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Amazon Echo (First Generation) & 1 Month Free Support

The Amazon Echo is a smart speaker.

And ...you can make it smarter.

 

The Amazon Echo (First Generation) connects to your home through your internet connection (wi-fi). We have a limited number of these in stock for those who prefer the taller devices, which we also prefer on MemoryBeach. Amazon released this First Generation Echo and then discontinued it in favor of a smaller version. We have a limited number available for you in the original form.

We must admit, we like the taller Echos because they are sleek, and have great surround sound. Plus, you can see them easily, which helps you to remember to turn them on and off, when you prefer total privacy.

The Echo uses voice recognition to "listen" to a spoken command, and takes action based on your command. You must say, “Alexa...” proceeding your command. However, Echos are “always listening,” which means you have to disable them by hitting a button on top to turn off the listening feature.

Using the Alexa Voice Service, the Echo is turned to the “on” position all the time, and can hear a command even when music is playing. The Echo can perform various tasks, which are called skills – when you say, “Alexa” or “Echo” (your choice), followed by the command.

The command leads to a skill already designed for the Echo, some of which are below (keep in mind there are thousands from which to choose.):

  • Hear helpful tips from the MemoryBeach blog Truth Bandage every day if you wish
  • Play music from Pandora or Spotify
  • Listen to the news, weather, or radio
  • Make a phone call from your address book on your smart phone or in your desktop app
  • Set a reminder on any day of the week
  • Set an alarm in the same day
  • Read a book, from a book-reading program or from youtube
  • Get directions to some place
  • Let you know what's coming up on your Google Calendar
  • Set a TO DO list, and ask for a reminder at a particular time
  • Ask for a report about traffic on your commute or for directions
  • Ask for information on local businesses
  • Get the latest sports scores and game schedules, 
  • Control your  internet-connected lights, switches, and thermostats
  • Schedule car rides if you're going out
  • Order good food if you're staying in

 

The Amazon Echo is in the Wave Level: Epic.

It's thrilling surf these Epic waves, and because it takes some practice to get good at doing so, it's ok to ask for help.

MemoryBeach sells all Epic products with free1-month LifeGuard support.  You may sign up for more support (3-Months or 6-Months) if you'd like additional help.  Please remember to sign up by clicking here.

PLUS you’ll get $25 off a 3- and 6-month extension of Product Support when you buy any Epic Wave products from MemoryBeach.

If you've purchased your Amazon Echo some place else, no problem! It’s easy to get help.  Sign up for LifeGuard support separately at our normal LifeGuard Product Support prices.

 

 

 

LifeGuard Call Center Service

 

With a MemoryBeach LifeGuard, you get the most out of the Echo when you open the box.

 

  • A MemoryBeach LifeGuard will help you set up your Echo by phone, Skype, Google Hangouts, or Facetime.

 

  • A MemoryBeach LifeGuard will help you to customize your Echo commands by choosing the right applications to download to your Amazon account, for the things you want to do.

 

  • A MemoryBeach LifeGuard can also help you set up one individual blueprint, or custom skill, for your device, which allows you to create personal Alexa skills across all your Amazon devices associated with your Amazon account.  See this video for more details.

 

Looking for Amazon echo facts? Click here for a quick guide saved as a PDF file directly from Amazon.

 

 

 

Wave Type
EpicEpic products require assembly, passwords, knowing how to use the Internet, etc.
Beach Type
CabanaMore than $50.

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Light     These products have certain features that make them easy to remember between uses.

Exciting    These products are interactive, and exciting; they require more effort, for more payoff! 

Epic    These products need set up, passwords, or other support. 

Vacation     No matter what Wave interests you, the Vacation category is always easy

 

Useful Information on Electronic Privacy

 

Before purchasing the Amazon Echo or any other speaker-enabled and internet-connected listening device, please take some time to learn about the latest developments in electronic privacy by clicking on the link to the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC): https://www.epic.org/

The EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, DC. EPIC was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging privacy and civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, freedom of expression, and democratic values in the information age. 

YES! ON ALL ORDERS > $100

This offer excludes heavy furniture items that require extra protection to ship to your door.

MemoryBeach LifeGuards support all of our products. If you'd like additional help setting up a product, or remembering how to use it, consider a subscription to our 24 x 7 LifeGuard support in the following periods of time: 1 month3 month, and 6 month time frames. 

Your support begins when you order a product from MemoryBeach. We carefully track your order, call you when it arrives, help you set it up, and trouble shoot any problems you have. If you lose your product, we'll help try to find it. If you forget how it works, we'll help you get it working. And, with your permission, we'll call you every week to see if the product is working for you. 

 

Amazon Echo (First Generation) & 1 Month Free Support

  • $179.00

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