Differences and similarities between Amazon Tap and Amazon Echo

Differences and similarities between Amazon Tap and Amazon Echo

Both models are Amazon speakers that can be used not only to play music but also acts as a personal assistant. The cost of tap is about $50 lesser than Amazon Echo device but echo takes the lead in terms of smart For outdoor music, Tap can be chosen while for home experience, Echo should be considered. Echo is always on to receive commands while for Tap; you will have to tap and ask to start working Let’s talk about what we found out about this two devices Size The Tap device is much smaller in size and weighs lesser to the Echo device. Tap is about 6.2*2.6*2.6 inches and 16.6 ounces in weight while Echo is about 9.25*3.27*3.27 inches and weighs 26.8 ounces. Though from the outside, they both look similar. Both are slim, cylindrical back in colour and both has a blue illuminating light Tap is designed to be carried around while Echo device is designed to be static Wake command They are both equipped...
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Exciting things you can do with Alexa Echo Dot Device

Exciting things you can do with Alexa Echo Dot Device

Honestly, Alexa Echo device is one of the amazing devices you could ever have. The fun you get while using it, the response to commands, the smartness of the device, the usage without a mobile device, and the list goes on and on, this has made it the best speaker device ever used. There is a lot it can do that even gets you overwhelmed making it difficult to figure out where to start from. This blog will get you enlightened on things you can use alexa device Echo dot. It helps to control your home It makes controlling your smart devices at home easy, which includes door locks, light, appliances, switches and different sort of smart devices, like closing the garage door, turning on and turning off lights. All you need do is to give the command and it obeys Less stressful cooking Tips on how to cook your favorite can be gotten from Alexa device making your cooking less stressful. For example,...
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Amazon Echo Show Setup

Amazon Echo Show Setup

Amazon Echo Show is a third generation of Alexa enabled device with a 5.5 inch screen, HD camera and also has a number of enhanced features compared to the old models. It is designed for kitchens, shelves, desktops, bedside cabinet due to its compatibility. This device comes with a screen for playing of video playing. You need to get it running before you can start using it Things you need Mac desktop/PC/Laptop/ Smartphone/Tablet Internet service Internet router with Wi-Fi capability Amazon prime account preferably Echo Show unit Setup Steps Download Alexa App to your Mac/PC/Smartphone/Tablet from the Alexa.amazon.com store, Google play store, App store directly using chrome, safari, Microsoft edge, and Firefox or internet explorer 10 and above Eight inches or more from any walls or windows, find a spot for your Echo Show and plug into into an AC adapter and it automatically turns on Alexa says your Echo device is ready for setup once it’s on There are options on...
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Steps to take when setting up Amazon Alexa Echo devices

Steps to take when setting up Amazon Alexa Echo devices

Some echo system like Amazon echo need detailed step to step guide on how they can be setup. The set up might be sometimes confusing if an expert or a guideline is not involved. Thanks to Alex app, it has made things easy for setting up Amazon echo system. Here are guidelines to setup up an Amazon echo system with less troubleshooting Pick a palatable place in your home where you feel it can be used well and make sure it’s closer to the power source and within the reach of a WiFi connection. Once this is done plug in your device select the device to which you want to connect Alexa (be it Android or the mobile devices) Your device must be a compatible operating system version of Android 4.4 or iOS 8.0 Switch on your devices, connect all the cables to the device and execute the first setup guide Get the compatible Alexa app visiting the app store Select the...
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Setup and Configuration of Alexa Echo Look

Setup and Configuration of Alexa Echo Look

It is one of the newest of Amazon Echo brand, it is also a great style device where you to take photos of your style and seek for advice. It is suited to a specific environment. It is quite different from other brands in that it isn’t all about playback music, rather it has a camera that allows you snap photos and take videos. It captures your daily outfits, place them in catalogue and gives give Steps in setting your device up  Search for Echo Look app in your apple store or smart phones. Only compatible with Android 5.0 and above and IOs 10 and above for iphone 5s and above.  Select a suitable location for Echo look. Make sure there are no obstructions where the Echo look camera is, it should be placed at shoulder height , make sure you are able to stand 5 feet from the camera without touching wall or nearly future. There should be a...
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Amazon Alexa Setup FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Ques: How to connect Amazon Alexa device to Control4 Smart Home? Ans: The first thing at this point is to Read the Alexa Quick Start Guide or the user manual which comes with it or watch the Connecting Amazon Echo to Control4 video on the website to learn how to connect your Amazon Alexa device to your Control4 Smart Home. Ques: Does Amazon Alexa devices compatible with Control4 Smart Home? if yes, then what all devices work? Ans: Yes there are few alexa devices which are compatible with control4 smart home and work really well with it . Naming these : Echo including 2nd Gen , Echo spot , Echo Dot including 3rd Gen , Echo show including 2nd Gen , Echo Plus including 2nd Gen , Fire Tv cube Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Stick. Ques: Do all Control4 systems are compatible or work well with Alexa devices? Ans: No , not all control4 works with alexa devices whereas to make it...
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Amazon Dot vs.Echo: Which smart speaker is best for you?

Amazon Dot vs.Echo: Which smart speaker is best for you?

Well both the devices come with built-in omnidirectional microphones which are specifically designed so that they pick up your voice when you are away in a room. But there are few differences between both. Not only omnidirectional but they both come with a voice-controlled assistant too. You can ask Alexa to do a number of things for you from doing math problems to checking the weather or turning on lights etc. If you wish to customize or want to create your own skills, that's pretty much easy and possible. All you need to do is say your wake up word which is “Alexa “ by default but you can change it to whatever you want to.  whereas the Echo has 7 microphone array and Dot Has only 4. There are a lot of smart technologies available in the market that go well with Echo and Dot. Either it is Philip hue light system or nest thermostats. You can control everything via one...
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How to create custom Alexa commands for Amazon Echo using IFTTT

How to create custom Alexa commands for Amazon Echo using IFTTT

Amazon echo is a voice-activated cloud-connected smart speaker with an artificial intelligence named Alexa, packed inside along with streaming music and reading headlines and giving you the weather forecast. Alexa has a growing role in the smart home to controlling smart gadgets like Philips Hughes color-changing bulbs and Belkin Wemo switches but Amazon echo also has a channel on IFFT a free online automation service that helps you sync it up with web services and other smart home gadgets. you can control these other gadgets by creating your own custom commands which is a great feature.  Here’s how you can do it: Setting up your Amazon echo: First you'll need to set your Amazon echo up, to do this just plug it in and download the Alexa app to your Android or iOS device depending the phone you are using, the app is easily availableNow you need walk through the pairing process which would hardly take just a couple of minutes. If you haven't already...
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Common Amazon Alexa Problems and How to Fix them

Common Amazon Alexa Problems and How to Fix them

  An Alexa speaker such as the Amazon echo, echo dot or Amazon tap can be a great addition to any living room kitchen or even a bedroom especially in a smart home and typically after the initial setup there's not a lot of tweaking or maintenance that needs to be done but that doesn't mean that things can't go wrong. If you're having trouble connecting your smart home device to your Alexa speaker which is one of the most common issues people face. Here are four common problems with Alexa speakers and how to fix them With growing technology the list of the compatible device is also growing day by day, By saying this, we mean, First you have to make sure that's your device is natively supported device. Because you may see that Many of those devices are actually only compatible through a third-party skill which is from skill catalog. If you wish to add a new device to your Alexa, For...
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How to Setup Alexa Echo Dot

How to Setup Alexa Echo Dot

  What Can Amazon Echo Dot Do For You?     Ask Alexa to play any music     You can have questions- answer round     Ask her to Read news for you     Checking the weather     Setting up the alarms     Control compatible smart home devices     Stream songs from Amazon Music     Spotify     SiriusXM   Alexa Echo Dot Problems    Your Echo Device Doesn't Connect to Wi-Fi     Streaming Issues on Alexa Devices     Bluetooth Issues on Alexa Devices     Reset Your Echo Device     Echo Dot Doesn't Turn On or Respond. Echo dot is the most popular voice-controlled speaker of Amazon. We offer services for installation of Amazon Alexa echo dot devices with best prices. If you have any problem in Alexa Echo Dot Setup device like as connect to WIFI, Bluetooth connectivity etc. Our experts help you. ...
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