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How to Make a DIY Smart Home Security System (No Monthly Fees!)

We no longer live in a time wherein order to have a security system at home, you have to call the likes of ADT, Brinks, or some other giant security conglomerate to come and install expensive cameras, alarms, etc. and […]

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Amazon Just Launched a Way to Make Custom Alexa Skills (& It’s Super Easy to Use)

This morning, Amazon made Alexa Blueprints available. Alexa Blueprints is a website-based way of creating your own custom Alexa skills with custom questions and responses. From simple things like asking a specific question and having a pre-programmed answer repeated back […]

How to Give Alexa Multiple Commands Without Saying Alexa Every Time (Video)

Amazon finally allows you to have a more human-like conversation with Alexa. What I mean by that, is they’ve allowed you to give multiple commands in a row without having to say, “Alexa” Every. Single. Time. So for this tip […]

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How to Create Custom Commands for Google Home or Amazon Echo (Video)

Voice assistants are pretty convenient. You can ask them the weather when you get up in the morning, have them set timers, even put them into infinite loops for your own entertainment, but despite these things, they definitely have a […]

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How to Send a Text Message From Your Amazon Echo

Amazon just added a new feature this week to Alexa: the ability to send text messages from an Android phone. You’ve been able to send messages from one Echo to another or to a phone using the Alexa app, but […]

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How to Remove Your Voice History from Google Assistant and Alexa

Whenever you say the wake word for either Alexa or Google Home, the devices don’t just listen to what you’re saying after, they record it and upload it to the cloud in order to do their magic. Personally, I don’t […]

Amazon Makes the New Echo Show Official: An Echo w/ a Screen

Welp, that rumor I told you to take with a grain of salt last week? Think it’s safe to say the salt wasn’t necessary. Amazon unveiled their new Amazon Echo Show this week and that leaked image was pretty much […]

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How to Add Google Calendar Support to the Amazon Echo

It’s getting there… The recently launched Amazon Echo, aka Amazon’s way of trying to become the central, voice-controlled hub in your smart home, is slowly getting support for the major apps and systems that it frankly needs. Yesterday, a big […]