Since its introduction back in 2014, Amazon’s main Echo speakers have taken the form of a cylindrical tube but for the 4th Gen version of their Echo, Amazon has gone for a more spherical direction for their speaker.
It’s been almost four years since Google first introduced its Made by Google hardware initiative that began with the Google Home. It introduced the Google Assistant into our homes while also giving Amazon’s Echo devices a run for their money.
For the last couple of years, Toronto-based Ecobee has been known for its smart thermostats but for 2020, the company decided to venture into the smart security camera category with their SmartCamera.
Philips Hue has been one of the more popular smart home systems and if you’re like, then you’ve decked out your room or house with Hue bulbs.
Nowadays, there is no shortage of Amazon Echo devices that come with a number of features and sometimes at a cost. One of the most recent devices is the Echo Dot (3rd Gen) which is one of the cheapest Echo devices and a vast improvement over the previous version.
One of the more popular smart home lighting systems is Philips Hue. The nice thing about Philips Hue is that they don’t just offer regular bulbs, they offer a variety of bulbs to choose from.
It’s no secret that Amazon wants Alexa everywhere in all shapes and sizes. The newest form that Alexa comes in (at least in Canada) is the Echo Spot. The device is the first (and only) touchscreen Echo devices to makes its way up north and the screen does enhance the overall Alexa experience but the device has few flaws.
Over the past few years, our homes have been getting smarter, thanks to smart speakers that can be used to control devices in your home using just your voice. Amazon has been dominating the smart speaker market since it first introduced their Echo devices back in November 2014.