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Best Speaker for Echo Dot

Best Speaker for Echo Dot

Bring Alexa to your shower or outside on your deck or patio! We break down the best Echo Dot speaker for each need in your smart home.

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Setup an Alexa Preferred Speaker

Alexa Preferred Speaker Setup

What is an Alexa Preferred Speaker?

A preferred speaker is a speaker in an Alexa Smart Home Device Group that is the default speaker for music. Music will automatically play through your preferred speaker.

For example, you can have an Echo Dot and a Sonos Play 1 speaker in a device group. All your music will automatically play through the better quality Sonos Play 1 speaker. No additional commands needed.

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Best Echo Dot Accessories

Best Echo Dot Accessories

The Amazon Echo Dot is an amazing smart speaker that is perfect for your smart home. There are dozens of Echo Dot accessories that make this device even better. Check out the list below to discover the best Echo Dot accessories to add to your home.

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Ring 2 vs Ring Pro

Ring 2 vs Ring Pro

Ring 2 vs Ring Pro - Great Choice!

Ring is a great choice for your video doorbell. The quality of the product, ease of installation and low cost for cloud video storage is the reason I use Ring in my home.

You decided that Ring is the right product for you. But which doorbell, Ring Doorbell 2 or Ring Doorbell Pro, is the best choice for your situation? The information below should help you make the decision when comparing Ring 2 vs Ring Pro.

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Ring Doorbell on TV

Ring Doorbell on TV

Can I view Ring Doorbell on TV?
Yes! You can view your Ring Doorbell on any television with a Fire TV or Fire TV Stick. You can also view your Ring Doorbell on select Samsung TVs.

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Ring Doorbell Alexa Chime

Ring Doorbell Alexa Chime

How to quickly and easily set up a Ring Doorbell Alexa chime. Your Ring Doorbell can play custom sounds, music and chimes on all of your Amazon Alexa devices.

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Connect Ring Doorbell and Alexa

Connect Ring to Alexa

Does Ring work with Alexa?

Yes. When you connect Ring to Alexa it makes both products better.

Here is a list of ways Ring products work with Alexa.

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How to Turn Off Fire TV

How to Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick

The fastest way to turn off the Amazon Fire Stick. Follow this quick guide to learn how to turn off the Amazon Fire Stick or Fire TV.

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Best Alexa Commands

Alexa Commands – Best Smart Home Commands

The best Alexa commands to use in your smart home. Read my list of Alexa commands that is easily organized to find what you need fast. You will be surprised with everything you can do with a simple command to your Echo Dot!

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Best Z-Wave Door Sensor

The Best Z-Wave Door and Window Sensors

When you think of the best Z-Wave door sensors, you think of security systems. Monitoring the security status of a door is one use of a door sensors, but there are endless additional uses when paired with a home automation controller.

For example, Z-Wave door sensors can trigger lights to turn on when doors are opened, notify you if someone opens the liquor cabinet, or remind you if a door is left open more than five minutes.

You will discover dozens of uses for door and window sensors in your smart home. This article will make sure you find the best z wave door sensor for your home.

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