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'Game of Thrones' Actors Join Amazon’s 'Lord of the Rings'

“Game of Thrones” ended last year but that doesn't mean you won't see your favorite stars again. Former actors from the hit HBO show Robert Aramayo (young Ned Stark) and Joseph Mawle (Benjen Stark) are set to appear in the new “Lord of the Rings” series coming to Amazon. A grand journey is defined...
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Exxon Customers Can Soon Use Alexa to Pay for Gas from the Car

"Alexa, pay for my gas." If you have Amazon's Alexa , you probably know you can already turn on and off the lights at home, buy movie tickets and find cool restaurant recommendations. Now, drivers will soon be able to use Alexa to pay for gas while sitting in their vehicle. Alexa will now pay for...
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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

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. See more details about the new option.
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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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