Brian Locker

The Best Amazon Alexa Commands

The Best Amazon Alexa Commands

In this article we provide a list of Amazon Alexa commands from around the internet, curated and tested to work by those of us here at Hometoys. A familiar situation: You are gifted a brand-new Amazon Echo.  You have heard from friends and family about all the...
The Best Amazon Alexa Easter Eggs

The Best Amazon Alexa Easter Eggs

In this article we provide a list of Amazon Alexa commands from around the internet, curated and tested to work by those of us here at Hometoys. A familiar situation: You are gifted a brand-new Amazon Echo.  You have heard from friends and family about all the...
Is a Nest Thermostat Worth the Money?

Is a Nest Thermostat Worth the Money?

In October, 2011, Tony Fadell, the former Apple designer best known as one of the creative minds responsible for the iPod, burst onto the smart home scene with the Nest Thermostat.  A simple, sleek, round device made of aluminum and glass, the sales pitch for the...