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Unique Things to Do in Seattle

The city of Seattle, Washington, is best known as the birthplace of Starbucks and Amazon, two of the most influential companies in the world. Tourists who visit the city might also choose to explore its most famous landmarks. So booking a hotel close to the Space Needle or Pike’s Place would do you much good if you decide to venture here.

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What is Echo?

Echo is a smart speaker

The Amazon Echo (and the Echo Dot) is a smart speaker developed by Amazon. The Echo can play music of course, but also comes with a built-in virtual assistant called Alexa. Via Alexa, speech recognition can perform commands such as playing music, setting up an alarm or reading the weather forecast or traffic information. Alexa also works with several IOT devices, so you can also ask Alexa to put your smart thermostat a few degrees higher. And of course you can easily order products from Amazon via the ultrasound. Read More

What does The Grand Tour mean?

The Grand Tour is a television program

The Grand Tour is a program of Amazon Video presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. This trio is known from the BBC's Top Gear program. Due to a number of statements and later a hand, Clarkson was dismissed in 2015 (Hammond and May then also went away) and Amazon decided to take the threesome into service. The first broadcast will take place in November 2016. Read More