This week LOTS of people took advantage of Prime Day deals to buy their first Echo or other Alexa-enabled device, so today I’m sharing a roundup of the posts that are most helpful and informative to new Alexa users.
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Alexa & Echo 101
Echo / Alexa Help Desk
Page with contact information for Amazon Echo / Alexa tech support and links to how-to and troubleshooting posts.
Security & Privacy
I Got 99 Problems, But Alexa Ain’t (Usually) One
There are many reasons why Alexa sometimes doesn’t do what you expect her to; this post explains which types of problems probably have nothing to do with your Alexa-enabled device.
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The Philips 456210 Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 Bulb Starter Kit 2nd Generation, Works with Alexa is the smart lighting system many new Alexa device owners have chosen to kick off their smart home collection. Currently (as of 7/13/16) rated 4/5 stars across over 580 reviews and currently priced at $168.96, the starter kit includes the new, second generation hub plus three color bulbs (that can also be set to white light).
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