Category: New Features

Wake your Echo in a way that would make Captain Kirk proud

Alexa has been quietly updating the insides of Alexa with new features. Most notable in this recent release (4812) is the addition of a new wake word. Drum…


Device Time Zone added to Alexa Settings

Amazon has quietly made another change to Alexa settings which may indicate an upcoming international release. In the Alexa app and on alexa.amazon.com there is now a Device Time Zone option….


6 Things Amazon Echo Should Do in 2017

The Amazon Echo platform and Alexa can do some pretty awesome things, like play music, the radio, turn on lights, control your heat and create your shopping or to/do…


Pro tip: Set default Music Service

Not surprisingly, Amazon always pushes their in-house services (Kindle, Amazon Music, Audible, etc.) anyway they can. After a recent update, you can now replace Amazon Music as the default…