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Amazon’s Alexa Can Now Tell You When Your Order is Out for Delivery

Amazon has updated its voice assistant Alexa with a new capability: out for delivery notifications. Now, when you ask when your item will arrive, Alexa will present you with the option of being notified when it’s going out for delivery. If you opt in, your Echo will light up in yellow lights to indicate the package is almost at your doorstep.

This is just a simple addition to the voice assistant but it may be well worth it come July 11th when Amazon hosts its annual Prime Day. Lots of people are expected to order items that have received deep discounts during Prime Day so it would make sense for them to be curious as to when their orders may arrive, at least considering how congested things could get between the millions of people shopping.

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Max Buondonno is a technology enthusiast who has been working as a journalist in this industry for more than two years. He has grown up in the age where everyone has a smartphone which has influenced his decision to become a professional technology writer, his passion in life. He's dipped his toes in the development of websites, while you can ask him anything about Apple, Google, or Microsoft and he's bound to give you an answer. He's reachable on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and email.

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