What Amazon Echo (Alexa) Can do for you in India

The winter festive season is here and Christmas is just about a week away, just before that Santa sent a special gift to Amazon Alexa users across the world, to explore some special Alexa skills, be generous and full of humor. Here are some new skills, that just arrived to Alexa with the latest update.

Be kind, be merry

Christmas is more about giving than anything else. If you have run out of ideas, you can just say “Alexa, I want to be kind on Christmas” or “Alexa, I need ideas for Christmas” or “Alexa, Ask Christmas Kindness for an idea” and Alexa will provide a unique idea about how to integrate kindness into your daily life and spread the Christmas cheer!

Add a pinch of humor to your Christmas celebrations

A little humor helps add more joy to the holiday season. Explore the Christmas Jokes skill on Alexa and let her tickle your funny bone. Alexa can tell you a variety of Christmas related jokes. Just say “Alexa, tell me a Christmas joke” or “Alexa, open Christmas Jokes” or “Alexa, ask Christmas Jokes for a joke” and get in a jovial mood.

Get your ChristmasFacts Right

Want to entertain guests with some cool facts about Christmas? The Christmas Facts skill is loaded with over 200 often unknown Christmas Facts, handpicked carefully so that you can just say “Alexa, tell me a Christmas fact” or “Alexa, give me a Christmas fact” or “Alexa, open Christmas facts.” and surprise everyone with some amazing facts.

Christmas is Never Complete without Music

Christmas Carols is one of the perfect ingredients to set the mood throughout the festive season and festival. Just say “Alexa, play Christmas music” or“Alexa, play Christmas songs”and Alexa will play some melodious Christmas Carols and music.

Light up the Christmas tree with your voice

Lights add a value to the decoration you make and with Alexa, now you can just control your lightings with your voice. Just plug any strand of lights into an Alexa-compatible smart plug and get ready to play with them without lifting a finger! Amazon currently sells smart plugs from Oakter, D-Link, and TP-Link. Once you set up everything just say, “Alexa, turn the Christmas tree lights on” to see your voice do the magic.

Explore Alexa’s personality with these fun questions

Another fun thing that you can do with Alexa in the days leading to Christmas is asking her interesting questions and explore her personality. It turns out Alexa has a distinct festive spirit. Just ask “Alexa, do you celebrate Christmas?” or “Alexa, what do you want for Christmas?” or “Alexa, do you believe in Santa Claus?” or “Alexa, can you sing a Christmas song?” or “Alexa, can you sing Jingle Bells? and unleash her magic.

So, what are you waiting for? Christmas is just a few days ago, so grab your own Echo Dot, Echo, or Echo Plus and spread the joy.

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