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A Parent’s Guide to Not Feeling So Bad About Using Alexa
For parents, smart speakers are great, as well as very weird and scary. We talk to experts about how you can assuage some of your anxieties.
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5 Smart-Home Products That Make Controlling Your House a Snap
Why crawl out from under the sheets on a cold winter morning when you can just ask your Alexa-paired unit to turn up the heat?
The Facebook Portal Could Be Good If Anyone But Facebook Released It
Has there ever been a more ill-timed product launch than Facebook selling a video-chat camera for your home?
How Should We Talk to Alexa Around Our Kid?
Two new parents try to figure out whether it’s okay to yell at Alexa in front of their child.
This Is Why Alexa Is Laughing at You
You’re powerless to stop her. She and her ilk grow in power with each passing day.
Google Home Max Review: A Big, Booming Smart Speaker
The best-sounding smart speaker on the market is here.
Samsung’s Smart Speaker Is Coming in 2018 — But How Smart Will It Be?
Samsung still has a ways to go to make it’s artificial intelligence feel intelligent.
Microsoft Has Got Deep Black Friday Discounts on Xbox One, Surface Pro, and More
Black Friday brings an Xbox One S for $189 and Surface Pro for $899. Not bad!
Sonos One Review: A Smart Speaker That Actually Sounds Great
It can be done!
Apple Turns to Earth’s Most Popular Human to Convince Everyone Siri Is Good Now
In a world where a company notorious for hoarding cash spends a ton on an ad.
The Smart-Speaker Wars Are About to Begin
The world’s four most valuable companies all want to get a smart speaker in your home.