alexa is the amazon voice assistant. A voice that many of us know because we have heard it on smartphones, speakers Threw outsmart screens echo show and, if you rush me, you can ask him for help and speak commands of Alexa on devices FireTV compatible. Precisely, the most recent models have an Alexa button on the remote control. And as a good voice assistant, it is used for many things. come on you can ask all kinds of questions to Alexa and you will get an answer.
On the practical side, Alexa will help you turn smart devices, light bulbs, plugs, and other gadgets on and off. you can even control your tv smart, whether or not it’s from Amazon. You can also listen to the radio, play music, set reminders, etc.
But let’s be frank. the grace of have a voice assistant is that you can ask for practical things, useful for your day to day, but you can also simply spend time playing with Alexa, as we saw with Ok Google and its Assistant. How? Asking Alexa questions that will surely he will reply with something funny. This is how its creators have programmed it, anticipating that human beings are curious by nature.
Let’s start with the funny face of Alexa. Surely, in a moment of boredom, Have you asked Alexa something stupid? and he has answered you with grace and salt shaker. Alexa has a sense of humor to levels you can’t imagine. Hence, you can ask Alexa questions like the ones listed below. And surely we will leave a few more commands to throw at Alexa.
- Alexa, give me a beer.
- You like beer?
- Do you smoke?
- What is your favorite drink?
- What is your favorite color?
- Alexa, are you a robot?
- What are the three laws of robotics?
- Where do you live?
- Alexa, do you know Siri?
- Where are my keys?
- What are you wearing?
- How old are you?
But there is much more. alexa has access to all kinds of information thanks to being connected to the internet. Hence, you can ask things like play music, listen to a radio station or know if it’s going to rain tomorrow. Plus, you can ask Alexa these questions to pass the time.
- Tell me a joke.
- Tell me a story.
- Tell me a secret.
- Alexa, tell me a riddle.
- Flip a coin.
- Give me a number from 1 to 10.
- Alexa, rock, paper, scissors.
- Sing me a song.
Imitations are included in the list of funny questions and commands. And it is that Alexa can pretend to be dad, mom, grandmother, a teenager or a child. All this with her ways. Actually, it’s about parody these roles with jokes, pranks and attitudes that we have all seen or experienced in our flesh. Just say, “Alexa, turn on X mode” to activate the mode you tell it to.
- parent mode
- mother mode
- baby mode
- teen mode
- granny mode
If you want to know everything that Alexa can do for you, a practical way to find out is by consulting its catalog of Alexa Skills. These are games, activities, and apps that integrate with Alexa so you get answers to your questions about sports, weather, news, health, and more.
In this catalog there is a games section that you can activate and play with Alexa from your Echo speaker, your Echo Show smart display, or directly from the Alexa app for iPhone and/or Android. They are games that they can be played with the voice and the ear. Alexa will tell you what you have to do, although sometimes the game dynamics are so simple that you will learn to play immediately.
Alexa commands for your day to day
But it’s not all fun with Alexa. When you have to go to class or work you need certain information to stay up to date or not to be late for an appointment or meeting. For this and much more, Alexa questions will be very useful for you. For example, you can set alarms and reminders for specific dates activate a timer for when you are cooking, etc.
- Alexa, set an alarm
- Wake me up at 9 in the morning
- What alarms do I have activated?
- Remind me to buy bread at 12 noon
- Alexa, tell me my reminders
- Alexa, create a list with name X
- Add X to the shopping list
- What lists do I have?
- What do I have on my shopping list?
- What’s on the X list?
Of course, with Alexa you can also make shopping lists. A list for your weekly purchases, another for special gifts, another for your vices and timeless purchases, etc. And adding items to the list is very easy too. You simply say “Alexa, add bananas to shopping list” and done. Then you can empty that list by buying on Amazon or in any other establishment, physical or online.
- alexa, good morning
- What is the news of the day?
- How is the weather?
- What weather is going to be in Barcelona?
- What time is it?
With the command “Alexa, good morning” you will activate the routine of the same name. A routine combines Alexa commands and questions to play in one go. You may set it up in your Amazon app. In this routine, Alexa will tell you the time, she will read you the news, tell you if you have appointments or meetings scheduled, etc. The “news of the day” command can also be customized to read news from the fonts you choose.