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Remember your Favorite Alexa Commands – Free download

A Cheat Sheet comes in handy!   For any one new to using an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Fire TV stick or the many other Alexa -enabled devices, it is sometimes a puzzle to remember the correct voice command for your favorite music station, playlist or to repeat...

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Staying connected during Hurricane Irma

An Alexa Plan, who knew!   I've been through a few hurricanes living in Florida, but none frightened me like Hurricane Irma.  Irma was headed for landfall on the west coast of Florida, aimed at Naples FL, with me directly in the path of the eye!  Landfall...

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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 Tip:...

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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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