Tag Archives: Amazon

4 Smart Home Devices You Might Not Know About

Every home has gotten smart in the last few years. Thanks to devices like the Amazon Echo, Google Home, smartphones and their iterations the convenience of technology in our homes is more accessible and affordable than ever. These devices are a major aspect of having a smart home. Once you’ve said your first “Hey, Google” […]

Okay Google, Let’s Get Spooky!

Your Google Home device is full of fun, scary tricks and treats for Halloween! Google can play spooky music, tell a scary story, and more! Get extra spooky with these hidden Google Home commands. Scary Sound Effects for Trick or Treat Terrify and delight your neighborhood trick-or-treaters by saying “Hey Google, get spooky.” The command […]

Amazon Announces New Alexa Skills

Amazon’s annual Fall product announcement is a highlight for many and has been growing each year. From Echo, Echo, Auto, the failed Fire Phone, Amazon is never at a loss for new tech. The successful and well-established Echo has a few new features such as… “Alexa, tell me what you heard?” and “Why did you […]

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, […]