12/3/16 Weekly Summary

Here’s the LME 12/3/16 Weekly Summary: links to all of the previous week’s posts along with a brief summary of each. Click through on the links to view the full post for any you’re interested in.


Christmas Harder


11/28/16 Stupid Alexa Tricks
Whew! You survived Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and I think we can all agree it’s a great time for some Stupid Alexa Tricks.

11/29/16 AlexaDev Tuesday – Alexa Literal Slot Deprecation
Last week Amazon announced the Literal slot type in the Alexa interaction model is being deprecated, and will be superseded by the Custom slot type.

11/30/16 – Alexa Smart Home On A Budget: The $115 Alexa Starter Kit
This setup offers the digital assistance of Alexa, a portable speaker for carrying from room to room, plus a smart bulb with white light only.

12/2/16 Freebie Friday: Printable Holiday Echo Skins!
I’m bringing back this collection of both non-denominational and religious Echo skins designed especially for the holiday season.


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With the iFox iF012 Bluetooth Shower Speaker (UK visitors click here), you can bring Alexa into the shower or bath with you! Currently (as of 12/3/16) rated 4.5/5 stars across over 1,100 reviews and priced at $29.99. Makes a perfect gift for anyone who already owns an Echo or Dot.

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