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  1. Its in the Alexa app under Help
  2. Amazon has finally started combining devices for Echo Flex. Motion sensor plus LED https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08DXWP9FZ/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_JegIFb875GQ0N https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08DXWP9FZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1
  3. @David. Where is the "trackers" section?
  4. @David & @Brian W Thanks you so much!!! This is HUGE news as these are the ONLY buttons I can find that DIRECTLY interface with a Echo device. They are a great size for those with dexterity issues. I was really worried because Alexa Skill developers were told there would be no future support for games with these buttons But it looks like they will still be usable in Alexa Routines Thanks for finding this!!!!
  5. I have published an Alexa Skill My Clock, that could help those who experience confusion when Alexa says "it's 4 AM" and instead think she said "It's 4 PM" https://www.agingcare.com/Questions/confused-about-time-192967.htm https://www.agingcare.com/Questions/helping-an-elder-with-distorted-sense-of-time-137357.htm https://alexa-skills.amazon.com/apis/custom/skills/amzn1.ask.skill.1ffc35de-8a73-4f0e-89ad-66b9ab840da8/launch
  6. I just found out that I share Alexa Routines with others! Enable Featured or Shared Alexa Routines
  7. I just started writing articles on this web site DIY Technology Solutions to Things Bothering My Aging Relatives
  8. Here is a great Amazon Blog about what's new with Alexa Alexa's Monthly Roundup
  9. Hi @MNA1966, I am looking to Chromebooks for the elderly and had a question for you. Is there a way to drag apps that you don't want to display to another "far away" like you can in Android? I don't want to uninstall them as I actually want to use them, but want a very simple home screen for the elder. It seems like I just have thing giant scroll-up screen Also, I was surprised that I can't get Google Assistant to load up properly. It can't finish the training. I read an article where Google trying to figure out how to make that work on Chromebooks https://chromeunboxed.com/chromebooks-are-getting-on-device-google-assistant/ I was surprised by how many "standard" apps would load with Play Store. I thought that was an issue. I even got Google Home,Tasker, Flic, SmartThings (using Samsung browser), Word, Outlook and SplashTop. There is even a native screen cast without having to use Google Home. Its almost like the Apple screen mirror feature with a swipe list of devices The only thing I saw missing was Google Action Blocks and a Zoom app (but there was a browser plug-in)
  10. I just noticed that Alexa can now call you emergency contact... (NOT 911) https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=G6WYZPF5XKHNBZKA&ref_=ox_aucc_eng_aeg_comms_emrgncy
  11. Has anyone tried this? https://www.thesmartesthouse.com/products/zooz-z-wave-plus-s2-double-plug-zen25-with-usb-port?mc_cid=552b432e2e&mc_eid=23e0e2d73b
  12. Hi Kizzy, Your Echo versus Fire question is a good one. Sometimes I think even Amazon has trouble explaining the differences. There are many devices in the Echo and Fire categories. My main confusion was the difference between an Echo Show and an Fire TV Cube. Both devices can show entertainment videos, but the Fire TV Cube can't do Alexa video calls. I also had questions about choosing an Echo Show over a Fire Tablet for my aunt, especially now there is a wireless charging Fire Tablet with a dock It probably best to ask a specific question here about what type of use you have in mind. @Dave is a great Amazon resource Frank
  13. Is there a browser on Nest Hub?
  14. Oh, I just found out that it can display a count down timer https://www.engadget.com/amazon-echo-flex-smart-clock-153315450.html
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