[IN BRIEF] Retrospective: week of 23/03/2020

The coronavirus cannot stop the news ofAlexa and connected objects! The Alexians, although confined, continue their tests and their exploration of home automation. For those who have not followed everything, here is a summary of the past week.

Monday

The Alexians presented you the Robo Rock H6, the perfect complement to a robot vacuum cleaner. As efficient as a Dyson, this stick vacuum cleaner convinced us so much that we gave it an excellent rating of 8.8 / 10!

[TEST] Roborock H6: an uncompromising broom vacuum cleaner

Skills released today

For Star Wars fans, here is a dedicated skill Lyzie assistant

Wednesday
 

Because music is more than ever necessary to isolate yourself and forget about the news a little, we have tested new in-ear headphones for you: the Jabra Elite Active 75t. Compatible AlexaOf course, they turned out to be excellent in every way and we gave them a rating of 8.6 / 10!

[TEST] JABRA Elite Active 75t: your pavilion with Alexa exclusively

Skills released today

Radio-Canada Info - Long format released his skill on the French store. Another proximity radio from the Center region is available on Echo devices Alexa : Vibration

Thursday

You had already loved, finally your dogs and cats, the PETKIT Fresh Element P512 and PETKIT Smart Cozy, you will like to add to it the perfect complement that is the PETKIT Eversweet 3 Cat and Dog Water Fountain ! It goes without saying, isn't it?

[TEST] PETKIT EVERSWEET 3 water fountain: it goes without saying

Skills released today

A new radio: Radio London !

Friday

Our houses and apartments will never have been as clean as during this confinement! Our Dream XR stick vacuum test you might want to invest in a broom vacuum. Cherry on the cake, it is from elsewhere discounted at 228.49 € on Aliexpress which continues to deliver to us during this pandemic period.

[TEST] Dreame XR: a complete and accessible stick vacuum cleaner

Saturday

It's Saturday but the news continues with in particular the new Marshall Uxbridge Voice speaker : compatible Alexa, it will offer from April 8 a very rock & roll sound to our listening Amazon Music Unlimited !

Marshall Uxbridge Voice: a speaker connected to Alexa

Sunday

It seems that it's Sunday that we tinker the most, but as it's a bit everyday Sunday at the moment, why not take the opportunity to build your own Home Assistant home automation box. Much easier to implement thanJeedom installation, this software allowing you to centralize all your equipment has largely aroused your interest. Thanks to Aurélien who joined our editorial staff with a really interesting first tutorial.

[TUTORIAL] Home Assistant: installation on Raspberry Pi

And to relax before attacking our third week of confinement, we ended the week on the second opus of the Diary of a confined.

[HUMOR] Diary of a confined: 14th day and 2nd weekend.

 

Simple user and novice fallen into the pot Alexa, this one fascinates me and thanks to the boys, Jean-Christophe and Alexien Modo, I learn a little more every day. Loving the different aspects ofAlexa, I turned to skills to share my discoveries with you.