Amazon Key also integrates with Alexa, meaning you can use your voice to lock and unlock your door using your Echo or other Alexa-enabled device. Do you think you'll use Alexa Announcements with your compatible Echo devices?
Mark Lofthouse, CEO of Mortgage Brain, commented: "We're incredibly excited and very proud to announce the launch of the first ever UK Mortgage Skill on Amazon's Echo devices".
The Alexa-enabled Amazon Echo and Echo Dot are two of the hottest consumer products in the U.S., but they have been having troubles getting new applications, known as "skills".
The command also works with "Alexa, announce." and "Alexa, broadcast.". After a minute or two, it should be ready to go, and you'll just have to remind yourself to have a friendly chat with Alexa as you're enjoying your morning coffee.
While this feature alone may not be enough to convince someone to buy a few extra Echo devices, it's certainly a clever use of the hardware and gives families one more reason to fill their home with smart speakers.
Once you've received and installed the latest Kindle Fire software update for the 7 or HD 8, enabling the new feature is rather simple. Well, Alexa Routines offer one-word control over devices in your smart home.
As for Watson, who needed only eight putts on the nine holes, he joked, "That was the Watson of old". "I mean what a day". Gary Nicklaus Jr, 15, was caddying for his grandfather in the traditional Par 3 Tournament on the eve of the Masters .
And she applauded efforts by TSB to help women return to the workplace after taking time out for children or other care duties. Over half of women (51 per cent) who have a bank account are likely to switch their bank, compared to 37 per cent of men.
Cunningham's family claimed that the 35-year-old had been behaving very strangely before vanishing without a trace two months ago. Timothy's family stated that he had a conversation with them the day before he vanished, that had left them concerned.
And finally, a rain of whatever remained sprinkled the South Pacific, northwest of Tahiti and fairly close to Samoa. Quoting CMSEO, the spokesman said that Tiangong-1 re-entered earth atmosphere this morning.
On Tinder, users were greeted by a pop-up titled "Facebook permissions" when they tried to log in with Facebook credentials. So now that Facebook is tweaking the way in which it works with these independent apps, things are getting a bit hairy.
Mr Puigdemont entered Germany on his way back from Finland to Belgium, where he had been living in self-imposed exile. Two more members of the regional police and an official with the regional interior department were also indicted.
The rest of the airplane is "off-the-shelf" technology, he said, and will require no new development. But passengers will not be able to board the supersonic jet just yet.
Fed rate up, India may see ripple effect
The midpoint of the Fed's target range will now reach 3.4 percent by 2020, higher than the 3.1 percent announced previously. Powell, a lawyer with a background in finance and banking, is the first non-economist to helm the Fed since the 1970s.
Rebels free five prisoners in Syria's eastern Ghouta
It is also unclear whether all of the Army of Islam fighters have agreed to leave and how long the evacuations will take. Jaish al-Islam is the last remaining rebel group in Eastern Ghouta but has repeatedly denied agreeing to leave the area.
'Jersey Shore Family Vacation:' Where Is Sammi?
It's definitely different because I have two kids now. "Being a reality star was never something I wanted to be when I grew up". Nicole always said she wanted "to marry a guido", and her dream came true in late 2014 when she became Mrs.
Man guns down suspect in police presence
A 32-year-old man has been charged with multiple offenses after attempting to evade police during a traffic stop. Once Avery was taken into custody, officers discovered Avery also had a putty knife in his right hand.
Last Eastern Ghouta rebels 'poised to surrender'
The rebels have been negotiating with Russian Federation , a key ally of Mr Assad, for days on an agreement to evacuate Douma. Pope Francis called yesterday for an end to "carnage" in Syria and "reconciliation" in the Middle East in his Easter message.
What makes Nokia 7 Plus unique? All you need to know
The phone is made for selfie-takers, as it features a 16-megapixel selfie camera with Carl Zeiss optics and 1080p video recording. HMD Global is all set to launch its three new phones in India today- Nokia 8 Sirocco , Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 (2018 ).
NYSE sets Spotify reference price at $132
Investors will most likely weigh the company's potential for growth, considering its 12-year streak of failing to turn a profit. In a recent regulatory filing, Spotify said that it had 159 million monthly users including 71 million paying subscribers.
Four US marines die in southern California helicopter crash
A CH-53E Super Stallion, used mainly for heavy lifting of military equipment, comes down near El Centro, close to Mexico's border. The names of the crewmembers will be withheld until 24 hours after their relatives are notified, the Miramar base said.
Winter weather headed for region
Fog, strong winds, rain and even thunderstorms are in the forecast on this Wednesday , according to the National Weather Service . High and low temperatures of the month were 87 degrees on Saturday , March 17, and 32 degrees on Wednesday , March 14.