Rest of the Day: How to Control Amazon Echo From the Internet
In the tech world, there is a slow news day as we slowly move our life hack mobile over the weekend. How-To Geek took a look at the little-known Amazon Echo web portal today, Samsung Galaxy users will finally get the latest emojis and a few other messages in the news.
- The Amazon Echo is a fun albeit limited device, sometimes saddled with Amazon encouraging it to tweak through its mobile app. There is actually a web portal that is much easier to use and the How-To Geek shows us how. Geek. [How-To Geek]
- Minor improvements to Google Sheets and Slides for Android make the mobile version a little more similar to the desktop version . Tables now display images correctly instead of showing placeholders, and in slides, you can choose from 18 pre-designed themes. [Android Police]
- Samsung Galaxy users will finally get the latest emoji next month when the S7 is released (and the old Galaxies will be updated to Android 6.0.1). Among other things, the new emojis include the upside-down face, hot dog, and burritos – all daily staples of my writing (and diet). [The Verge]
- Google is making it easier for Android developers to understand their users with new tools for analyzing reviews and ratings . The redesigned Google Play Developer Console is similar to Google Analytics for App Reviews, so you can see why people love (or hate!) Your app. [Android Developers Blog via The Next Web ]
- Here’s something funny. This website shows which parts of the films based on the “real” stories are actually true . For example, Bridge of Spies is quite believable with a respectable accuracy of 75.5%, while Alan Turing ‘s biopic, The Imitation Game, is largely invented, with only 35.7% of scenes reflecting reality. Dive into the breakdown by ” Information is Beautiful . “ [Gizmodo]