that used to exist when trying to play music throughout your home. You no longer have pull out a phone, connect the phone to the speaker, look up the music …

Smart Homes

This $80 Gadget Helped Correct My ‘Tech Neck’ and Bad Posture

The Upright Go is a necessary piece of technology in today's hunched-over, sedentary era.<p>I used to think that being tall and skinny predisposed me to …

Duncan Jones' sci-fi movie 'Mute' debuts on Netflix February 23rd

Duncan Jones' next movie won't be coming to theaters -- it's going straight to streaming. The <i>Moon</i> and <i>Warcraft</i> director has revealed that his long-in-the-making sci-fi film noire, <i>Mute</i>, will premiere on Netflix February 23rd. The movie is set in a future Berlin where a mute bartender (played by …

Paul Rudd

How to delete all your voice data from Amazon Echo, Google Assistant and Apple HomePod

Amazon Echo's Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple's HomePod and Cortana are always listening to obey your commands. Utter the wake word – Alexa, Cortana …

Smart Homes

Top 10 Sexy Sex Movies On Netflix

There's a lot of sexy content available to stream, but here are the 10 steamiest movies on Netflix!<p>Photos: NETFLIX ; Photo Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p>…

Entertainment

Enabling This Feature on Your Amazon Echo Device Could Save Your Life

Alexa is capable of many things, including helping you with your fitness goals and getting you more organized, but there is one thing she can't do. She cannot call 911 for you in the case of an emergency. You can only communicate with those in your contacts who have their own Amazon Echo device or …

7 Things Amazon Will Be Selling You by 2028

Get ready.<p>Amazon has found its way into just about every part of people’s shopping lives. Once a fledgling online bookstore, the tech giant has …

This gadget makes it cheap and easy to add Alexa to your car

Adding Alexa to your car has never been so cheap.<p>The Muse looks like any number of car gadgets — it's a disc about the size of an Oreo cookie that …

ZLINK converts your Amazon Echo into a smart home hub

You could summarize CES 2018 pretty simply: “That tech thing you own? Now you can talk to it with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.” Voice-activated …

Mission Powers Amazon Fire TV Over USB Using a Battery

If your TV includes a powered USB port, Mission's cable can power the Fire TV without need of a power outlet.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

[Deal Alert] BAFX Bluetooth OBDII scanner is only $13.99 ($16 off) on Amazon

As someone whose only car is a 23 year-old V12 BMW, I have a deep understanding of the need for a quick and easy way to pull codes from your car when …

Is Amazon the new Uber?

<b>It looks like it.</b><p><b>Bryan Menegus</b> looks into <b>Amazon</b>’s growing use of freelance drivers who ‘compete for shifts on the company’s own Uber-like platform’, …

Foam Mattresses, Explained by a Casper Engineer

by David Holm<p>Jul 10, 2018<p>David Holm is a product quality engineer at Casper. He studied chemical engineering at the University of Minnesota.<p>If you …

Move over, Amazon Key — BoxLock Home protects the packages left at your door

Are you worried about “porch pirates” stealing packages that get left outside your door? BoxLock Home could come in handy. It’s the first …

Why is it so hard to ditch Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook?

Scott Galloway’s The Four is a bareback ride upon the four horses of the economic apocalypse – Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google. It is a timely …

Jeff Bezos

9 Feel-Good Stretches That Will Loosen Your Tight Hips

Shakira once said, "Hips don't lie," and she kind of has a point. When you feel like your hips are tight, it's almost impossible to ignore the pain …

Get To Know The Three Layers of Your Personality

While studying to become a certified Core Energetics Therapist, I was introduced to an insightful model that explained the three layers that make up …