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08Jan, 2023

Use your Amazon Echo for a whole-home music experience

Are you looking to fill your entire home with music using your Amazon Echo? Good news – it’s easier than you might think! With just a few simple steps, you can set up your Echo to play music throughout your home, creating a fully-immersive listening experience. First, you’ll need to make sure you have an […]

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30Nov, 2020

2020 Gift Guide – Smart Home Quick Start

For years people would visit my home and think my smart home setup was just a cool geeky feature of my house. Lately though, it’s becoming more mainstream and people have started to more frequently ask me “how do I do that?” So I thought it was best to put together a quick start guide […]

28Nov, 2020

2020 Amazon Echo Holiday Gift Guide

Amazon launched the Echo (with the voice assistant Alexa) in late 2014. At that point, smart devices and home automation were fairly niche. When I snagged the first generation Echo, my wife thought it was just another geeky product. She soon found the convenience extremely helpful and over the past several years we’ve added more […]

12Jun, 2020

Milanote – The Creator’s Tool

Over the years, we’ve tried just about every digital organizational tool out there. Some tools we use all the time and recommend to clients, others we’ve tried and moved on from. We are always looking for new, better ways to do things. When we first heard about Milanote we were intrigued. Although we are something […]

09Jun, 2020

5 Tips for a Better Zoom/GoToMeeting Business Webinar

Over the last three months, people who had never been on a webinar in their life, started living almost entirely inside some kind of virtual meeting software. Zoom has become a household name almost entirely overnight, with GoToMeeting being another popular option. One request we see is a lot is for help to have a […]

05May, 2020

Is Quick Base Right for my Company?

Finding the right business software can be difficult. There are a bunch of really good options out there for most industries but a one-size-fits-all approach usually doesn’t yield the best results. Software we’ve tried “off the shelf” include Project Management, CRMs, Field Service Software, and Customer Service/Help Ticket solutions. Our clients saw average results until […]

18Jul, 2019

Affordable Home Security: The Wyze Choice

We have tested home (and business) security options for years. It has generally been one of those areas where you get what you pay for. The inexpensive security cameras required running hundreds of feet of wiring throughout your location. If you wanted good wireless options, you were going to pay for that convenience. Luckily, Wyze […]

17May, 2019

The Streaming Device Showdown

Just a few short years ago, streaming devices were a novelty. SmartTVs were just coming to marketing and adding on an AppleTV or Roku was a niche concept. As with any technology, things happen fast, and the streaming device marketing has boomed. That means that you are now looking into it, but which one should […]

27Apr, 2019

2018 Mac Mini: My Mac Setup on a Budget

For the last decade, I’ve been a dedicated “Mac guy.” Most recently, I’ve been using a 2015 MacBook Pro as my workhorse computer. It’s been great, but with any good tech, improvements happen fast and my setup has become more and more outdated. Luckily, Apple has finally been updating a slew of Macs from the […]