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1st-ever Amazon Prime Early Access Sale!

By GotSmartStuff | October 6, 2022

Surprise! Get ready for 2 days of deals! On September 26, 2022, Amazon announced the first-of-its-kind Prime Early Access Sale, a 48-hour global shopping event exclusive to Prime members. It’s coming soon on October 11-12, 2022 to 15 countries: Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, and the U.S. The Early Access Sale gives Prime members a chance to…

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Smart Reasons to Automate Your Home

By GotSmartStuff | June 24, 2022

We live in a time of unprecedented technological growth.  This is very fortunate, given the fast-paced lives that most of us lead.  In recent years, great strides have been made in making our lives easier by making our homes more tech-savy.  And with almost everyone owning a smartphone nowadays, it makes sense to make our…


What is IoT – Internet of Things?

By GotSmartStuff | February 3, 2022

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become one the most important technologies of the 21st century.  Since the term was coined in 1999, the Internet of Things has transformed from a distant vision to an exciting reality.  And the Internet of Things is a fast-growing topic of conversation both in and out of the workplace. …


10 Smart Home Myths Exposed – Part #2 of 2

By GotSmartStuff | October 18, 2021

In out last post, we exposed the first 5 common smart home myths.  In this article, we will discuss myths #6-10. Myth #6: All Smart Devices are Compatible – Many people think that just by getting the latest internet packages and the latest devices, they can convert their house into a smart home.  In reality,…


10 Smart Home Myths Exposed – Part #1 of 2

By GotSmartStuff | June 20, 2021

Home automation has been around for years, and smart homes are quickly becoming ubiquitous.  With the level of comfort that they offer, along with the arrival of high-speed internet, their popularity is not surprising.  We’re living in the future now, and the advent of smart home technology is one of the many developments propelling us…


Work from Home Smartly

By GotSmartStuff | February 28, 2021

The world experienced a historic shift in the 2020 job market due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Whereas working from home used to be a perk for some of us, it’s now become the norm for many of us.  And while 2020 may be considered the year of remote work, it’s really only the beginning as…


Prime Day is Oct 13-14, 2020!

By GotSmartStuff | September 28, 2020

It’s official! Today, Amazon announced that Prime Day will be Tuesday, October 13th to Wednesday, October 14th. You will have 2 days to save on everything you need and love! Check out the Early Prime Day Deals! In case you didn’t know, Amazon Prime Day is exclusively for Prime members. To start your 30-day FREE…


Amazon Prime Day – Coming Soon!

By GotSmartStuff | September 20, 2020

Even though Amazon Prime Day has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we now know that it will happen before the end of the year!  According to Fox Business, Amazon released a statement confirming that Prime Day will occur in the 4th quarter of 2020.  “We can confirm Prime Day will take place in…

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Amazon Prime Day 2020

By GotSmartStuff | June 5, 2020

Amazon Prime Day is a summer sales event on Amazon websites around the world, where members of Amazon Prime get exclusive discounts on a wide range of items.  Prime Day is one of the biggest retail holidays of the year.  In 2020, over a million products will be discounted for Prime members on everything from…

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Alexa’s COVID-19 Resources

By GotSmartStuff | April 11, 2020

In many ways, the COVID-19 pandemic that’s forcing most of us into home quarantine and making us paranoid about touching our faces or anything else is the perfect time for voice assistants to spring into action.  Voice commands mean you don’t have to touch places that get heavy traffic during the day – light switches,…


Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen Review

By GotSmartStuff | December 15, 2019

Amazon’s Echo Dot 3rd Generation was released on October 11, 2018 and is the best selling speaker of all time.  This impressive smart speaker gives you control of your smart home with a few commands.  It comes in 3 fabric colors: charcoal, heather gray and sandstone.  And although it’s relatively small it packs a big…


New Hardware Announced at Amazon’s Fall 2019 Event

By GotSmartStuff | October 8, 2019

Amazon had its fall 2019 hardware event on September 25, 2019 in Seattle, the home of Amazon headquarters.  Amazon announced 15 new products and the debut of celebrity voices for Alexa. Some of the new products are invitation only, some you can pre-order now and some are available today!  Let’s take a look: Echo Dot…

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Amazon Ring Now Partnering With Police

By GotSmartStuff | August 30, 2019

The doorbell-camera company Ring was purchased for $1 billion in February 2018 by Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos.  Ring, the ultimate Cinderella story, was on the verge of going broke and got rejected by investors on ABC’s Shark Tank.  Fast-forward to August 28, 2019, and Amazon Ring now works with 405 law enforcement agencies across the…


Are You an Intelligent Smart Home User?

By GotSmartStuff | July 5, 2019

While smart home devices are making it simple to manage room temperature, lighting, security cameras, door locks and more, they also can make you vulnerable to security breaches. Here are a few tips to help keep you safe: ·        Mitigate hacking by giving your home network a unique name and a strong password. ·        Use Wireless Protected Access (WPA2)…


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