Apple Homekit Compatible Thermostats: Which is The Best?

Apple Homekit Compatible Thermostats: Which is The Best?

We’ve set out to find the best Apple HomeKit thermostat available today, and these are our results. There are quite a few great Smart Thermostats on the market currently, but many of them don’t integrate with HomeKit unfortunately. Apple HomeKit is a pretty powerful smart home platform but hasn’t exactly been Apple’s main focus. Apple…

Using Homekit With Nest: Are They Compatible?

Using Homekit With Nest: Are They Compatible?

Is Apple HomeKit compatible with Nest? Can I use my iOS device to control my Nest smart thermostat? What about my other nest devices? These are all good questions, so we’re going to cover all that and everything in between. Does Apple HomeKit work with Nest smart devices? If the question is whether Nest smart…

Alexa Settings – What To Change and How?

Alexa Settings – What To Change and How?

Amazon Alexa is a voice-controlled assistant that has the ability to turn words into action. It enables you to search voice-configured queries, play music, solve math problems, read the news, and control various devices in your home. Let us discuss how you can customize Alexa settings and transform your humble abode into a smart home….

Alexa On Windows 10: Everything You Need To Know

Alexa On Windows 10: Everything You Need To Know

Using Alexa On Windows 10 has become much more useful since Amazon’s hands-free update. Now, your PC is fully integrated into your smart home. Windows users are at least somewhat familiar with Cortana, Microsoft’s built-in voice assistant, but it’s kind of obsolete when up against Amazon’s Alexa. Most PC users seldom take advantage of its…

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…