There's no doubt that an Alexa-powered smart speaker is useful. After all, the ability to control your smart home, play games, and choose music with your voice is phenomenal — but did you know there are a lot of abilities that go overlooked? Alexa is jam-packed with features that don't get as much time in the limelight. Some will keep you entertained, while others can help you give back to the world around you. Alexa can make charity donations If there's one thing the past year has made abundantly clear, it's the importance of looking out for one another. Alexa can simplify that by making charity donations for you — just say, "Alexa, I want to make a donation." The voice assistant will then ask what charity you wish to donate to. While every charity is not available, there are hundreds that are. Say the name of the charity and confirm the action, and Alexa will automatically debit the funds from your account. Just make sure you have Amazon Pay set up first. Don't know what to cook? Alexa can recommend recipes Alexa's ability to walk users step-by-step through a recipe is well-known; after all, Alexa could practically have her… Read full this story
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