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How To Stop Your Roommates From Messing With Your Amazon Echo

How To Stop Your Roommates From Messing With Your Amazon Echo

I first realised something was wrong when I started getting reminders on my iPhone about upcoming appointments at 9 p.m.—not a time I’m typically booked with something to do. And then there were the subjects of the appointments themselves: “Check for herpes,” said one. The second? A reminder to try…

How To Keep Your Amazon Echo From Sending Your Conversations To Your Contacts

How To Keep Your Amazon Echo From Sending Your Conversations To Your Contacts

The Internet was abuzz recently following a report that a Portland, Oregon family’s Amazon Echo allegedly recorded a “private conversation” and sent it to a “random stranger.” That sounds a lot more sinister than what actually happened and, thankfully, there’s a trick you can do to ensure this doesn’t happen…