Alexa

4.4

Alexa review

Alexa is a free application allowing you to set your connected Alexa appliances using just your mobile device. Its potential depends on the frequency of its usage. It will learn your vocabulary and preferences to provide a rapid and accurate result. You’ll definitely need this app if you use an artificially intelligent voice assistant.

Talk to me!

Just install the app and customize it spending a couple of minutes. At the top of the screen you will see the menu icon looking like three lines. Tap it and you get access to the Settings among other categories. Here you can change your profile, mention a current location, set notifications or reminders, and so on. There is a Hand-Free variety of the app where you can use your voice to give commands and Alexa will perform them even over distance.

Where and when to use it?

You can use this app when you are at home and do not want to go to the other room to check the stuff, or when you are out traveling abroad and need to check the home environment. The app will discover the skills of your Alexa which you haven’t known before. Now you can get access to your home environment over distance and make shopping knowing exactly what is needed at the current moment. You can manage alarms right from your smartphone if there is a need in a reminder informing you of any coming event in your schedule.

Rich in options

The app allows tons of possibilities. You can create, edit, and view your to-do list on the go. It allows you to manage the devices, adjust the settings, keep under control the locks, lights, and thermostats. You can create the routines so that the home appliances run in an automatic mode.

The app is able to inform you of the latest news and current weather forecasts, as well as allows you to call or send messages at no cost. It is possible to use it for reading books and listening to the favorite music connecting to such services as TuneIn, Pandora, Amazon Music, Spotify, and others. If you have the speaker groups, you can apply a multi-room music option. 

We recommend this app

If you want to get more out of the devices enabled by Alexa. You will get the perfect performance and smart recommendations which will facilitate your daily affairs. 

Pros:

  • The app creates a personalized list of Alexa's actions depending on your usage
  • The design is updated coming with new features
  • It is compatible with Amazon’s Audible and Kindle services
  • The app is able to control the connected cars even

Cons:

  • It requires some understanding to cope with all functions
Interface and Design 10
Key Functions 9
Usability 8
Cross-platform use 8

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