TribCast: Texas' top three Republican leaders splinter over electricity repricing
El Paso Electric's Rio Grande Power Station on the New Mexico/Texas state line. Credit: Justin Hamel for the Texas Tribune(Audio unavailable. On this week's episode, Patrick speaks with Ross, Cassi and Alexa about state leaders' disagreements over electricity repricing after the winter weather crisis. They also discuss new legislation that Gov. Greg Abbott is backing to crack down on local efforts to expand voting.
A sexy Alexa, Dan Levy's M&M habit: Super Bowl ads to watch
It might not have seemed likely early in the pandemic, but the 55th Super Bowl Sunday is upon us yet again. Amazon shows off a sexy new body for its Alexa assistant, Dan Levy apologizes for eating M&M's and Bud Light Seltzer Lemonade makes a downpour of lemons a metaphor for 2020's troubles. AdInspiration4 “ Join Us "In what is surely a first in Super Bowl history, an ad for Inspiration4, a SpaceX supported all-civilian space mission touts a chance for viewers to join the mission. Dan Levy of “Schitt’s Creek” apologizes to the M&M anthropomorphic characters that are Super Bowl mainstays and says he promises not to “eat any more of their friends." And E-Trade, famous for the talking baby ads it ran in the Super Bowl from 2008 until they “retired" in 2014, is back in the big game with an undisclosed ad.
TribCast: Assessing Gov. Greg Abbott's legislative priorities
The Texas Tribune Tribcast for Feb. 3, 2021. Credit: Bob Daemmrich/CapitolPressPhoto/Pool(Audio unavailable. Click here to listen on texastribune.org.) In this week's episode, Matthew speaks with Patrick, Ross and Alexa about Gov. Greg Abbott's State of the State speech and the delays in the 2021 redistricting process.
Level-up your tech with these helpful KPRC 2 apps
From phones to tablets, from smart TVs to smart speakers, KPRC 2 has some apps that will help make your new tech even better. You’ll get to watch any videos that we post, plus you can watch KPRC 2 News live whenever we have a newscast. AlexaYou can use your voice to get the latest news and weather with KPRC 2′s Alexa skill. Tap “More” and then tap “Skills & Games.” Tap the search icon and type “KPRC.” Tap on the KPRC skill you want to install and configure it. You can read more about what Alexa devices can do and see a demo of the KPRC skill here.