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Last week with Alexa – 3/8/20 & 3/15/20

Quick Updates I apologize for missing last week's article! My university has cancelled in-person classes due to COVID-19. As we begin social distancing, I will resume regular updates. In addition, look out for more articles over the next couple of weeks! We wish everyone a safe a healthy season! New Features Over the past couple of weeks, Amazon has released new ways to access polling...

Last week with Alexa – 3/1/20

New Features Today, I'm highlighting two new features of Alexa! For owners of an Echo Show, you can now have Alexa scan barcodes of items in your home and have them added to your shopping list. To access this feature, try: "Alexa, scan this to my shopping cart""Alexa, scan this" The next feature we are going to look at is setting timers and alarms for a specific device. In the past, anytime you...

Last week with Alexa – 2/23/20

New Features This week, I'm reflecting back to my time at CES! Early in January, I witnessed some of the new Alexa features that are coming soon. I will be coming out with a larger article about CES and Privacy with the Echo Devices in the next week or so, but one of the really apparent things at CES this year was the expansion of Alexa in vehicles. With the release of the Echo Auto and...

Last week with Alexa – 2/16/20

New Features This week, I'm highlighting two new features with Alexa! The first is the new ability to change the rate of which Alexa speaks to you. You can set this using your voice: "Alexa, speak faster""Alexa, speak slower""Alexa, reset the speaking speed" The next feature is routine creation via voice. You can now use voice commands to create simple routines. "Alexa, create routine""Alexa,...

Love My Echo Relaunch – Welcome!

This marks the beginning of a new era of Love My Echo! It has been a while since the site has been active and a lot has happened in the world of Alexa. In the next few weeks, expect updates to past articles and new articles centered around these changes. In addition to new content, the site has not only gone through a visual overhaul, but (almost) a voice overhaul as well. Many of our future...

Amazon Echo Black Friday – 2019

It's that time of the year again! When Friday (for some reason) starts at 6 PM on Thursday! All jokes aside, now is a great time to pick up a new Echo Device! Over the next few days, Amazon has deep discounts on devices, including almost the entire Echo Family. Check out some of these great holiday deals! The Echo Dot Amazon has once again slashed the price on their most popular Echo! These...

Things to ask Alexa – Thanksgiving 2019 Edition

Need a laugh to share with your friends and family this week? Just in time for Thanksgiving we've listed our favorite food-themed Alexa easter eggs and jokes. Enjoy! - but maybe not while gulping a mouthful of food! Alexa, tell me a Thanksgiving joke Alexa, how many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop? Alexa, how do you like them apples? Alexa, what is your favorite drink?...

Hands-on with the Amazon Echo Auto

What's up with the new Echo Auto? Being a student at university, I have not been able to try out my new Amazon Echo Auto at all. That is, until last weekend, when I decided to take it with me on a roadtrip to see one of my best friends at another university. Overall, I had a pretty solid experience with the device. To be perfectly honest, I wish I had the Echo Auto with my old car. My new car...

9/6/19 Updates to Love My Echo

As many of you have noticed, there has been a severe lack of content on Love My Echo over the last few weeks. I have been hard at work revamping Love My Echo to bring all of you improved experience. I have a few other writers on board to provide a wider range of content in the future. I greatly appreciate everyone's support and patience while the site goes through these changes. Thanks...

8/12/19 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME’s 8/12/19 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response. Say the wake word followed by any of the queries or statements below. That's no moon!Popular Star Wars reference.I'll take the red pill.Popular Matrix reference.Are we in the matrix?Another reference to the MatrixDo a barrel roll!Reference to popular Google...