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How to Play Westworld: The Maze Without an Amazon Echo

Now that the second season of Westworld is over, freezing motor functions on a delightful, but somewhat-confusing series for the next year or two, you might feel a bit lost about what you should do next. Find another show to binge? Re-read even more fan theories? Start writing out a delightful old-timey piano cover of…Read […]

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ZEHV – Echo

Indie label Emotional Content Recordings has been working on its reputation as a launchpad for producers in the progressive and melodic realms. They’ve tacked onto some keen talent over their four years of existence, with releases earning support from veterans across the scene. Their newest release sees the return of San Francisco artist ZEHV to […]

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How to Play Skyrim: Very Special Edition With (or Without) an Amazon Echo

Oh Bethesda, you trolls, you. I say that lovingly, as the trailer the company showed off during its E3 press conference Sunday was a nod to its wildly successful Elder Scrolls franchise. The joke, if you didn’t get it, was that Bethesda has dumped Skyrim, the series’ most recent installment, onto nearly every modern…Read more… […]

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How to Keep Your Amazon Echo From Sending Your Conversations to Your Contacts

The Internet was abuzz yesterday following a report that a Portland, Oregon family’s Amazon Echo allegedly recorded a “private conversation” and sent it to a “random stranger.” That sounds a lot more sinister than what actually happened and, thankfully, there’s a trick you can do to ensure this doesn’t happen to you. Read more… Continue […]

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Save $70 On Amazon’s Touchscreen-Equipped Echo Show

If you missed the one-day Echo sales last week, Amazon’s once again taking $70 off the Echo Show today, bringing it back to within $10 of an all-time low. You can read Gizmodo’s review if you want to learn more, but it turns out Alexa would have benefitted from a visual component all alongRead more… […]

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How to Enable Amazon’s New ‘Brief Mode’ for Alexa

Amazon’s digital assistant is chatty, and we don’t blame you if you’re tired of hearing a HAL 9000-like “OK” every time you ask her to do something on your behalf. Thankfully, Alexa’s caretaker is currently testing a new “brief mode” that allows your Echo devices to respond with softer beeps instead of larger…Read more… Continue […]

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The Tricks That Make Echo’s Stealth Gameplay So Tense

The enemies in Echo copy any action that you perform until they’re highly dangerous walking death machines. Level design and smart enemy placement turn Echo’s stealth gameplay into something really special. I take a look in this critical video.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Amazon’s Echo Spot Is a Good-as-Hell Alarm Clock

The smartphone made the standalone alarm clock worthless. Sure you probably know some alarm clock holdouts (a parent or grandmother perhaps), but you probably just use your phone, which is already resting on the nightstand and has a decent enough alarm. The $130 Amazon Echo Spot, a new, tiny, Alexa device with a…Read more… Continue […]

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Amazon Alexa users can now listen to live BBC radio and podcasts

Alexa owners can now enjoy each BBC radio station and podcast via the AI personal assistant. The newfound BBC/Alexa compatibility enables both Echo and Echo dot users to not only listen to BBC supported audio shows in real time, but additionally permits listeners to “play,” “pause,” and “resume.” Alexa-enabled electronics owners can also skip back […]

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Amazon’s Running the Best Echo Show Deal Yet, If You’re Willing to Buy Two

Amazon has long offered a buy two, save $100 offer on the touchscreen-enabled Echo Show, but they just bumped that up to $150, if you want to buy a couple for the holidays. That brings the effective price of each down to $155, easily besting Amazon’s $180 Black Friday offer, as long as you’re willing […]

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Here Are Your Black Friday Echo Deals, Starting At $30

Amazon’s breakthrough Echo smart speaker has spawned an entire family of products, and a whole bunch of them are down to all-time low prices for Black Friday, including a $20 discount on the brand new flagship Echo, a $30 discount on the smart home-ready Echo Plus, and a whopping $50 discount on the touchscreen Echo…Read […]

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Amazon’s Echo Plus Gets Close to Giving Us the Easy Smart Home We Deserve

Despite what you may have read, the Amazon Echo was never a do-anything smart home device. Sure it could tell you about the weather and maybe control your lights, but it lacked the under-the-hood hub capabilities that could make all your connected devices work together. The new Amazon Echo Plus offers just that. I’m…Read more… […]

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