The Amazon Echo's latest feature addition is shared calendar support for Google accounts. With this, you can now add a shared calendar, such as your spouses, holiday, or a friends events calendar, and be able to use voice commands on your Echo. If you are trying to find out what your day looks like, simply ask "Alexa, what's on my calendar today?" In addition to shared Google Calendar support, Amazon has added some more new third-party support this week as well.

If you have a Scout Alarm Home Security System, you can now control it with your voice. To enable, head into the Alexa app and enable the skills you wish to use. Also, let Alexa make your back to school shopping even easier with some simple commands like "Alexa, add pencils to my shopping list," or let your children get a quick math refresher with "Alexa, what is 5 times 22?"

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