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Ama Ama­zon’s Echo speaker added sup­port for voice cal call­ing in May, en­abling you to make free calls to any­oneany else who uses its Alexa as­sis­tant, us­ing only youryou voice. In­ter­est­ingly, the fea­ture is not only avail­ableava to Echo own­ers, but also works if you have the Alexa smart­phone app (­aapp431) ins in­stalled on your IOS or An­droid de­vice. This has pro prompted Google to play catch-up, adding voice cal call­ing to the Home’s al­ready im­pres­sive range of ski skills, al­beit only in the US and Canada at the mo­ment. Un­tilunt it’s sup­ported here, UK users will have to make do with in­struct­ing Google Now to make a hands-free To do this, sim­ply say “OK (con­tacts name)”.nam Just bear in mind that you’ll need to man­u­ally act ac­ti­vate your de­vice’s loud­speaker.

Ama Ama­zon’s Echo lets you call any any­one with the Alexa app for free

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