The Amazon Echo Killer is finally here

The Amazon Echo Killer is finally here! It’s called… The Amazon Tap! “The deuce you say, Amazonecho.tech!?! How could Amazon.com possibly kill its own amazing product with another similar product?! You must be joking!” No, dear reader, I would not joke with you. Well… not about this. Nope. Here’s the dealio: The Amazon Tap now has a “hands free...
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Amazon Echo’s newest wake word

Amazon Echo’s newest wake word on its five year mission to seek out new worlds… oh, wait… Sorry. Amazon Echo’s newest wake word is “Computer” as in… “Computer, set a course for home…” and we zoom in on Captain James Tiberius Kirk. This is more silly fun that the geniuses at Amazon have added. Give it a try: Go to your Alexa App and...
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Amazon Dots are available on Groupon

If you’re bummed about having to wait until late January 2017 to pick up an Amazon Echo or Amazon Dot, bum no more as Amazon Dots are available. Check out Groupon for Amazon Dots as well as Amazon Echos. (They should be on the main page. If not, do a search.) You can also pick up a Certified Refurbished Amazon Echo on Amazon.com. Speaking of cool stuff… if you have a couple hundred...
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Amazon Music Unlimited on the Echo

Though I’m a Spotify guy, the new service, Amazon Music Unlimited, is whispering sweet nothings to me and my Amazon Echo and Amazon Dot. If you’d told a teenaged me that there would be a day when I could sit in my living room and say “play Tales from Topographic Oceans” and my living room would immediately be filled with said musical insanity I would say “you, sir...
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Amazon Echo Listening

If you are prone to paranoia, the idea of the Amazon Echo listening in so it’s ready to respond at the drop of an “Alexa” or “Echo”, might be disconcerting. Convenience sometimes requires privacy. One must trust that your Amazon Echo, Amazon Dot or Amazon Tap listens for the wake word “Alexa”, “Echo” or “Amazon.” and your home...
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Amazon Echo is raining cats & dog jokes

At least 3 times a day, I’ll think to myself “I want to hear a dog joke!” or “If I were single, I’d have 11 cats and I would want to know cat jokes to tell the postman when he tries to avoid me.” Dog jokes and cat jokes are great and wonderful. Once again, your Amazon Echo, Amazon Dot or Amazon Tap can do something great and wonderful: Tell you cat and dog...
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