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Alexa Skills

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Alexa Skills provide for the voice service called "Alexa" that powers Amazon Echo (as well as Dot, Tap and latest Fire HD tablets) that enable developers to add new capabilities. All of the code runs in the cloud and nothing is on any user device.

Magic related skills

A Magic Trick by Webguild

Alexa will start by having you pick a number from 1 to 100. Don't tell her your number, though!

Alexa will then walk you through some arithmetic on that number and at the end Alexa will speak the number you wind up with.

http://alexa.amazon.com/spa/index.html#skills/dp/B01FOY5OJ8

GuessACard by Matt Billings

If you are performing a card trick where you force the Three of Spades, then Alexa will guess it.

http://alexa.amazon.com/spa/index.html#skills/dp/B01L2UOWE6

Magic Facts by Nerus

This application's goal is to teach you a bit more about the history of the wonderful art of prestidigitation.

http://alexa.amazon.com/spa/index.html#skills/dp/B01LXZAIW6

Magic history (a magicpedia fan) by Joseph Pecore

Ask Magic History searches MagicPedia for events that occurred in the past for a particular day in history.

http://alexa.amazon.com/spa/index.html#skills/dp/B01N0C2BK8

Other features coming soon (may also change invocation from "magic history" to "magicpedia".

  • What was the cover of Genii for {issue date like October 1962}
  • What is quote of the day
  • What is in the news

Feel free to add suggestions!