Echo vs Echo Plus: Which Amazon Echo Should You Get?

Echo vs Echo Plus: Which Amazon Echo Should You Get?

Echo vs Echo Plus: Which echo device should you get? We compare the features of the Echo and the Echo Plus to give you a run down of the their similarities and differences. The echo is a lower cost option but the Echo Plus has an integrated smart hub. Both have good sound quality and include the full suite of Amazon Alexa features but is the smart home hub feature worth the extra cost? Which echo device fits better into your design style. The echo is more subtle while the echo plus has a more obvious design. We give you all the information you need in comparing the echo vs echo plus to make the right choice on your amazon echo device selection.

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Is Sonos Worth it?

Is Sonos Worth it?

Is Sono’s Worth it? We go through all the features of the sonos speaker and why the Sono’s speakers are worth the premium price for your home audio system. I’ve had a Sono’s in my home for years and with every month if feels like Sono’s is adding additional functionality and services. Sono’s now works with Amazon Alexa giving you full voice control of your home. The Sono’s One & Sonos Beam both have amazon alexa built into the speaker and are fully integrated with the alexa smart services. Is Sonos worth it? Our vote is an resounding yes.

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How to link Alexa to Spotify: Alexa Spotify Commands

How to link Alexa to Spotify: Alexa Spotify Commands

Alexa Spotify Commands will make listening to music even easier. We review how to link Alexa to Spotify and the common Alexa commands you can use while listening to music on your Alexa Echo smart speaker while streaming Spotify. There is not a Spotify skill in the amazon Alexa skill store. You link the Spotify service by choosing it under the music, movies and media menu tab, then follow the Spotify login instructions to connect Alexa to Spotify.

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Netflix 4k Cost: How much is it for a monthly Netflix 4K subscription

Netflix 4k Cost: How much is it  for a monthly Netflix 4K subscription

Netflix 4K Cost: $13.99 per month. Is Netflix 4K worth the cost? Yes, you will notice the upgraded streaming content if you own a 4K ultra HD TV. The Netflix basic plan does not include HD streaming, but the standard Netflix plan does include HD streaming but does not include 4K streaming. The only way to get Netflix 4K streaming is to pay for the upgraded Netflix premium plan. Netflix 4K annual cost is $167.88 yearly. Over 10 years you would spend $1,678.88 on a Netflix premium subscription.

You will also need a compatible streaming 4K TV with built in smart TV services or a Streaming 4k plug in device such as Amazon Fire TV or Amazon Fire TV Cube.

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What batteries should you use for your nest protect smoke detector?

What batteries should you use for your nest protect smoke detector?

What batteries should you use for your nest protect smoke detector? How do you replace your nest smoke detector batteries. The nest smoke detector requires that the manufacturer recommended batteries be used when replacing the nest smoke detector batteries, as using off brand batteries can cause the device to malfunction. The nest protect smoke detector requires Energizer Ultimate Lithium AA L91 Batteries for replacement. These are the same batteries that the nest smoke detector comes with straight from the factory. We also answer common questions about the nest smoke detector. Does the nest smoke detector work with alexa? How often should you change your nest smoke detector batteries? How do you know if your nest smoke detector batteries are low? How many batteries does the nest smoke detector require? Does the nest smoke detector work with google home?

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Does the nest X yale lock work with Amazon Alexa?

Does the nest X yale lock work with Amazon Alexa?

Does the nest smart lock work with alexa? No, the nest x yale smart lock does not currently work with Alexa, but the google home mini does allow for full voice command control of the nest x yale smart lock. We cover all of the nest devices you can connect to alexa and what nest devices don’t work with amazon alexa. Currently the nest thermostat, nest cameras and nest smart doorbell all work with amazon alexa. The nest protect smoke detectors, and nest security system don’t work with alexa.

If you want to have voice control of your nest x yale smart lock you will need to use either a google home device or you can download the google assistant app on your phone for full voice control of the nest x yale smart lock. With voice commands you can lock your nest smart lock or check to see if the nest lock is unlocked or locked.

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How to control your nest smart lock with voice using google home.

How to control your nest smart lock with voice using google home.

How to control your nest smart lock with voice, using google home and google assistant. We teach you how to set up and control your nest x yale smart lock using voice commands and a google home or google home mini device. If you have a nest smart lock you can follow the the simple formula we provide to lock your front door with your voice. We also provide a video guide showing you how to connect the nest smart lock to google voice. Even if you don’t have a google home mini you can still set up your nest x yale smart lock to be controlled with voice using google assistant on your smart home. With our guide you will learn how to set up the nest smart lock so you can say “Ok, google lock my door” and like magic you nest smart lock will engage and lock with just the sound of your voice.

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The 101 Best Amazon Alexa Commands

The 101 Best Amazon Alexa Commands

The 101 Best Alexa Commands: The best voice commands for Alexa to control your smart home with voice. We provide you with a list of Alexa Commands that can keep you busy with Alexa for hours to get the most out of Amazon Alexa. We cover smart home Alexa Commands, Music Alexa Commands, Alexa Commands for your TV, Daily Routine Alexa Commands, and how to control your lighting with Alexa Commands. With 101 of the best Alexa Voice commands you can be sure that you know how to use your Amazon Alexa device.

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What Smart Home Automation Devices Use Bluetooth?

What Smart Home Automation Devices Use Bluetooth?

What smart home automation devices work with bluetooth? We cover the 6 most popular bluetooth smart home categories. 1. Bluetooth Portable Speakers, 2. Smart Amazon Alexa Voice Assistants, 3. Smart Home Locks, 4. Smart Home Buttons, 5. Smart Home Light Switches, 6. Smart Home Hubs. Bluetooth is a great smart home automation protocol because it uses very low energy and works well with battery powered devices because of it’s low energy consumption.

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Can I use a plug in transformer with the Ring Pro Doorbell? What plug in transformer works with the Ring Doorbell Pro?

Can I use a plug in transformer with the Ring Pro Doorbell? What plug in transformer works with the Ring Doorbell Pro?

Can you use a plug in transformer with the Ring Pro Doorbell? Yes. What plug in transformer should you use that will be compatible with the Ring Pro Doorbell? We teach you how to install a new transformer for your Ring Pro Smart Doorbell if you don’t have any existing wiring and what plug in transformers will work with the Ring Pro Video Doorbell. We also provide a guide of everything you need to install a Ring Pro Doorbell if you are replacing an old battery powered doorbell or need to connect your doorbell to new power source. The Ring Pro Doorbell requires a constant supply of 16V-24V AC (Voltage) and 30VA(Amperage) to maintain a full power. It’s important to select the right doorbell transformer for your Ring Pro Doorbell for proper functionality of the smart doorbell.

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What transformer should I use with The Ring Doorbell Pro?

What transformer should I use with The Ring Doorbell Pro?

Learn what transformers you can use that are compatible with the Ring Pro Video Doorbell. We teach you what you need to know to identify the voltage of your existing doorbell transformer and what tools to use to upgrade your transformer to be compatible with the Ring Pro Doorbell. The Ring Pro Doorbell requires that the transformer supply between 16-24V AC to function properly. Depending on your existing doorbell setup you will need to upgrade to a 16V-30VA transformer or a 24V-40VA transformer for the Ring Doorbell Pro. www.onehoursmarthome.com

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5 Smart home upgrades that will increase the value of your home

5 Smart home upgrades that will increase the value of your home

A smart home upgrade is one of the easiest ways to add value to your home and increase the daily enjoyment you get from your home while living in it. We give you five easy DIY smart home upgrades that are sure to be a hit with you and your family. A smart home’s are growing in popularity everyday and more than 72% of millennial home buyers report that they will pay more for a home with smart home features. A smart home upgrade can help your home stand apart from the competition when you go to sell your home or provide you years of smart home living if you choose to upgrade to a smart home.

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Does Alexa work with the nest hello doorbell?

Does Alexa work with the nest hello doorbell?

Does Alexa work with the nest hello smart video doorbell? Yes and No. We show you how you can connect your nest hello smart video doorbell to any Amazon Alexa device that has a screen. We also teach you what the Amazon Alexa can do with the nest hello video doorbell and what it can’t do with the Amazon Alexa. There is an alternative you can connect your google home mini to the nest hello if you want to use your google home mini as a chime for your nest doorbell.

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If I don't have an existing doorbell chime can I still use a nest hello video doorbell? How can I get it to ring?

If I don't have an existing doorbell chime can I still use a nest hello video doorbell? How can I get it to ring?

How to use a google home mini as a doorbell chime with your nest hello. We teach you how to connect your nest hello smart video doorbell to the google home mini to use it as a chime if you have no existing doorbell wiring in you home for a chime, or if you have an existing intercom system that does not have a chime or if you have a large house and want to use a google home mini as a doorbell chime so you can hear if someone is at your front door. www.onehoursmarthome.com

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What transformer should I use with the nest hello doorbell if I live in Australia? - Australian Version

What transformer should I use with the nest hello doorbell if I live in Australia? - Australian Version

What transformer is compatible with the nest hello smart doorbell in Australia? We teach you how to install a new Australian transformer compatible with the nest doorbell if you don’t have any existing wiring and what transformers will work with the nest hello doorbell. We also provide a guide of everything you need to install a nest hello doorbell transformer for Australia if you are replacing an old battery powered doorbell or need to connect your doorbell to new power source. In Australia the nest hello video doorbell still requires 16-24V of electricity but you must use transformer that converts from 240V the Australian line grid voltage down to 16-24V. We cover everything you need to know for what transformer you should use with the nest hello smart doorbell if you live in Australia.

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What smart home automation devices do I have in my smart home?

What smart home automation devices do I have in my smart home?

What smart home devices do I have in my smart home? What smart home devices do I recommend to automate your home and life? I give you the gritty details of all the smart devices I’ve loaded up my home with that have stood the test of time.

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