Google found a place in my Home

Google Home

I’ve had an Amazon Echo (Alexa) in my house for quite a while.  One of “Alexa’s” biggest disappointments is her lack of knowledge.  Often, after hearing Alexa say “I’m sorry, I don’t understand the question you asked.”, I found myself turning to Google on my phone for the answer. The Google Home is an Echo-like assistant for your home that has the knowledge base of Google behind it.  I can also control my IoT devices like […]

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WeMo Light Switch by Belkin

About 6 months ago, I installed WeMo light switches in my house.  These switches allow you to control your lights a number of new ways: Using your Smartphone Set to a Timer Using your Computer Using your Voice with help by the Amazon Echo or other service Old fashion way using your finger on the switch For the most part, they work great.  They connect to your home network through your Wifi connection. There are […]

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