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Alexa Fire TV Control Is Coming…and Kind Of Here Already

Alexa Fire TV Control Is Coming…and Kind Of Here Already

Alexa device Fire TV control has been delayed, but LME’s got a tip for partial Alexa device Fire TV control that already works!

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?

New Alexa Enabled Devices: Watches, Car Mounts, Speakers and More!

New Alexa Enabled Devices: Watches, Car Mounts, Speakers and More!

Alexa is now available an an integrated feature on multiple smart watches, smart speakers, home hub / intercom systems, car connectivity products, and more.

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.

Alexa Skills Store + Happy Birthday Stupid Alexa Tricks

Alexa Skills Store + Happy Birthday Stupid Alexa Tricks

Stupid Alexa Tricks for Alexa’s second birthday, and Amazon’s new Alexa Skills Store.

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.

Alexa Wake Words Now Available To Outside Devs

Alexa Wake Words Now Available To Outside Devs

Developers of third party devices now have access to the reserved Alexa wake words and can use them in their own devices.

Google Home Takes On Amazon Echo. In Other News, Jeff Bezos Sleeps Like A Baby.

Google Home Takes On Amazon Echo. In Other News, Jeff Bezos Sleeps Like A Baby.

Here’s why Google Home poses no real threat to Amazon’s established Alexa line of smart home devices, nor to consumers who own those devices.

Dot 2 Price Complaints From Dot 1 Owners

Dot 2 Price Complaints From Dot 1 Owners

When the Dot 2 was announced at roughly half what the Dot 1 cost, I expected much rejoicing. What I didn’t see coming was all the complaining from the first-gen Dot owners.

Alexa Push Notifications: No, Alexa Will Not Start Talking “Out of the Blue”

Alexa Push Notifications: No, Alexa Will Not Start Talking “Out of the Blue”

Tech site The Information reports Alexa push notifications are coming: that Alexa will soon be able to speak without being prompted. Don’t believe claims that Alexa will suddenly start speaking out of the blue, though. If push notifications come, the user will choose whether or not to enable them for each skill or function that wants to use them.

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