Launched late last year and one of the newest additions to the Philips Hue product line the Hue Go is a portable wireless smart light controlled by either the button, voice or via the Hue app. The Hue Go personal wireless lighting systems features white and color ambience and can be powered from a wall outlet or wireless. It has a built-in, rechargeable internal battery with up to three hours of smart light. Continue Reading →
It is true must of us now have moderated or installed “smart home” features like Alexa, Siri or Google assistant but what other technological advances can we make for our home. SmartHauz.me designs easy-to-use functional smart homes that save customers time and money. Truth be told SmartHauz.me is the only company in the United States offering cross-platform smart home solutions, with zero contracts or dealer-only lock-in. Continue Reading →
Fortunately, virtual assistance like Alexa has been creating new audio tools to help parents make mealtime fun and effective. One of the newest audio tools launched by Alexa, “Eat & Sing with Sophie Sprout,” helps parents make eating healthy foods more fun for their kids. With the new Amazon audio skill, parents can now ask for songs and sounds that help make mealtime engaging and exciting for babies and toddlers, without the use of screens on smartphones and tablets. Continue Reading →
Yesterday, Amazon announced the opening of interactive Amazon Experience Centers, also known as “Alexa-enabled smart homes,” within select Lennar model homes across the United States. Within these Alexa-enabled smart homes, customers can ask Alexa to control the television, lights, thermostat, shades, and more. The model homes will showcase how to reorder household essentials with the Amazon Dash Button, listen or watch Prime content with Fire TV or schedule on-demand home services. Continue Reading →
This year we attended CES 2018 for the 5th consecutive time and it was massive! We have never seen it busier and more packed prior to this year. CES 2018 had more than 3,900 exhibitors showcased innovative technologies that spanned more than 2.75 million net square feet of exhibit space across Las Vegas the largest show floor in CES’ 51 year history. There were 860,732 tweets about CES 2018 and 450,554 uses of the #CES2018 hashtag. Continue Reading →
Amazon and Microsoft announced yesterday that Alexa will be able to talk to Cortana, and Cortana will be able to talk to Alexa. You will be able to turn to your Echo device and say, “Alexa, open Cortana,” or turn to your Microsoft Windows 10 device and say, “Cortana, open Alexa.” As much as I love technology calibrating to make ease of use for technology better aren’t most people either Alexa users or Cortana but not both? Continue Reading →
Considering the amount of Logitech posts and product reviews I do one would think I’m getting paid under the table, I am not. Truth be told I have been a huge Logitech fan since my very first PC. Their products have always been reliable, affordable and durable; what else could a girl ask for?
Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) announced its collaboration with Amazon Alexa to bring Alexa voice control to the Logitech ZeroTouch™ Air Vent and Logitech ZeroTouch Dashboard smart car mounts for Android™ smartphones. Now, you can use Logitech ZeroTouch™ and the power of your voice to interact with Alexa and your smart home devices including lights, locks and thermostats – on the road, right from the driver’s seat. Continue Reading →