Reblog – Google vs Alexa

A very witty and informed review of the latest techno trends.

Lydia!

A Tony Of All Trades

Warning:
This post contains Canadian content, and may not be suitable for non-Canadians!

I have been wondering about getting one of these smart speakers, Google Home Mini or Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa), for a while.  I just didn’t know if they would be worth the investment.  However, Boxing Day (It’s like a Canadian Black Friday, but it is the day after Christmas) came and at 50% off, I figured it was time to try.

I couldn’t decide on which smart speaker to get, so I got both and compared them.  They arrived on the same day.

The Speaker:
On opening the boxes, the first thing I noticed was that the Amazon unit was a little heavier than the Google.  Once I started playing music, I noticed that the sound quality of Alexa was much more natural than the Google unit, so I am guessing the extra weight is a bigger…

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Review – 31 Days of Expressive Writing for Chronic Illness and Pain

“I have been given this course as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although this course was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company." "31 Days of Expressive Writing for Chronic Illness and Pain" is an online course from Esther …

Product Review – The Fay Farm Soap and Muscle Rub

“I have been given these products as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. “ When I was selected for The Fay Farm review and able to choose two items …