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How to access Developer Options on Amazon Fire TV

Lots of Amazon Fire TV owners will probably never need to touch the Developer Options settings. But would-be developers will need to, as will anyone who wants to sideload applications not found in Amazon's own store. Until recently, these options were easy to locate in the Fire TV menus. A recent update from mid-June 2022,...

How to use Warm Light on your Kindle for comfortable nighttime reading

All recently released Kindle e-readers come with a built-in front light, which you can activate when reading at night or in the dark. If you like to read at bedtime, the blue light emitted by the white front light may disrupt your sleep or lead to eye strain. Thankfully, some Kindle models come equipped with Warm...

How to play FM radio on Amazon Echo speakers

Smart speakers powered by virtual voice assistants such as Alexa and Google Assistant are capable of performing a lot more tasks than you might think. Amazon's Alexa, in particular, is known to be one of the most useful voice assistants out there, thanks to a variety of skills in Alexa's repository. There are thousands of...

How to check supported Bluetooth Audio Codecs on Android, and switch between them

Bluetooth earphones are undeniably convenient, but they're no match to wired earphones in terms of audio quality. That doesn't mean to say all wired headphones are superior to Bluetooth headphones. It's just that there's only so much data you can transmit over Bluetooth. Bluetooth isn't great at transferring a large amount of data at a...

How to turn on dark mode on your Amazon Kindle

From our smartphones and PCs to our favorite apps and websites, dark mode has become an integral part of your digital life. Your Kindle e-reader also has it, and you can use it at night to escape the blinding white light. While Kindle's e-ink display is easier on the eyes than a smartphone display, reading...

How to update an Amazon Echo or Echo Show

Everything needs updating from time to time. Be that your phone or tablet, laptop or smartwatch, TV or smart speaker. Everything with smart features will likely need semi-regular software updates that add features or iron out bugs. In the case of the Amazon Echo, knowing if you have the latest updates or even triggering them...

How to create Amazon Echo speaker groups using the Alexa app

Smart speakers have become so ubiquitous lately that a lot of households have more than one speaker set up for playing music or controlling other smart home devices. Amazon's Echo speakers are quite popular in this regard as they can be easily paired with one another to create groups and play music in multiple rooms...

How to clean your phone’s USB port

Given the lives our phones live, it’s not surprising that their ports need a little TLC every once in a while. No matter how rugged your smartphone is, nor how rugged your phone case is, there's bound to be some level of dirt and dust accumulation in the USB port after prolonged rough use, especially...

How to pair Amazon Echo speakers and Echo Sub to a Fire TV for home cinema

The Amazon Echo family comprises some of the best smart speakers you can get, but they're not limited to working just on their own. Not only can you pair up two of them in a stereo pair, add an Echo Sub, or create multi-room setups, but you can also power a home cinema experience. Much like...

How to change the Wi-Fi network on an Amazon Echo and Echo Show

A working Wi-Fi connection is an essential part of owning an Amazon Echo. Without it you can't really do, well, anything. So when it comes to the time you get a new wireless router, for example, it's important to get moved over as quickly as possible. Especially if your Echo and Alexa are central to...

How to create a Discord bot and add it to your server

Discord has evolved a lot over the years and it now stands as a reliable platform for not only gamers but for anyone looking to connect with their peers over messages, video chat, and more. Many even use it as an alternative to WhatsApp and other popular messaging applications, especially thanks to its great emphasis...

How to cancel your Audible membership and delete your account

Signing up for Audible is easy, but somehow canceling your Audible membership is a lot more complex. In this article, we'll show you how to cancel your Audible subscription on Android, iPhone, and desktop, plus how to delete your account for good. Let's get into it. How did you sign up for Audible? The process for canceling...