DEAL: 3-Pack of USB Type-C to Micro USB Adapters is Just $6

Most phones come equipped with a USB Type-C port these days, so that means the included charger in the box will take care of your charging needs for the most part. But let’s say you have a bunch of old chargers lying around that you’d like to get some use out of except they are microUSB. What would you do? Use USB Type-C adapters of course!

Amazon has dozens of these little guys up for purchase. We’ve highlighted two options below, one that is a 3-pack of Type-C to microUSB for just $5.99, and another that is a 2-pack for $6.99(more…)

Amazon’s New Alexa-Powered Devices Could Act as a Home Intercom System

If Amazon has their way, devices like the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot will become the ultimate home communication system of the future. According to a report out of Recode, Amazon is not only working on new Alexa-powered devices that should be able to make phone calls, they’d like multiple units throughout a house to act as an intercom system as well. Their report is based on multiple sources, who expect new Alexa devices in the coming months.  (more…)

DEAL: Spend $50 at Amazon Today, Get $8.62 Off With Code

For the 2nd year in a row, Amazon ranked #1 in a poll about their corporate reputation. Normally, we don’t care about stuff like this, but when that ranking turns into a discount for you, we are happy to acknowledge the accomplishment. Good job, Amazon.

OK, so that ranking has Amazon in the rewarding mood, which means a discount on any order you place today over $50. The discount is $8.62, which is Amazon thanking customers for their record 86.27 rating in the Harris Poll I mentioned above. Cool, right?

In order to get the discount, simply enter in “BIGTHANKS” at checkout. That’s it. Now, go shopping.

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Plex Can Now be Controlled Through Amazon Alexa

Plex, the personal media collection service that allows you to stream your movie, music, and photo collections from anywhere, received integration with Amazon’s Alexa today. Thanks to new voice controls through an Echo, Echo Dot, or other Alexa-supported device, your Plex experience is ready to step into the future.

To get setup, you’ll need to enable the Plex skill, which you can do through the Amazon Alexa app on your phone. Once done, you can then ask Alexa to open Plex and get to streaming.  (more…)