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What’s your favourite household appliance?
I think mine has to be the Amazon Alexa. There are probably 20 different ways I use Alexa at home, but here are five of my favourites:
- We have an Alexa in our kitchen and one in each of our bedrooms. If I’m cooking or working at home, I can easily “drop in” on Flea upstairs, to let her know that dinner is ready, or to ask her to walk the dog.
- On a daily basis, I use Alexa for timers, to do simple calculations, to check the weather and tell me the tide times at the local beach.
- Then there’s the ability to play music from our Spotify account, and read Audio books from Audible.
- Not forgetting that Amazon Alexa is linked to smart devices around the home so I can easily say, “Amazon turn the lounge lights on.”
- Lastly, I love that when we travel, I can use Alexa to set routines that help keep our home secure. Alexa links to lightbulbs, smart plugs and home security cameras so I can turn lights on and off, play the radio, and double check that our security system is turned on, wherever we might be in the world.
This month I’m giving you the chance to win the Amazon Echo Show 5, the newest generation of Alexa home device.
What’s new with Amazon Show?
With the Amazon Show you get all the features of your existing Amazon Alexa device plus a 5.5 inch screen. It’s perfect for watching a quick news bulletin, or looking at the time or weather without squinting when you’ve just woken up (not just me, surely?). With Amazon Show you can also make Amazon video calls to friends and family with compatible devices.
Perfect when you want to show your face without leaving home!
Win an Amazon Echo Show 5
To be in with. chance of winning your own Amazon Alexa device worth £75, all you have to do is comment on this blog post letting me know your favourite household appliance, and why you love it.
Once you’ve left your comment, don’t forget to complete the widget below to confirm your entry and to access bonus entries via social media.
The winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries at 11.59pm (GMT) on Thursday, July 1, 2021. 1 prize will be awarded at random from all eligible entries. You must comment and complete the widget to enter. No cash alternative. Promoter and Data Controller: Flea Enterprises Ltd, PR4 3LT. Winners’ details will be available on this website within 7 days of the closing date.