What's new with 'Alexa'

Here's what's new with your Echo and Echo Dot device this week:

Things to ask and try:

  • "Alexa, when is the eclipse?"

  • "Alexa, how many days until Labor Day?"

  • "Alexa, play Geo Quiz."

  • "Alexa, how tall is Mt. Fuji?"

  • "Alexa, drop in on the living room." Use Drop In on other rooms at home and let family know when important things are happening, like dinnertime or wake up time. Learn more.

  • "Alexa, let's make a drink."

  • “Alexa, play 'Can't Stop the Feeling!'"

  • "Alexa, what's today's high temperature?"

  • "Alexa, what's your favorite book?"

  • "Alexa, what is 256 times 52?"

  • "Alexa, where does rain come from?"

  • "Alexa, remind me to feed the dog at 9am." Be sure to enable push notifications for the Alexa App in your iOS or Android settings to receive reminders on the go.

  • "Alexa, beatbox for me."

  • "Alexa, flip a coin."

  • "Alexa, play Breezy Summer Classics from Amazon."

  • "Alexa, where's the nearest swimming pool?"

  • "Alexa, open Allrecipes."

Most requested this week:

  • Sports team: New York Yankees

  • Skill: Jeopardy!

  • Music: "Believer" by Imagine Dragons