Amazon announced the new Echo Hub last autumn. At first glance, this appears to be an Echo Show 8 without a speaker, as the Echo Hub is so flat that it can be mounted on the wall as a smart home control panel. It is now available to order in Germany and other European countries at a price of 199.99 euros.
For years, users with large Hue installations have been tormenting themselves with an annoying problem: Philips Hue's Alexa Skill only allows the connection to one bridge. A second bridge can only be linked to Alexa in a roundabout way. A fairly simple solution is the BridgeWrapper Skill by Sascha Schmidt, with which you can easily link several bridges and the associated accounts.
“Alexa, turn the kitchen light on”, “Alexa, turn the reading light to 50 percent” or “Alexa, turn all the lights off”. These are just three of the many voice commands that can be used to control your Philips Hue lamps with Amazon's voice assistant Alexa. This week, Amazon has launched two new smart speakers, whose names you have certainly heard before: Echo and Echo Dot.
It is Prime Day again! And that means all of us Smart Home fans: you can save a lot of money again. Amazon has thousands of offers in store all over the world, including of course some deals around Philips Hue. In this article we want to give you an overview of the deals in many different countries.