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General knowledge- How to Jailbreak a Fire Stick

Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. Read more. So, you’ve got a new Amazon Fire Stick. It’s ready for you to enjoy Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Netflix, and more. But what if you want to install other apps on it? To do that, you’ll need …

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General knowledge- You Can Now Play Podcasts on Your Echo Using Alexa

It has just got much easier to listen to podcasts on your Amazon Echo. This is because you can now ask Alexa to play a podcast from either Apple Podcasts or Spotify. So there’s now no excuse not to start listening to podcasts. Unless you find them boring, obviously. Podcasts Have Entered the Mainstream While …

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General knowledge- 11 Audible Insider Tips to Get the Most Out of Audible

If you’re a fan of audiobooks, Audible is tough to beat. With a huge selection of books, some great perks, and apps that let you listen anywhere and everywhere, it’s the go-to choice for people who listen to audiobooks. However, as good as Audible is, there are some Audible tips and tricks you need to …

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General knowledge- Amazon Alexa Can Now Express More Emotions

Alexa is getting more emotional, with Amazon enabling its virtual assistant to express more emotions. Going forward, Alexa will be able to use different speaking styles, and express both excitement and disappointment, depending on the context. Virtual Assistants Don’t Have to Sound Robotic We have got used to hearing virtual assistants speaking with robotic voices. …

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General knowledge- 10 Gift Ideas for the Science Fiction Fan in Your Life

When it’s time to find a gift for any science fiction fan, the task might be harder than it seems—especially if you aren’t invested in the genre yourself. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. Here are several great gift ideas for any science fiction fan in your life. The 2001 File: Harry Lange and …

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General knowledge- Amazon Music Is Now Free on Your Smartphone

Amazon has expanded its free Amazon Music tier to more devices. Amazon Music was previously only available for free to customers using Echo devices. However, the ad-supported Amazon Music tier Amazon Music Is Now Free for Amazon Echo Owners Amazon Music Is Now Free for Amazon Echo Owners If you own an Alexa-enabled device such …

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General knowledge- How to Make Sure Your Black Friday Deal Is a Massive Bargain

Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise to give you the biggest discounts across the entire shopping year. There are, without doubt, attractive discounts. But at times, you might feel like the discounts aren’t quite what they could be. Black Friday deals can feel overwhelming. Here are several tips you need to make sure you bag …

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General knowledge- Spotify for Kids, Chromebook Parental Controls, Increase iPhone Storage

Want to know more about the Spotify Kids app, how to keep your children safe online using a Chromebook, or find more space on your iPhone or iPad? The Really Useful Podcast is here to help you with these points and more. Hosts Christian Cawley and Gavin Phillips walk you through everything you want to …

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General knowledge- Amazon Fresh Is Now Free on Amazon Prime

Amazon Fresh is now free for Amazon Prime members. Amazon Fresh formerly cost $14.99/month on top of the price of a Prime membership, but it’s now included as an Amazon Prime benefit. Which means Prime members can get groceries delivered for free. What Is Amazon Fresh? Amazon Fresh is Amazon’s delivery service for groceries. Customers …

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General knowledge- How to Return an Item on Amazon and Get Your Money Back

Sometimes it can be tricky to return items that you bought online. Unlike physical shops, there are lots of extra things you need to contend with—shipping costs, packaging, different addresses, even customs checks. If you want to return an item on Amazon, there are several different things you need to be aware of. Furthermore, the …

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