Listen to 2020 Presidential Candidates in their Own Words with this Alexa Skill

The Debate Cruncher Alexa skill offers users the opportunity to listen to specific information from the 2020 presidential candidates, in their own words and voices. If you missed a funny moment from the debate, you can catch that here as…

Get Cooking Tips and Tools from America’s Test Kitchen

Get the (measuring) scoop from the team at America’s Test Kitchen by enabling their Alexa skill and adding it to your Flash briefing line-up. The ATK team covers Q&A, cooking tips, techniques, and tools. The skill includes video when played…

Better than a “What Allergies Do I Have” Quiz – the Zyrtek Alexa Skill

If you’re an allergy sufferer, check out the Zyrtek Alexa skill. Once you’ve associated your zip code with the skill, ask for the day’s allergy cast to learn about the weather, pollen count and predominant allergens. Skill users will also…

Track Your Package Deliveries with the UPS Alexa Skill

Track UPS packages, get a shipping quote or find a store location with the UPS Alexa skill. To access this skill, sign up for a free UPS My Choice account and link your My Choice account when you enable the…

This Alexa Skill Will Help You Get a Little Smarter Each Day

Enable the “Make me Smart” Alexa skill and say, “Alexa, make me smart,” daily, to get up-to-speed on the economy, pop culture, tech, and current events.  Interested in other helpful Alexa Skills? This skill allows you to passively consumer your…

How to Listen to Live Sports on Your Alexa Devices

Sports loving Amazon Prime members can listen to every NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL game on Alexa devices for $3/month. Non-Prime members can subscribe for $4/month. Click here to learn more about TuneIn Live and Alexa.  or say, “Alexa, help me…

Add an Extra Layer of Home Security with this Alexa Skill

Leaving the house? Arm your Alexa device with the Burglar Deterrent skill. Simulate realistic audio for daily activities like cleaning, talking, preparing food and more. Enable the skill and say, “Alexa, open Burglar Deterrent” to begin. Want more helpful Alexa tips?…

This Alexa Skill Will Get Your Kids Excited About Brushing Their Teeth

This well-rated “Chompers” Alexa skill will keep kids (and adults) entertained as they brush their way through a two-minute program that updates daily. The skill shares stories, facts, and jokes, and tracks how often kids have brushed their teeth, offering…

Limited Time Offer on First-Generation Echo Plus with Built-in Hub

This deal won’t last. Woot.com is offering the first-generation Echo Plus with a built-in hub for $45+ free shipping for Amazon Prime members. Get it now.

Speed up Alexa’s Responses with this Alexa Command

Looking to move through Alexa’s responses quickly? Try saying “Alexa, speak faster.” (“Alexa, speak slower” also works.) To return Alexa to her normal speaking pace, say, “Alexa, speak at your default rate.” If you’re a fan of Alexa and smart…