Amazon updates Alexa so you don't have to say 'Alexa' repeatedly

Amazon has promised an update for a glitch that causes Alexa to laugh to herself in empty rooms

Amazon's Alexa has promised to fix a bug which is causing the personal assistant device to make "evil" laughing noises.Why is Amazon Alexa laughing? Meanwhile other compatible devices will require the app to be opened and the contact selected. Just go to the Apps menu from a respective Tablet and launch the Alexa app.

To indicate that Alexa is listening after completing her utterance, the blue light will be displayed for a few seconds.

With support for calling, messaging and voice commands, Amazon has a way to establish a presence on mobile, where it had earlier failed with its own Amazon-branded Fire Phone smartphones. Once you've synced your contacts in the Alexa App, just ask Alexa to place a call. For a long time now, the Amazon Echo devices have had the ability to talk to one another.

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To enjoy these new Alexa features on your Android tablet, update the Alexa app from your Google Play page and make sure the person you want to call also has the app if they don't have any Echo device. From here you can access all the functions of this application including the Voice and Video Calling. You can easily make voice and video calls to any connected devices without disturbing the other one. A new feature called "follow-up mode" may change that. Once you're done, you'll be able ask Alexa to call your friends from your tablet.

For users that have been hoping to get even more out of Amazon.com, Inc's (NASDAQ:AMZN) Alexa, a new feature should help to at least temporarily satisfy those cravings.

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