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Author McFedries, Paul, author.

Title Alexa / by Paul McFedries.

Publication Info. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2021]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  006.3 ALE    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  006.3 MCF    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  006.30285 MCF 2021    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd edition.
Description xiv, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series For dummies
--For dummies.
Note Includes index.
"Learning made easy" -- Cover.
"Set up your Alexa-enabled devices ; play music, check weather and traffic, and more ; use Alexa to control your smart home" -- Cover.
Contents Getting started with Alexa. Getting to know Alexa ; Setting up Alexa and your devices ; Learning Alexa basics -- Having fun with Alexa. Playing media ; Communicating with Alexa ; Using Alexa at home ; Being more productive -- Getting more out of your relationship with Alexa. Asking Alexa questions ; Adding skills to Alexa ; Making Alexa accessible -- Controlling your smart home. Setting up your smart home ; Uncovering some smarter smart-home techniques -- The part of tens. Ten (times ten) ridiculously fun Alexa tricks ; Ten things that can go wrong (and how to fix them) ; Ten ways to beef up security and privacy.
Summary "Alexa is the voice-controlled Amazon service that transforms your home-sweet-home into a smart home. And Alexa For Dummies is the companion guide that will help you figure out which Echo device is right for you so you can start training Alexa to be your personal assistant-extraordinaire."--Page 4 of cover.
Subject (Firm) (Firm) (OCoLC)fst00752301
Intelligent personal assistants (Computer software)
Automatic speech recognition.
Streaming technology (Telecommunications)
Streaming audio.
Embedded Internet devices.
Wireless communication systems.
Home automation.
COMPUTERS / Networking / Local Area Networks (LANs)
COMPUTERS / Voice Search & Digital Assistants.
Automatic speech recognition. (OCoLC)fst00822769
Embedded Internet devices. (OCoLC)fst01742162
Home automation. (OCoLC)fst00959102
Intelligent personal assistants (Computer software) (OCoLC)fst01894140
Streaming audio. (OCoLC)fst01748555
Streaming technology (Telecommunications) (OCoLC)fst01134637
Wireless communication systems. (OCoLC)fst01176209
Genre/Form COMPUTERS / Networking / Local Area Networks (LANs)
COMPUTERS / Voice Search & Digital Assistants.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Handbooks and manuals.
Added Title Alexa for dummies
ISBN 9781119822080 (paperback)
1119822084 (paperback)

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