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Echo Buds – A non-sponsored review

March 15th, 2020 by

What are the Amazon Echo Buds? Wireless ear buds took the world by storm in 2019, the AirPods were basically the next Nike Airs. To cut it short, the Amazon Echo Buds are surprisingly good in comparison to their more expensive counterpart the AirPods. How to turn any TV into a Smart TV for Free

A complete guide on Amazon Alexa’s jokes

March 10th, 2020 by

Alexa has a humorous side, believe it or not! It just takes a few commands before you’re rolling on the floor laughing. It couldn’t be any simpler than asking Alexa to “Tell me a joke”, you’ll get the same repeated jokes with various formats and some funny replies.

However, what if I told you that you could unlock the AI’s funnier side with a few simple questions/triggers? Try it out yourself!

Amazon Alexa as baby monitor

March 5th, 2020 by

Whilst I would advise simply getting a baby monitor as they will have more functionality, the Amazon products can be used as an Alexa Baby Monitor in the interim if you’re in a tight spot. The Best Smart Home Devices in 2020 Home Automation for Dummies You can use the “Alexa Call Feature” between two

How to use Lifx with Google Home

March 5th, 2020 by

Setting up LIFX with Google Home is surprisingly easy, it’s got a great little app for controlling your Smart Bulbs, however, Google Assistant has you covered with more options and voice control! Our Best Smart Light Bulbs Comparison Does Lifx work with Google Home? Yes! It does and it does it very well. Google Assistant

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

What does the light color on your Amazon Echo 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

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

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

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

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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