[Update: Screenshots and changelog] Redesigned Amazon Alexa app coming soon with easier device access

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/10/07 7:37pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/07/redesigned-amazon-alexa-app-coming-soon-easier-device-access/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/10/07 7:37pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Screenshots</span> </div> </a> </li><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/10/08 2:33am PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/07/redesigned-amazon-alexa-app-coming-soon-easier-device-access/#2"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_2"> 2</span>: 2018/10/08 2:33am PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Changelog</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/nexus2cee_alexa.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-386694" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/nexus2cee_alexa-728x367.png" alt="" width="668" height="337" /></a></p> <p>Amazon’s Alexa app serves as the gateway between users and their smart home devices, such as the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/20/amazon-introduces-echo-auto-alongside-refreshed-echo-dot-plus-show/">recently updated Echo line</a> of speakers. Almost a year ago, the app <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/30/amazons-alexa-android-app-just-reached-10-million-installs-play-store/">reached 10 million downloads</a> and shortly after that, the company...

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[Update: Screenshots] Redesigned Amazon Alexa app coming soon with easier device access

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/10/07 7:37pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/07/redesigned-amazon-alexa-app-coming-soon-easier-device-access/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/10/07 7:37pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">As pointed out by some of you in the comments section, the new UI is a server-side switch, so there's no APK you can install to instantly get the update.</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/nexus2cee_alexa.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-386694" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/nexus2cee_alexa-728x367.png" alt="" width="668" height="337" /></a></p> <p>Amazon’s Alexa app serves as the gateway between users and their smart home devices, such as the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/20/amazon-introduces-echo-auto-alongside-refreshed-echo-dot-plus-show/">recently updated Echo line</a> of speakers. Almost a year ago, the app <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/30/amazons-alexa-android-app-just-reached-10-million-installs-play-store/">reached 10 million downloads</a>...

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[Update: APK Download] Redesigned Amazon Alexa app coming soon with easier device access

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/10/07 7:37pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/07/redesigned-amazon-alexa-app-coming-soon-easier-device-access/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/10/07 7:37pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">The update has already started to roll out on the Play Store. Here are some screenshots, courtesy of @Bl4ckCreep on Twitter: </span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/nexus2cee_alexa.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-386694" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/nexus2cee_alexa-728x367.png" alt="" width="668" height="337" /></a></p> <p>Amazon’s Alexa app serves as the gateway between users and their smart home devices, such as the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/20/amazon-introduces-echo-auto-alongside-refreshed-echo-dot-plus-show/">recently updated Echo line</a> of speakers. Almost a year ago, the app <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/30/amazons-alexa-android-app-just-reached-10-million-installs-play-store/">reached 10 million downloads</a> and shortly after that, the company <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/19/alexa-app-update-adds-full-alexa-voice-interactions/">updated it...

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[Deal Alert] Philips Hue LED smart bulbs, LightStrip Plus, Smart Hub, and more are up to 33% off at Amazon

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screen-Shot-2018-10-07-at-9.04.08-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-519925" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screen-Shot-2018-10-07-at-9.04.08-PM-728x414.png" alt="" width="668" height="380" /></a></p> <p>Halloween is fast approaching. If you want to have the coolest, most tech-filled display on the block—or just some smart lighting for regular, non-festive use around the house—Amazon has discounted quite a few Philips Hue products by up to 33%.</p> <p><span id="more-519924"></span></p> <p>Those familiar with Hue products will know how versatile they are. The color changing and remote control is nice, but Hue things also integrate with smart home ecosystems from Google, Amazon, and Apple.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/07/deal-alert-philips-hue-led-smart-bulbs-lightstrip-plus-smart-hub-33-off-amazon/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/07/deal-alert-philips-hue-led-smart-bulbs-lightstrip-plus-smart-hub-33-off-amazon/'>[Deal Alert] Philips Hue LED smart bulbs, LightStrip Plus, Smart Hub,...

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Invites for Google’s Project Stream are now going out

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/graphic_signup_header_aco.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-518722" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/graphic_signup_header_aco-728x392.png" alt="" width="668" height="360" /></a></p> <p>After <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/02/07/google-may-get-game-streaming-yeti-subscription-service/">months of speculation</a>, Google unveiled the first step in its game streaming effort earlier this month - Project Stream. It's currently only available in certain areas of the United States, and you can only play a demo of Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Google said interested users could start using it on October 5, but invites hadn't been sent out until today.<span id="more-519917"></span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ha. Yep stream invites are going out right now!</p></blockquote><div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/07/invites-googles-project-stream-now-going/" class="read-more">Read More</a><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/07/invites-googles-project-stream-now-going/'>Invites for Google's Project Stream are now going out</a> was...

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Project Stream invites are rolling out now!

Google Project Stream invites are rolling out now to seemingly everyone who registered to beta test it. All Project Stream beta testers will be given $10 of in-game currency. The beta ends on January 19, 2019. Google has been rumored to be working on a video streaming platform for some time now, and the first […]

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Redesigned Amazon Alexa app coming soon with easier device access

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/nexus2cee_alexa.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-386694" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/nexus2cee_alexa-728x367.png" alt="" width="668" height="337" /></a></p> <p>Amazon’s Alexa app serves as the gateway between users and their smart home devices, such as the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/20/amazon-introduces-echo-auto-alongside-refreshed-echo-dot-plus-show/">recently updated Echo line</a> of speakers. Almost a year ago, the app <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/30/amazons-alexa-android-app-just-reached-10-million-installs-play-store/">reached 10 million downloads</a> and shortly after that, the company <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/19/alexa-app-update-adds-full-alexa-voice-interactions/">updated it with voice commands</a>. Now it’s getting a major redesign which brings a new device view that lists all companion units on one screen.</p> <p><span id="more-519907"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/alexa-ios-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-519909" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/alexa-ios-1-668x608.png" alt="" width="668" height="608" /></a><br /><em>The updated Alexa app on iOS with a...

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Weekend poll: Will you be watching Google’s Pixel event this week?

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screen-Shot-2018-10-07-at-11.00.10-AM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-519898" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screen-Shot-2018-10-07-at-11.00.10-AM-728x385.png" alt="" width="668" height="353" /></a></p> <p>Google's October event, where the company is expected to formally reveal the much-leaked Pixel 3 phones (among other hardware), is a mere two days away. The joke this year is that Google won't have anything to actually say, given the volume of leaks for this year's hardware. But there could still be a few surprises in store. That said, will you be watching this Tuesday's upcoming Made by Google event?</p> <p><span id="more-519897"></span></p> <p>Interested parties can <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIG1k8umaCIIrujZPzZPIMA">sign up for reminders</a> when the official broadcast goes live.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/07/weekend-poll-will-watching-googles-pixel-event-week/"...

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