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What’s new with Alexa? - Feb. 15 2019

Let me brighten your day.

Just say, “Alexa, tell me a light bulb joke.”


  • “Alexa, what’s the latest?”
    Get the latest news headline with Alexa as the newscaster. Learn more.
  • “Alexa, when is President’s Day?”
  • “Alexa, tell me a presidential fact.”
  • “Alexa, open Lemonade Stand.”
  • “Alexa, play the Amazon Original by Mumford & Sons on Amazon Music.”
    Exclusive to Amazon Music, stream two Amazon Original songs from Mumford & Sons today.
  • “Alexa, what are the Oscars?”
  • “Alexa, surprise me.”
  • “Alexa, show me the front door camera.”
    Stay connected to home activity with compatible smart home security.Learn more about the different ways you can make your home smarter.
  • “Alexa, let’s play a game.”
  • “Alexa, call mom’s cell.”
  • “Alexa, tell me about the upcoming NASCAR race.”
  • “Alexa, give me a riddle.”
  • “Alexa, read the book Life of Pi from Audible.”
    Now you can control your listening speed. Just say, “Alexa, read faster” or “Alexa, read slower” after starting your book.
  • “Alexa, open Silver Linings.”
  • “Alexa, how many ounces are in a gallon?”
  • “Alexa, what’s trending?”


  • “Alexa, play the playlist Cardio Dance Workout on Amazon Music.”
    Get your music when and where you want it. Alexa Cast allows you to play and control your music on any compatible Alexa devices or multi-room music groups from your Amazon Music iOS or Android app.
  • “Alexa, turn on the fan.”
    Make your home gym high-tech by using the Amazon Smart Plug with compatible basic appliances.
  • “Alexa, what’s the most popular protein powder?”


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