Full List of Alexa Commands for Audible

Audible is owned by Amazon, so you won’t be surprised to hear that the two services integrate together really well. In this article, I’ll share a full list of Alexa commands for Audible along with helpful tips to access some of the bespoke features only available through Amazon’s voice assistant. If you’ve not yet signed … Read more

Full List of Alexa Commands for Music

An Amazon Echo smart speaker might have lots of advanced features for surfing the web and controlling your smart home via the endless list of Alexa commands, but it’s still an excellent speaker for playing music. In this guide, I’ll share all the music streaming services you can connect to Alexa and use via your … Read more

Alexa Commands for News

If you’re a news junkie, Alexa has got you covered with an easy way to keep up with your interests, whether that’s global news, sports, or a niche topic. Thanks to Amazon’s flash briefings feature, you can customise your daily report so that Alexa plays your favourite bulletins, with the ability to skip between them … Read more

Alexa Commands for Hive

Hive, a subsidiary of British Gas, are best known for their smart heating system which is a major rival to the Nest thermostat here in the UK, but they also have several other smart home devices including plugs, lights, and a home security system. All of these work seamlessly with Alexa for voice control and … Read more

17 Best Alexa Accessories and Add-Ons

Alexa is Amazon’s answer to the modern-day virtual assistant and it is quickly becoming one of the most popular voice assistants via the Amazon Echo smart speaker. But, have you ever wanted to do more with your Amazon Echo? There are plenty of Alexa accessories that will allow you to do just that. In this … Read more

Does the Echo Dot Need to be Plugged In?

Since introducing an Echo Dot to my house, my opinion of Alexa has been changed for good. This little speaker has a ton of functionality, it can play music, answer questions, make jokes, and integrates with almost every smart device I own. The Echo Dot is much smaller than the Echo speaker and looks like … Read more

Can You Use Alexa and HomeKit Together?

Alexa and HomeKit are two rival smart home platforms from Amazon and Apple respectively. HomeKit isn’t nearly as advanced as Alexa, however, if you have an iPhone in your pocket then HomeKit is an easy choice. If you can’t agree on which voice assistant should control your home, you’ll probably be wondering whether you can … Read more

45 Alexa Routine Ideas

Alexa seems to become more and more useful every day and thanks to routines Alexa can automate a huge range of tasks, from turning on lights when you enter a room, to more advanced routines like turning down your speakers when you have a phone call. I’ve reached out to my contacts in the community … Read more

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