May 15, 2021 - Yes, Alexa is worthwhile to purchase, and the reason for this is that it will make your life easier. We've had an Amazon Echo in our home since it first launchedIs Amazon Echo and Alexa the same thing?
Amazon has announced two new Alexa-enabled devices that do most of the same tasks, but look completely different. The Echo Dot is a stubby version of the regular Echo while the Amazon Tap is a Bluetooth and WiFi speaker that supports voice commands.What devices are compatible with Alexa?
Just as with SmartThings, all the lights, switches, and other devices connected to a Wink Hub become accessible to Alexa. That hub is also a good choice for Z-Wave devices and smart bulbs (such as from Hampton Bay, Pella, and LeakSmart) that are compatible with Wink but not directly with Alexa.Is Amazon Alexa always right?
Yes, Alexa is not without her shortcomings. (But who isn't?!) Here are a few: 1. Alexa doesn't always get it right. All too often, she mishears things... especially if spoken in Brooklynese. Ask for "Lush Life" and you might get "Flashlight." There is a way to train Alexa to recognize your accent.