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Old 02-20-2019, 08:48 AM
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That would be such a waste of time to listen to what goes on in this house. She isn't pregnant, just dumb!

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Alexa skills enhance the Echo.

50 Alexa skills worth using - CNET

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You can set up Alexa for what they call a daily briefing, adding specific tasks to it (weather, horoscope, headlines, trivia game, etc.). You tell it to play the daily briefing and it automatically runs through whatever tasks you have on it. Sounds like that may work for what you want.

The Echo or Dot will work, or even a Kindle Fire if you also want the capability of a tablet.
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You can set up Alexa for what they call a daily briefing, adding specific tasks to it (weather, horoscope, headlines, trivia game, etc.). You tell it to play the daily briefing and it automatically runs through whatever tasks you have on it. Sounds like that may work for what you want.

The Echo or Dot will work, or even a Kindle Fire if you also want the capability of a tablet.
Hmmm, I have a great idea.....
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That would be such a waste of time to listen to what goes on in this house. She isn't pregnant, just dumb!
Ha! That's just funnyl
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Do you need Amazon Prime to use Alexa?
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You don't need Prime, but you'll get a lot more out of it if you do.

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Henry: Thanks for your input. I think I am considering the Echo. I really just want to talk to it in the kitchen to get the weather and the news of the day and then play some music. What do you think? Your help would be appreciated.
Hi, Madelaine. I like both the Echo and the Dot. Dot is the one with the screen. It is surprising how many questions Alexa can answer. But don’t use her name in vain. If you’re talking about her, rather than to her, she gets confused.
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