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6/10/17 LME Weekly Summary

6/10/17 LME Weekly Summary

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

Troubleshooting Alexa Connectivity & Streaming Issues

Troubleshooting Alexa Connectivity & Streaming Issues

Easy solutions for problems with Alexa connectivity and streaming.

Keeping Audible Books Synced On Amazon Echo

Keeping Audible Books Synced On Amazon Echo

One of my favorite, daily uses for the Echo is listening to audiobooks. I posted about Audible integration with Echo last June, when the feature first became available, but lately I’m seeing comments from Echo owners reporting synchronization problems with their Audible books on Echo.     Syncing Across Devices Thanks to the Audible mobile […]

Amazon Echo Glitches & Gotchas

Amazon Echo Glitches & Gotchas

The name of the site says it all: I really do LOVE my Echo. But that doesn’t mean I think it’s a perfect and flawless piece of tech. I’m well aware that while my Echo’s now over a year old, it’s still a relatively new type of technology so there are still going to be […]

Echo / Alexa Troubleshooting: Maybe It’s A WiFi Issue

Echo / Alexa Troubleshooting: Maybe It’s A WiFi Issue

If you’re having trouble with streaming audio skips, Alexa ignoring your requests, or voice responses from skills or Amazon services “breaking up”, It could be a WiFi problem.     Easy WiFi Troubleshooting For Non-Engineers Late in August of this year, Vox.com created this two-minute YouTube video to demonstrate easy methods for improving WiFi signal […]

Alexa’s Voice Recognition Problems, New Skills & Netgear Router Compatibility Problems

Alexa’s Voice Recognition Problems, New Skills & Netgear Router Compatibility Problems

It’s been a touch-and-go kind of week where Alexa’s voice recognition capabilities are concerned, and a lot of Echo owners are getting frustrated. I’ve called Echo tech support (1-877-375-9365 / 3am to 10pm PST, 7 days) for clarification and will share what little they could tell me here, but first: they were very happy to […]

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, […]

It’s Official: The Echo Is An Open Platform

It’s Official: The Echo Is An Open Platform

We all knew the day would come when ordering an Amazon Echo would stop being an invite-only affair and a regular product page would open up, but on that day many consumers still held back from ordering an Echo for fear it would be some kind of closed-off, dead end piece of hardware that would […]

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