• Amazon lets Brits teach Alexa a thing or two with Skill Blueprints

    28 days ago - By The Inquirer

    Alexa, where does he keep his pile cream?
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  • You can now create your own Alexa skills with Alexa Blueprints

    You can now create your own Alexa skills with Alexa Blueprints

    28 days ago - By TechRadar

    One of the most useful aspects of Amazon's voice assistant Alexa, is all the special tricks its able to do - known as Alexa Skills, these include everything from making to-do lists to controlling your smart home. While there's already a pretty good variety of skills to enable on your Echo, Echo Plus , or Echo Dot , you may sometimes find yourself wishing you knew how to code so that you could create your own personalized skills. Well, now you can, with the UK launch of Alexa Blueprints. Following a US reveal earlier this year, Blueprints allow anyone to make their own skills without the...
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  • Amazon Alexa Blueprints Finally Launches in the UK: the Ultimate Way to Customize Alexa

    Amazon Alexa Blueprints Finally Launches in the UK: the Ultimate Way to Customize Alexa

    28 days ago - By Tom's Guide

    Amazon gets personal with its latest launch...
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  • How to create custom Amazon Alexa skills without any coding knowledge

    How to create custom Amazon Alexa skills without any coding knowledge

    28 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    Amazon has opened up its Alexa platform so that anyone - and we mean absolutely anyone - can create a custom Alexa skill. Alexa Skill Blueprints are now available in the US and UK. Skills are Alexa apps that provide Amazon's assistant with additional features. For instance, there's a popular Jeopardy! skill, which, when enabled, allows Alexa to serve up a trivia game for you to play. There are tonnes of free skills available in the Alexa skill store. But now, thanks to Amazon's new Alexa Skill Blueprints initiative, you can make your own - and you don't need to be an app developer to do...
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  • Alexa now enables you to create your own skills in the UK

    Alexa now enables you to create your own skills in the UK

    28 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    Amazon has launched Alexa Skill Blueprints in the UK, enabling you to create and customise your own Alexa skills. No coding is required - you can simply go to blueprints.amazon.co.uk and begin to build your own skills from 20 blueprints currently available. These templates enable you to create simple skills in a few minutes. They all have pre-filled content or you can type your own. You can do things like create your own Q&A, tell a fairy tale or make a house guest skill that will help visitors to your home (say you want to them to be able to ask for the Wi-Fi code).
    How to create custom...
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