Best Smart Home Wedding Gifts

Best Smart Home Wedding Gifts

We give you ideas for the Best-smart-home wedding gifts. Are you trying to pick the perfect gift for the happy couple? Wow them with a smart home device that is sure to please. We’ve selected a smart home wedding gift that is right for any couple and multiple options so you can find something within your budget and the tastes of the newlyweds.

You can’t go wrong with a smart thermostat, smart doorbell or smart speaker as a wedding gift as all of these high quality gifts will keep on working for years to come and make married life even easier.

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Best Smart Cameras That Work With Alexa

Best Smart Cameras That Work With Alexa

We provide you the list of the best smart cameras that work with Alexa. We’ve tested each of the listed cameras and give our take on the smart cameras that work with Alexa.

When you connect your smart camera to Alexa it allows you to view the live video feed of the smart camera on your Echo Show, Echo Spot or Compatible Fire TV device.

Connecting your smart camera to Alexa unlocks additional functionality and provides you quick and easy viewing of your smart camera without the need for your phone.

We also teach you how you can connect your smart camera to Alexa with our step by step guide and detailed screenshot instructions.

Smart Camera Voice Commands that work with Alexa are a great way to add voice control and luxury to your smart home devices. If you already have a smart home cameras that works with Alexa you can enable additional functionality with voice control by connecting an Alexa device like the Echo Show or Echo Dot.

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Does Nest Work With Alexa?

Does Nest Work With Alexa?

Does Nest Work With Alexa? Yes, we teach you how to connect your Nest Thermostat, Nest Cameras or Nest Doorbell to Alexa for voice control of your smart nest device. We also provide you with the complete guide to Alexa voice commands to use with your Nest Thermostat, Nest Cameras or Nest Doorbell.

The Nest Thermostat will work with any Amazon Alexa Echo device but the Nest Cameras and Nest Doorbell require an Echo Device with a screen like the Echo Show or Echo Spot.

We cover all of the Alexa nest commands that work with nest devices for voice control of your smart home using Amazon Alexa Echo Devices like the Echo Dot and Echo Show. You can control your nest thermostat, nest doorbell and nest cameras with Alexa nest commands.

The Nest Protect Smoke Detector, Nest x Yale lock, nest security system and the Nest Temperature sensors don’t currently support Alexa Nest commands.

Nest voice commands that work with Alexa are a great way to add voice control and luxury to your smart home devices. If you already have several nest smart home devices you can enable additional functionality with voice control by connecting an Alexa device like the Echo Show or Echo Dot.

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Connect Alexa To TV

Connect Alexa To TV

Learn how to connect Alexa to TV. We teach you how you can connect Alexa to TV for full voice control of your TV. You can connect your TV to Alexa using the Fire TV Cube, it will allow your TV to be controlled by voice though connecting to your TV’s HDMI port.

Using Alexa voice commands you can turn on an off your TV with your voice, change the channel, and use your voice to find Netflix shows or TV & Movies you want to watch. The Fire TV Cube also includes 4K resolution and connections to hundreds of different streaming services like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu and more.

To connect Alexa to TV you just need a Fire TV Cube and available HDMI port on your TV. Most newer flat screen TV’s will allow for native control of your TV through the HDMI port. The Fire TV cube also includes an infrared blaster that works just like a remote to control your TV and Cable Box if your HDMI port does not have native control of your TV.

The Fire TV Cube is a great solution to a connecting Alexa to TV and allowing you to enjoy full voice control of your TV. Investing in the Fire TV Cube will increase the functionality of your TV and and provide you with great access to streaming video services.

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Does Ring Pro Work With Alexa?

Does Ring Pro Work With Alexa?

Does Ring Pro Work With Alexa? Yes, the Ring Pro Doorbell works with Alexa. The Ring Pro is Ring’s top of the line smart doorbell with advanced motion detection, streaming live HD video and full control from your phone.

The Echo Show and the Ring Pro you can view live feeds directly from your Door View Cam on your Echo Show. You can set up Ring Pro to display it’s live video feed on any Amazon Echo Device with a screen or on Amazon Fire Cube TV.

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Does Ring Work With Alexa?

Does Ring Work With Alexa?

Does Alexa work with the Ring Smart Video doorbell? Yes, all Ring doorbells including the Ring 2, Ring Pro & Ring Elite work with alexa. The Ring Cameras like the Ring Spotlight and Ring Floodlight also work with Alexa. We show you how you can connect your Ring smart video doorbell to any Amazon Alexa device that has a screen. We also teach you what the Amazon Alexa can do with the Ring Video doorbell and what it can’t do with the Amazon Alexa. You can also use a Ring Chime or Ring Chime pro as an interior doorbell for any Ring Doorbell device.

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Does Ring Door View Cam Work With Alexa?

Does Ring Door View Cam Work With Alexa?

Does Ring Door View Cam Work With Alexa? Yes, Rings New Door View Cam designed to replace any existing peephole works with Alexa. The Ring Door View Cam was launched at CES 2019 and has all of the outstanding features of the other Ring Smart Doorbells we love.

The Echo Show and the Ring Door View Cam you can view live feeds directly from your Door View Cam on your Echo Show. You can set up Ring Door View Cam to display it’s live video feed on any Amazon Echo Device with a screen or on Amazon Fire Cube TV.

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Does Ring Security System Work With Alexa?

Does Ring Security System Work With Alexa?

Does Ring Security System work with Alexa? Yes, the Ring Security System works with Alexa. Using Alexa voice commands you can arm and disarm your Ring Security System. We teach you how to set up your Ring Security System to work with Alexa and what Alexa devices are compatible with Ring.

The Ring Security System offers one of the best values for security systems on the market. It offers self monitoring of your home completely free or the option to have your Ring Security System professionally monitored by live personel for only $10 a month.

The Ring Security System with Alexa offers an unparalleled level of ease of use and features to make using your Ring Security System with voice easy. You no longer need to walk down to your security system every night to check to make sure that it is armed, you can arm your Ring Security System directly from your phone or just tell Alexa to arm your Ring Security System by saying “Alexa, arm my Ring Security System.”

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Do Blink Cameras Work With Alexa?

Do Blink Cameras Work With Alexa?

Does Blink Cameras work with Alexa? Yes, all Blink Cameras work with both the Echo Show & Echo Spot work including the Blink Outdoor Cameras. We show you how you can connect your Blink Cameras to any Amazon Alexa device that has a screen. We also teach you what the Amazon Alexa can do with the Blink Cameras and provide you the list of other smart wifi cameras that work with Alexa.

The Blink Cameras that work with Alexa are one of the best value options for wireless cameras that don’t require any wiring and can run on batteries for up to 2 years before the camera batteries need replaced.

We also provide you with our recommended replacement batteries for the Blink Cameras with a non-rechargeable and rechargeable battery option for the Blink Cameras.

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Do Wyze cameras work with Alexa?

Do Wyze cameras work with Alexa?

Does Wyze Cameras work with Alexa? Yes, both the Echo Show & Echo Spot work with all Wyze cameras. We show you how you can connect your Wyze cameras to any Amazon Alexa device that has a screen. We also teach you what the Amazon Alexa can do with the Wyze cameras and provide you the list of other smart wifi cameras that work with Alexa.

The Wyze cameras that work with Alexa are one of the best value options for providing live streaming video of your home for under $50.

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Alexa Nest Commands

Alexa Nest Commands

The complete guide to Alexa Nest Commands, we even include our printable list of Alexa nest commands for you use. We cover all of the Alexa nest commands that work with nest devices for voice control of your smart home using Amazon Alexa Echo Devices like the Echo Dot and Echo Show. You can control your nest thermostat, nest doorbell and nest cameras with Alexa nest commands. The nest protect smoke detector, nest x yale lock, nest security system and the nest temperature sensors don’t currently support alexa nest commands.

All nest cameras and the nest hello work with google home nest commands but it requires that you have a compatible google home hub device with a smart touch screen.

Alexa nest commands are a great way to add voice control and luxury to your smart home devices. If you already have several nest smart home devices you can enable additional functionality with voice control by connecting an Alexa device like the Echo Show or Echo Dot.

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Is Alexa Worth Buying?

Is Alexa Worth Buying?

Is Alexa worth buying? Yes, Alexa and Amazon Echo devices are Amazing smart home speakers that will make your life easier. Amazon has spent billions of dollars to make Alexa an incredible smart voice assistant that can play music, control your smart home lighting, HVAC system and give you updates on the latest news. If you value your time and Amazon Alexa will help you regain control of your life and make your daily routines easier.

The most common uses people use Alexa for is as an alarm clock, to stream music, control smart home devices and get their daily news briefing. You can also listen to podcasts and audiobooks on Amazon Alexa devices. Devices like the Amazon Echo Show & Echo Spot with video touchscreens even let you stream Amazon videos on them.

Alexa is worth buying and is the future controller for any smart home system. If you considering buying an Amazon Alexa we empower you with the information you need to make the right choice on your Amazon Echo device.

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What TV's work with Alexa?

What TV's work with Alexa?

What TV’s Work with Alexa? We cover all of the best TV’s that work with Amazon Alexa and what you can do if your TV doesn’t have Alexa compatibility built in. Sony and LG are the leaders for TV’s that have built in Alexa capability. To control your smart Sony or LG TV with Alexa and your voice all you need is a compatible Amazon Echo device like the Echo Dot.

Once your Echo Dot is connected to your smart TV that works with Alexa you can control it with voice commands to turn up or down the volume, turn on or off the TV and request your favorite show.

If you want to upgrade your existing TV to work with Alexa you can get an Amazon Fire TV Cube that will work with any TV that has an HDMI port and allow you to control your TV with your voice. The Amazon Fire TV Cube has 4K resolution and will also allow you to access Amazon Prime Movies, Netflix and other streaming services.

Overall the Sony & LG TV’s work with Alexa and provide a great value to future proof your TV with Alexa built in.

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Does Google Home Work With The Nest Hello Doorbell?

Does Google Home Work With The Nest Hello Doorbell?

Yes, the Google Home Hub works with the nest hello and allows you to display a live video feed of from your nest hello directly on your Google Home Hub.

We show you how you can connect your nest hello smart video doorbell to any Google Home Hub device that has a screen. We also teach you what the Google Home Hub can do with the nest hello video doorbell. You can also connect your google home, or google home mini to the nest hello if you want to use your google home device as a chime for your nest doorbell.

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What Smart Thermostats Work With Alexa?

What Smart Thermostats Work With Alexa?

What smart thermostats work with Alexa? Having a smart thermostat is great, and controlling from your phone is a huge step up from manual thermostats but having Alexa voice control of your smart thermostat is a true luxury. The nest thermostat works with alexa voice commands and adds additional functionality to your smart home system. The ecobee generation 4 smart thermostat works with Alexa and actually has Amazon Alexa built in. Inside the Ecobee 4 smart thermostat there is a small speaker and microphone to allow for full Amazon Alexa functionality inside of the Ecobee 4 thermostat. There are several other smart thermostats that work with alexa but the most popular the smart thermostats that work with alexa are nest and ecobee.

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Facebook Portal vs Echo Show

Facebook Portal vs Echo Show

Which smart speaker is right for you? We compare the Facebook portal vs echo show to compare the features between the smart speakers and smart displays. The facebook portal just launched in October of 2018 and is competing with the Amazon Echo Show, Amazon Echo Spot and the Google Home Hub. In this match up it’s fair to say that Echo Show gets the thumbs up and the Facebook Portal is about as awkward as getting “poke” from someone you don’t know on facebook.

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Does Arlo work with Alexa?

Does Arlo work with Alexa?

Does Arlo work with Alexa? Yes, all Arlo cameras including the Arlo Pro, Arlo Go & Arlo Q work with alexa. We show you how you can connect your Arlo Smart Camera to any Amazon Alexa device that has a screen. You can connect the Arlo cameras to both the Echo Show and the Echo Spot. To get Arlo to work with Alexa you need to use the Alexa App and enable the Arlo Skill. Arlo cameras and Alexa are a great combination if you don’t have any existing wiring for a security camera. Arlo Pro Cameras are entirely wireless and operate on batteries meaning you can place them anywhere without the need to run new wiring. The Arlo cameras are also fully rated to be placed outside and made to endure the elements. With Alexa commands you can pull up the live feed of your Arlo Camera on the Echo Show or Echo Spot. To get Arlo to work with Alexa once Alexa and Arlo are are up just say “Alexa, show me my Arlo Camera” and alexa will pull up the live feed of your Arlo Camera. The live feed will allow you to see and hear your Arlo camera but will not let you have two way communication through the Arlo cameras as of December 2018. You can still have 2 way communication through your Arlo Cameras and a compatible phone or tablet.

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Do nest cameras work with Alexa?

Do nest cameras work with Alexa?

Does Alexa work with nest wifi cameras? Yes, Both the Echo Show & Echo Spot work with all nest wifi cameras. We show you how you can connect your nest wifi cameras to any Amazon Alexa device that has a screen. We also teach you what the Amazon Alexa can do with the nest cameras and review other smart wifi cameras that work with Alexa.

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New Amazon Echo Show VS Echo Spot

New Amazon Echo Show VS Echo Spot

The New Amazon Echo Show vs Amazon Echo Spot: Which echo device should you get? We compare the features of the the new Amazon Echo Show (Launched Sept. 20180 and the Echo Spot to give you a run down of the their similarities and differences. The new Echo Show and Echo Spot are the only two Alexa devices that currently have a screen and Amazon is constantly adding video features for both devices. The Echo Spot is a lower cost option but the New Echo Show has an integrated smart hub with Zigbee device control. Both have good sound quality and include the full suite of Amazon Alexa features but is the smart home hub and feature larger screen worth the extra cost? Which echo device fits better into your design style? The Echo Spot is more subtle while the New Echo Show makes a statement. We give you all the information you need in comparing the New Echo Show vs Echo Spot to make the right choice on your amazon echo device selection.

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Where is Amazon Go In Chicago?

Where is Amazon Go In Chicago?

Where is Amazon Go In Chicago? The nations second Amazon Go Store is located at 115 S. Franklin Street, Chicago, IL 60606. The new Amazon Go store is located in the heart of Chicago’s Loop and provides Amazon Customers with a hassle free shopping experience. There is not even a cashier or cash register inside the Amazon Go store, everything is automatically charged to your Amazon account when you take something out of the store. It Kind of feels like your are stealing something but Amazon Go is the future of retail, with smart cameras on the ceiling it tracks what you have picked up and makes for a seamless shopping experience.

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