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mydlink Home and Harmony Skills for Alexa


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It has been a long time coming for the release of the skills for use of the D-Link Smart plugs and Logitech Harmony Hub with the Amazon Echo/Echo Dot, which were both previously unavailable in the U.K. (but had been available in the US). Prior to this, I had already found alternative solutions to pair these devices with my Amazon Echo Dot and have been successfully using the Amazon Echo Dot to control the D-Link Smart plugs and Harmony Hub. Hence the big questions are: Are the Alexa Skills provided for these devices better than the solutions I had found previously? Should I be enabling them on my Alexa App? Continue reading mydlink Home and Harmony Skills for Alexa

IFTTT and Amazon Alexa


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Recently it was announced that Amazon Alexa officially supported IFTTT (If this then that). This meant that there were many more new things that Alexa could control. This was great news, as it meant that I could start controlling other devices such as the D-Link Smart Plug with my Amazon Echo Dot. Continue reading IFTTT and Amazon Alexa