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Trouble hearing Alexa? The new Adaptive Volume setting can help

Alexa’s voice can have a tough time cutting through the noise of a dishwasher or loud conversation, and that’s where the Adaptive Volume setting comes in.
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Ben has been writing about technology and consumer electronics for more than 20 years. A PCWorld contributor since 2014, Ben joined TechHive in 2019, where he covers smart speakers, soundbars, and other smart and home-theater devices.