• Alexa can now make Skype calls

    22 days ago - By Engadget

    Starting this week, you'll be able to make Skype calls on your Alexa devices. Basically the entire line of Echo devices will have the ability to make voice calls via Microsoft's VoIP platform. The Echo Show and its tablet-style screen will also be ab...
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  • You can now place Skype calls using Amazon Alexa

    You can now place Skype calls using Amazon Alexa

    22 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    You can now place Skype calls using Amazon Alexa. Starting this week, Microsoft will bring its web calling service to Alexa-enabled devices. Echo devices will have access to audio calls, while Alexa devices with screens - like the Echo Show or Spot - will allow users to place video calls. To add Skype to Alexa, users will have to link their accounts in Alexa's settings. To do so, open the Alexa App on your iOS or Android device. Then go to Settings, Communication and Skype. Once you sign in with your Microsoft account, you'll be ready to go. As a bonus, Microsoft will give you 100 minutes...
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  • Amazon Alexa now lets you listen to paid Pandora Premium accounts - CNET

    22 days ago - By CNET

    Previously, Alexa only supported the free version with ads.
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  • Pandora's on-demand music now streams on Alexa devices

    22 days ago - By Engadget

    Amazon Alexa's repertoire of on-demand music services appears to be growing by the day. Hot on the heels of Tidal's support, Pandora has enabled Premium streaming on Alexa-equipped devices like Amazon's Echo speakers. You no longer have to be conte...
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  • Skype for Alexa arrives for Echo voice and video calls

    Skype for Alexa arrives for Echo voice and video calls

    22 days ago - By SlashGear

    Skype has arrived on Amazon's Echo smart speakers, with Alexa now able to make calls to up to 150 countries and more. The deal was announced back in September, alongside Amazon's huge pre-holiday gush of new smart speakers and other devices, but is only going live today. Setup should be straightforward. You'll need an Echo device, of course, and a Skype...
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  • Skype calling now available on Alexa

    Skype calling now available on Alexa

    22 days ago - By The Verge

    Microsoft is bringing its Skype calling service to Amazon's Alexa-enabled devices this week. Amazon's Echo range will be able to access Skype's basic calling , and hardware like the Echo Show will also include video calling support for Skype. This integration also lets Skype users call mobile and landlines using SkypeOut, and simply call contacts by saying “Alexa, call Tom on Skype” to activate a call.
    The Skype and Alexa integration follows Microsoft's increasingly close partnership with Amazon for Alexa, Cortana, and Xbox integration. The Xbox One now supports Alexa , and Amazon has...
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  • Skype calling now available on Alexa

    22 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    Back in September, Microsoft announced that it is working with Amazon to bring Skype calling to Alexa voice assistant. This integration is now available for everyone and you can use it to call friends and family on Skype or call mobiles and landlines in up to 150 countries worldwide. For a limited time, when you...
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  • Pandora Premium now works on Amazon Echo and third-party Alexa speakers

    Pandora Premium now works on Amazon Echo and third-party Alexa speakers

    22 days ago - By Android Central

    You wouldn't have the Amazon Echo without Amazon Alexa. Here's what you need to know about the two.
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    If you reply on Pandora for your music-listening needs and also have Alexa speakers scattered throughout your home, today's an exciting day. Pandora recently confirmed to The Verge that it now supports streaming of its Premium service on both Amazon Echo and other third-party Alexa speakers.
    While you could previously access Pandora radio stations, Pandora Premium members have been unable...
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  • Pandora Premium arrives on Echo and other Alexa devices

    22 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Pandora Premium is finally available on Echo devices. The streaming music company this morning announced its top-level paid subscription tier will launch across Alexa-powered devices, including the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show, as well as on all third-party Alexa devices that support Pandora.
    The company's free, ad-supported music service has been available on Echo devices for some time, while its Premium tier recently made its way over to Google Assistant-powered devices, like the Google Home. However, Premium has not yet been an option on Echo until today.
    Once enabled, Pandora...
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  • Pandora Premium is now available on Amazon Echo devices

    Pandora Premium is now available on Amazon Echo devices

    22 days ago - By The Verge

    Pandora Premium subscribers will now be able to stream music through Amazon Echo devices and third-party Alexa speakers that support the service, Pandora tells The Verge. Users will be able to stream songs, full albums, and playlists from Pandora's on-demand service to Echo devices, and you can now set Pandora as the default music library on Alexa.
    Previously, you could only stream music from Pandora's online radio service, which doesn't allow you to play full albums or use the playlists you have created if you're a Premium subscriber. Pandora joins Amazon Music Unlimited, Spotify, Deezer...
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