Google throws its hat into the voice-activated speaker/home automation ring with Google Home. Amazon Echo: You’re on notice.
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We’ve been talking about the benefits and approaches of the Internet of Things (IoT). We’ve left the risks and problems as a separate topic.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere today. If you’re just getting started, here’s the right approach and how to take IoT to the next level.
Amazon Echo now has the ability to add items to your Google Calendar by speaking to its built-in digital assistant called Alexa. Here’s how to set it up.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic right now, and not just because of internet-connected thermostats. Here’s your introduction to the Smart home.
The Amazon Echo gained a feature called Household Profiles. And now multiple users can listen to what they’re interested in with a simple voice command.
The Amazon Echo continues to get new features. Most recently, it added StubHub integration to find out what events are taking place in your area.
Amazon’s Echo has you pretty well covered for audio from services like Pandora and Prime Music, but you can also connect your mobile device via Bluetooth.
I was an early adopter of the Nest thermostat. At first it was cool, but now over time annoyances have piled up. Here’s how to fix the annoyances.
Amazon is continuously adding features to its Echo SmartSpeaker device almost weekly. Here’s how to set up your Pandora account with your Amazon echo.
Amazon announced that its “smart speaker” is not available to all customers in the United States without an invite. It costs $179.99 and ships July 14th.
When you aren’t able to see your Amazon Echo when you use the wake up word, you aren’t sure if Alexa heard you, here’s how to give it a wake up sound.
The Amazon Echo gets smarter as it collects and analyzes your voice data over time, but if you want to make it smarter out of the box, here’s some things you can do.
Today Amazon introduced Echo which is like the digital assistants we have on our smartphones, i.e, Siri, Cortana, and Google Now but this is for your home.