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Echo Show FAQ and Alexa Intercom FAQ

Echo Show FAQ and Alexa Intercom FAQ

Echo Show starts shipping this week, and Amazon’s also been rolling out intercom functionality to Alexa devices via over-the-air updates. The time has come to post an Echo Show FAQ and Alexa Intercom FAQ. The Echo Show and intercom update are not yet available outside the U.S., but don’t worry. By the time they get […]

Dash Wand With Alexa Makes Alexa Portable

Dash Wand With Alexa Makes Alexa Portable

The Dash Wand is supposed to be a shopping tool but my only thought was, “Portable Alexa!”

Alexa Contact Blocking: It’s A Thing Now!

Alexa Contact Blocking: It’s A Thing Now!

When Alexa calling and messaging was first released, there was a major hole: no ability to block. Yesterday an Alexa app update closed that hole.

Alexa Reminder Lifehacks

Alexa Reminder Lifehacks

Alexa reminder lifehacks extend reminder functionality in some useful ways.

Alexa Reminders: It’s A Thing!

Alexa Reminders: It’s A Thing!

Today’s software update adds Alexa reminders functionality, and the ability to name your Alexa timers.

More Echo Look Details Released

More Echo Look Details Released

Amazon has released more details about the Echo Look.

How To Disable Alexa Calling

How To Disable Alexa Calling

More details on the Alexa communications privacy flaw that’s been discovered, and how to disable Alexa calling.

Alexa Hands Free Calling: It’s A Thing!

Alexa Hands Free Calling: It’s A Thing!

Today I’ve got some news that’s too big to keep. Alexa hands-free calling and messaging: it’s a thing, right now!

What’s Echo Look? More Importantly, What Could It Become?

What’s Echo Look? More Importantly, What Could It Become?

Alexa watchers are asking: what’s Echo Look? I think the better question is: what could Echo Look become?

Why It’s Probably A Bad Time To Buy An Echo

Why It’s Probably A Bad Time To Buy An Echo

I’m about the last person you’d expect to discourage you from buying any Alexa device, but the next several weeks are probably a bad time to buy an Echo.

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