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which is better?

Post by allcat » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:55 am

I've had Alexa from Amazon for a while and I like it.
I just bought a google home because I got a shopping credit from Walmart for the cost of the google.
I just asked them what the weather was. Google was a balmy 21. Alexa was a chilly 14. Which one of these is fake news?


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Re: which is better?

Post by LTown Cat » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:53 am

I've had an Alexa for a long time. Really like it. Last week I added an Echo Dot to the basement and we can now intercom between upstairs and downstairs. Pretty cool.


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Re: which is better?

Post by allcat » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:05 am

LTown Cat wrote:I've had an Alexa for a long time. Really like it. Last week I added an Echo Dot to the basement and we can now intercom between upstairs and downstairs. Pretty cool.
I have an echo, a dot in the bedroom and a tap that we can take outside. The only reason I got the google was it was essentially free. I just though it interesting that they had different temps.


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Re: which is better?

Post by LTown Cat » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:18 am

allcat wrote:
LTown Cat wrote:I've had an Alexa for a long time. Really like it. Last week I added an Echo Dot to the basement and we can now intercom between upstairs and downstairs. Pretty cool.
I have an echo, a dot in the bedroom and a tap that we can take outside. The only reason I got the google was it was essentially free. I just though it interesting that they had different temps.
Ya that is odd.


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Re: which is better?

Post by wapiti » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:09 pm

They probably pulled the tempature from different weather stations.

If you are in the Gallatin county, that could be the airport, downtown, or the MSU campus. Each one has a weather station.

If could also vary due to which web site it pulls it weather from.

Weather.com vs accuweather.com vs underground.com



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Re: which is better?

Post by allcat » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:03 pm

wapiti wrote:They probably pulled the tempature from different weather stations.

If you are in the Gallatin county, that could be the airport, downtown, or the MSU campus. Each one has a weather station.

If could also vary due to which web site it pulls it weather from.

Weather.com vs accuweather.com vs underground.com
Yea I figured they were from different sites. The 7 degrees of difference is what gave me pause.


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