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Instacart adds new options for grocery delivery during the pandemic

With millions of people staying at home to help slow the spread the coronavirus and COVID-19, grocery delivery services like Instacart, Shipt, Amazon Fresh, Walmart Grocery, and Mercato are under heavy strain. After adding items to your shopping cart, you might find that delivery dates are a week or more away, if there are any […]

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Now you can buy things using Google Assistant

Amazon’s Echo line of products can answer questions, play music, and control your smart home products such as light bulbs, locks, and thermostats. But a big part of the reason Amazon launched its line of devices with the Alexa voice service is because they also make it easy for you to buy things… from Amazon. […]

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Amazon Dash buttons go virtual: order one-click refills from Amazon website

Amazon Dash buttons are tiny buttons that you can use around the home to order refills on things you order regularly, like laundry detergent, trash bags, or snacks. Amazon has been selling Dash buttons to customer for $5 since 2015. But now you don’t need to buy a physical Dash button to use the one-click ordering system […]

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Amazon’s Alexa now lets you order millions of things with your voice

The Alexa voice service that powers Amazon’s Echo and other products lets you do things like ask for news updates or weather forecasts, adjust the temperature on your smart thermostat, play music, or get answers to your questions. Unsurprisingly for an Amazon product, Alexa has also always included a shopping component: ask Alexa to re-order […]

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Netbook accessory guide (or what to buy someone who already has a netbook)

Sure, it’s a bit late to be doing your Christmas shopping today. But many of you might be waking up to a shiny new gift card tomorrow. Or perhaps you’ve got birthdays, anniversary’s or other gift-giving occasions coming up soon. And while there have been a lot of gift guides written over the last few […]

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What recession? Asus ships 700,000 netbooks in September

The state of the netbook is apparently pretty strong. Not only are the tiny laptops taking over the Amazon Sales charts, and hitting the top 10 list at Notebook Review, but they’re generally selling like hotcakes. According to DigiTimes, Asus shipped 1.7 million netbooks in the third quarter of 2008, with 700,000 shipped in September […]