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Maybe Don’t Buy An Amazon Echo Right Away

I’m about the last person you’d expect to discourage you from buying any Alexa device, but if you haven’t got one already, as this cross post from my Love My Echo site says: maybe don’t buy an Amazon Echo right away.     Something’s Coming… I recently shared reports from reputable tech outlets about Amazon’s […]

Love My Echo’s Alexa 101: For Anyone Giving Or Getting An Alexa Device

This is a cross-posting of Love My Echo‘s Alexa 101 post, which I posted to that site on 12/20/16. There will be MANY more owners of Alexa-powered devices by the end of this month and it occurs to me that there are a few essential bits of information that most Alexa device owners find helpful, […]

How Alexa Powered Devices Can Help Aging and Disabled Family Members

Amazon’s Echo and Dot have been featured in a lot of articles about cool, futuristic, smart home tech, but these devices aren’t just for showing off. Alexa powered devices can help aging and disabled family members in many practical ways.     For Those Struggling With Dementia When memory begins to slip away, it’s a […]

Smart Home on a Budget: The $150 Alexa Starter Kit

Smart home is what’s hot in tech, and you might be surprised to learn it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Today I’m sharing a cross-posting from Love My Echo that details a kind of “starter kit” to give you everything you need to kick off an Alexa-driven smart home, on a budget. Yep, you […]

Amazon’s Alexa: What’s That All About?

The smart home wars are heating up, causing many consumers to ask: “Amazon’s Alexa: what’s that all about?” If you want to know more about the capabilities of Amazon’s digital assistant and the devices that use it, you’ve come to the right place.     Today I’m sharing some of the most popular and relevant […]