Amazon puts Alexa inside its main iPhone app

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Amazon places Alexa inside its most important iPhone app

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Beginning at this time and accessible to all iPhone customers subsequent week, you may speak to Amazon’s clever assistant Alexa whereas utilizing the Amazon app.

Naturally, the voice assistant is ready to store and monitor packages, however it may possibly additionally do a lot of the issues Alexa can do like inform a joke, give climate updates, and do issues like predict Best Picture at the Academy Awards or winner of the Super Bowl. It additionally lets individuals play music, management Web of Factor (IoT) units, and grants Amazon app customers entry to more than 10,000 skills.

At launch, Alexa within the Amazon app won’t include entry to the Door Lock API. First made accessible late last month, the Door Lock API permits customers to lock (and ultimately unlock) doorways with sensible locks made by corporations like Vivint and Kwikset.

Adjustments to settings nonetheless require use of the iOS Alexa app.

In different Alexa information this week, Roomba house owners might be getting an Alexa skill soon to regulate their robotic vacuums, and to encourage the creation of extra abilities, on Wednesday, Amazon prolonged free AWS credits to Alexa builders.