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Show off your Halloween shopping skills & you could win a $100 gift card!

Our friends at Thrifter are holding a Halloween contest. They challenge you to create the coolest, thriftiest Halloween ever this year. Show them how you decorate your home or dress up for trick-or-treating, all while saving money. Repurposing common items … Continue reading

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The Note 8 made me feel better about my terrible painting skills

The Note 8′s Coloring app is one of the best reasons to use the improved S Pen. Back in college, I was working as a bank teller between classes and needed an outlet. I didn’t want to drink more than … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Amazon forge unlikely alliance to bring Cortana and Alexa skills together

Starting later this year, Amazon Echo users will be able to talk to Cortana through Alexa, with Microsoft’s voice assistant also supporting its arch-rival. The post Microsoft and Amazon forge unlikely alliance to bring Cortana and Alexa skills together appeared … Continue reading

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How to enable and disable Alexa skills

How do you make your Amazon Echo do stuff? You’ve got to have skills! Alexa is the beating heart of the Amazon Echo and the platform upon which all of its abilities are based. Think of it like an operating … Continue reading

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Amazon Echo and Google Home could soon gain phone calling skills

As if landlines weren’t dead enough already, and smart speakers popular enough, voice calling might become a Google Home and Amazon Echo thing this year. The post Amazon Echo and Google Home could soon gain phone calling skills appeared first … Continue reading

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