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Brief educational episodes highlighting and demonstrating features of the Amazon Echo. Commands for Alarms, Timers, Phone Calling, reading books, and much more are all laid out by New Vision's technical instructor David Ward. These episodes are especially helpful for new ones to the platform and seniors who are learning how to use their new device.

Brief educational episodes highlighting and demonstrating features of the Amazon Echo. Commands for Alarms, Timers, Phone Calling, reading books, and much more are all laid out by New Vision's technical instructor David Ward. These episodes are especially helpful for new ones to the platform and seniors who are learning how to use their new device.

Location:

Roanoke, VA

Description:

Brief educational episodes highlighting and demonstrating features of the Amazon Echo. Commands for Alarms, Timers, Phone Calling, reading books, and much more are all laid out by New Vision's technical instructor David Ward. These episodes are especially helpful for new ones to the platform and seniors who are learning how to use their new device.

Language:

English

Contact:

5409858900


Episodes

Episode 126 [From Our Archives] Finding Podcast by Category

1/21/2021
In this episode we rollback to a goodie from late 2019, that may aid you in finding podcats you've never heard of, based simply on the category of the podcast.

Duration:00:08:36

Episode 125 Creating New Lists

1/13/2021
For many years you could add items to a shopping list or a to do list. Now you can create your own personal lists. Learn how it all works in this episode, along with the basics of deleting and clearing items from a list.

Duration:00:09:44

Episode 124 Echo Education

1/6/2021
In this episode we'll highlight newsletter resources, blogs, and a new podcast that all teach you new and exciting things about your Amazon Echo. In particular we'll play a sample from the new Echo Show Podcast, with co-hosts Shaun Preece and Robin Christopherson.

Duration:00:16:11

Episode 123 Limericks

12/30/2020
Have Alexa drop some topical limericks on you. We have her tell us a dog and Star Trek limerick in this episode.

Duration:00:06:55

Episode 122 Alexa Live Translate

12/23/2020
Learn about the new Alexa Live Translate feature. This feature is presently only available in the USA.

Duration:00:11:24

Episode 121 Availability on My Calendar

12/16/2020
On this episode learn about how to check your availability on your linked Cloud Calendar on your Amazon Echo. We'll also tackle how to change an appointment that's already been scheduled.

Duration:00:08:50

Episode 120 Quickly Toggle Follow-Up Mode

12/9/2020
In this episode we'll discuss a quick way to toggle Follow-Up Mode on and off.

Duration:00:10:04

Episode 119 Alexa Find My Phone?

12/2/2020
In this short episode learn how you Amazon Echo can help you find your cellphone.

Duration:00:06:27

Episode 118 Enabling Alexa Emergency Contacts

11/25/2020
In this episode learn about how your Echo can be setup to contact a family member in an emergency situation.

Duration:00:13:25

Episode 117 Changing Alarm Volume Got Easier

11/18/2020
In times past you had to use the Alexa App to change the alarm volume. In this episode, you'll learn how to modify the alarm volume verbally.

Duration:00:07:54

Episode 116 Echo Show 10 Motion?

11/11/2020
Learn about some of the new features in the newly released Echo products from Amazon. We'll discuss the new Amazon Echo Show 10 Motion which has person tracking built in.

Duration:00:15:50

Episode 115 Weather Alert Notifications

11/4/2020
In this episode learn how to enable severe weather alert notifications on your Amazon Echo.

Duration:00:06:58

Episode 114 Tap to Alexa Accessibility Feature [Part 5]

10/28/2020
In this weeks episode we'll dive back into the accessibility features of the Amazon Echo Show. We'll be looking at a feature that allows you to create on-screen buttons that invoke what would otherwise be a verbal command. This may be especially useful for those with disabilities or illnesses that affect their ability to give verbal commands.

Duration:00:11:32

Episode 113 Captioning Accessibility Features [Part 4]

10/21/2020
In this episode learn about two different captioning features for those wit hearing impairments. This is part 4 of our continuing series about accessibility features on the Amazon Echo Show line of devices.

Duration:00:10:08

Episode 112 Color Blindness Accessibility Features [Part 3]

10/14/2020
In this episode we'll discuss the Color Inversion and Color Correction options on the Amazon Echo Show.

Duration:00:12:18

Episode 111 VoiceView Accessibility Features [Part 2]

10/7/2020
This is our second part of a two part series on accessibility features on the Amazon Echo Show. In this episode will discuss the VoiceView accessibility feature for those with visual impairments.

Duration:00:19:16

Episode 110 Zoom Accessibility Feature [Part 1]

9/30/2020
In this episode we'll discuss the Zoom feature on the Amazon Echo Show. This is an accessibility feature that allows you to magnify content on the screen.

Duration:00:12:05

Episode 109 A New Wake Word for Your Echo

9/23/2020
The Samuel L. Jackson skill has a new update that allows you to set your wake word to "Hey, Samuel" learn how to enable this new feature in this episode of the Echo Tips Podcast.

Duration:00:08:31

Episode 108 [From our Archives] Learning Resources for the Amazon Echo

9/16/2020
Learn about podcasts that can aid you in exploring the full capability of your Amazon Echo, in this popular episode from our archives.

Duration:00:10:07

Episode 107 [From our Archives] TV Schedules

9/9/2020
Want to find out what's on TV? Check out this extremely popular episode from our archives.

Duration:00:08:39