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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, […]

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 […]

Comcast Xfinity Home Security Makes Homes MORE Vulnerable To Break-Ins

  If you’ve signed up for Comcast’s Xfinity Home Security System, I’ve got some very bad news for you. Security experts uncovered a security hole in that system big enough for thieves to drive a truck through—using nothing more advanced than simple radio frequency jamming equipment—last November. Those experts notified Comcast about it back then, […]