Item Review: Amazon Fire TV Cube– IoT Rant

To say I was excited when the Amazon Fire TV Cube was announced would be an understatement. While I did not really require a new streaming device and I certainly did not require another Echo gadget, it was an excellent chance (excuse) to update to a 4k streaming gadget to opt for my brand-new Samsung…

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Finest deals on TVs, Laptops, Video Games, and Tech

get a 30-day trial for free.Now, is Amazon going to pass off a great deal of scrap as \”offers\” over the next 2 days? You betcha. Is the entire event a huge advertisement for a currently huge business? Practically! Does that mean there will not be any genuine discount rates on great tech? Never. The…

Alexa for Organisation: What it does, how to utilize it

Voice interactions with AI assistants are fast becoming commonplace at home. With Alexa for Business, Amazon hopes to make the same true in the office. “Just like Alexa is making smart home experiences easier, the same is possible in the workplace with voice controls,” said Collin Davis, Amazon’s general manager for Alexa for Business. A.I….

A look back at wise gadgets I have liked – Stacey on IoT

If you own your home, go ahead and rip out those switches and replace them with something better. This is me swapping out switches in my bedroom. Image courtesy of S. Higginbotham. Last week, I was pretty hard on the state of the smart home. And so this week, at the prompting of one of my…

Amazon Echo, Apple HomePod, Google House: which is smarter about music?

CLOSE All three a virtual tie, but each had questions they couldn\’t answer. Tune in to find out where Apple, Google and Amazon fell down. USA TODAY MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — There are so many things Siri can\’t do, but if you ask Apple\’s personal digital assistant to play you the latest Ed Sheeran album…

How to include a clever thermostat on a budget plan

A ecobee\’s 3 lite thermostat is only about $169 in Amazon now (the ecobee4 is out now, so previous generations have actually come down in cost). The lite is Amazon Echo-compatible and HomeKit-enabled, so you can manage it from anywhere, on any device. You can even combine it with room sensing units for optimal home…

Amazon Echo Dot vs. Google Home Mini: Which Should You Get?: Evaluations by Wirecutter

Both the a Chromecast speaker, such as the JBL Playlist, or Chromecast Audio dongles linked to a soundsystem, you can cast the Home Mini\’s sound output to that speaker via Wi-Fi. Casting(that is, streaming via Chromecast )is better than absolutely nothing, but it\’s not as commonplace as utilizing Bluetooth or a cable.If you have an…

Google Ending YouTube Assistance For Amazon Echo Program, Fire TELEVISION

Google Ending YouTube Assistance For Amazon Echo Program, Fire TV – Composed By John Anon Google is reportedly in the process of getting rid of YouTube support for Amazon\’s Echo Show device. This will likewise apparently be followed by removal of support for the YouTube app on Fire TELEVISION and its associated gadgets. This comes…

Need-to-knows before purchasing Google House or Amazon Echo

If you have actually seen the commercials, you know that Google House and Amazon Echo– the smooth, voice-activated house assistants that do everything from turn off your lights to read your kids a story– are being promoted as the most intelligent things considering that sliced bread. With their kid-targeted video games, activities, books, as well…