Amazon Alexa posts

Alexa, Meet Spotify. A guide made for you

November 10th, 2019 by

Spotify is what I use in my home (Alongside Streaming/broadcasting via YouTube), Alexa and Spotify actually work really well together, especially if you have Spotify Premium. What the light colors on your Amazon Echo’s ring mean Alexa won’t delete all your Amazon Echo data. Here’s the best you can do Alexa, will automatically try and

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What the light colors on your Amazon Echo’s ring mean

November 9th, 2019 by

Alexa constantly updates which bring newer light colors, keeping up to date with this can be frustrating, but this is my own little ‘notes’ blog post on what each of the mean. Can I use the Raspberry Pi with Alexa? Alexa’s Preferred Speaker Setup The light rings can pulse, flash and circle, each one with

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Can I use the Raspberry Pi with Alexa?

November 3rd, 2019 by

Simply put, yes, you can use Raspbian OS to Control Alexa and it’s quite easy to set up. We’ll tackle that in this guide and hopefully, this will give you some insight into making your own fancy Smart AI. How to use Alexa for Android Funny things to ask / do with Alexa Difficulty: 3/5

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What Amazon Black Friday Sales will be best?

October 29th, 2019 by

Looking at prior information, we can speculate what the best sales will be for Black Friday. I’ll be looking at the official Amazon Prime day 2018 numbers as a general gauge and going from there. It’s worth noting, Prime Day sales surpassed Cyber Monday, Black Friday and the 2017 Prime Day, so it’s definitely worth

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Amazon cut price for Echo Dot and Tile Bundle! (UK)

October 29th, 2019 by

If you read my last blog post on Gifts to get techy friends, you’ll know I highly recommend the Tile Mate Trackers, however, Amazon is now cutting that even further in the UK! You can grab a four-pack and Amazon Echo Speaker for £59.99! Alexa won’t delete all your Amazon Echo data. Here’s the best

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Alexa’s Preferred Speaker Setup

September 9th, 2019 by

A preferred Speaker is the default Speaker your selected Alexa device plays through, great for music in a room by room basis. This means that your Kitchen speakers will use one speaker and your bedroom another, to fully set the volume you expect in both scenarios. The Risks of Smart Home Technology & How to

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Top 10 Home Automation Routines you need

September 3rd, 2019 by

Getting into Smart Homes is like being a car fanatic, you want to and need to know the best options to make everything work smoothly. You want to know how to make everything as flashy as possible and as efficient as possible. It’s in our nature to make our life easier, so with these Home

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How to use Alexa for Android?

September 2nd, 2019 by

According to Statcounter in 2018, Android had a 74.45% market share of all Smart Phones. This means that you should have full control of your home if you’re part of the majority, luckily for you, Alexa for Android is 100% possible. Will Alexa work without WiFi? How to connect Alexa to your new smart TV

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The Prime Day Deals that benefit Smart Homes

July 9th, 2019 by

Amazon Prime Day is around the corner and I AM EXCITED. This is Amazon’s time to pretend to cut down all third-party good prices but actually sell their goods much cheaper. The sale starts on Monday, July 15th and will run for 48 hours. This is based on a leak public relations email that came

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5 Reasons Google Home Is Better Than Alexa

July 6th, 2019 by

This isn’t as clear cut as you think, both devices work not only as Smart Hubs/Smart Assistants but as small home speakers. So, in this breakdown, I will discuss the pros and cons of 5 major areas. Speakers, Assistant, Skills/Applications, Cost and future-proofing. Amazon Alexa or Google Home? Google Assistant Vs Alexa The Best Cheap

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