Dot to Dot: A daily 5min Echo demo from Alexa
DTD814 Card Wizard

DTD814 Card Wizard

April 24, 2019

Try to retain full concentration throughout this torturous episode today at your own risk. Wait until there are no distractions and preferably when lying down in a dark room with a slightly damp flannel on your forehead. Here's a link to the full set of instructions in the skillstore.

DTD813 Jurassic World Revealed (revisited)

DTD813 Jurassic World Revealed (revisited)

April 23, 2019

Covered nearly 300 episodes ago, this one's well worth a revisit. Ashley Colburn (ashleycolburn2018@gmail.com) brings us a disturbing dollop of dinosaur danger in today's dramatic demo.

DTD812 Disney Hits Challenge

DTD812 Disney Hits Challenge

April 22, 2019

With help from the very fine vocals of Faith, today's skill will help you test your knowledge of the titles, characters and lyrics from Disney’s most popular songs.

DTD811 Math Storm

DTD811 Math Storm

April 21, 2019

He's back. Today Patrick Steggle (lynnstggll@gmail.com) stirs up a storm in a teacup with this tricky maths-related skill.

DTD810 Zen Sounds

DTD810 Zen Sounds

April 20, 2019

Achieve a state of zenful relaxation with any of the many sumptuous soundscapes included in today's peaceful offering. One of the soothing sounds (possibly beginning with 'H') may sound somewhat familiar.

DTD809 Detective Game

DTD809 Detective Game

April 19, 2019

If you like Cluedo (evidently called 'Clue' on our cousins side of the pond) then you'll like this virtual version of that classic board game. Big thanks to Thomas Domville (thomas@themickeyhouse.com) for bringing us this cool demo of the 'Detective Game' skill.

DTD808 Cucumber Facts

DTD808 Cucumber Facts

April 18, 2019

We don't often cover random fact generating skills but, when we do, they're a real doozy! You'll never look at cucumbers in quite the same way again. This episode's as cool as… As… As… Simile's fail me.

DTD807 Broken Sequence

DTD807 Broken Sequence

April 17, 2019

Which word is to 'Ear' as 'Hive' is to 'Honey'? Patrick Steggle (lynnstggll@gmail.com) brings us more brilliant examples of braintwisting sequences in this superb skill. I'll give you a clue - bees also make this stuff too…

DTD806 Mystery Castle

DTD806 Mystery Castle

April 16, 2019

The big mystery here is why I keep forgetting to say the bronze key - it's the bronze key…

DTD805 Stitch Counter

DTD805 Stitch Counter

April 15, 2019

Are you a woolhead? Well, never again forget how many rows you've knitted or pearled, because today Ashley Colburn (ashleycolburn2018@gmail.com) brings us a brilliant skill that keeps track of those rows for you.