There’s No Place Like A Smart Home Resources Smart Homes

In the movie, The Wizard Oz, Dorothy recites the famous quote, “there’s no place like home.”  I loved the movie, and I agree with her sentiment about being “home.”  Home tends to be the place where we are most comfortable and a place we often long for after being away on a vacation, business trip,…

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4 Amazon Echo settings that make Alexa easier to talk to Smart Homes

In this post, we will show you some simple settings that can help make your frustration with Alexa vanish. You ask Alexa to perform dozens of tasks throughout the day, from turning on the lights to playing music on your Amazon Echo speaker. But did you know you can change the way Alexa communicates with you, too? We’ll…

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6 Amazon Echo settings you won't regret changing Smart Homes

Whether you’ve had your Amazon Echo for days, months or years, you’ll want to update these settings right now. When I unboxed my Amazon Echo for the first time last year, I was excited to see how music sounded on the speaker, control my Ecobee thermostat hands-free and turn on the TV without a remote. However, it wasn’t until…

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3 irritating Amazon Echo pet peeves and how to fix them Smart Homes

Alexa isn’t perfect, but you can help improve it by changing these settings. Since the day I started using an Amazon Echo, I’ve found it convenient for many things — it turns on my TV when I’m too lazy to search for the remote that’s buried in my couch and it controls my Ecobee thermostat when I’m away. However, there…

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4 top Amazon Echo features to perfect and improve now Smart Homes

Customize these key features to make Alexa work harder and smarter for you. You didn’t just buy an Amazon Echo speaker to ask about the weather or play games all day. You bought it to help make your life easier — and there’s no better way to do that than to make sure you’ve customized its features to better…

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5 surprising music hacks for your Amazon Echo you need to try Smart Homes

If you haven’t been using these Amazon Music features, you need to now. You’ve been using your Amazon Echo to play your favorite songs and playlists. But there are so many more music requests you can give to Alexa when listening to Amazon Music on your smart speaker. For example, you can ask Alexa to…

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4 ways to fix Alexa's problem communications skills on your Amazon Echo Smart Homes

In this article, we show you some simple settings that can help make your frustration with Alexa vanish. You ask Alexa to perform many tasks throughout the day, from turning on the lights to playing music on your Amazon Echo speaker. But did you know you can change the way Alexa communicates with you, too?…

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6 Amazon Echo settings you won't regret changing Smart Homes

Whether you’ve had your Amazon Echo for days, months or years, you’ll want to update these settings right now. When I unboxed my Amazon Echo ($60 at Amazon) for the first time last year, I was excited to see how music sounded on the speaker, control my Ecobee thermostat hands-free and turn on the TV…

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12 Pieces Of Tech Every Smart Home Will Have Within The Next Decade Smart Homes

Technology has revolutionized households in the last 10 years, from the proliferation of smartphones and voice assistants to the introduction of smart appliances. As more and more people discover the convenience of this technology, it’s likely that smart devices are going to become fixtures within homes. So what’s the next revolution on its way to…

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March Madness 2020 Sale - Extended until May 31, 2020 Care Smart Homes Technology Training

New England Low Vision and Blindness is having a March Final Four sale! Take advantage of these savings today, our March Sale has been extended until May 31, 2020. To help get you started, please consider these incredible ideas: Technology Buy one, get the 2nd system for equal or lesser value for 15% off! Portables…

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Top 10 Smart Home Products For 2020 Resources Smart Homes

How to get started with your Smart Home. If you need assistance deciding on the best option for you, setting up or training on the following top 10 Smart Home products, please click here. +++   +++   +++ Top Smart Home Products for 2020: 1. Echo Plus 2. Echo Dot 3. Amazon Smart Plug…

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Tips and tricks to start your new year right with Alexa Smart Homes Tech Tips Technology Uncategorized

After a record-breaking holiday season for Amazon Devices, we’ve compiled a few tips and tricks from someone who knows how to make your homework harder for you. Customers worldwide purchased tens of millions Amazon Devices this holiday—and they’ll be getting set up heading into 2020. Customers love their devices for features like timers, weathers, music,…

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