Amazon 2nd Gen Echo Plus (2018) Review – premium sound with built-in smart hub and temp sensor

The new Amazon Echo Plus (2018) ditches a tall cylindrical design which was from the very first Echo debuted in 2014. It has become squatter and shorter. Now, it looks more like the 2nd gen Echo (2017), but have fabric on the side and rounded edge on top and bottom. The price $149.99 is the …

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Amazon Echo Plus review

Echo Plus has been released along with the 2nd generation of Echo. Echo Plus has all features of the original Echo and a built-in smart home hub. Design Dimension: 9.2″ x 3.3″ x 3.3″ Weight: 33.6 oz Color: Black, Silver, White Echo Plus looks the same as the original (1st gen) Echo. But, it’s not the …

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List of Philips Hue light bulbs

It’s been years since Philips Hue lighting system was introduced. Since then, Philips has improved their products and added many new lineups. Though light bulbs are just one part of their system, there are so many different types that you might get confused. To make things clear, here is a list of Philips Hue light …

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Create your own NFC tags with smartphone apps

NFC stands for Near Field Communication. The technology is not only used for mobile payment such as Android Pay and Apple Pay or exchanging photos and contacts between two mobile devices, but you can make a set of tasks on your device and have it remembered by a piece of sticker called NFC tag. A …

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all 4 hue (for Philips Hue) review

all 4 hue is the app for configuring your Philips Hue lights. It provides one of the most comprehensive apps for Philips Hue lighting system. The app is available for Android and iOS devices. You can install the app on iOS and Android devices for free and use them with some limitations such as limited …

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How to control Philips Hue with Siri, Apple HomeKit

The 2nd generation of Philips Hue Starter Kit includes the Bridge 2.0 which is compatible with Apple Homekit. With it, you can control Philips Hue lights with Siri Voice command. If you have 1st generation of Philips Hue Bridge, don’t get disappointed. Philips Hue Bridge 2.0 alone is sold for $59.99, and you can continue …

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Alexa can directly change scenes of Philips Hue lights without IFTTT now

You can now change scenes of Philips Hue lights with Alexa. Before, you were able to turn on and off or brighten and dim the light with Alexa. You can also change color with Siri. Or you can change the scene with Alexa though IFTTT app after you create “Recipes” for each light bulb. But …

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Things you might want to know before a purchase of Philips Hue Motion Sensor

Philips Hue Motion Sensor works well. It’s easy to set up with a variety of configurations. But, there are a few things I didn’t know until I actually used the sensor. And I wanted to know them beforehand. Time Setting First, a time setting can set up different scenes or brightness for day and night. …

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