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15 free Alexa skills that can make your life easier - and make the Amazon Echo more useful

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Amazon works behind the scenes to improve Alexa's capabilities on a weekly basis, but best way to unlock your Echo's true potential is enabling third-party skills.
These skills can hook into tech and services you already use and let you access the information you want - news from your favorite publication, or information about your day's fitness activities - just with your voice.
Enabling a skill only takes one click, and it...
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The best roach killer and traps you can buy

The best roach killer and traps you can buy

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The Insider Pick:
Any cockroaches that stay outside in nature are OK in my book and should have nothing to fear from humans. Any roaches that break the trust and come into our homes, however, need to die.
Our top pick to render said bugs dead is the Combat Max 12-Month Roach Killing Bait because, as the name suggests, its lethality starts on day one and lasts for a year.
You've probably heard cockroaches described as the ultimate...
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Meet Remi, the $100 monitor, alarm clock, and sleep trainer for babies and toddlers all in one - here's what it's like to use it

Meet Remi, the $100 monitor, alarm clock, and sleep trainer for babies and toddlers all in one - here's what it's like to use it

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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REMI is designed to look cute and comforting, so kids of all ages will welcome the proximity of this combined monitor, clock, speaker, night light, and sleep tracker device.
The hardware works with a smartphone app that gives parents control over multiple features and lets them track multiple data sets.
REMI is suitable for use starting with newborns and may well remain in service until well after your child's 10th...
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What it's like to use Furbo, the $199 dog camera that lets you remotely play with your pets and toss them treats

What it's like to use Furbo, the $199 dog camera that lets you remotely play with your pets and toss them treats

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Furbo
Modern technology has changed the way we live, and in many ways, it has made life easier. In today's day and age, there is a smartphone application for everything. You can use an app to track your daily calorie intake, to shop for clothing or groceries, and to communicate with people all over the world. See the rest of the story at Business Insider See Also: The best aftershave you can buy 28 amazing home products we found...
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Welcome to Georgia

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What it's like to use the Anova Nano, a $100 sous vide machine that's...

What it's like to use the Anova Nano, a $100 sous vide machine that's designed to cook restaurant-quality meals at home

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Saudi Fund in Talks to Invest Over a Billion Dollars In Tesla Rival

Saudi Fund in Talks to Invest Over a Billion Dollars In Tesla Rival

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Why Tesla's autonomous division is underrated

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Making a Cayman Into a Rally Car Is The Best Thing Porsche Has Done in Years

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A new Porsche race car is hardly news when it goes to the track. They have to do absurd things like break 35-year-old Nürburgring records to get our attention. Now, when a... Read more ...

Department stores see digital promise, mixed Q2 results

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Ronda Rousey was a 'woman possessed' as she meditated in the ring, dropped...

Ronda Rousey was a 'woman possessed' as she meditated in the ring, dropped SummerSlam opponent Alexa Bliss on her neck, and won her first ever WWE title

WWE / YouTube Ronda Rousey looked like "a woman possessed" as she bulldozed through Alexa Bliss at the SummerSlam event on Sunday. Rousey meditated, slammed Bliss on her neck... Read more ...

An Exclusive Culinary Event at Four Seasons Hotel Doha Hosted by Chef Nobu

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GoAir announces operation of special flights to Trivandrum

GoAir announces operation of special flights to Trivandrum

Due the closure of Cochin Airport and the current floods in Kolkata GoAir will be operating special flights to and from Trivandrum Airport commencing 20 th August, 2018. These... Read more ...

The world's biggest shipping company warns Trump's trade war will hurt...

The world's biggest shipping company warns Trump's trade war will hurt America more than anyone else

Reuters CEO of Maersk, the world's largest shipping company, warns the impact of President Donald Trump's trade war will be bigger in the US than anywhere else. It could knock... Read more ...

Leading MeToo figure Asia Argento accused of sexually assaulting a...

Leading MeToo figure Asia Argento accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old actor and paying him off

Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Kering Asia Argento allegedly sexually assaulted actor Jimmy Bennett and quietly arranged to pay him off so he wouldn't sue her, The... Read more ...