Are you sure that you’re making use of your Echo as much as everyone else does? If not, then you’re in the right place. We’re featuring some of the best skills of Alexa (the smart voice behind Echo) that you should know. You might not believe that she can do it, but we guarantee that – Alexa can.
NEWS AND BUSINESS SKILLS
Capital One – Do you want to keep track of your moneys accounts but don’t have the time to go to the bank? Don’t worry. Alexa can do it for you! With Capital One, you can check the amount of money you have, you can pay the bills and review your recent transactions. Just start saying “Alexa, open Capital One.”
Hacker News – Be constantly updated with the latest news and headlines by enabling your Hacker News on Alexa. You can ask Alexa for top stories, job stories and show stories.
Giant Spoon – Work meetings can be stressful especially when you run out of ideas. Alexa can give you a hand with her Giant Spoon skill! Simply ask Alexa for an idea from Giant Spoon and then sit back and get ready to become an elite marketing guru. Giant Spoon is a marketing strategy, communications planning, and innovation company that has more ideas than you can shake a stick at.
FUN AND GAMES SKILLS
The Magic Door – It’s time for an exciting adventure with Alexa’s skill – The Magic Door. Once you ask Alexa “to open the magic door”, you will be asked to choose what place would you like to navigate – forest, garden or ancient temple. Solve puzzles, find items and have a lot of magical fun!
Trivia on Harry Potter – Calling all Potterheads! It’s time to see who knows facts better in Harry Potter, you or Alexa? This is a fun game to test your Harry Potter knowledge!
Presidential Trivia – Do you want to know more about the Presidents of USA? Presidential Trivia will ask five random questions about Presidents of the United States, from Washington to Obama. Wrong answers will be corrected, with some explanation and history. Ask Alexa to Open or Start Presidential Trivia, and answer five multiple choice questions using numbers one to four. See if you can score 5 each time!
The Wayne Investigation – Are you an avid fan of mystery? If not, are you fond of watching superheroes? Either of the two, this skill is for you! In this choose-your-own-adventure mystery game, Alexa guides you as you hit the mean streets of Gotham to investigate the murder of young Bruce Wayne’s parents. Can you navigate around the story’s dead ends to find the path that solves the crime?
Campbell’s Kitchen – Cook a sumptuous meal with the help of Alexa by enabling the Campbell’s Kitchen skill! Ask for a recipe or check out they’re top five yummy recipes that are updated regularly.
7 Minute Workout – Who said that Alexa can’t help you in getting fit? With the 7 minute workout, you can stay fit and healthy!
Daily Affirmations – Starting the day with positivity is the best way to get through the day. The Daily Affirmation skill provides a daily uplifting, positive thought for you to take throughout the day.
The Bartender – Planning a cocktail party? Alexa will help you make the best drinks to say “Cheers!” This skill will give Alexa access to over 12,000 cocktail recipes. When you ask her what’s in a cocktail, she will give you the ingredients, the amounts, and the instructions for mixing the ingredients together. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also ask Alexa to surprise you for a random drink recipe.
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