Echo Dot Setup – A Complete Tutorial [Gen 5]

Echo Dot Setup – A Complete Tutorial [Gen 5]

In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through setting up your Echo Dot 5th generation. It’s a straightforward process, and we’ll cover each step to ensure your Echo Dot is up and running with Alexa in no time. We’ve also included our video tutorial if you’d prefer that method. Enjoy! (Skip to 5th Echo Dot Setup…

Alexa Compatible Devices: Top Picks List [2023]

Alexa Compatible Devices: Top Picks List [2023]

This is our current and up-to-date Alexa-compatible devices list for 2023. If it’s on this list, it works with Alexa. Each product link will take you to view Amazon’s current pricing. Things to look out for: Alexa Compatible Devices Category Product Name Description Smart Bulbs Philips Hue LEDs Premium bulbs, excellent color and temperature control,…

How to Connect Blink to Alexa | Everything You Need To Know

How to Connect Blink to Alexa | Everything You Need To Know

If you’re using Alexa as your smart home assistant, Blink security Cameras are an excellent safeguard to add to any smart home. And, with Amazon now owning Blink, they integrate seamlessly into the Alexa ecosystem. In this article, we’re going to explain how to connect Blink to Alexa and help you navigate any additional features…

Alexa and Spotify Connect: Smart Streaming With Echo Devices

Alexa and Spotify Connect: Smart Streaming With Echo Devices

You probably know by now that Echo smart speakers are powered by Alexa, Amazon’s reigning digital voice assistant. Take that and add Spotify, the dominant service for digital audio streaming, and the result is nothing short of luxurious. Whether your goal is to play your favorite Spotify playlist through a single Echo smart speaker or…

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

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…

How Does Alexa Turn On Lights – Smart Lighting Explained

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,…

Do You Need Alexa to Use an Echo or Echo Dot?

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…

Is Alexa Free? – Potential Hidden Costs & Monthly Fees

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?: Read This Before Buying Your Amazon Echo

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 And What Do They Do?

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…