Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one.

If your requests to Alexa are being met with answers like “I’m having some trouble, please try again later,” you are not alone. Multiple users are reporting connection issues with Amazon’s voice assistant. According to Down Detector’s outage tracker and live outage map, issues are currently being detected around the world, with user reports starting […]

Amazon Alexa now works with more than 60,000 smart home devices

Amazon recently announced that its wildly popular voice assistant is now compatible with more than 60,000 products from more than 7,400 brands. That level of compatibility dwarfs many of Alexa’s biggest competitors.
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Amazon’s Alexa adds email updates, plus a bunch of cool new routines

Amazon’s Alexa continues to be a constantly evolving digital assistant, but the newest updates may come as a surprise even to the most ardent power users. They include email updates and translation functions.
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Alexa in-skill purchasing, which lets developers make money from voice apps, launches internationally

A year after Amazon opened up in-skill purchasing to all Alexa developers in the U.S., the company is launching the service internationally. Initially, the capability will roll out to developers in the U.K., Germany and Japan, and then developers elsewhere in the world. With in-skill purchasing, developers are able to generate revenue from voice apps […]