How parents can avoid this nightmare scenario: 'Alexa, order me a dollhouse'
Amazon Echo and Google Home can make you feel like you’ve stumbled across a genie: say what you want and, like magic, it appears on your doorstep. That’s both cool and convenient — until it isn’t.
And as the incident earlier this year where a 6-year-old girl ordered a $170 dollhouse and four pounds of cookies demonstrates, it often isn’t.
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Kids are ingenious little creatures. Soon they’ll realize getting Nintendo Switch accessories or a hot pizza delivered no longer necessitates kicking and screaming. Instead, just ask Alexa