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.
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.
This week’s skill: TuneIn Live
Description: TuneIn Live brings you the best collection of live sports and news to your Alexa enabled device.
Real world use: TuneIn is now delivering a premium offer to current and potential customers. This particular paid service brings live events and news including…
- Live games from the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL
- Sports talk radio from around the country
- Complete news coverage from MSNBC, CNBC, and CNN
Examples of things you can say…
- Play the Yankees game
- What games are on?
- Listen to the Golden State Warriors
- Turn on MSNBC
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