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How To Watch TV On Echo Show
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How To Watch TV On Echo Show – Everything You Need To Know

The Echo Show is an excellent smart display and smart home companion. Not only is it a great tool though, but it’s also a small entertainment powerhouse. Yeah, that’s right – you can even watch TV on Amazon’s Echo Show. Alexa has come a long way from her original conception, as has her hardware sibling…

Smart Lighting With Alexa
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How Does Alexa Turn On Lights – Smart Lighting Explained

Smart home technology is becoming more popular every day as people are looking for new ways of making their lives easier. The entry point into smart homes is often simply just learning to control your lighting with a smart speaker. This can easily be done with Alexa through an Amazon Echo device. In this guide,…

Can you use Echo Dot without Alexa?
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Do You Need Alexa to Use an Echo or Echo Dot?

Alexa, Echo, Echo Show, Echo Dot…. what does all this mean? Do you need Alexa to use an Echo device? There tends to be a little confusion around Alexa and Amazon’s Echo smart speakers. Especially for those who haven’t used Alexa before. Fortunately, in this article, we’re going to get all that squared away for…

Smart Shower Heads
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Best Smart Shower Heads – What, Why, and Which Ones To Buy

When someone says smart home, you rarely think of the bathroom. Most of us picture a high-tech lighting system, smart TVs, or perhaps, security cameras… but, smart shower heads? Yes, that’s right. There are even smart shower heads and complete digitally controlled smart shower systems. People tend to spend between 30 minutes to 1 hour in…

PowerXL Air Fryer Grill Review – Is It Actually Any Good?
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PowerXL Air Fryer Grill Review – Is It Actually Any Good?

So, you’ve heard of an air fryer. Maybe you have one… but “what is an Air Fryer Grill?” you might wonder. If so, you’ve probably come across the PowerXL Air Fryer Grill. Experimenting with cooking appliances is exciting – it can unlock endless possibilities! But, sooner or later, you might find that your fryer, contact…

Best Alexa For Kids - Children jumping on bed
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The Best Alexa For Kids: Parent-Tested and Kid-Approved

If you have an Amazon Echo in your household, chances are, your child enjoys the benefits as much as you do. I know our kids do! We have a son who uses the Echo Show to watch kids’ videos every night before bed and a daughter who dances her heart out to Alexa song requests…

Is Alexa Free, Monthly Fees and Hidden Costs
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Is Alexa Free? – Potential Hidden Costs & Monthly Fees

There are numerous digital assistants that live within smart devices like Google Assistant, Siri, and Alexa. The widely popular Alexa lives inside Amazon’s smart speakers but is also being engineered into third-party devices.  We know that you have to purchase the smart speaker itself, but what about accessing Alexa? Do you then have to pay…

Is Alexa Worth It
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Is Alexa Worth It?: Read This Before Buying Your Amazon Echo

So, you know everyone and their mother has Alexa now and it seems pretty cool. It can answer questions, play music and turn the lights off… all useful features. But is Alexa really worth the money? In this article, we’re going to take a good look at what purchasing an Amazon Echo can do for…

What Are Alexa Skills?
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What Are Alexa Skills And What Do They Do?

Over the last several years, Alexa has changed the way many of us operate our households. You may not be aware of it, but Alexa’s skills are actually responsible for those changes. You might be just purchasing your first Amazon Echo device. Maybe you’ve had one for a while now, but you haven’t really utilized…

How To Hide Your Ethernet Cable
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6 Clever Tricks To Hide Your Ethernet Cable – Cord Concealment

Chances are, you may have an Ethernet connection or two in your home. Utilizing an Ethernet cable with some of your devices can increase internet speed and reliability. But the cords can be a real eyesore. In this article, we’re going to give you 6 easy, yet effective, ways to hide your Ethernet cable (or…