Can You Use Google Home Without Internet or WiFi?

Can You Use Google Home Without Internet or WiFi?

In order to clearly answer the question of whether you can use Google Home without WiFi or Internet, we need to make sure that a couple of basics are clearly outlined first. You should understand the difference between Google Assistant and Google Home and know that we won’t be using “WiFi” and “Internet” as synonymous…

Do Smart Lights Use Electricity When They’re Turned Off?

Do Smart Lights Use Electricity When They’re Turned Off?

A penny saved is a penny earned” as the saying goes.  Most people aren’t tricking their home out with smart lights in an effort to save money, but nobody wants to throw money away.  There’s also the environmental factor to consider. If you’re like me you’ve probably wondered, “do smart lights use electricity when turned…

Alexa Light Control – How To Control Lighting With Alexa

Alexa Light Control – How To Control Lighting With Alexa

Getting started in smart home technology is easier and more affordable than ever. An Echo Dot with built-in Alexa and your first smart device can be well under a hundred bucks. Lighting with Alexa light control is where most people start. So, how can you control your lighting with Alexa? In the most basic sense:…

Alexa Netflix Commands – Alexa on Fire Stick

Alexa Netflix Commands – Alexa on Fire Stick

A convenient novelty with Alexa, Netflix commands are great for multitasking with the TV in the background, showing off for visitors or having lost the remote control. Not to mention, using Alexa on Fire Stick eliminates the tedious process of typing out the movie you’re searching for. In this article, I’ll show you how to…

How to Install A Ring Video Doorbell & User’s Guide

How to Install A Ring Video Doorbell & User’s Guide

A video doorbell allows you to see and speak to people at your front door from an app on your phone, but that’s not the only convenient feature Ring offers. You can be alerted when someone is in your front yard, monitor delivered packages, and even back all the footage up on a cloud if…

Why Is Alexa Flashing Yellow?  Alexa Communication –  Calling and Messaging

Why Is Alexa Flashing Yellow? Alexa Communication – Calling and Messaging

As a new Amazon Echo owner, there is a bit of a learning curve when it comes to some of the little nuances. You’ll notice the light ring at the top of your Alexa from the very first time you set it up. You may notice it start to flash yellow. As you begin using…