Staying connected during Hurricane Irma

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 as a...
Ten Things to Do First: Tip #10

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...
Ten Things to Do First: Tip #9

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...
Ten Things to Do First: Tip #8

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.  ...
Ten Things to Do First: Tip #7

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...