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

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, music lyrics and more!…

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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 of the same technical features as the Nest’s other models although it differs in its Polycarbonate,…

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Easy Remote ESP8266 Temperature & Humidity Monitor With Cayenne

Monitor your Ice Cream with Easy Remote ESP8266 Temperature & Humidity Monitor With Cayenne in Freezer

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 a DHT22 Temperature & Humidity sensor in this project. When trying to get your kids…

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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 remote. But now you can control your Fire TV from any Alexa device. Launch apps from Your Apps & Games “Alexa, Open Netflix on my Fire TV” Play a Movie or TV Show “Alexa, Play…

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The 10 Best Smartphone Technology Trends of 2017

The 10 Best Smartphone Technology Trends of 2017 The evolution of smartphones is amazing. We’re sharing the best smartphone technology trends that you can expect to see in 2017 here! What’s your take on foldable smartphones? Apparently, Samsung is building one according to several reports. Kim Tae-woong, Samsung Display’s principal engineer says that the technology…

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