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How to Connect Amazon Alexa to College Dorm Wi-Fi

In Amazon Alexa, College or University by Tim Brennan

In this post, I provide four solutions to the curious challenge of how to connect Amazon Alexa to college dorm Wi-Fi. These tips will work with Google Assistant and other smart speakers as well. You basically have four options: Option 1: Follow College / University Guidelines to Connect Option 2: Ask IT to Add Alexa’s MAC Address to the Network …

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How To Make a Smart Dorm for Under $100 $50 $25

In College or University by Tim Brennan

Heading off to school on a budget and want to know how to make a smart dorm for under $100 $50 $25? Alright, you frugal college-bound genius, I am here to give you not 10, not 20, but 35 cool college tech products. Safeguard That Mac ‘n Cheese ack in the day, roughly a quarter-century ago (yikes), I spent my …

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11 Early Prime Day Smart Home Deals [2022 Tracker]

In Recommendations by Tim Brennan

I am now tracking the latest early Prime Day smart home deals for 2022. Prime Day 2022: Two Days of Deals ey Amazon, enough with the false advertising already! Prime “Day” for the past two years has really been two days. But I like it. A lot. So when is Prime Day 2022, you ask? This year Amazon’s annual two-day …

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10 Best Echo Show Stands for 2nd Gen, 15, 10, 8 & 5 [2022]

In Echo Show by Tim Brennan

Looking for the best Echo Show stands to take Alexa to new heights? You’ve come to the right place. In this post, I break down the best of the best stands for every generation of the smart display released to date: Echo Show 5, 8, 10, 15, 2nd Gen, and 1st Gen. Here are my picks for the 15 best …

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11 Best Echo Show Compatible Cameras for 2022

In Security Cameras, Echo Show by Tim Brennan

Dang-you, Amazon Prime Day! I now own an Echo Show 10, 8, and 5, and I have been thinking about adding at least two Echo Show compatible cameras to my Amazon smart home ecosystem. In my typical O.C.D. fashion, I have been researching cameras like crazy, and here is what I found out about both indoor and outdoor cams. Here …

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