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Amazon Prime Day 2021: What we know about this year's sale so far, plus Amazon deals available now

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Planning for and shopping during Amazon Prime Day can be a little overwhelming. We're here to help. Sundry Photography/Shutterstock Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon Prime Day 2021 is still months away, but Amazon offers new discounts every day for both Prime members and the occasional shopper.For those unfamiliar, Amazon Prime Day is an exclusive event for the site's more than 150 million Pr...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Deals, Samsung, Sales, Trends, Walmart, Amazon Prime, Turkey, Tech Deals, Live, Brazil, Amazon Echo, Amazon Prime Day, Amazon Music Unlimited


How to Get an Amazon Echo to Tell You a Room's Temperature

Little thermometers you can buy and hang anywhere are fairly cheap, but there’s no need to get one if you own an Amazon Echo. That is, if you own one of two kinds of Echos: a fourth-generation Echo or a second-generation Echo Plus. Both of these have temperature sensors built into the smart speakers; you just have to…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Technology, Telecommunications, Computing, Lifehacks, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Smart Speakers, Technology Internet


Eufy makes a great video doorbell that is affordable and doesn't require a subscription, which save you more money in the long run

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Simon Hill/Insider The Eufy 2K Video Doorbell offers local storage for video and no hidden costs lurk here.With the ability to capture high-resolution video, this doorbell boasts excellent picture clarity.You can find this doorbell and some alternatives in our guide to the best smart doorbells. 2K Video Doorbell with HomeBase (small) Big brands like Ring, Nest, and Arlo have dominated the smart doorbell ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Trends, Cameras, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Hdr, Alexa, Homebase, WDR, Amazon Alexa, Arlo, Simon Hill, Tech Insider, Eufy


This is the best video doorbell you can buy that doesn't require a subscription

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Simon Hill/Insider The Eufy 2K Video Doorbell offers local storage for video and no hidden costs lurk here.With the ability to capture high-resolution video, this doorbell boasts excellent picture clarity.You can find this doorbell and some alternatives in our guide to the best smart doorbells. 2K Video Doorbell with HomeBase (small) Big brands like Ring, Nest, and Arlo have dominated the smart doorbell ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Trends, Cameras, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Hdr, Alexa, Homebase, WDR, Amazon Alexa, Arlo, Simon Hill, Tech Insider, Eufy


Eufy makes an affordable video doorbell that doesn't require a subscription, which saves you even more money

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Simon Hill/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The Eufy 2K Video Doorbell offers local storage for video and no hidden costs lurk here.With the ability to capture high-resolution video, this doorbell boasts excellent picture clarity.You can find this doorbell and some alternatives in our guide to the best smart doorbells. 2K Video Doorbell with HomeBase (small) Big brands like Ring, Nest, and Arl...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Trends, Cameras, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Hdr, Alexa, Homebase, WDR, Amazon Alexa, Arlo, Simon Hill, Tech Insider, Eufy


Polish Amazon has launched. What does it offer Polish customers on the first day of sales?

On Amazon.pl you can buy cosmetics, food products, well-known Amazon devices such as Amazon Echo or Kindle, and millions of other products. The company emphasizes that the Polish version of the platform is also used by well-known Polish companies such as Zelmer or Gerlach. Shopping can be done both via web browsers and the Amazon Shopping app. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a differe...
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Thursday's Best Deals: 48-Pack Batteries, M1 MacBooks and Mac Mini, JACHS NY Pants, Cold-Press Juicer, Exfoliating Foot Peel, Dark Souls Board Game, and More

Nanfu AA and AAA battery 48-packs and Apple’s new M1 MacBooks and Mac Mini lead Thursday’s best deals.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Amazon, Ipad, Echo, Technology, Asus, Disney, Samsung, Siri, Best Buy, Dave, Cuisinart, Chromebook, Computing


Volara, GuestHub Integration to Streamline Guest Requests on Voice Command

Volara, the voice hub for the hotel industry, has partnered with GuestHub to streamline interactions between hotel staff and guests without need for personal interaction. The GuestHub guest-experience management solution captures and routes guests' requests and facilitates other service tasks. Guests can speak service requests to an in-room Volara-powered Google Nest Hub or an Amazon Echo voice assistant to avoid physical contact with staff or other in-room equipment (such as the bedside ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon Echo, Voice Command, Volara, Google Nest Hub, GuestHub


The best smart speakers for 2021

Smart speakers are super popular right now, in part because of Amazon and Google's very low prices. But before you buy, check out the best smart speakers.
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Cortana, Trends, Home Theater, Smart Home, Best Of, Amazon Echo, Buying Guides, Google Assistant, Best Of Everything, Smart Speakers, Best Of Tier 1, Tier 4


The best speaker deals - save $20 on Amazon's Echo smart speaker

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Matt Monath Photography for Business Insider Speakers with good performance can be pricey, but they often go on sale.We've compiled all the best speaker deals for February 2021.Right now, you can buy an Amazon Echo for $80 - that's 20% off its full price. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Great speakers can make listening to music far more enjoyable - and speakers have been getting a whole lot bet...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, TV, Audio, Speakers, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Tech, Features, Tech Deals, Home Theater, Amazon Echo, Soundbars, Alexa


The 7 best smart speakers of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Smart speakers can play music, answer questions, control a variety of smart home devices, and more. Whether you prefer Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri, there are several good options available.With a single question or command, you can access a wealth of resources, thanks to smart speakers. They let you listen to streaming music or podcasts, get the latest news, check the weather, and even find homework help. Smart speakers also give you a means of controlling...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Home, Spotify, Trends, Siri, Tech, Features, Pandora, Buying Guide, Logitech, Speaker, Ai, Smart Home


3 must-know voice search tips for SEO

If you’re still using your SEO strategy from five (or more) years ago, you’re probably in dire need of voice search tips. In just the last few years, voice search has blown up. According to Google, “ 27 per cent of the global online population is using voice search on mobile. “ Devices like Google Nest and Amazon Echo aren’t just good for calling friends, or scaring the crap out of you by randomly blasting “If You Leave Me Now” by Chicago (what, just me?). Believe it or not, voice search ...
Tags: Google, Marketing, Siri, Chicago, Amazon Echo, Calgary, Alexa, Don, Hoth, Google Nest


Amazon Is Reportedly Developing a Wall-Mounted Echo to Control Your Smart Home

If you’ve ever wished your Echo device was a control panel, well, good news: Amazon’s Lab126 hardware division is purportedly designing a wall-mounted Echo that can control your smart home and media, as well as host video chats. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Technology, Home Automation, Computing, Gadget, Amazon Echo, Science and Technology, Smart Lock, Smart Speakers, Amazon Echo Show, Microsoft Gadgets


Amazon debuted a new Super Bowl ad starring Michael B. Jordan, and it's a parody of the traditional notion of a 'smart assistant'

Michael B. Jordan. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for HFA Michael B. Jordan stars in Amazon's Super Bowl ad promoting Alexa.  The ad, titled "Alexa's New Body," features Jordan filling in for the Echo smart speaker. Past Amazon Super Bowl commercials have featured Alec Baldwin, Cardi B, and Ellen DeGeneres. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon is continuing its annual tradition of airing a star-studded commercial during the Super Bowl. But this year, it's taking a ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Advertising, US, Trends, Super Bowl Ads, Miami Dolphins, Jordan, Gordon Ramsay, Jeff Bezos, Fast Company, Portia De Rossi, Alec Baldwin, Amazon Echo, Ellen Degeneres, Anthony Hopkins


Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO. Here's how he built Amazon into a $1.56 trillion company and became the world's richest person.

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. David Ryder/Getty Images After 27 years, Jeff Bezos announced he is stepping down as CEO of Amazon on Tuesday. Bezos launched Amazon in 1995. The company has since grown to one of the most valuable, powerful companies on the planet with a market value of $1.56 trillion.  Bezos has gone from a New York hedge-funder to the richest man in the world, but in the process, he's weathered a high-profile divorce and hacking scandal, faced antitrust scrutiny from l...
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The best Bluetooth speakers of 2021

Bluetooth speakers come in all shapes, sizes, and price ranges. The Sonos Move is our top pick because it has excellent sound quality, offers voice control, and you can move it around your home.See also: The best speaker deals available right now Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A great listening experience for all your favorite music services shouldn't be limited by pesky wires, and while the days of carrying around a boom box on your shoulder are by and large over, you can still get a great ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Echo, Bluetooth, Speakers, Trends, Siri, Tech, Features, Buying Guide, Bluetooth Speaker, Sonos, Bose, Amazon Echo, Cnet


Amazon says government demands for user data spiked by 800% in 2020

New transparency figures released by Amazon show the company responded to a record number of government data demands in the last six months of 2020. The new figures land in the company’s bi-annual transparency report published to Amazon’s website over the weekend. Amazon said it processed 27,664 government demands for user data in the last six months of 2020, up from 3,222 data demands in the first six months of the year, an increase of close to 800%. That user data includes shopping searches an...
Tags: Amazon, Security, Transparency, Technology, Germany, Articles, Tech, Spokesperson, Spain, United States, Italy, Computing, Amazon Echo, Amazon Web Services, Transparency Report, Ring


The best Amazon Echo smart speakers and smart displays of 2021

Amazon's Echo devices combine reliable Alexa capabilities and easy-to-use smart-home features.The fourth-generation Echo is Amazon's best smart speaker, with good audio quality and a new design.Echo devices vary in size and price, but all have built-in support for Alexa, Amazon's digital assistant platform. Alexa generally works the same across these speakers, but some devices have screens and some boast better audio quality than others. Alexa's capabilities have significantly improved since its...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Echo, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Hulu, Amazon Echo, Zigbee, Alexa, Echo Amazon, Alexa Amazon, Tech Insider, Smart Speaker, Lisa Eadicicco


How to set up an Amazon Alexa voice profile

Echo devices now come with the ability to set up unique voice profiles so Alexa knows it's you and can personalize services. Here's how to set them up easily.
Tags: Trends, How-to, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Voice Recognition, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Amazon Echo Dot, Amazon Echo Show, Amazon Echo Plus, Voice Profile, Tier 4


The best HomeKit devices of 2021

HomeKit is Apple's smart-home platform; it's approved every device labeled "Works with HomeKit."HomeKit devices should be easy to configure and control with Apple devices.These are the best HomeKit devices based on our testing and in-depth research.If you use an iPhone, then Apple's HomeKit is the ideal ecosystem to base your smart home around. Platforms like Apple HomeKit are designed to simplify the smart home by enabling you to configure and control all of your smart home devices from the Hom...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Siri, Tech, Features, Buying Guide, Logitech, Smart Home, Philips, Sonos, Philips Hue, Amazon Echo, Homekit


Alexa Can Now Bark Like a Dog to Scare People Away When You're Not at Home

You typically use Amazon’s Alexa to play music, provide weather forecasts, and respond to other household requests. But Alexa just got a somewhat unusual new skill: the ability to bark like a dog.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Publishing, Science, Computing, Amazon Echo, Alexa, World Wide Web, Ring, Amazon Alexa, Smart Speakers, Amazon Echo Show, Entertainment_culture






33 incredibly useful products we swear by - from a $7 laptop stand to Starbucks instant coffee

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Pictured: The Cucisina Citrus Press, $8 on Amazon. Amazon Insider Reviews tests a lot of products each year, so when something stands out, we take note. There's nothing we love more than a random product that turns out to be incredibly practical. From a lemon juicer to a utility cart, these are the most useful products we've tried so far. The Insider Reviews team has tested out a lot of products ove...
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Today's best online deals: Yamaha soundbar, Apple Watch Series 5, and Orolay Thickened Down jacket

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Yamaha Every day, we round up the 5 best deals and bargains available on tech, home goods, fashion, and more. We've sorted this list with the latest deals first. The prices and discounts are accurate at the time of publication but are subject to change without warning. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out the best online deals and sales happening now and Business Insider Coupon...
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How to use Alexa Care Hub to help monitor and contact older relatives or friends

Alexa Care Hub helps you stay in touch with and care remotely for the older people in your life. Six_Characters/Getty Images To use Alexa Care Hub, create a Care Hub invitation for the other person (either a caregiver or family member) from the "More" menu in the Alexa app and follow the setup instructions. After it's configured, you can monitor Alexa activity, drop in and message the family member, and configure Care Hub Settings from the Alexa Care Hub entry in the "More" menu of the Ale...
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Today’s best tech deals: Logitech mice, Ring Fit Adventure, and more (ars technica)

Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster roundup includes a rare $10 discount on the gray version of Logitech's MX Master 3, which we consider the best wireless mouse for most people for offering a comfortable design and genuinely useful productivity features. Also available for $10 off is Ring Fit Adventure, the popular Nintendo Switch fitness game that doubles as a nifty lite RPG. Beyond that, we also have discounts on recommended gear like Eufy's Indoor Cam 2K and the Apple Watch S...
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Jeff Bezos just turned 57. Here's how he built Amazon into a $1.56 trillion company and became the world's richest person.

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is turning 57 on Tuesday. Bezos launched Amazon in 1995. The company has since grown to one of the most valuable, powerful companies on the planet with a market value of $1.56 trillion.  Bezos has gone from a New York hedge-funder to the richest man in the world, but in the process, he's weathered a high-profile divorce and hacking scandal, faced antitrust scrutiny from lawmakers, and everything in between.  ...
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These $50 Clip-On Speakers Let You Turn Any Pair of Glasses Into Earbuds

Everyone seems desperate to strap a pair of smart glasses to their faces (or at least tech companies seem desperate to sell us on this solution), but the closest we’ve got to that right now are the $200 Bose Frames or the $250 Amazon Echo frames. The problem is they only deliver audio. That’s a lot to pay for a…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Audio, Speakers, Tech, Headphones, Amazon Echo, Consumer Tech, CES 2021, JLab Audio, Jbuds