Hello Everyone, Well, today I went over to Best Buy and purchased an Amazon Echo Plus. Of course, I got the black-on-black-on-black, model. (smile).
I must say that this device is a blast. The iOS Alexa app was a breeze to configure and I was up and running in a matter of minutes. Thanks to all of you who replied to my free music iOS app question. >From the App Store, I downloaded and created both a free Pandora and iHeart Radio account. From within the iOS Alexa app, I linked these two accounts to my Echo and wow! They work marvelously well. I have exactly what I want with amazing voice control over both. Alexa is truly incredible. I love the fact that I can create custom radio stations with my voice, only, via my Echo as the iOS app is not needed. As I stated in my previous post, I have decided to use HomePod for personal contacts, tasks, reminders, etc. but, at this time, I'll be using Alexa for fun and random music playback, while using HomePod to play my own personal music collection. Would you believe it? After demonstrating my new Echo Plus to some friends who had never seen Alexa in action, we went to Best Buy and each of them purchased an Echo Dot. I setup three Dots, today. So that's 4 Echoes I worked with in one day. (big Smile). I'm definitely on my way to becoming an Echo guru!!! (Big Smile). How wonderful it is that we have such a marvelously accessible platform such as iOS from which to explore so many new and wonderful devices. Long live Apple Inc and its incredible developers. Also, kudos to the Amazon Alexa development team, as well. Mark -- The following information is important for all members of the Mac Visionaries list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's post is inappropriate, please contact the owners or moderators directly rather than posting on the list itself. Your Mac Visionaries list moderator is Mark Taylor. You can reach mark at: mk...@ucla.edu and your owner is Cara Quinn - you can reach Cara at caraqu...@caraquinn.com The archives for this list can be searched at: http://firstname.lastname@example.org/ --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "MacVisionaries" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to macvisionaries+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/macvisionaries. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.