Tag Archive: Echo


What all the color rings mean on your Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot

The Amazon Echo could be considered the best smart speakers on the market. The Echo functions as a smart home assistant, Bluetooth speaker, trivia machine, intercom system and many more, and it all begins with that iconic light ring. But it would be remiss if it wasn’t said that not everyone is familiar with the different colors that appear on the light ring from time to time. That said, here is a quick and easy guide to what  [Read More…]

Top 3 skills to enhance your Amazon Echo Show experience

The Amazon Echo Show is what would be considered the premiere device in the Echo family of devices. At $ 230, it’s more than just a smart speaker; it’s a 10-inch display that can help you out no matter where you are. In the kitchen, in the bedroom, in the office, no matter where you are in the home, the Echo Show is a versatile device that can supplement your life in myriad ways. Here are three things  [Read More…]

How to use an Amazon Echo as a Bluetooth speaker with your Android phone

Your Amazon Echo isn’t just an effective smart assistant capable of managing your smart home. The Echo family of devices are also capable Bluetooth speakers for those of us that store their music on their Android smartphones. Don’t know how to set this up? Let us show you how to take advantage of this awesome feature on your Amazon Echo device.

How to link your Android phone to your Amazon Echo via Bluetooth

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Take $50 off the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and get a free 3rd-gen Echo Dot

Smarter doors.

Grab a Ring Video Doorbell Pro discounted to $ 199 with a free 3rd-gen Echo Dot. The Ring doorbell goes for $ 250 usually, and the Echo Dot is $ 40 on its own. That’s a savings of $ 90 off what this would’ve cost last week.

Who’s there? Ring Video Doorbell Pro and free Echo Dot

You’re already saving $ 50 on the doorbell, which is a pretty great low price. The free Echo  [Read More…]

Grab a new Ring Stick Up Cam on sale for $150 with a free Echo Dot

Nice chunk of savings here.

The Ring Stick Up Cam battery-powered HD security camera is down to $ 149.99 on Amazon and comes with a free 3rd-gen Echo Dot. This is one of Ring’s newest security cameras and has never been on sale before. Today’s deal is $ 30 off its normal price, not including the extra $ 40 you save with the free Echo Dot smart speaker. This deal is available in white or black.

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Save $50 on the Ring Floodlight Camera and get a free Echo Dot for a limited time

Light up the night.

Amazon is offering a $ 50 discount on the Ring Floodlight Camera and throwing in a free Echo Dot. The deal brings both black and white cameras down to $ 199 and that remains true even if you choose to get it by itself. This is one of the better deals we’ve seen for this product. The Echo Dot, which is otherwise $ 40 by itself, lets you use Alexa to launch real-time video with  [Read More…]

Saturday’s best deals: Echo Dot bundles, LIFX bulbs, and much more

Here we are again. It’s Saturday, the weekend has begun, and you’re likely excited. Let’s take a few minutes to review today’s best deals so you can start the day of with something nice for yourself.

Smart Buy Amazon Echo Dot Three-Pack

This deal brings the cost of Amazon’s newest Echo Dot down to below what it sold for on Black Friday, though you will need to buy three of them to qualify for the pricing. Normally, each  [Read More…]

Snag three Echo Dot speakers for your home and save $80 instantly

Start controlling smart home devices with Alexa.

Now’s your opportunity to pick up three Echo Dot speakers at a discount, as Amazon is offering $ 80 off your purchase when you add three of the smart speakers to your cart. Though they regularly sell for $ 49.99 each, today’s deal will score you the speakers for only $ 69.97! That’s like paying a little over $ 23 for each one, which beats the deal of $ 24 we saw  [Read More…]

How to change the Alexa wake word on your Amazon Echo

Having multiple Alexa devices in one household can get confusing, especially with every device coming equipped with the same wake word — “Alexa“. However, there is a way to remove all confusion, and it all comes down to selecting individual wake words for each of the devices in your home. All it takes is the Alexa app and a few taps on your mobile device. Let us show you how to do it.

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Get two free Echo Dots and $30 off when you buy two Ring Stick Up cameras

Security and free stuff.

Right now at Best Buy, add two Ring Stick Up security cameras to your cart and get $ 30 off the final price. Each camera, no matter which color or version you pick, is $ 179.99. When you add them both to your cart, the prices get reduced to $ 164.99 apiece. That’s a final total of $ 329.98 instead of $ 359.98. Just like on Amazon, these Stick Up cams each come with a  [Read More…]