Alexa Flash Briefing Demo

Alexa Flash Briefing Demo

Amazon Alexa can be enhanced with “Skills” that are much like add-on apps. Users can add easily additional Skills to Alexa and there are thousands of free and paid Skills available that perform stand-alone functionality or integrate with other cloud...
Google Home Hub and Flickr

Google Home Hub and Flickr

There have been several tech reviews saying that one of the Google Home Hub’s best features is as a digital photo frame. Digital photo frames aren’t new, but in my limited experience, they have been a real pain to set up. My sister and I bought one for my...
Qeepsake

Qeepsake

It’s an app. It’s a service. It’s a daily prompt-delivering text service to document baby’s development! From their website: Empty baby book? Try Qeepsake. Use text messaging to store memories about your kids. Qeepsake texts you questions about...

Smart Speakers and Enterprise Networks

I’ve been trying to get my Amazon Echo Dot and the Google Home Hub to connect to the office WiFi for testing. I wasn’t able to get the Dot connected back in August and today I tried again with the Hub, but no go. According to this webpage, these devices...

Hallmarks of a Quality Podcast

Regularity, average length, and general format consistency are some hallmarks of a quality podcast. Some podcasts also have “seasons”, which is appropriate for some content. What are the most important elements you look for in a #podcast before...

Podcast Distribution Service Options

A colleague at work produces the podcast Listen In, Michigan, and now that it’s in its third year, I thought it was time to re-evaluate the hosting and distribution platform. The podcast is currently hosted on Soundcloud. I asked a student worker to do the...