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3 Kid-Friendly Amazon Fire Tablets

Tablets can be a great resource with loads of educational apps and content.  When looking for a tablet for your kiddo, it may be best to avoid pricey premium tablets (e.g. iPad Mini, Microsoft Surface Pro, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, etc.)  If you’re in the market for a kid-friendly tablet, Amazon offers a few different […]

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Echo Frames – Smart glasses with Alexa

Amazon is Earth’s biggest selection of books, electronics, apparel, and more.  The company also offers a myriad of Echo and Alexa devices which help several people live more independently.  One of their newest products is their Echo Frames! If you haven’t heard of the Echo Frames yet, in sum, they are smart glasses with open-ear […]

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New Amazon Echo Dot with Clock, Amazon Halo Band

We first wrote about Amazon Echo devices in 2014.  (Wow, how time flies!)  The multinational company based in Seattle, Washington recently introduced two new products: the all-new Echo Dot with Clock and Amazon Halo Band. When I originally wrote about the first-ever Echo Dot device (nearly 7 years ago), I had no idea how much […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer with Assistive Technology

Don’t worry, we’ve all found ourselves squeezing through crowds or running into internet traffic while shopping for gifts at the last minute. Have no fear; we have some late holiday gift ideas here for those loved ones who may need assistive technology. “While these items certainly are convenient for able-bodied people, they can be vital […]

Echo Show Accessibility Features

I received an Amazon Echo Show as a gift for Christmas and I love it!  I set it up in my kitchen so recipes, news, music, and so much more are easily accessible.  If you’re unfamiliar with the Echo Show, it is an Amazon Echo device optimized “for visuals and room-filling sound.”  The device is jam-packed […]

ecobee Switch+

Stuart Lombard was on a mission to reduce his family’s carbon footprint and save money.  He found several ways to conserve energy, but most were complex and expensive.  After discovering that heating and cooling made up a majority of his home energy use, he soon founded ecobee in 2007.  Ecobee is a company that makes […]