6 Alexa settings you'll want to change ASAP

Whether you've unboxed your new Amazon Echo devices for the first time recently or you've had them for years, there may be more you can do to make Alexa behave how you like. Sure, you know how to use your Echo to call someone, how to connect Alexa to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and more, and even how Alexa can help you in the kitchen. But have you really considered all the settings Alexa offers?
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The 50 Best Gifts Under $50 for Every Occassion: Birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Anniversaries and More

It can be tough finding a great for someone you love or care for, especially when trying to stay under a certain budget. This is where the best gifts under $50 come in. A $50 gift is a sweet spot. It’s not too much to break the bank, but it’s not so little that the recipient won’t appreciate the effort. It sits in a middle ground but that middle ground is fraught with choices. Lucky for you, we’ve scoured the internet and found plenty of perfect gifts that cost less than $50. Whether it be a gift for men, a gift for...
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Adults and Teens Can Sign Up to volunteer with The Maritime Aquarium

Share your enthusiasm about marine animals and, in doing so, help to create more new stewards for Long Island Sound by signing up to serve as a volunteer at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Sign-up deadlines are approaching soon for separate February trainings: to become Gallery Ambassadors (ages 18 and...

12 books with New England ties to read this winter

We have officially been in the pandemic for so long, there are now books being published that contend with COVID-19. (For context, most books take two years to publish, at minimum.) But the vivid imagination of authors has not been quarantined during that time either. These picks for winter 2022 also grapple with the stark differences for the children of immigrants seeking the American dream, the interconnectedness of local communities, and fearless protagonists who have been backed into a corner. Take inspiration from these authors that no matter the circumstances, humankind will persevere.

Disney+ Delays Hawkeye Assembled Special Episode

The release of the Marvel Studios Assembled episode featuring Hawkeye has been delayed by Disney+. Originally scheduled to drop on January 19th, Disney+'s lineup of February 2022 content reveals Marvel Studios: Assembled – The Making of Hawkeye now premieres on Wednesday, February 9th. Following the week after on February 16th will be Marvel Studios: Assembled – The Making of Eternals. The Hawkeye Assembled episode features conversations with Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner as they discuss the genesis of Marvel's Black Widow movie and the Hawkeye Disney+ series. There will also be plenty of behind-the-scenes footage from the making of Hawkeye.

Amazon Echo Review

A review of the Amazon Echo which is powered by Alexa, a voice-activated assistant which answers questions, plays music and controls smart home gadgets such as your thermostat, lights and more. Should I Buy The Amazon Echo?. Our Verdict. The Echo is one of the most exciting gadgets in years...

[Sundance ’22] ‘Bring on the Dancing Horses’ review: Woman with No Name

Bring on the Dancing Horses is a modern day Western making its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. The show is screening in the Indie Episodic section of the fest. The plot follows a female assassin (Kate Bosworth) who is working on completing her list of targets. Though only one episode is being screened at the fest, ten episodes have already been filmed.

Spotlight: Point Blank Tutorial - How to Chop Up Samples Like Four Tet & Bonobo

For this tutorial, Point Blank’s Course Content Developer, Chris Martin, shows how you can chop up samples like Four Tet and Bonobo in Ableton Live. Four Tet and Bonobo are best known for their ethereal take on dance music, maximizing on emotive arpeggiators, luscious textures and hypnotizing melodies. The pair have become a staple in the electronic music scene over the last decade and have even joined forces with Four Tet remixing Bonobo’s track, "Pick Up."

How to Use Alexa to Transfer Music Between Echo Devices

This article explains how to use Alexa to transfer music between Echo devices, so you can continue listening in a different room. Can You Use Alexa to Move Music to Another Device?. Amazon allows you to move music between different Echo devices with simple voice commands. You can move music...

Who Is Bob Dylan's Girl From The North Country Really About?

Oftentimes, the songs closest to our hearts are perhaps the most enigmatic and mysterious ones. The identities of the characters at play are sometimes better left unknown, so we can give them faces, names, and backstories of our own making. Maybe, it's someone we secretly love. Possibly, it's someone we're trying to forget. Or perhaps, it's someone we haven't even met yet. In any case, the fairy tale is yours to write, even if it's already been written.

Teesside Airshow: it’s bad and it’s back!

After a gap of five years, the Teesside Airshow is back. With so much investment going into the regeneration of the airport, many will see it as entirely fitting that the event returns. As Tees Valley mayor, Ben Houchen, says:. “The airshow used to be one of the headline events...

How to Connect Amazon Echo to Computer to Use as PC Speaker

Amazon Echo devices are great speakers with their high-quality drivers that provide a crisp and crystal music experience. If you ever wished to get such a high-quality speaker as your PC speaker, you probably might want to know how to connect your Amazon Echo to your computer. In this guide,...

See Vincent D’Onofrio’s Deleted Hawkeye Scene Introduce Kingpin In A Completely Different Way

Spoilers for Hawkeye ahead: One of the biggest and most welcome surprises from the Disney+ series Hawkeye was the reappearance of Vincent D’Onofrio as the villainous Kingpin. In the early episodes of the show, you get the briefest glimpse of him as the unnamed uncle of Echo. All you see is an imposing figure slightly out of focus and a fairly large hand. Many fans were speculating at this point that it was Kingpin due to his stature alone, but it wouldn’t be confirmed until the penultimate episode of the series. Now a deleted scene has been released that would have been our first proper reintroduction to the character. Check out the scene below:

Hawkeye Deleted Scene Introduces Kingpin Properly In Echo’s Flashback

A Hawkeye deleted scene comes and introduces Kingpin correctly in Echo’s flashback scene fairly than the original tease of the remaining slice. A Hawkeye deleted scene arrives and introduces Kingpin effectively in Echo’s flashback scene instead than the original tease of the ultimate cut. Vincent D’Onofrio to start with introduced the iconic villain to lifetime in Netflix’s Daredevil sequence, element of the streamer’s exhibits with unfastened connections to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Pursuing the show’s cancellation, all of their futures remained up in the air till Kingpin created his return in Hawkeye as the final major antagonist of the sequence.