BBC launches Amazon Alexa voice service

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Music alarms can be set with Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, SiriusXM, iHeartRadio, and Amazon Music.

Amazon has bestowed Alexa with new abilities, ones that surround its alarm functionality.

New customers in these countries can now begin unlimited, ad-free streaming of new releases from chart-topping artists within the Amazon Music app for iOS, Android, Mac, PC, Fire TV and on any Web browser. Some are certainly too good to miss out on: the discounted Amazon Fire TV with 4K and Alexa Voice Remote for starters. With it, you can tell Alexa to set an alarm that will wake you up using a specific artist, radio station, genre of music, or song from one of multiple apps.

E-commerce giant, Amazon has chose to give the users of its Alexa-powered range of devices an early Christmas gift by deciding to roll out a new feature which will let you set the music of your choice as an alarm to wake you up in the morning or for any other task. This feature can be activated by saying, "Alexa, set an alarm for to time to song ".

When checking out one of the many music streaming services available nowadays, you just can not miss those mindless user comments saying that some popular hit is missing.

The command structure is as you would expect - "Alexa, ask the BBC to..." which will give access to live broadcasts, most recent, and archived episodes.

This Fire HD 8 Tablet is usually $79.99 and is on sale right now for $49.99 at HERE! Finally, Amazon Music subscribers in particular are also given the option of telling Alexa to wake them up with a song with specific lyrics, an option for those who know the song but can't remember its name.

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