Reverb for Amazon Alexa

Developer: Rain

Current Version: 2.0.5

Last Updated: 5 days ago

Download Size: 9.2 MB - Download

Description:

Reverb allows you to interact with Alexa from anywhere. Via Alexa, Reverb answers questions, reports traffic and weather, gives info on local businesses, provides sports scores and schedules, and more using the Alexa Voice Service.

For correct weather and alerts, please use the Alexa app or website to set Reverb's location and timezone.

Reverb now uses Alexa v2, which adds support for timers, alarms, long form audio, audiobooks, and more.

It can also interact with smart devices that are compatible with Alexa, such as lights, switches, and thermostats compatible Samsung SmartThings, WeMo, Philips Hue, and others.

Alexa is always learning new features, plus thousands of skills like 1-800-flowers, Animal Sounds, and more

Reverb does not support music due to Alexa doesn't allow use of Amazon Music in apps. Only hardware implementations are allowed to play Amazon Music and certain News Briefings.

Try Asking Questions:
Alexa, set a timer for 5 minutes.
Alexa, set volume to 4.
Alexa, set an alarm for 5 pm.
Alexa, why is the sky blue?
Alexa, how many ounces are in a cup?
Alexa, how far is the moon?
Alexa, tell me a joke.
Alexa, what is 16 plus 41 multiplied by 24?
Alexa, do you know Siri?
Alexa, sing happy birthday.

Try enabling other skills via voice
Alexa, enable Campbell's Kitchen.
Alexa, ask Campbell's Kitchen what's for dinner.
Alexa, ask 1-800-Flowers to order Becky flowers.
Alexa, tell Tide I have a juice stain.

An Amazon account is required in order to sign in and use Alexa service. This is a requirement of Amazon. Reverb is never given your Amazon account credentials.

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Release Notes:

Fixed reading ebooks
Improved refreshing expired tokens so requests don't fail sometimes
Added URL scheme support so you can launch the app with English text to send to Alexa. Contact our support for more information and examples

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 2.0.2
Review by brian163

Holy cow, this exists and works - With four Amazon Echo Dots already scattered around the house, I hesitated to buy more for the kid’s rooms. Now I can give them a “virtual” Dot that works anywhere in the house. Sure, they have to click to activate listening but aren’t they in front of a computer or an iOS device all the time anyway? ;-) I hope this stays free but something tells me it won’t… One feature request I would suggest is they implement an option for this to run from the menu bar and hide the dock. That would align much better with it’s intended use and the way Apple implemented Siri in macOS Sierra.

Found helpful by 8 out of 9 people
1/5
Version 1.0.0
Review by NW102

App won’t uninstall - I downloaded this app to my MacBook Pro, and the only way I can use the app is to give the app site my Amazon ID and password. I’ve been trying to uninstall the app and I can’t get it to uninstall. I would not have downloaded it if I knew it required my Amazon Id and password and now can’t get rid of the app.

Found helpful by 4 out of 10 people