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DTD1495 Pop Time

DTD1495 Pop Time

March 2, 2021

Another recommendation by the enigmatic Tony today. Pop Time is all about TV so, if you do the TV thing, then give it a go.

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DTD1494 BBC The Archers on the A-lady

DTD1494 BBC The Archers on the A-lady

March 1, 2021

Listener Tony (I suspect Archer) asked about Archers-related skills on the A-lady. Unfortunately there aren't any, but you can still get lots of Archers-goodness nevertheless.

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DTD1493 The Vortex (revisited)

DTD1493 The Vortex (revisited)

February 28, 2021

Shaun the space cadet has been trapped in cryogenic stasis ever since we covered this one over 800 episodes ago. No wonder he doesn't look a day over 80… Hang on, that's not how it works! 😱

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DTD1492 Get Weird (revisited)

DTD1492 Get Weird (revisited)

February 27, 2021

First covered over 500 episodes ago, prepare to get weird with today's groovy skill. Act, dance and sing along to each game as instructed and be grateful that the A-lady usually resides in the privacy of your own home. If you're weird already, then just think of this skill as a tool for self expression…

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DTD1491 Guinness World Records

DTD1491 Guinness World Records

February 26, 2021

Mentioned in a recent VoiceBrew newsletter, today's skill is so full of fabulous record-breaking facts, you may actually need to say "Huh!" sometimes.

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DTD1490 A-lady, what new features do you have/things can you do?

DTD1490 A-lady, what new features do you have/things can you do?

February 25, 2021

If you ask the A-lady what new features she has or things she can do you'll currently get the same response - and when I say "same" I mean over and over again. So let's hope this changes from time to time and is helpful to boot.

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DTD1489 The Orpheus Device

DTD1489 The Orpheus Device

February 24, 2021

Brought to us by the amazing Shaun Preece, brace yourself for a somewhat strange immersive audio skill with strong language and themes but great sound effects.

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DTD1488 A-lady, tell me when…

DTD1488 A-lady, tell me when…

February 23, 2021

An ew feature for the A-lady is to ask when an event like a sports fixture is coming up and she'll offer to remind you when it's on. Nice. We also revisit how to check email because… why not?

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DTD1487 Jeopardy (revisited)

DTD1487 Jeopardy (revisited)

February 22, 2021

covered over 1300 episodes ago, co-host on The Echo Show Shaun Preece is in no actual jeopardy here guys - just wanted to reassure you.

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DTD1486 Deleting your A-lady speech history and other related tips

DTD1486 Deleting your A-lady speech history and other related tips

February 21, 2021

Delete varying amounts of what you've said to the A-lady like a pro after listening to today's tip-packed demo - plus you can finally find out why she triggered without anyone saying anything at all… 👏🙌

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DTD1485 Habit Log

DTD1485 Habit Log

February 20, 2021

Start new habits and then keep the streak going with this super-simple habit-forming skill. They say that two weeks is what it takes to form a strong habit so get streaking, guys.

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DTD1484 Brain Pickers! Theme Tune Challenge

DTD1484 Brain Pickers! Theme Tune Challenge

February 19, 2021

Opened simply with "Theme Tune Challenge", this skill is a nostalgic romp through much beloved British TV theme tunes - with an in-skill purchase option to add American TV themes too.

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DTD1483 Audio Illusions

DTD1483 Audio Illusions

February 18, 2021

Imagine being subjected to some disturbingly garbled phrases over and over and over again 😱 Well that's today's skill… Enjoy!!

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DTD1482 Trivial Pursuit Tap

DTD1482 Trivial Pursuit Tap

February 17, 2021

Let's look at the awesome official Trivial Pursuit game for the A-lady - with optional Amazon buttons.

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DTD1481 The 100 Words Drill (revisited)

DTD1481 The 100 Words Drill (revisited)

February 16, 2021

First covered over 700 episodes ago, this skill will educate and exasperate in equal measure.

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DTD1480 Disney Hits Challenge (revisited)

DTD1480 Disney Hits Challenge (revisited)

February 15, 2021

Covered nearly 700 episodes ago, this lively quiz all about those fabulous Disney hits will really pep up your day. Now I have to go away and watch 'Tangled' and 'Hercules'…

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DTD1479 Arctic Love

DTD1479 Arctic Love

February 14, 2021

Recommended in this week's Amazon A-lady newsletter, help a lonely penguin find a date for the Arctic Snow Ball in this cute  interactive adventure story - sadly sans a selection of sub-zero sound-effects.

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DTD1478 Stop, Breathe and Think (revisited)

DTD1478 Stop, Breathe and Think (revisited)

February 13, 2021

Last covered nearly 400 episodes ago, along with fab skills like Mindscape and Headspace, this one's a great guided meditation to help with a wide range of our mindfulness needs.

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DTD1477 Fish Feeder and Fish Tank (updated)

DTD1477 Fish Feeder and Fish Tank (updated)

February 12, 2021

Our first skill is a must for any forgetful fish owner (desperately needs sound-effects, though) and we then revisit the updated fish tank screensaver skill that also works on Echos without a screen - now with added 'HD with super-long looping' option with an in-skill purchase.

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DTD1476 Submarine Adventure (revisited)

DTD1476 Submarine Adventure (revisited)

February 11, 2021

Covered over 400 episodes ago, co-host on The Echo Show, Shaun Preece, makes a real meal of commanding his sub - a meal for the fish, that is 🐟

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DTD1475 Security Siren and Siren Alarm

DTD1475 Security Siren and Siren Alarm

February 10, 2021

Today we look at how easy it is to create a panic alarm to (hopefully) scare away intruders of all sizes.

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DTD1474 Harry Potter Quiz (updated)

DTD1474 Harry Potter Quiz (updated)

February 9, 2021

Featured in this weeks Amazon A-lady newsletter, today we revisit the magical and IMHO marvellous world of HP.

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DTD1473 Monster Guard and Night Light (revisited)

DTD1473 Monster Guard and Night Light (revisited)

February 8, 2021

Today's skill scans your bedroom for monsters so you can go to sleep safe in the knowledge that you won't be kept awake by the sounds of munching cookies. We also revisit how to turn your Echo into a night light. Nice.

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DTD1472 The Daily Question

DTD1472 The Daily Question

February 7, 2021

By the excellent Drew Cosgrove (@DrewCosgrove on the Twitters), today's skill has all the drama of Who Wants to be a Millionaire but without the public humiliation. If you do want to be humiliated publicly, you can find your GLOBAL RANKING on the Daily Question Leader Board - although you'll first need to purchase the 'HIGH ROLLER Expansion Pack'.

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DTD1471 A-lady, what is your free audio book this month?

DTD1471 A-lady, what is your free audio book this month?

February 6, 2021

Just one free book this month (here in the UK at least) but it looks like a good'n. I also plug the supremely excellent debut novel by Richard Osman; The Thursday Murder Club.

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DTD1470 Daybreak Yoga

DTD1470 Daybreak Yoga

February 5, 2021

Today's yoga skill is a bit more basic but nevertheless supremely useful for everyone who needs to strengthen up every last inch of your body - and the good news is that you don't even have to get out of bed.

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DTD1469 My Yoga Class

DTD1469 My Yoga Class

February 4, 2021

Found in the skills store as '7 Day Yoga Challenge', this skill's for everyone who's been thinking about getting started with yoga but isn't sure how - or even what those strange-sounding poses are all about.

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DTD1468 Word Play (updated)

DTD1468 Word Play (updated)

February 3, 2021

Covered over 1000 episodes ago and once again brought to us by Vocala, today's skill is a must-play for anyone who's into words(!)

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DTD1467 Pointless (revisited)

DTD1467 Pointless (revisited)

February 2, 2021

Covered nearly 400 episodes ago, this one was mentioned in this week's email from Amazon and is also by those guys at Vocala. Is it pointless playing it? Perhaps if (like me) you don't entirely grasp the point of the game…

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DTD1466 Game of Words (revisited)

DTD1466 Game of Words (revisited)

February 1, 2021

Covered over 500 episodes ago, today we have another fabulous skill from Stoked Skills LLC; Game of Words. With a suitably medieval theme, this word-based battle to the death with adversaries around the world (or against the A-lady if preferred) is a worthy addition to your ever-expanding arsenal of cutting-edge activities for your Echo.

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DTD1465 Rogue’s Choice (revisited)

DTD1465 Rogue’s Choice (revisited)

January 31, 2021

Last covered over 500 episodes ago, this one's well worth a revisit. From the amazing developers, Magic Door LLC (yes, that's right - bringers of the brilliant Magic Door skill covered in episode 1 and then rightly revisited in episode 384), and served up by the ever-smooth Shaun Preece, this one definitely deserves a dabble.

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DTD1464 Dream Time and Dream Time II (revisited)

DTD1464 Dream Time and Dream Time II (revisited)

January 30, 2021

Covered 600 episodes ago, yet again by Vocala and sounding a lot like the soundtrack from Bladerunner. Two beautifully relaxing mood music skills today; the first with over an hour of ambient audio on which to all but physically float away and the second around 30 minutes. Only the whalesong (episode 822) was more relaxing methinks.

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DTD1463 Daily Meditation

DTD1463 Daily Meditation

January 29, 2021

Today's skill has premium meditations as well as a nice daily freebie - mind you check them out 🧠🤗

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DTD1462 Maths Coach (revisited)

DTD1462 Maths Coach (revisited)

January 28, 2021

Covered over 1100 episodes ago (boy am I tired) this skill was also featured in this week's A-lady email from Amazon

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DTD1461 HIIT Trainer

DTD1461 HIIT Trainer

January 27, 2021

Ashley Colburn (ashleycolburn2018@gmail.com) is back to bring us a brilliant skill to set you exercises and count the reps. Hopefully it won't hiiiit you like a ton of bricks.

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DTD1460 A-lady, track my order and playing podcasts by date

DTD1460 A-lady, track my order and playing podcasts by date

January 26, 2021

Did you know that the A-lady can track your orders if you ask her to (you can also say "Where's my stuff?") as well as playing you podcasts from a specific date? It's true.

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DTD1459 The Daily Quiz

DTD1459 The Daily Quiz

January 25, 2021

Covered over 600 episodes ago and by Labworks.io, Shaun brings us today's skill as a superb example of a quality quiz with snazzy sound-effects.

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DTD1458 Yak Yak Games

DTD1458 Yak Yak Games

January 24, 2021

Yet *another* one by Vocala today, it's several skills in one and includes Voice Blast, Deal or No Deal and Yak Yak Quiz. Wow!

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DTD1457 Sport Social

DTD1457 Sport Social

January 23, 2021

   Whoever you support, Sport Social delivers up-to-date, high quality coverage of the Premier League - and apologies to all those who'd rather have their eyebrows pulled out one hair at a time then get the latest on any football (soccer) team.

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DTD1456 Jeff Stelling’s Sports Quiz

DTD1456 Jeff Stelling’s Sports Quiz

January 22, 2021

Another one by Vocala. Test your ultimate sporting knowledge in this fun and competitive trivia game hosted by English sports journalist and TV presenter Jeff Stelling ⚽

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DTD1455 Mystery Mansion

DTD1455 Mystery Mansion

January 21, 2021

Frustratingly wordy but otherwise mysteriously compelling, today's skill should lead you to the baddy if you just pay attention 🕵️

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DTD1454 Netflix

DTD1454 Netflix

January 20, 2021

Yes - Netflix is now on Echos with a screen! Simply swipe right on the home screen, tap on 'video' and then 'Netflix' to set up. Log in and you're good to go.

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DTD1453 Deal or No Deal (revisited)

DTD1453 Deal or No Deal (revisited)

January 19, 2021

Last covered over 300 episodes ago, once again we look at a skill by those groovy guys at Vocala that promises box-loads of dough and then snatches it away again. 

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DTD1452 Drop in from your phone

DTD1452 Drop in from your phone

January 18, 2021

Did you know that you can now drop in on Echos using the A-lady app? To start a drop in call, tap on Communicate then Drop In then the device you want to drop in on. If it has a screen then it will automatically be a video call. Nice.

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DTD1451 Brain Ninja (revisited)

DTD1451 Brain Ninja (revisited)

January 17, 2021

Covered over 700 episodes ago, today's skill has maths and memory training games to make your mind into a fearsome fighting machine - or at least a little bit less like a plate of wobbly grey blancmange.

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DTD1450 Train Your Brain

DTD1450 Train Your Brain

January 16, 2021

Today we rather recklessly pick a skill that'll pummel our poor old brains into shape using only the power of persistent recollection repetition.

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DTD1449 Travel Quest

DTD1449 Travel Quest

January 15, 2021

Travel around the world collecting facts and dubloons (don't ask) and deciding by degrees that there's an awful lot to discover in this skill.

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DTD1448 Lost Worlds

DTD1448 Lost Worlds

January 14, 2021

Filled with stunning visuals for Echos with a screen, fire up today's skill and adventure through space, battle foes, explore new worlds, and seek out mankind's original homeworld - all without leaving the comfort of your space-commander's armchair.

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DTD1447 The A-lady goes bilingual

DTD1447 The A-lady goes bilingual

January 13, 2021

Today, Faith and I find out about the new ability the A-lady has to handle two languages at once. Muy impresionante.

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DTD1446 Shield Spell Sword

DTD1446 Shield Spell Sword

January 12, 2021

It's like a magnificent, medieval paper, scissor, stone but soooo much more. You'll see.
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