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Amazon's Alexa is the best friend we never knew we needed. It's the virtual assistant that keeps track of our day with weather updates and the latest current events; reminds us about appointments and notes; controls our homes; and more. Alexa answers all of our questions (sometimes with a little sass), creates lists, and is the second brain we've always needed. However, you can make Alexa do so much more by utilising Skills.
Alexa Skills are programs that are similar to apps that let you do more with Alexa. You can listen to podcasts, get in a workout, set up routines, order food, play games, and so much more. Amazon even partnered with other brands such as Ring, Headspace, NPR, Spotify, and the Food Network to create specific Skills that make your experience using Alexa seamless, smarter, and that much more enjoyable.
The Skill Store has tens of thousands of various Skills Alexa can utilise, and we highlighted the best ones we could find. Whether you need to be more productive, keep friends and family entertained, or make your cooking adventures go smoothly, the Skill Store has something perfect for your lifestyle — all you need is an Amazon Echo device. Keep reading to see how Alexa can be your virtual mom-ager or your very own J.A.R.V.I.S., and treat yourself to one of the coolest smart devices on the market.