In this section we will enlighten, how to setup Alexa’s smart home skills and review how well they support your smart home devices.

Ai News with Siri, Alexa and Google

AI-News with Siri, Alexa and Google – Episode 2: The Epic Rap Battle

A fresh glimpse into the news around Siri, Alexa and Google. This time a young fella invited himself and our assistants could not resist to show off their beatboxing and rapping. You will recognize...
AI-NEWS Signation Screenshot

AI-News with Siri, Alexa and Google – Episode 1

Whoa, long time - no read! Well, this is because I was working on this post. Still, not a sunday read here, just a little clip to watch and enjoy! I hope you like this...
Who is best with Philips Hue? Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant

Assistant Showdown with Philips Hue: Who will win, Siri, Alexa or Google?

Let's compare the strengths and weaknesses of our assistants in combination with Philips Hue. Since Google finally also supports Philips Hue room and scene import, and some smart home features have been added to...
Easter Egg Hunt with Siri, Alexa and Google

Easter Assistant Showdown: Who has the Best Easter Egg Hunt? Siri, Alexa or Google?

It's this time of the year, which lets us think of Easter egg hunts. Not only the real Easter eggs but also the virtual ones, well hidden in our smart assistants: Siri, Alexa, and...
Siri, Google and Alexa Musical Showdown

Musical Assistant Showdown: Who will win, Siri, Google or Alexa?

We are at the crossroads. We use our smart assistants mostly for listening to music, but how musical are our assistants actually? How to decide, whether Alexa, Siri or Google fits better to our...
Alexa sings and plays guitar

Alexa, Play Some Music: All The Music Voice Commands

If you are anything like me, you don't like to pull out your smartphone to browse for the music you'd like to hear. So you're standing there, in front of Alexa, wondering what you...
iRobot Roomba and Google Home

How to teach your Logitech Harmony: Alexa, Hey Google turn on Roomba!

It must have been a strange moment for Mr. Colin M. Angle, CEO of iRobot, when he presumably announced summer 2017 his plans to sell the mapping data share maps for free with customer consent of his...
Assistant Showdown Nanolef Aurora

Assistant Showdown with Nanoleaf Aurora: Who will win, Siri, Alexa or Google?

Have you ever wondered, which of our assistants supports Nanoleaf Aurora better? Well, in this post we will examine the strengths and weaknesses of Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant by comparing their configuration options,...
Showdown Logitech Harmony

Assistant Showdown with Logitech Harmony: Who will win, Alexa or Google?

Let's find out, which of our assistants supports Logitech Harmony better. We will compare configuration, voice commands, and assistant specific smart home features. Now, that we have thoroughly examined Logitech Harmony: a Hub and it's Elite,...
Logitech Harmony Alexa

Logitech Harmony and Alexa: Setup, Voice Commands and a Candlelight Dinner

This Valentine's post is a story of appreciation, harmony and ultimately ... love. In this post we are going to connect Alexa with our Logitech Harmony Hub, only to find one of the loveliest integrations...

Alexa and Philips Hue: Setup, Review and Voice Commands

Let's set up Alexa to talk to your Philips Hue smart lighting. You will be surprised, how simple and effective Alexa supports your Philips Hue lights by importing your rooms and scenes, as well as...
Alexa

Amazon Alexa’s Biography

Let's start this post with an interview ... Me: Alexa, how are you? Alexa: I'm excellent. I've got dinosaurs on my mind. If I was around back when they roamed the Earth, I wonder what they would...
Nanoleaf Aurora and Alexa

Alexa and Nanoleaf Aurora: Setup and Voice Commands

In this post, we will set up Alexa to talk to your Aurora. If you have not already set up your Aurora in the Nanoleaf app, refer to our "Nanoleaf Aurora - Smart Lighting, Living...