16 of the best Alexa skills that we're obsessed with right now

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Amazon Alexa is the retail giant’s "personal assistant" that lives inside of every Amazon Echo and Amazon Fire TV Stick device. The smart digital assistant helps you with virtually any task, such as giving you weather updates or playing music, prompted simply by the sound of your voice. 

Just ask "Hey, Alexa!" and the device will wait for your command. While Alexa is pretty useful around the house, the assistant also has a playful side that can sometimes be downright weird. (Like remember that time Alexa started laughing for no reason? Yeah. Creepy.) 

And while Alexa can be useful — like with setting timers or telling you the headlines — it's the more weird and wacky Alexa skills that we just can't get enough of. Read more...

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