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.

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…

Score Half-off the Honeywell Lyric T5 Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat

For a limited time, smart home shoppers can grab a new Lyric T5 Wi-Fi 7 Day Programmable Touchscreen Smart Thermostat (C-wire required) for $79, regular retail of $150. See the deal. Works with Alexa Use the 7-day flexible scheduling or…

Save $230 in this Amazing B1G1 Sale on Amazon’s Echo Show 2

For a limited time, Amazon shoppers can get a 2 pack of the latest generation Echo Show for half-off. Buy 2 and save $230 when you enter SHOW2PK at checkout. The Echo Show 2 offers premium speakers with Dolby processing…