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Alexa vs Echo: What's the difference and do you need both?

Alexa vs Echo: What’s the Difference and Do You Need Both?

Smart homes are confusing. You bought an Amazon Echo, but you call it Alexa—what’s up with that? Are Alexa and Echo the same thing? They’re not, but I’m getting ahead of myself. In this article, I’ll offer a quick primer on Alexa vs Echo and the differences between them. Are you ready to finally understand …

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Can I use Alexa to listen to another room? an Echo intercom guide

Can I Use Alexa to Listen to Another Room? An Echo Intercom Guide

Smart speakers aren’t just for listening to music and controlling your home tech. Alexa can also be used as an inexpensive intercom system. In this article, I’ll show you how to use Alexa to listen to other rooms or communicate with your home remotely. I’ll also go over the security concerns and what you can …

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How to play Soundcloud on Alexa: an easy guide

How to Play Soundcloud on Alexa: An Easy Guide [2022]

Echo speakers have a huge range of music services available, but you won’t find Soundcloud in their list. Fortunately, there is still a way to play your favorite Soundcloud music on your Amazon Alexa. In this article, We’ll look at how to play Soundcloud on Alexa, including one easy method and one advanced alternative. I’ll …

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Is Alexa Compatible With Z-Wave? The Complete Guide

Is Alexa Compatible With Z-Wave? The Complete Guide [2022]

Alexa’s easy-to-use voice interface and powerful routines make it an amazing smart home hub. The newest Echo even has a Zigbee hub, which means the Amazon Alexa system is one step closer to being able to control all your smart home gadgets. But is Alexa compatible with Z-Wave devices? Alexa smart speakers are not directly …

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