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It's easy to make Alexa's volume louder or softer.

How to make your Alexa speaker’s volume louder or softer in 3 different ways

You can make your Alexa speaker louder or softer using voice controls, the physical buttons or your Echo speaker, or the Alexa app.

The best smart plugs and outlets

A smart outlet adds convenience, safety, and security to your home. These are the best smart plugs and outlets available in 2020.
It's easy to remove devices using the Alexa app.

How to remove a paired device from Alexa, and disconnect it from your smart home setup

You can remove a paired device from an Alexa hub, such as an Amazon Echo, by going through the Alexa app.

‘Alexa, help me’: A nursing home patient begged her Amazon Echo for help dozens of times before dying of COVID-19

The woman's sister found more than 40 recordings on her Echo made in her final days, and decided to publicize them to show the brutality of the virus.

The best budget smart speakers

Smart speakers with digital assistants are a great tool to have in your house. These are the best smart speakers you can buy on a budget.

We compared Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and HomeKit to see which smart home platform is the best — and Alexa wins when it comes to device su...

A smart home ecosystem makes it easy to control multiple devices. We compared Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit to see which is best.
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You can’t change Alexa’s name on your Amazon device, but you can change its ‘wake word’ — here’s how

You can't change Alexa's name on your Amazon speaker, but you can change your speaker's "wake word."
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Your TV could cause an Amazon Echo or Google Home to accidentally listen to you up to 19 times a day, new report shows

Amazon Echo, the Google Home Mini, and other smart speakers could be accidentally triggered up to 19 times per day, according to a new report.
The Amazon Smart Plug can help automate some of your most basic household tasks.

‘What is an Amazon Smart Plug?’: Everything you need to know about Amazon’s outlet that lets you turn devices on with your voice

Devices plugged into an Amazon Smart Plug can be turned on and off using the Alexa app on your smartphone or tablet.
Dave Limp, senior VP of Amazon Devices, made most of the announcements at Amazon's September 20 event

Amazon’s head of devices says the smart home is still ‘too complicated’ — and working with major rivals like Apple and Google ...

Amazon's David Limp says the smart home is still too hard. But working with Apple and Google to create one connectivity standard may be the answer.