Category Archives: General Tech Related

Will Alexa Call 911 Without Your Consent?

There’s been much in the news recently about an Amazon Echo device (Alexa) calling 911 when its owner was in the middle of beating up his domestic partner. See the article here on foxnews:

Woman Saved From Attack When Amazon Echo’s Alexa calls 911.

Is it possible for Alexa to listen in on your conversations and intervene by automatically dialing 911? I’ll show you the answer in this video.

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Use Kodi To Get Rid Of Your Cable Or Satellite Bill

Here’s a quick instructional how-to video on how to setup Kodi on a Windows PC. Kodi is software that lets you stream movies over the Internet. You have access to live streams and pay TV that you would normally have to pay a subscription to watch. Basically anything you find on a torrent site will be available to stream on Kodi.

For this video I am using the Paradox build of Kodi.

Here is the site you need to register at to get your username and password:
http://theblackboxostv.co.uk/

Next, to download the kodi software, visit:
http://kodi.tv/

Finally, here is the web address you need to enter in Kodi to download the Paradox build:
http://paradoxwizard.co.uk/repo/

If you have any questions please register and post a comment!

iRobot Roomba 880 Unboxing and Review

I had to purchase a new iRobot Roomba 880 to replace my aging Roomba that died earlier this year. In this video you can watch me do an unboxing of it and give my review of the new Roomba 880. I also briefly compare the Roomba 880 to the Roomba 870.
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Jager Tap Machine Unboxing, Setup and Review.

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I decided to pick up a Jager Tap Machine for the bar in my home theater. This machine holds three bottles of Jagermeister and the manufacturer claims it will cool it down to a chilly -15 degrees Celsius. This is the newest Jagermeister tap machine, called the JEMUS model.

In this video I do an unboxing and review and test to see just how cold the Jagermeister actually gets.