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Snag a 43" 4K smart Toshiba Fire TV for just $200, an all-time low (40% off MSRP)

We found a particularly tempting TV sale this Sunday $200 for a Toshiba 43" Fire TV. With HDR support, this 4K LED TV is a Fire TV Edition device, so you can bark commands across the living room.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick now includes updated Alexa Voice Remote

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is already a good deal, but today it's getting even better. The retailer has decided to start bundling the improved Alexa Voice Remote with the HDMI streaming dongle, and the price remains at $39.99. If you want to purchase that remote for your existing Fire TV, it's 50% cheaper as a standalone purchase.

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This Google Home and Amazon Echo hack lets you change your voice AI hotword — but it's far from elegant

Google and Amazon are both constantly improving the capabilities of their voice AIs, but there are some issues that tech giants have little incentive to fix. For instance, from a branding standpoint it makes no sense to let people change their assistant hotword from "Okay Google" or "Alexa" to anything else - even if that's what users want (and it definitely, definitely is). It's this consumer desire, along with the issue of user privacy, that prompted designers Bjørn Karmann and Tore Knudsen to create a Google Home/Amazon Echo hack called Project Alias.

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Aukey's multi-port chargers are on sale for as little as $7 with Amazon coupon codes

If the plugs at your house are getting overloaded, it might be time to grab some multi-port chargers. Conveniently, Aukey is offering coupon codes through Amazon that'll allow you to grab a few chargers for home and vehicle without losing too much of your post-holiday bank balance.

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Samsung's mid-range Galaxy M will be the company's first notched phone

Samsung, like many other manufacturers, has been struggling with profits a bit as the smartphone market continues to stagnate. To remain competitive and appeal to millennials, its latest tactic is to introduce new features to mid-range devices first, before they reach premium handsets - a reversal of common practice in the mobile industry. The company's new Galaxy M series (now being teased on Amazon) is a prime example.

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Echo Dot Kids Edition is down to $40 ($30 off)

If you've considered getting a smart speaker for an area your kids spend time in but you're worried they might break it, the Echo Dot Kids Edition should be up your alley. It's a regular Echo Dot, but with some additional features to make it extra kid-friendly. It's normally a steep $69.99, but it's currently on sale for $39.99.

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Get an Amazon Echo Input for $20 ($15 off) and add Alexa smarts to your dumb speakers

Smart speakers have exploded over the past couple of years, and for good reason. In addition to helping out with certain tasks, they're a convenient way to consume audio media. You probably have some dumb speakers around that you're not quite ready to let go of, though, and the Echo Input can help you squeeze more life out of them. Normally $34.99, it's currently on sale for $19.99.

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Every product with Amazon Alexa announced at CES 2019

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This was a massive year for Google Assistant announcements at CES, but Amazon Alexa had its fair share of new integrations as well - often debuting in the same product. There were so many new Alexa integrations, in fact, that the best way to comprehensively cover them is one big roundup. 

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Amazon is reportedly developing its own game-streaming platform

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IMDb Freedive is Amazon's new ad-supported streaming service

There have been rumors for years that Amazon is planning a free version of its Prime Video streaming service, funded by advertisements. Today, the company did announce an ad-supported streaming platform, but it's not what you were expecting — it's 'IMDb Freedive.'

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