Smart Voice Assistants posts

Whether you’re just learning about Smart Voice Assistants, got yourself a Christmas or Birthday present or want to impress your friends by knowing the complete list of Alexa commands so far, this section of posts should have what you need!

Amazon Fire Stick: Complete Guide

July 21st, 2020 by

The Amazon Firestick is a fantastic little streaming device, whether you go standard or 4k, it’s perfect for turning any dumb TV into a Smart TV on a budget. In essence, the Amazon Fire TV Stick allows for seemless video streaming services direct to your TV without any hassle. It’s developed by Amazon and is

“Alexa, Drop In” – Using Alexa as an Intercom

July 18th, 2020 by

“Alexa, Hang up” Note: If you have an Ecobee device, it will not support Alexa Drop In, however, you can still make an Announcement if you have an Ecobee 4 Thermostat or Ecobee Switch+.

Best Alexa Accessories you NEED in your Smart Home

July 13th, 2020 by

The Amazon Echo is huge, it’s our favourite Smart Home Voice Assistant. Every December we have the Amazon Echo rammed down our throats, why? Because it’s a cheap and useful Smart Home Assistant. Whilst this is the case, a voice assistant can get boring within the first few hours, even after you check out the

What is the Best Smart Plug for Alexa in the UK?

July 13th, 2020 by

If you live in the UK, like myself, you’ll know that some Smart Home brands make it extremely difficult to purchase their products. Whilst it has gotten better over time there is still a limited set of options. There’s a ton of different Smart Plug blog posts which simply redirect to an American Amazon Link

Start a Smart Home – A Beginner’s Guide

June 21st, 2020 by

06/30/2020 – This guide is being constantly updated as of the moment. We are creating an ultimate Smart Home Guide with the aims of having around 50,000+ words for all topics in this industry. Please bare with us! Consider joining our newsletter or getting in touch in the comments! A Beginners Guide To Smart Homes

Echo Flex Review: It’s the best choice.

June 7th, 2020 by

Technology is moving forward and this is one of the first devices with Alexa built in. We should definitely expect more in the future; Echo Shower, Echo Toilet Seat, Echo Pillow, Echo chair. The list is endless! What is the Echo Flex? The echo plug is a great way of putting the Amazon Smart Assistant

How to reset a Google Home Hub Mini

June 4th, 2020 by

I keep my Google Home Mini next to my desk so I can cast music straight from Google Chrome, but it had been acting up recently. Extremely high latency, sometimes turning the volume down on its own and cutting out. Why can’t I find anything specific? There is some documentation out there but nothing truly

How do I change the Alexa Wake Word, Voice and Name?

May 9th, 2020 by

Sick of watching videos where the creator says “Alexa” and your little friend triggers? (Sorry about that). Amazon has allowed you to change the ‘wake word’ for your echo device, even if it is restricted. Unfortunately, you cannot change the Alexa wake word to Jarvis, sorry Marvel fans! Did you know you can also change

Connect Google Home to TV without a Chromecast – How To

May 7th, 2020 by

Upgrading to the latest TV with an inbuilt Chromecast is out of reach for some. However, they are still looking to move with Smart TV technology and enjoy the streaming convenience that comes with it. What they seek is a way to connect your TV to Google home without a Chromecast. Luckily for you, I

Absolutely everything about Amazon Alexa [PDF]

March 26th, 2020 by

Absolutely Everything About Alexa What do you do when Amazon Alexa loses her voice?​ What you will learn: How to set up your Alexa Device How to use Alexa What Alexa can be used for Dos and don’ts of voice assistants And a lot more! Alexa is one of the smartest voice assistants out there,

I hope you enjoyed this list of posts and now have some inspiration for your next Smart Home Automation journey. Remember that in order to make a great Smart Home you'll need to plan ahead, so head on over to our complete beginners guide or our free downloadable to-buy list here to find yourself some amazing gadgets. Check out our gear review library here for more information on the best home automation gear. Once you have all of that, just come back here, good luck!

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