Amazon Alexa posts

    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

    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 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

    Absolutely everything about Amazon Alexa [PDF]

    March 26th, 2020 by

    Absolutely Everything About Alexa What do you do when Amazon Alexa loses her voice?‚Äč 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,

    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

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