7 Alexa Features You Need To Turn OFF Right NOW

Alexa is consistently getting smarter. Plenty of hidden perks will improve your experience, and Alexa’s third-party skills add even more. But for all the cool new games and smart home integrations, there are also features that make Alexa not so smart. Yes, turning off certain features can make using your Amazon Echo speakers and displays safer and better than before.

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Congress Wants to See All of Ring’s Law Enforcement Agreements

Lawmakers want to understand Ring’s relationship with the police Why This Matters: The Committee on Oversight and Reform’s request pits Ring’s narrative of neighborhood safety against the same neighborhood’s inherent right to privacy. What the subcommittee discovers, if Ring complies, could tell us much about what law enforcement knows about hour homes and the activity around them. That information will […]

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How Safe Is Alexa? Learn How to Protect Your Privacy

Amazon Alexa privacy concerns (and what can you do about them) Amazon’s virtual assistant allows you to control your smart home with voice commands, but is Alexa safe to use? Learn about Alexa privacy concerns and how to secure your Alexa device. NOTE:  Information in this article applies to all devices that use the Alexa voice assistant, including the Amazon […]

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