Here’s the 3/11/17 LME 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.
3/6/17 Things To Ask Alexa: Spring Edition
Fun things to ask Alexa for an unexpected, informative or humorous response – this week, featuring questions related to spring and The Princess Bride.
3/7/17 AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Smart Home Lock Query & Control
A cross-post from Amazon’s Michael Palermo, announcing a new developer tool: Alexa Smart Home Lock Control & Query, for use with smart locks.
3/8/17 – Pair Echo With Bluetooth Speakers: It’s A Thing!
I’ve tested it myself, and it’s true: you can now pair your Amazon Echo with Bluetooth speakers. Today’s post will tell you how.
3/10/17 Alexa Fast Tips Friday
Fast Tips Friday offers a handful of quick tips and tricks for owners of Alexa devices.
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The LIFX + (A19) Wi-Fi Smart LED Light Bulb with Infrared for Night Vision, Adjustable, Multicolor, Dimmable, No Hub Required, Works with Alexa (UK visitors click here) is currently (as of 3/11/17) on sale on Amazon’s US site at 25% off, priced at $59.99, so it’s a great opportunity to get the most premium LIFX bulb for standard fixtures. A LIFX bulb is an easy way to dip a toe into the smart home pool without investing in a costly, complex hub-based system. All you need is one LIFX bulb and one Alexa-enabled device, and you’re ready to start controlling lighting with your voice.
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