How to Move Your Photos From Flickr to Another Service 

Flickr isn’t going away, but a lot of your photos will be if you don’t follow its new limitations: 1,000 photos, period. These photos can be any size you want, but you only get a thousand of them. The era of the free terabyte of Flickr storage is coming to an end.

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How to Opt Out of Amazon’s Print Holiday Catalog

Amazon wants to fill the Toys R’ Us-shaped hole in our hearts with an old fashioned print holiday catalog, much like the recently closed toy store’s “Big Book of Toys.” Amazon’s catalog, which The Verge said will be called “A Holiday of Play,” hopes to reimagine the Black Friday gift guide by adding QR codes next to…

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How to Get Amazon Add-On Items Without Paying $25

Every now and then, I find myself needing an Amazon add-on item, and only an add-on item, which puts me in a bit of a shopping struggle.

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The Most Important Hardware Announcements from Today’s Amazon Event

Amazon, wanting everything and anything you do to have Alexa integrated into it, announced a smorgasbord of new stuff today. Some of it is interesting; some of it is just an update of the same smarthome gear you already have. (Also interesting, don’t get me wrong, but you probably aren’t likely to buy a new Echo Dot…

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How to Use Amazon Echo as Your Home Security System

If you’re renting, you may not be able to install a traditional wired security system—and if you live in a small space, you probably won’t need to. Instead, consider building your own security system piecemeal with an Amazon Echo device as the brains of the operation. Amazon’s Alexa integrates with literally thousands…

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Google One Is Now Open for Everyone, But Is It a Good Deal?

Google launched its new “Google One” cloud storage plans back in May and started rolling its paid storage customers over to the new service. Today, Google is opening up Google One for new U.S. customers. Here’s what you get and how Google’s new cloud storage offerings stack up against the competition.

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How to Order Your Whole Foods Groceries for Pick Up (If You’re an Amazon Prime Member) 

If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you may be able to buy groceries at Whole Foods without actually having to wander the aisles of Whole Foods, which we all know to be a dangerous excursion (“How did I spend 32 dollars on cheese dip?”). Today, Amazon announced the launch of grocery pickup, which has rolled out in…

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Alexa Can Now ‘Get Back to You On That’

Given that asking for facts is the most commonly-used feature of smart speakers like Amazon Echo, Alexa users are probably familiar with the phrase “I’m sorry, I don’t know that.”

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Deter Would-Be Burglars With This Alexa Skill Written By Former SNL Writers

Growing up, my mom would always turn on NPR when we would leave the house. Her idea was that if a potential burglar was scoping out the place they would hear the radio and either think the speakers were in the house, or at the very least think there was someone at home listening to the broadcast. I’m not sure how…

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Track Your Online Spending at the Sites Where You Shop

Impulse buying is a thing, and we’re all guilty of it from time to time. Sometimes, if you’re feeling a little down, it feels good to place an order for that little thing you’ve been meaning to buy, but never quite got around to picking up. Or maybe you see a deal for something you’ve been eyeing and figure, “Eh,…

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