Alexa Will Soon Be Able To Talk To Microwaves

Alexa Will Soon Be Able To Talk To Microwaves

Amazon’s Alexa has been getting smarter and smarter over the years. The digital assistant has various peices of software, known as skills, that allow it to do tasks. Very soon, appliance manufacturers will be adding support for microwave ovens. LG, Samsung, GE, Whirlpool, and Kenmore are among the brands working on this, with Whirlpool expected to be the first to market. The hope is that you could smiply say, “Alexa, microwave my coffee for 20 seconds on high,” or whatever else comes to your mind. Now… if Alexa could just figure out how to open the microwave.

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