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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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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How To: Wemo light switch installation, no neutral

How To: Wemo light switch installation, no neutral

How To: Wemo Light Switch Installation No Neutral Wire. We teach you what you can do if you don’t have a neutral wire in your existing switch boxes but still want to install a Wemo light switch. There are four alternative options for installing a Wemo light switch with no neutral wire. We tell you how you can add a neutral wire to your existing switch box so you can install a wemo lights switch or use another smart light switch that has all of the same features as the wemo light switch but does not require a neutral wire. If you don’t want to do any wiring in your home and you don’t have an existing neutral wire you can also you smart light bulbs like the phillips hue light bulbs instead of the wemo light switch. We teach you how you can connect any of your smart light switches to Amazon Alexa for full voice control of your home.

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How To Install Ring Floodlight Camera: One Hour Smart Home Project Of The Week-1

How To Install Ring Floodlight Camera: One Hour Smart Home Project Of The Week-1

This is the first project in Our One Hour Smart Home Project Of The Week Series

Want to Learn how to install the Ring Floodlight? We cover everything you need to know to install Ring Floodlight and set it up on your smartphone.

This is the first project in Our One Hour Smart Home Project Of The Week Series and we teach you everything you how to wire the Ring Floodlight, and tips to help you set up the Ring Floodlight. We also teach you how you can connect your Ring Floodlight to Amazon Alexa. We cover the smart features of the Ring Floodlight and how it can help you secure your home.

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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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Nest vs Nest E

Nest vs Nest E

We review the features of the Nest vs Nest E thermostat to help you decide which smart thermostat is best for you. The Nest Thermostat Generation 3 has more features and a higher end design than the Nest E thermostat. The Nest E still gets the job done but does not have the same high end look as the Nest Gen 3 thermostat in the looks category in Nest vs Nest E, the Nest is the clear winner. The Nest E is a lower cost vs the Nest Generation 3 thermostat and will still save you energy but do the cost savings justify the plastic design vs the smooth polished high end metal design of the Nest Generation 3 Thermostat.

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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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Does the nest thermostat work with google home?

Does the nest thermostat work with google home?

Does Google Home work with the nest thermostat? Yes, Google Home works with the nest thermostat to provide full voice control of your nest thermostat. With your google home connected to your nest thermostat you set the temperature or change between heating and cooling modes. We teach you how to set up Google Home to control your nest thermostat with your voice. We also teach you the best voice commands for google home to control your nest thermostat. Google Home control works with all Google Home products including the google home mini smart speaker.

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Does the nest thermostat generation 2 work with Alexa?

Does the nest thermostat generation 2 work with Alexa?

Does Alexa work with the nest generation 2 thermostat? Yes, the nest gen 2 thermostat does work with Amazon Alexa & Google Home. We teach you how to set up the nest thermostat to work with Amazon Alexa so you can have full voice control of your smart thermostat. We also teach you the best Amazon Alexa commands to control your nest generation 2 thermostat.

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Does Alexa Work With The Nest Thermostat?

Does Alexa Work With The Nest Thermostat?

Does Alexa work with the nest generation 3 thermostat? Yes, the nest thermostat does work with Amazon Alexa & Google Home. We teach you how to set up the nest thermostat to work with Amazon Alexa so you can have full voice control of your smart thermostat. We also teach you the best Amazon Alexa commands to control your nest generation 3 thermostat.

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Does Sonos Work With Alexa?

Does Sonos Work With Alexa?

Does Sonos work with Alexa? Yes, Sonos works with Alexa and we teach you how to set up your sonos device to control it with Amazon Alexa. The Sonos One & the Sonos Beam have Amazon Alexa control built directly into the speakers with a full array microphone and Amazon Alexa control. Setting up your Sonos with Amazon Alexa Voice commands is an easy, quick process that adds additional functioanllity to your Sonos speaker and your Amazon Alexa.

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

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

Amazon Echo vs Amazon 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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