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Is Amazon Alexa laughing at you?

14 March 2018, 06:24 | Jenny Fowler

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

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?

The app eliminates the need to own an Echo device if the only reason you're using Alexa is to stay in touch with someone who does own one.

As reported by Engadget, Amazon is bringing Alexa calling (including video calls) and messaging to tablets.

For Fire tablet users, you can simply hold down on the home button and ask Alexa to place a video or voice call with one of your contacts.

Only available in US English and on Amazon Echo devices for now, Follow-Up Mode can be switched on via the Alexa smartphone app.

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Cast your minds back to the launch of Destiny 2 in September past year and, amongst the rabble of reviews and raids, you may remember that Amazon partnered with Bungie to produce an Alexa-enabled Bluetooth speaker that doubled as a little in-game Ghost replica. It reduces the stress of asking the assistant to perform multiple actions.

Another user wrote: "I was lying down and was getting ready to sleep when Alexa made a very loud and thrilling laugh from my Amazon Echo speakers".

Follow-Up-Mode feature is opt-in, and you will have to turn it on from the Echo settings. "Making calls with Alexa is easy". But now, you'll just need an iPad.

Alexa: "OK, the heat is set to 68".

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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