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How to create your own Alexa skills with Alexa Blueprints

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Amazon has made it easy to create your own Alexa Skills with Alexa Blueprint and it is incredibly fun! No coding needed. If you read this blog it is no secret that we love Alexa and she is deeply integrated into our daily lives (see this post for how we use Alexa in...

Tech we Love - Rachio

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The upside of being married to a tech geek is pretty obvious: lots and lots of gadgets.

5 Ways we use Alexa in our Home

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Aaron is always looking for new technology to make our home even “smarter.” When we got our first Amazon Echo, I wasn’t sure how often I would use the voice-activated speaker, but now, I’m not sure how I lived without it. (Here’s how we incorporate Alexa into our morning routine.)...