5/13/17 LME Weekly Summary

Here’s the 5/13/17 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.


Wild Saturday Night


5/8/17 Things To Ask Alexa
LME’s 5/8/17 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.

5/9/17 AlexaDev Tuesday: The First Cortana Skills Will Be Free, Too
Microsoft is soliciting devs to join its Cortana skills beta, but unfortunately for developers it appears the first Cortana skills will be free.

5/10/17 – 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, and not just for Alexa device owners!

5/12/17 – Alexa Fast Tips Friday
Today the focus is on tips related to the new Alexa messaging functionality (and some free Audible titles for UK readers, who don’t have messaging yet).


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