In a phenomenon being called “Smart Home Abuse”, smart home devices and appliances are being used by malicious exes to mentally and emotionally abuse their ex partners.
Did you know that you can pair your Amazon Echo with your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and use your Echo as a bluetooth speaker? In fact, it couldn’t be easier to pair your Echo to use as a bluetooth speaker! It will take you longer to read this short article on how to do it than it will to do it! Here’s how.
Here is a complete list of the commands that you can give to your Amazon Echo to which you can tie actions to be taken in an IFTTT recipe. When you say this to Alexa, it will cause a particular predefined action that you have defined (the IFTTT recipe) to be taken. For example, when we say “Alexa, play Amy Winehouse’s You Know I’m No Good,” our Facebook status gets updated when the song starts playing.
In our recent article on using your Amazon Echo to control home automation, along with how to get it to do countless other things using IFTTT recipes, we gave you a tutorial on how to create an IFTTT recipe, using posting the name of the song you are listening to on your Echo as a status update on Facebook. Here is a complete list of the services that you can connect your Amazon Echo to via IFTTT recipes.
[Note: This article contains easy-to-follow instructions for creating your own Amazon Echo IFTTT recipes and hacks!] Did you know that you can use your Amazon Echo voice commands with home automation smartthings, such as lights and thermostats, as well as to send an email or text, post to Facebook and Twitter, and much more? In addition to the onboard Amazon Echo features which will control home automation smart things, the Amazon Echo list of commands is nearly limitless when you use IFTTT recipes, which count as some of the best Amazon Echo features and hacks.
There are tons of Amazon Echo commands and things to try, such that building a comprehensive Amazon Echo command list or list of uses would be nearly impossible. But here are examples of our favorite features, including Amazon Echo tips and tricks, questions to ask, and Easter eggs. For example, did you know that your Amazon Echo can tell you jokes, recite quotes, track your to do list and shopping list, and even play Simon Says (sort of)?
Now that we’ve had some time to play with our Amazon Echo music commands and Echo audio features, such as Echo News Flash Briefing and Echo radio stations, we have this to say about it: It’s really cool! Read on to learn more!
As more and more people are finally getting their Amazon Echo, and more are wanting to order one, we offer our Amazon Echo series, including the unboxing, our review of the Echo and its features and uses, a list of commands for the Echo, and some tips and tricks for the Amazon Echo. This is part 1, with the unboxing, setup, and our initial review.
Are you wondering when your Amazon Echo will ship? Here’s how to tell approximately when your Amazon Echo will ship. As for wanting to know – well, you’re not alone. Even though you may have ordered your Amazon Echo months ago, even Amazon can’t tell you exactly what your Echo release date or your Amazon Echo ship date will be. In fact, how they are calculating the Amazon Echo shipping dates is something of a mystery.