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Amazon is currently rolling out an updated version of its companion app for Alexa-enabled devices that includes a significantly redesigned user interface.
The visual changes are immediately apparent on firing up the app, and center around a new Devices and Groups tab located in the lower right of the screen.
With the new menu selected, the devices are listed in a horizontal strip along the top of the interface, allowing users to control individual smart lights, audio devices, and power outlets all from the same screen.
Below that, Alexa devices are also grouped by room indicated by colored cards, which have on/off buttons and can also be tapped to [...]
Microsoft has revealed that Skype is coming to Alexa devices. The partnership between Microsoft and Amazon means that owners of devices in Amazon’s Echo range will soon be able to make outgoing Skype voice and video calls, accept incoming Skype calls, and also make SkypeOut calls to most phone numbers around the world.
Announcing the upcoming feature in a blog post, Microsoft said device owners will be able to say something like „Alexa, call Jimmy on Skype,“ or if Jimmy is calling you on Skype, they’ll be able to say, „Alexa, answer.“
This isn’t the first time Amazon and Microsoft has seen fit to merge existing products [...]