Amazon Alexa

What the Tech? How to Use Alexa as an Intercom

“Alexa, make my life easier during quarantine.” Never before have we seen a school year start off the way it’s going to in 2020. Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle and High School students will do at least part of their classroom attendance at home. Not to mention many college students attending online classes since many of the dorms are closed. On top…

Starbucks Launches Voice Ordering Via App, Amazon’s Alexa

Amazon’s Alexa is now able to order up a latte. Starbucks says it’s partnering with Amazon’s voice platform to offer what it calls “on command” ordering. Starting Monday, anyone who has an Amazon device with Alexa, like the Echo smart speaker, is able to place a Starbucks order by just using their voice. Starbucks is also launching a beta test…