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How To Get Your Smart Home Devices to Stop Listening to You 24/7

“Alexa, please stop listening to me all the time.” Smart home devices have become ubiquitous with many of us choosing convenience over privacy. One simple trick can keep Google Home, Amazon Echo and Facebook Portal devices from listening in on your conversations when you don't want them to. https...
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Amazon’s Alexa Will Help You Change Subjects to Avoid Family Arguments on Christmas

Alexa is coming to your rescue this holiday season. Amazon’s smart speakers have a new feature called “distraction technique,” which means the virtual assistant will intervene when things get a little heated during the holidays. In short, Alexa will be on hand and ready to break up any arguments...
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7 Cyber Monday Deals on Smart Speakers and Audio Devices

Thanksgiving came and went, but the deals are still going strong for Cyber Monday. As the post-turkey day air begins to fill with the sounds of the holidays, this year brings a new sound to the holiday household: the sound of voice commands to smart devices through Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant...
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