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Cool Things You Can do with Amazon Alexa (Echo) and IFTTT

Above is a quick walkthrough of some of the new Alexa Show Features. Amazon is now shipping the Echo Show! An Echo with a 7" Screen capable of video calls, displaying camera feeds(so far Ring & Arlo Cameras are mentioned), weather, ...

Nest Releases New Cheaper Thermostat E

Nest releases their new cheaper Thermostat E today which is available for $169. This lets them compete with some of the more inexpensive offerings from Honeywell and Ecobee. The previous model Nest Thermostats are $249. The Nest E has most ...
Monitor your Ice Cream with Easy Remote ESP8266 Temperature & Humidity Monitor With Cayenne in Freezer

Easy Remote ESP8266 Temperature & Humidity Monitor With Cayenne

As I look to get my 9-year-old son more involved with coding and IoT projects, I decided to do a quick ESP8266 based temperature & humidity monitor to stick in the freezer next to his ice cream. We are using ...

You Can Now Control Your Fire TV with Alexa

You probably already know that you can access Alexa on your FireTv by holding down the Mic button on the ...

The 10 Best Smartphone Technology Trends of 2017

https://youtu.be/nPreMCCvMCs?t=1m The 10 Best Smartphone Technology Trends of 2017 The evolution of smartphones is amazing. We're sharing the best smartphone ...

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Smartwatch Review – Geeks 2017

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Smartwatch Review "This device passed military specification (MIL-STD-810G) testing against a subset of 10 specific conditions, ...

Father’s Day Gift Guide for Geek Dads 2017

Father's Day is just around the corner(Sunday, June 18, 2017, here in the States) and being a Dad myself, I ...
Screenshot of Arlo Pro Wireless Security Camera Motion Sensing Video

The 8 Best Ideas for Smart Home Security in 2017

Arlo Pro Night Vision Camera Detecting Motion The 8 Best Ideas for Smart Home Security in 2017 Improve the safety ...
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9 Useful Amazon Alexa Skills You Should Know for Echo, Dot, Tap & Fire TV

9 Useful Amazon Alexa Skills You Should Know Get the most from Amazon Alexa after reading this post. We're sharing ...
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How to Easily Configure Guest Wifi with Ubiquiti Edgerouter and Unifi Access Points

Recently we replaced our aging(ok very old!) Apple Airport router with an Ubiquiti Edgerouter X SFP and a Unifi UAP-AC-LR WiFi ...

How to Semi Automate French Press Coffee Using a Wemo Smart Plug

How to Semi Automate French Press Coffee Using a Wemo Smart Plug We used to only have French Press Coffee ...