Alexa and its rival Google Assistant are taking the world by storm. Alexa keeps expanding its functions every month to include calling and messaging, news and information, smart home, playing Alexa’s games and voice shopping. Alexa can tell you the weather, the time, the day, set an alarm, make a list, etc. The list is becoming endless and so Alexa is becoming an important adjunct to one’s life. People, however, are having problems setting it up because they are not computer savvy or they have connection problems with their home network.
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