In this post we cover the best smart switches that don’t require a neutral. The Lutron Caseta light switches are a great reliable switch that can be installed in houses without a neutral wiring, including older houses without neutral wires.
We review the features of these smart light switches that don’t require a neutral and show you just how easy it is to install a smart light switch without a neutral wire in a video tutorial.Read More
In this post we cover the best smart light switches for Alexa. With smart light switches that work with Alexa you can control your smart light switches using your voice and Alexa commands. When you connect your smart light switches to Alexa you can set groups, create routines and set schedules. Adding Alexa control to your smart switches can increase the functionality of your home and add value.
We teach you what you need to know about smart lighting for Alexa so that you can find the perfect Alexa Light Switch for your home.Read More
We compare the New Echo Show 5 vs the Echo Show. We help you decide which Echo Voice assistant with a touch screen is right for you. The Echo Show 5 is essentially a slimmed down version of the Echo Show with a few key differences that we review.
The Echo Show 5 is packed with all of the same great features that Alexa voice assistants are known for with a few extra updates that could make it the perfect small format Alexa Echo Device voice assistant.Read More
What is Super Alexa Mode? Is Super Alexa Mode dangerous? We teach you everything you need to know about Super Alexa mode and what to do if your Alexa device is put into Super Alexa Mode.
Super Alexa Mode will work on all Alexa devices including the Echo Show 5 and Echo Dot devices. On the Echo Show or Echo Show 5 your Alexa device will actually display something when the device is put into Super Alexa Mode which makes it even more interesting.
We also teach you the exact command to use to put your Echo device into Super Alexa mode. The Super Alexa mode command is easy to learn but, you’ll need to do it fast if you wan’t Alexa to activate.Read More
In this guide we cover the Alexa Commands for Sonos and how you can use Alexa to control your Sonos devices.
Alexa commands for sonos will work in two ways, if you have Sonos device with Alexa built in like the Sonos One or Sonos Beam you can use Alexa commands directly with your Sonos device to control it with your voice.
When you have Alexa connected to your Sonos Device you can then control your Sonos speaker using voice commands. With Alexa Commands for Sonos you can select the music you would like to play, turn up or down the volume and even pause the track using Alexa voice commands for Sonos.
It’s a great way to increase the functionality of both your Sonos and Alexa device and the success of the using Alexa commands with Sonos is one of the reasons that Alexa was built into the Sonos One and Sonos Beam.Read More
Do you know what smart plugs work with Alexa? In this post we cover the best smart plugs that work with Alexa. We cover what Alexa is, what she can do and how you connect your smart plugs and smart devices to Alexa.
There is a wide variety of smart plugs that work with Alexa but they all work in slightly different ways. A smart plug allows you to control devices you would normally plug into a wall with a smart wifi device that can turn on or off the device remotely. People commonly use smart plugs to control lamps, fans and even coffee makers.
When your smart plug is connected to Alexa it will allow you to control the smart plug with smart voice commands like “Alexa, turn on the lights.” or “Alexa, turn off my night stand.”
Adding smart home Alexa voice control to your home is a true luxury and it’s easy to add smart plug control by just plugging in the smart plug setting it up and then connecting it to Alexa. It sounds too good to be true but it’s not, it’s really that simple. We teach you everything you need to know about smart plugs and how they can be used in your home for smart lighting control, fan or coffeemaker control with Alexa.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.”Read More
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.Read More