Each week, we take a look at new and important Alexa skills you might want to consider enabling for your Alexa device. Amazon continues to improve Alexa with its own updates, but skills are software components that allow Alexa users to extend functionality across all Alexa-enabled devices in use for very specific functions.
This week’s skill: JACK RYAN: November Morning
Description: You are “November,” leader of a trio of CIA field operatives pursuing a clever enemy with a penchant for boobytraps. Solve life-or-death puzzles and uncover new information as the trail leads back home – a mole in your organization, possibly on your own team!
Real world use: This skill is clearly one that helps promote Amazon’s new Jack Ryan streaming TV series, but Amazon has done a great job with it. It works like an escape room game where it gives you clues to solve puzzles and escape boobytraps. If you’ve never participated in a real-life escape room game, you’re missing out. And, though this Alexa skill won’t give you the full experience, but it might get you closer and maybe stoke your interest in doing one.
Alexa is available for Amazon devices Echo, Echo 2, Dot, Tap, Echo Spot, Echo Plus, Echo Show, Echo Look, Echo Connect, Dash Wand, Amazon Cloud Cam, Fire tablets, and Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Edition TVs, in the Music app, but also on iOS, Android, and the web with Reverb.ai.
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