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Amazon adds new features to Alexa

Friday 21 September 2018 | 10:29 CET | News
Amazon released new Alexa features that are meant to improve end-users' experience. New functionalities include entertainment features like left-right stereo pairing, Tidal, and Amazon Music New Release Notifications; productivity features like email management, step-by-step cooking, and location-based Routines; smart home and home monitoring features like Alexa Guard, Hunches, and Local Voice Control, as well as FreeTime on Alexa features like kid-focused Routines, podcasts, new skills, and more.

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