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This company is turning FAQs into Amazon Echo skills

People looking for an easier path to integrating with Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant have good news on the horizon. NoHold, a company that builds services for making bots, unveiled a project it’s working on that can turn a document into an Alexa skill.

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Samsung's Connect Home mesh Wi-Fi router comes with a SmartThings Hub built-in

The Samsung Connect Home is a mesh router system and a SmartThings Hub in one.

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Aumeo review: Headphone processor creates smartphone audio specifically tailored to your ears

Aumeo personalizes the sound being output from your smartphone, tailoring each pair of wired earbuds or headphones to the listener’s ears for a richer, fuller sound.

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AI test drive: Is Alexa on your phone as good as it is in your home?

We test Alexa on the iPhone and the Mate 9 to see if the expanded availability can replicate the experience we get on Amazon's devices.

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No, cord cutting will not break the internet

Cable TV defenders dredge up an old, debunked theory to argue the downside of cord-cutting.

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Tested: Microsoft Edge is the only browser to run Netflix in 4K

In 2016, Microsoft Edge was the only major PC browser to run Netflix in 1080p. With the Windows 10 Creators Update, it's now made the jump to 4K.

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tvOS 10.2 may cause third-party streaming apps to stop working

Check for an update for your third-party app before updating the Apple TV.

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Privacy advocates plan to fight Congress' repeal of Internet privacy rules

Privacy advocates haven't given up the fight after the U.S. Congress has voted to allow ISPs to sell customers' browsing histories and other personal information without their permission.

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Ultimate Ears Wonderboom review: Party-friendly 360-degree speaker is now pint-sized and $100

Loud, durable, and affordable, the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom is the ultimate party speaker.

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iHome iSP6 and iSP8 SmartPlug reviews: An easy entree into the smart home

From ease of set up through broad compatibility, including with Apple's HomeKit, these smart plugs hit nearly every mark.

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V-Moda gives you a choice: Use its new Crossfade 2 headphones with or without wires

You get Hi-Res Audio certification with a cable, or aptX Bluetooth decoding without one.

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New Google Home partnerships expand the smart speaker’s footprint in the smart home

Vivint, Wink, and 11 other other brands add ‘OK Google’ to their vocabularies.

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Comcast's live TV streaming service may only be for Xfinity Internet customers

Comcast's Stream is going away in favor of a new service called Xfinity Instant TV, according to reports.

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Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro finally adds 4K video support for local files

You can't use the PlayStation 4 Pro to play UHD Blu-ray, but if you have any locally saved 4K files you can watch them on Sony's console.

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Netgear expands its Orbi Wi-Fi system into a product family, adding two less-expensive models

For one SKU, the router manufacturer shrunk its satellite to fit a wall plug.