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The Amazon Echo Show

Alexa, meet your new display! The Echo Show - Order now, available to be released June 28th, 2017. (We use affiliate links to help offset the costs to operate Marvee. We appreciate the "click") Here's an Echo Show video for your visual pleasure! Enjoy!...

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Marvee Family News mobile app is here!

 FAMILY NEWS APP Are you a contributor to a loved ones Marvee Family News Group?  We're EXCITED to announce we've launched the Family News companion iOS app designed just for you! Download the app via the Apple app store, log in with your Marvee Family News...

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Ten Things to Do First: Tip #10

HANDS-FREE MOMENTS: DEFINE, USE, ENJOY! It's obvious by now that I am a huge fan of Amazon's Alexa-enabled devices like the Echo and Echo Dot.  Voice-driven devices enable the ability to do many useful things, its marvelous!  But yes, capability is evolving and there...

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Ten Things to Do First: Tip #9

It's a wonderful thing to be able to ask Alexa what the traffic is for your morning commute. Within the Alexa app, Alexa lets you input one route. This video shows you how to set it up. But importantly, we'll cover a work-around to add another route. Great to have if...

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Ten Things to Do First: Tip #8

Just a quick tip on where to get help.  Just ask Alexa, of course, ...but also access help within the Alexa app. This is tip #8 of our series: Ten Things to Do First - to help you get up to speed faster right out of the box with your Alexa device.   Today's Quick...

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Honored and Excited!

The Marvee team is honored and very excited to be selected as a finalist for the Innovation@50+ LivePitch event!! "AARP is pleased to announce the finalists of its sixth Innovation@50+ LivePitch event in the categories of caregiving health technology and financial...

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Ten Things to Do First: Tip #7

Have a family member with an amazon account and want to share Alexa? Or perhaps, like my family, you are taking care of an elder parent and you manage their amazon account. Today's video covers the how-to's of Household Profile with Alexa. Also a tidbit on Voice...

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Ten Things to Do First: Tip #6

Alexa is in the house. Is she recording all you say?  Your Echo (or Dot) is always listening for your "wake word" and that is when recording begins, as Alexa is then ready for your next request.  But there is concern out there about this. I'll leave it up to the...

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Ten Things to Do First: Tip #5

The Echo (or Echo Dot is a marvelous device and helps with quality of life in ways we can't imagine for our loved ones who might be dealing with low vision, mobility or other limitations. This series covers ten things that will help you get up to speed faster right...

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