Jill Schmidt
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Jill Schmidt is a voice and smart home technology enthusiast. She created the Facebook group, Amazon Alexa and Smart Home Tips, Deals, News, and How-to's in 2017 and enjoys sharing with and learning from a community of individuals who contribute their technical expertise, insight, and inspiration. Jill is a regular contributor to Alexa-focused questions and answers on Quora.

Don’t Miss Amazon’s Sizzling Summer Sale on Fire Tablets

Amazon may have pushed Prime Day off to a date in the near future (rumored to be October) but these discounts on Fire tablets make it feel a lot closer. Get Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 Tablet (10.1″ 1080p full HD display,…

Celebrate Woot’s 16th Birthday With Hot Deals on Electronics

It’s Woot.com’s 16th birthday salebration. Don’t miss great deals on Alexa and smart home devices, with free shipping for Amazon Prime members. These discounted deals sell out quickly so if you find a deal you’re interested, buy it now. Although…

Score the 2nd-Gen Echo Plus with Free Philips Hue Bulb for Its Lowest Recorded Price.

Amazon is offering the Echo Plus (2nd Gen) with Philips Hue bulb – Alexa smart home starter kit – Charcoal + free Philips Hue bulb at the lowest price to date – $80, regular retail $180 with bulb, $150 without.…

What’s New with Alexa: June and July 2020 Updates

Get Ready to Road Trip by Getting More Details on the Route to Your Destination Alexa can help make users road-trip-ready. Now equipped with information about hundreds of thousands of roads and highways around the world, Alexa can answer questions…

How to Cancel a Shopping Order Made With Alexa

If you’ve made a purchase using your Alexa device’s voice shopping capabilities and find that you want to cancel the order, follow these steps. Log into your Amazon account (via a phone, tablet, or computer) and click on “Orders” on…

Amazon’s New Fire HD 8 Tablet Drops $30 In This One-Day Sale

Blink and you’ll miss this one-day sale on Amazon’s recently released Fire HD 8 tablet. See the deal. The 2020 Fire HD 8 tablet with Alexa features up to 12 hours of battery life, 32 or 64 GB of internal…

Score Amazon’s Echo Dot with Clock for only $35 or an Echo Dot Kids Edition with Echo Glow for $60

Amazon’s Echo Dot with Clock drops in price from $60 to just $35. See the deal. The Echo Dot with Clock has an LED display with a light sensor to automatically adjust the brightness based on the lighting available in…

Amazon’s Deal of the Day: eufy Security eufyCam 2 Wireless Home Security System

If you’re in the market for a wireless home security system, don’t miss this one-day sale which brings the cost of this wireless home security system down by $75. Get the eufy Security eufyCam 2 Wireless Home Security Camera System,…

Amazon’s Father’s Day Sale Offers Great Deals on Echo and Smart Home Devices

Echo Devices, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Recast 3rd-generation Echo smart speaker for $70, regular retail $100. Add a smart plug for $10 more or a smart bulb for $5 more. See the deal. Echo Dot (3rd Gen) – Smart…

Get the Amazon Echo Show 5 and Blink Indoor Security Camera for $65 in this Limited Time Offer

Grab Amazon’s Echo Show 5 and Blink mini indoor security camera for $65 (regular retail $125) in this limited-time offer. Grab this super hot deal before it’s gone. Father’s Day Smart Home Steals Looking for big price drops on Echo…