Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation)

Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation)
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Bougt the Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation) the moment it got released on 20th October 2016. It is a pretty much must buy item if you are a tech geek as it only costs US$49.99 (S$71).

I have two Amazon Echo at home. One in the Living Room and one in the Master Bed Room. I used it to controlled my water heater, lights, television and playing radio on it via TuneIn. It makes me even a lazier person. I used to switched on or off my lights manually, but now I have Alexa (Virtual Assistant of Amazon Echo) to do it for me.

Using Amazon Echo With Logitech Harmony

Using Amazon Echo With Logitech Harmony
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In both of my Amazon Echo and Logitech Harmony Home Control articles, I wrote about using Amazon Echo to control your television using Logitech Harmony. But unfortunately the IFTTT solution at that time was premature and didn’t really work.

Last month, IFTTT release a new update in partnership with Amazon Echo that allows you to trigger a receipe with a specific phrase on the Amazon Echo. You will have to start the trigger with “Alexa, trigger …”.