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Black Friday 2017 with Amazon’s Alexa (and a Coupon Code for When It’s Not Black Friday)

I have a series of posts extolling the virtues of Amazon’s Alexa-enabled products (and the smart home toys & tools that work with them). But getting started with Alexa can be kind of expensive. You need at least one Alexa-enabled device and you may want to add some smart home devices to it. It gets […]

Having Fun with Alexa: The Silliest Easter Eggs with Amazon’s Alexa

Believe it or not, Alexa knows how to be silly. (Well, her programmers do.) These silly easter eggs are perfect for little kids who just want to talk to Alexa and hear her respond. My daughter is particularly fond of the “Simon Says” command. She likes making Alexa say things like, “I am a silly, […]

Around the House with Alexa: The Handiest Easter Eggs with Amazon’s Alexa

“Alexa, turn on the living room light.” I have two Alexa-enabled light bulbs, the ALLOMN Wifi Smart Bulb and the Wi-Fi Smart LED Bulb by Tastech.  I opted for these bulbs because they’re inexpensive, colored, and Alexa-enabled.  They’re passable, functionable bulbs.  They can be a variety of colors and are dimmable.  Alexa knows how to […]

Fun TV Easter Eggs with Amazon's Alexa

TV with Alexa: Fun Television Easter Eggs with Amazon’s Alexa

It’s the third week of the Alexa Series!  We’ve done Movies and Music… now let’s check out some great TV Easter Eggs! Children’s/Family Alexa, can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? (multiple answers) Alexa, what’s up, Doc? Alexa, who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Alexa, where in the world is […]