Tag Archives: Alexa

Should you put your plumbing online?

There are connected products for nearly every corner of your home. Security, lighting, cooking, cleaning and entertainment are all voice-enabled, if you’re willing to spend the money and swap out your dumb systems. Smart plumbing isn’t any different. There’s a steady stream of products that aim to smarten your water supply from all angles, but […]

“Hearables” Are Tech’s Next Big Thing

In October 2016, a group of tech industry royalty took the time to get a demonstration of a product from a startup called Doppler Labs. Bill Gates and other tech leaders were present and were given samples of the startup’s wireless headphones.The Here One wireless earbuds cancelled out background noise, amplified voices, and could speak […]

Amazon Echo tells everyone in your house what you buy. This is how to make it stop.

You buy everything on Amazon, like birthday and holiday gifts. But do you want everyone else in your house to know what you’ve bought them? Of course not, and fortunately you can switch that setting off in the Alexa app. When you have a house full of people who talk to the same Echo Device, […]