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Using Google Home and Chromecast To Play Videos On Your TV

http://youtu.be/eNQZoPc9eJo In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul use Chromecast and the Google Home to cast a Handyguys video onto a TV. In the past few episodes, Handyguys Brian and Paul have been exploring the home improvement benefits that can come through the Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa. They have successfully also installed home automation between […]

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Google Home Setup Part 1

http://youtu.be/4ZZVr7xynRs In the last video, The Handyguys unboxed a Google Home device and installed the application needed to control this new home audio device. In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul go through the initial Google Home Setup. In a later video, The Handyguys will go over how to troubleshoot the device in case of […]

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Control Leviton Z Wave Switch with Amazon Echo Dot

http://youtu.be/U-QMntz8uOI In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul show homeowners how to connect their Leviton Z Wave switch to an Amazon Echo Dot. In the previous videos, The Handyguys unboxed and setup the Leviton Z Wave switch in Handyguy Paul’s dining room and connected the switch to the SmartThings Hub. The next step would be […]

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Leviton Z Wave Switch Set-Up (Video)

http://youtu.be/nUhOoOVXTxY In this episode, Handyguys Brian and Paul set up the Leviton Z Wave switch in order to expand the home automation in their house. This set-up allows you to use any bulb for home automation rather than a specific smart bulb. The Handyguys configure this set-up in Handyguy Paul’s dining room. The Leviton Z Wave […]

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SmartThings Hub Unboxing and Set-Up (Video)

http://youtu.be/JTVThQ_jG5I In this episode, Handyguys Brian and Paul unbox and setup the SmartThings Hub for home automation. In the past few episodes, the Handyguys have been going over how to coordinate home automation with the Amazon Echo Dot and the Google Home. They successfully coordinated the use of the Philips Hue Smart Bulbs with these […]

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Amazon Echo Dot and Philips Hue Setup

http://youtu.be/OrBLxfwri1A In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul attempt to integrate the Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa) with the Philips hue bridge and LED lightbulbs. First, the Handyguys show homeowners how to configure the Philips hue bridge. They then attempt to connect it to the home audio device. The Philips hue bridge and LED bulbs are […]

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Google Home and Philips Hue Setup

http://youtu.be/-2jrzs2qd-0 In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul attempt to connect the Google Home with Philips Hue. In the previous video, Handyguys Brian and Paul go through the process in which to set up the Philips Hue home automation. They realized that connecting the Philips Hue to the Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa) went smoothly. However, The […]

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Home Audio Devices: Google Home and Amazon Echo Dot

http://youtu.be/I1upXgCYgFo In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul introduce 2 home audio devices: the Google Home an Amazon Echo Dot. Both of these devices have various functions, some of which may apply to the home owner. Over the next few videos, Handyguys Brian and Paul will compare and contract these 2 home audio devices particularly […]

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Home Security, Home Surveillance And Home Automation&

Is this guy a criminal?

The Handyguys provide an introduction to DIY home security, surveillance and automation. The Handyguys give an overview of these technologies in this episode. We may dedicate a show to each of these topics later in the year. If you have any specific products that you would like discussed or have any questions on DIY home […]

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