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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

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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

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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

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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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