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How To Enable Alexa Whisper Mode on Echo [2024]

In Echo & Alexa by Tim Brennan

In this blog post, I’ll give you step-by-step instructions for how to enable Alexa Whisper Mode using two simple methods. Alexa Likes to Whisper Too lexa. We all love her. Well, at least the good ones who aren’t obsessed with those impostor assistants like Google Assistant, Siri, and that Microsoft one (Cortana). However, my dear Alexa can be a little…how …

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How to Move with Alexa [5 Easy Steps with Video]

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In this post, I’ll show you how to move with Alexa and outline the steps you need to take. It’s not as easy as I was expecting—so my goal is to make your own Alexa journey less painful than mine.  I’ll also give a link over to my post on how to fix up your Alexa multi-room music so you …

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9 Chill Alexa Summer Skills: Beach, Music, Grill & Fun [2024]

In Echo & Alexa by Tim Brennan

In this post, I am proud to bring you nine chill Amazon Alexa summer skills that you can use to make your summer more fun and enjoyable.  I’ll cover the best skills for creating a summertime music playlist, grilling out, getting a better beach report, making epic cocktails, and more. Oh Oh, It’s Magic o quote the 80s rock song …

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Echo Studio vs Echo Plus: Which Sounds Better in 2024?

In Echo & Alexa by Tim Brennan

In this post, I’ll compare the similarities and differences between the Amazon Echo Studio vs Echo Plus smart speakers with Alexa and premium audio. If you want to know the key differences between Echo Studio vs Echo Plus, here they are: The larger Echo Studio features Dolby Atmos processing and more audio hardware with three 2″ midrange speakers, a 1″ …

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Echo Show 8 2021 vs 2019 [2nd Gen vs 1st]: Showdown!

In Echo & Alexa by Tim Brennan

In this article, I am going to do a deep dive comparison of Echo Show 8 2021 vs 2019 models. Alexa 8-Inch Smart Screen Showdown ’ve been using the Echo Show 8 2019 model on my bedside table for over a year, so this got me thinking about how the Echo Show 8 2021 vs 2019 model measures up. Would …

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Echo Show 5 vs 2nd Gen: Five Key Differences in 2024

In Echo & Alexa by Tim Brennan

One of my favorite Alexa devices is the Amazon Echo Show 2nd Generation. Lately, I’ve been thinking about adding a smaller Show 5 to my bedstand, and this got me wondering about the differences between the devices, so I did a bunch of research. Here’s a summary: The major differences between Echo Show 5 vs 2nd Gen are Echo Show …

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Echo Auto 2nd Gen vs 1st Gen: Beep, Beep Alexa [2024]

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In this article, I’ll make a full comparison of the Amazon Echo Auto 2nd Gen vs 1st Gen devices that put Alexa in your passenger seat. Is Echo Auto Worth Upgrading? or the past six months, I’ve been road-tripping with the Echo Auto 2nd Gen as my faithful companion, and let me tell you, it’s been a game-changer. Alexa, who …

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Can Amazon Alexa Speak Italian in 2024? [Sì! Ma…]

In Echo & Alexa by Tim Brennan

In this article below, I address the curious and somewhat elusive question: Can Amazon Alexa speak Italian? Here is the short answer: Yes, Amazon Alexa can speak Italian. The Italian dialects that Alexa can speak are Italian/U.S. and Italian/U.K. To select a language through your Amazon Alexa application on your Android or Apple iOS device, go to Devices > Echo …