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10/15/16 Weekly Summary

10/15/16 Weekly Summary

links to all of the previous week’s posts along with a brief summary of each.

Amazon Music Unlimited + Alexa: What Do You Get?

Amazon Music Unlimited + Alexa: What Do You Get?

Today Amazon announced Amazon Music Unlimited, and is promoting it with particular emphasis on Alexa voice commands you can use with it.

All About Prime Stations

All About Prime Stations

Prime Stations: Worth Another Look When Prime Stations (a feature of Prime Music, which is a benefit of Amazon Prime membership—if you’re not currently a member, you can click here for a free trial) first popped up in the Amazon Music Store, I was underwhelmed. It seemed like a “Me, too!” maneuver on Amazon’s part, […]

Is Your Prime Music Disappearing?

Is Your Prime Music Disappearing?

This is a cross-posting of a piece I wrote for my Digital Media Mom site yesterday. It generated a lot of interest on social media, and since many Echo owners are heavy users of Prime Music I thought I should share it here, too. As an Amazon Prime subscriber, you’ve spent hours collecting and curating […]

Troubleshooting: Audio Stops Playing On Echo, Echo Audio Drops Out

Troubleshooting: Audio Stops Playing On Echo, Echo Audio Drops Out

This is a problem many Echo owners are reporting, and there are many possible reasons for it. I can’t guarantee you’ll find the solution you need here, but hopefully these troubleshooting steps will help more than a few. I’ll open by saying that since the Echo was so recently opened up for anyone to buy, […]

Free Music For Your Echo

Free Music For Your Echo

The fact that Amazon Prime members get unlimited, free access to stream Amazon’s Prime Music catalog through their Echos is all well and good, but what if you’re not a Prime member? Here are some other ways to stream music to your Echo without spending another dime.     1. Use the free account option […]

Guest Post: Be Your Own Echo DJ

Guest Post: Be Your Own Echo DJ

Here’s another guest post from Yancey Grantham, who last week contributed the very informative How To Speak Alexa article. Being an Echo DJ is easy and fun. Here are a few tips to help you along. The different services use different algorithms for choosing music that is similar to what you’ve requested. For example, you […]

Echo Radio Integration Means You Can Get That Great Radio Station From Back Home, Or Back In The Day!

Echo Radio Integration Means You Can Get That Great Radio Station From Back Home, Or Back In The Day!

Okay, I know it probably doesn’t come as any big surprise to most Echo owners that you can listen to local radio stations on the Echo just by saying, “Echo, play [number on the dial] [station name],” but based on what I’m reading online many Echo owners don’t know that this is being accomplished via […]

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