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How to identify fake Amazon reviews

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I buy stuff from Amazon all the time. A lot of my purchases are things I already know about because I’ve bought them before. But sometimes I’m buying something new, comparing prices, maybe comparing different models of the same item, trying to decide which would be best to buy. It’s great that most Amazon products […] Read more »

Alexa stores your voice recordings

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It’s great to be able to speak into your device, such as the Amazon Echo or Echo Dot to get some information. But did you know, every one of those voice commands is stored by Amazon? You might find it handy to know how to delete that history.   How to VIEW your Alexa […] Read more »

New Amazon scam to watch out for

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Everyone knows to be careful of scammers when shopping on Craigslist (actually everyone doesn’t know that, but they should). And lots of people are aware of potential scams on eBay, since just about anyone can sign up as an eBay seller. But Amazon – now that’s a place with a great reputation for excellent customer […] Read more »

Get notified about Amazon price drops

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Did you know that prices on Amazon products fluctuate?  Sometimes certain product prices fluctuate a lot.  How do you know if you are buying a particular item at the lowest price?  By using 3 camels, of course. Don’t ask how they came up with this name because I don’t know.  I couldn’t find any […] Read more »

Copy a file from computer to Kindle or smartphone with one click

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Sometimes I have a file on my computer, and it would be a lot more convenient if I could read it on my Kindle.  I like to read before going to sleep, and my Kindle Fire is perfect for that.  So I might download an e-book or some type of PDF file that is of […] Read more »

352,235 Kindle books for borrowing… if you can find them

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Chances are you already own a Kindle.  If you don’t, what are you waiting for?  It gives you such easy access to books – roughly 2 million of them available to purchase from Amazon’s inventory.  If it’s 10 pm and you’re about to go to bed, and you wish you had something to read, just […] Read more »