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How to create an Amazon Alexa skill from Blueprints

If you want to customize your Amazon Echo experience, then there's no better way than through Skills. Obviously, you can ask Alexa to do various different things like provide updates on the weather or wake you up at a certain time, but you can do a lot more than that thanks to some of the...

The Amazon Echo Dot is cheaper than ever before for Prime Day, grab one now!

The Amazon Echo Dot might lose a little overall to its larger sibling but it's still one of the very best smart speakers around. And the best time of the year to buy one is upon us, with Prime Day right here right now. The event runs from July 12 until the close of play...

How to connect your Windows computer to an Amazon Echo smart speaker

One of the best things about Amazon's Echo smart speakers is that they don't rely on your phone to operate. Once you are done setting up the Echo speaker, it can be operated entirely with your voice. From playing music from your preferred music streaming service to helping you get through your day-to-day tasks, your...

I use an Amazon Echo Dot as an alarm for the dumbest reason…in the world

Is it old-fashioned to keep a clock on your nightstand? Perhaps, but even in the age of smartphones and smart speakers, I can't live without one. I don't like waking up all blurry-eyed, still mostly asleep, scrambling for a phone, and still not really seeing the time. And sometimes I want to wake up to...

Is the Amazon Echo Dot waterproof? Does it have an IP rating?

Amazon's Echo lineup has significantly grown over the past few years. The company's Echo family is bigger than ever now and many of them have earned a respectable spot in our collection of the best smart speakers in 2022. The Echo Dot is perhaps one of the most popular Echo devices out there and it...

How to pair an Echo Sub with an Amazon Echo speaker: A step-by-step guide

Amazon's $130 Echo Sub isn't a standalone smart speaker like many other Echo devices out there. It's a 100W subwoofer that's meant to provide bass for an existing audio setup. You can connect the Echo Sub to either a single or up to two Echo speakers and create a group to play the same audio...

These are the Best Smart Speakers to buy in 2022

The world of connected smart home products is incredibly exciting and constantly growing. But for many, their introduction into the space comes through a smart speaker. And there are good reasons for that, not least that today's best smart speakers are the most easily accessible and user-friendly pieces of smart home equipment. They're designed to...

Amazon UK’s summer sale is the perfect time to score big discounts on Amazon Echo speakers

Amazon Prime Day isn't until mid-July but that hasn't stopped the online giant from putting out some early summer deals on its hardware. In the UK right now there are some big discounts to be had on the Amazon Echo range. It's a golden opportunity to snag some of the best smart speakers around at...

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) Review: A small speaker with big sound

The Amazon Echo family is bigger today than ever. There really is something for everyone, from the tiny speaker to the massive display and everything in-between. It's the former we're looking at here, the smallest, most affordable member of the Amazon Echo family. Well strictly, that's not quite true, the Echo Flex exists, but the...

The Amazon Echo Dot family is crazy cheap right now with up to $22 off

The Amazon Echo Dot is one of the best smart speakers you can buy. It's always one of the most affordable, best value smart speakers, but when there's a deal this good it gets even better. Normally you wait for big shopping events like Prime Day to get the best prices on Amazon hardware, but not...

Get the third-gen Amazon Echo Dot for only $25 today ($15 off)

The Echo Dot is one of the best smart speakers around, especially if you want something with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant instead of Google Assistant. The third-generation model has a compact design and decent sound quality, and now you can get it on sale for $24.99. That's a savings of $15 from the original price,...

Amazon’s new Echo Dot now on sale for just $30 ($20 off)

Amazon released a bunch of new Echo smart speakers last year, including an updated Echo Dot with a new ball-like design. Now there's an excellent Echo Dot deal available: the speaker is now just $29.99 on Amazon. That's a savings of $20 from the original price, and it's the lowest price we've seen for the...
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