How to Simply Create Alexa Routines

Many time management experts have recommended using routines to keep your life organized, and now you can use Alexa for extra help setting up those routines. Alexa routines can be simple or complex. You can set your routine to play music, adjust the temperature on a smart home thermostat, send a message to your spouse, and many other useful actions.

The Right to Repair Electronics

The right to repair refers to both an idea as well as proposed legislation that allows a consumer to repair, modify, and improve the devices they have purchased and own rather than being forced into using the manufacturer’s limited approved repair services, parts and accessories.

How to Block Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant from Recording, Logging and Analyzing Your Conversations

Voice assistants are always listening, unless you tell them not to. If you have privacy concerns, it can be hard to find how to opt out of some of the more intrusive listening. If you’re one of the people that’s concerned about privacy with some of these voice assistants, there are ways to turn them off—here’s how:

How to Setup, Connect, and Use Amazon Alexa with the SmartThings Hub for All Your Smart Devices

When you have multiple devices in your home, they may not all speak the same language, and getting them to work in concert can be hard. Instead of one army of smart little minions ready to carry out your will, they’re often closer to an untrained French Foreign Legion from all different backgrounds and all different languages. That’s why you need a smart hub that can make them march in formation and communicate in a common tongue.

Resolution’s Helix Wireless Security Panel

What It Is, Why You Need One and How to Get the Most Out of It There are seemingly countless reasons you should own a security system. In addition to keeping unwanted guests from entering your home, the right system can also safeguard your residence from other damaging elements, like carbon monoxide, fire and water.… Read more →

The DSC iotega

What It Is, Why You Need One and How to Get the Most Out of It The modern world is changing rapidly. To navigate a growingly complex daily life, you need the right technology. Thanks to the Internet of Things, managing your smart home and smart devices is now easier than ever. Whether you use… Read more →

What Cybersecurity Experts Really Think of the IoT, Smart Devices and Smart Homes

The Internet of Things offers many advantages, including convenience, but for the uninformed or unwary can present a major security risk. Knowing how to protect your network and data is essential.