Amazon has brought Alexa calls and messaging to tablets

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That turns the Alexa app into a VoIP service that lets you keep in touch with anyone that owns an Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Spot, Echo Show, or any other device running the Alexa app.

Amazon enabled Alexa to make calls and send messages past year. "For example, you can drop in from your supported Echo device, tablet (including Fire tablet) or mobile phone to ask what time dinner will be ready, see the baby's nursery, or check in with a close relative".

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The blue light on your Echo, according to CNET, will light up whenever Alexa is listening to a Follow-Up-Mode question. Well you could do that before, but now you can talk to them through their Amazon-brand speaker if you really want to. The Fire 7 starts at just $49.99, while the All-New Fire HD 10 sells for $149.99 at Amazon's website. But Amazon has been focused on bringing Alexa out of its hardware products, and this requires the company to make the Alexa app more powerful by adding such features. If you have the Alexa app, read on to learn more about what this new messaging and calling capability can help you do. Just go to the Apps menu from a respective Tablet and launch the Alexa app.

Starting Tuesday, Echo users who haven't previously used Audible - Amazon's audiobook service - can listen to any single audiobook in Audible's library of over 180,000 best sellers, new releases and other titles.

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There is another feature we wanted to tell you about on this app as well, which is called Drop-In. With this feature, if you are one of the people on the pre-approved contacts list, you will be able to connect either through a video call or audio call. Once the Alexa app is open, the feature should work the same as if the device were any other Amazon Echo-enabled device.

At present, digital home assistants such as Alexa, Siri, and Google answer queries to its users.

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