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Amazon Dash Wand with Alexa: Should you buy it?

Alexa is a fridge magnet now? Alright, cool. Amazon’s Dash Wand, the glossy stick aimed at making shopping on Amazon Fresh a little more convenient, now has Alexa support added. Among other things, this makes the Dash Wand the cheapest Alexa-enabled product you can buy at only $20. Before you go pulling out the wallet, there are a few things you need to know about the features and limitations of this superpowered fridge magnet. I’ve been using my Dash Wand for a week now, and this is what I’ve found….

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How to stop Alexa from buying things

These tips will make sure Alexa isn’t purchasing something when you don’t want it to. Alexa can make your life easier in dozens of different ways, including ordering items off of Amazon for you. However, just because you’re asking about something doesn’t mean you actually want to purchase it. Since voice ordering is turned on by default when you set up your Amazon Echo, you may want to know how to add security when making purchases, or turn off voice purchasing entirely. You can do it all right from the…

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How to track what’s being said to Alexa with the history feature

Alexa history automatically saves your conversations; here’s how to review them. Alexa, the Amazon Echo’s virtual assistant, learns about you as you interact with her, and part of the reason she’s able to do this is that she records all of your conversations. The history is where all of these conversations are stored and where you can delete conversations you don’t want Alexa to learn from. It’s located right in your settings and we have the details for you here! How to view Alexa’s history How to delete a conversation…

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How to use Alexa for sports updates

Alexa can make sure you always know the score of the big games! If you’re a sports fan, then it can be difficult at times to keep track of the score for all of your favorite teams. With Alexa, you can program in your favorite teams and get updates by simply asking her for sports updates. You can add multiple teams too, so you’ll never miss a score again. We’ve got all the details here! Alexa can give you sports updates With Alexa, you can stay up to date on…

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How to add a user to your Alexa Household

Share your Amazon content with your special someone with Alexa Household. Household profiles are an option that you can use on Alexa to share certain Amazon content and purchases with another user. This means that you and your sweetie can share your Audiobooks, Music, Lists within Alexa, and plenty more. We’ve got all the details for you here! What is an Alexa Household? By using Alexa Households, you can ensure that no matter which of you buys the new Stephen King audiobook, you’ll both be able to listen. When you…

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How to use Alexa for traffic updates

Nobody wants to get stuck in traffic, and Alexa can help. Traffic is the bane of existence for anyone who’s ever been late to a meeting because of gridlock. While you can use your phone, the radio, or the internet to check on traffic before heading out of the house, you can also ask Alexa. She’ll let you know what your commute looks like; all you need to do is let her know where you’re going. Alexa can let you know about traffic From within the Alexa app on your…

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