Tips, Tutorials and Thoughts on Voice-Activated Living
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Who doesn't love a cute, cuddly puppie or kitten... awwww First, a quick note as this post is not Alexa-focused, but I believe this product is so fantastic! Often as we get a bit older, it can become difficult to take care of a loving pet the way we used to. Taking...read more
Voice is delightful!read more
Voice is delightful!read more
Alexa Blueprints for your home Amazon recently launched what is called Alexa Blueprints. In a nutshell, Alexa lets anyone create their own custom Alexa Skill with Alexa Blueprints. I'll be doing a full series on how to create different types of blueprints for...read more
Check Safety Hazards To Prevent Falls - First, an initial note here as this post is not Alexa-specific, but I believe is a topic that bears mentioning to the Marvee audience. (We will be adding a checklist to our suite of health and wellness Alexa Skills over the...read more
Planning An Outdoor Activity? - Summer is upon us and it is fantastic to be able to say "Alexa" what's the weather this weekend?" and Alexa responds with the weekend forecast. However, there are times when Alexa gets it wrong..... or is it us? I just asked...read more
Another Hurricane Season Approaches As a new year brings with it the annual hurricane season, I thought I would repost, for a re-read, an earlier post on my experience during Hurricane Irma last year. Hopefully 2018 will be a peaceful, storm-free year,...read more
We honor all moms! Mom's are special. Mom's gave us life. Mom's are often selfless, even when we are unaware or don't think so. Mom's are our protectors Mom's teach us that tough love is valuable Mom's have our back, even when we're wrong! Mom's get up early to help...read more
Can You Set Alexa to Remind You To Take Your Medicine? I've had several folks mention they are using "Reminders" as a way to remember to take their medicine. I think this is a great feature as a redundant practice to take your meds. However, I don't believe anything...read more
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