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How to get the most from Amazon Alexa in Canada

“Alexa, play O, Canada!” Amazon hasn’t officially brought its Echo speakers to Canada yet, but that hasn’t start eager early adopters from getting their hands on them. The good news is you can set it up to work in Canada, although it takes a bit of work to do so, including manually downloading the Alexa app and tweaking some settings in your Amazon account. But once you’ve got things set up, you’ll be able to enjoy the full benefits of having Alexa at your beck and call. Setting up Alexa…

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Top 7 things to know about Google Home in Canada

Google Home is the first smart assistant in Canada, and it’s a big deal. Here’s what you need to know. Google Home is now available in Canada, and it’s the first voice assistant-powered speaker to make the trip north (despite years of secret Amazon Echo smuggling). Available for $179, the diminutive speaker is terrifically cute and extremely useful, but there are a few differences between it and the U.S. or international versions that you’ll want to know about. It sounds pretty great I’ve a Google Home and an illegal Amazon…

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Google Home coming to Canada June 26, some pre-orders get a free Chromecast

“OK Google… when the heck are you coming to Canada?!” Update, June 23: If you’re looking for a Google Home deal in Canada, Best Buy is offering a free Chromecast with every pre-order until June 25. The product is coming out June 26. Google Home has been out in the United States since November, it’s been out in England since spring, and Google promised to bring it to five more countries, including Canada, with the ever-vague “this summer”, but not concrete release date. Well, we’ve got that release date, and…

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