Tag: Alexa app

More official Canadian skills added

Two recent additions to the Flash Briefing Skill are Canada’s own The Weather Network and Global News. More proof that Canadian organizations are taking the Amazon Echo platform seriously and…


It’s happening? Canadian street addresses now work with Echo

Amazon has quietly made an update that has some Canadians freaking out, eh. As of Monday August 14th, the Alexa app and the webapp (alexa.amazon.com) have started accepting…


Wake your Echo in a way that would make Captain Kirk proud

Alexa has been quietly updating the insides of Alexa with new features. Most notable in this recent release (4812) is the addition of a new wake word. Drum…


Got Amazon Echo for Christmas? 3 New Canadian Skills

Although Amazon Echo is still not officially available in Canada, you are amongst the few lucky that managed to get one for Christmas. You might have glanced at the quick-start guide, but…


10 Things You can do Today with Amazon Echo in Canada

So you got yourself an Amazon Echo and you live in Canada. What’s next? Even though Amazon has not yet officially announced the Amazon Echo platform in Canada,…


Complete Alexa Skills Search

One small frustration you may have with the Alexa app (and website) is the ability to discover new apps “Skills”. Enter this Alexa Skills Search on AnyMote which allows…


3 Echo Skills (Apps) Made for Canada, eh

Although Amazon Echo is not (yet) released in the Great White North, it hasn’t stopped some entrepreneurial developers from unleashing a few very helpful Canadian specific skills. The Echo app store,…


How to Get Amazon Echo App in Canada

Although you can setup and control your Amazon Echo device from a computer browser on your local network, the App gives a more enriched experience.   Installing the…