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Fake Alexa setup app fools Apple and iPhone users

Fake Alexa setup app fools Apple and iPhone users

UPS said it expected to convey more than 31 million bundles every day this Christmas season, and envisions the pinnacle season aggregate of around 800 million bundles - a 5 percent expansion contrasted and a year ago's count.

The company said it added "tens of millions" of people who signed up for Prime memberships, both for paid memberships and free trials.

The Seattle-based company says it shipped more than 1 billion Prime items in the US for free, and that best-sellers included Bose QuietComfort Wireless Headphones, L.O.L. Surprise! The last Prime Now delivery on Christmas Eve was made at 11:30pm in Berkeley, California.

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Customers worldwide ordered more items than ever from Amazon this holiday season, the company announced Wednesday.

Millions of items in the USA were shipped with Prime free same-day shipping, Prime free one-day shipping and Prime Now free two-hour delivery.

The company announced Thursday that customers used Alexa to order gifts three times more than past year.

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Amazon's Kids Edition devices did especially well, it says, including Echo Dot Kids Edition and Fire Kids Edition tablets. Apple and Google still have a long way to go before they can catch up to Amazon because Siri and Google Assistant are lacking many features when compared to Alexa. Ring and Blink also sold in record numbers as smarter and safer homes caught consumers' attention.

In terms of best sellers and seasonal trends, the best selling toys included the L.O.L Surprise!

In addition to Bose wireless headphones, top electronics sold include Samsungs Flat 65” 4K UHD 8 Series Smart LED TV, Apple iPad, Wemo Mini Smart Plug and HP Sprocket Photo Paper. Amazon Alexa Advices to "Kill Your Foster Parents" and It Is Not a Technical Glitch This Time! The e-commerce giant had the same news to report about its holiday sales a year ago. Other popular brands bought through Amazon's Prime Wardrobe service, which allows consumers to fill a box with selected items and return anything that they don't want, included PVH Corp.'s Calvin Klein, and Hanesbrands Inc.'s Champion. Amazon gave back during the holidays as well. What he got back from Amazon, however, were thousands of Alexa voice recordings, which was odd considering he didn't own an Alexa device.

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