Best of Alexa Skills iOS Apps

Discover and download great Alexa Skills apps for iOS.

September 1st, 2018

Dustin Glendinning
Get that morning newscast on the shower radio.
Geoffrey Weg- Betaworks, TechStars, White House
It offers a great way to catch up on the latest news from NPR. While you can just turn on NPR on the radio, often you'll tune in in the middle of a program or something that doesn't interest you. NPROne always starts with the latest national and local news, then provides deeper dives into the latest stories, and other interesting content. It also learns what… See more
John Ababseh- Epiphany Enthusiast
NPR got some great shows for all sorts of people including programmers

Astro

AI meets email for Mac, iOS and Android

Modern email apps for Mac, iOS, Android, and Alexa, fully-integrated with Slack, and powered by artificial intelligence.

1/24/2018 UPDATE: New version of Astro launched! Check it out here: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/astro-3-0

Lucas- Aspiring UI/UX designer
Probably the best designed Android e-mail app
Mark Ghosh- Director, Technology
I love the simple interface, FAST and intuitive and they have a fantastic support system who care.
Jon Watts- Head of Delivery & Infrastructure
I've been using Astro for about two weeks as my main email client for my Gmail accounts on my Android mobile device and although I haven't explored or made use of all of the features as yet I'm loving it. Astro has a really clean UI, the UX is fantastic, product support is excellent, I love the intelligent insights, read receipt notifications, VIP tagging, a… See more
TechCrunch
On the surface, Astro, launching its public beta today, is a nifty but not completely necessary email client that combines machine intelligence and a bot interface to improve workflows and increase the signal to noise ratio of mail for power users.
The Verge
Do you want a chatbot to help you manage email overload? That's the question that Astro has to answer now that it's officially launching on iOS and the Mac. It's the simplest, quickest way to describe what Astro offers today. And when you put it that way, the answer is almost surely "no."
Android Central
If you're into the idea of using Alexa and Slack to answer your email, you might be interested in this little app.
10 Alternatives to Astro

Create funny singing messages with Ditty by Zya. Type all and whatever you want, Ditty will make lyrics out of it and will sing it. Laughter is guaranteed! The melody is chosen from a gigantic music library which is updated weekly, the biggest and the latest hits are included. Send your friends a way better messages, GIFs and videos with Ditty!

3 Alternatives to Ditty by Zya

Modern email apps for Mac, iOS, Android, and Alexa, fully-integrated with Slack, and powered by artificial intelligence.

ian- Software Engineer
I'm finally able to manage my emails without ever leaving Slack!
Emily Kramer- VP Marketing @astro. Ex-Asana, Ticketfly
I'm bias b/c I work at Astro, but if you are looking to manage your email from Slack, there's no better option. You can even Snooze from Slack 😴
Anthony Lee- Android Engineer
I love that Astrobot can be configured to push only the important emails to Slack to cut down on the noise
VentureBeat
Astro is bringing its bot for email to Slack and Alexa with a pair of new integrations announced today. Astrobot will allow users of those platforms to receive and manage messages from a set of connected accounts.
TechCrunch
Astro is today rolling out a new bot that merges Slack and email. The bot will allow you to receive your most critical emails within Slack, write and respond to emails using Slack usernames, as well as share important emails - and their attachments - into Slack private messages or channels, among other things.
2 Alternatives to Astrobot for Slack

Subcast

Podcasts as simple as radio.

Subcast is a platform for smart radio stations that stream on Alexa, iPhone, and Android. The Subcast Stations are curated by podcast fans, so they stream the best stuff on topics like "Learn Something", "Business Builders", "Science", and more. We also pay attention to what you like and don't like, so it gets better the more you listen.

13 Alternatives to Subcast

Guardian Circle

Global, decentralized 9-1-1 emergency response

Guardian Circle is the first blockchain-based emergency response system that acts as an AMBER Alert-style warning for your own private network. The app alerts your designated circle of friends - or 'guardians' - if you need help so a trusted response team can organize to dispatch help closest to your emergency.

Apple Podcasts
Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of The Next Billion Seconds by PodcastOne for free.
HuffPost
Today, your Uber driver can locate you faster and more accurately than 9-1-1 can. Our 9-1-1 system, created in the time of landlines, is woefully antiquated. You're not nearly as well protected as you may think. In most cases, when you call 9-1-1, your mobile GPS location is not transmitted (Don't believe me?
YouTube
Uploaded by LaunchConf on 2016-03-05.
TechCrunch
In situations where you aren't worried enough to call the police, but where you do want to reach out to a friend and say "something's not right here," freshly launched Guardian Circle has your back. The idea is simple: You add your friends and local contacts to an alert list on the app.
10 Alternatives to Guardian Circle

Astro

AI meets email for Mac, iPhone, and Android

Modern email and calendar apps for Mac, iOS, Android, and Alexa, fully-integrated with Slack, and powered by artificial intelligence.

Android Central
If you're into the idea of using Alexa and Slack to answer your email, you might be interested in this little app.
The Verge
Do you want a chatbot to help you manage email overload? That's the question that Astro has to answer now that it's officially launching on iOS and the Mac. It's the simplest, quickest way to describe what Astro offers today. And when you put it that way, the answer is almost surely "no."
TechCrunch
On the surface, Astro, launching its public beta today, is a nifty but not completely necessary email client that combines machine intelligence and a bot interface to improve workflows and increase the signal to noise ratio of mail for power users.

SWELLEnterprise

The all-in-one business management app you can talk to 😮

SWELLEnterprise is an all-in-one business management app that gives you the tools you need to organize your data, build workflows and automate your business. Within minutes you can have a customized user experience by choosing what features you need without the complicated pricing. See what I can do by saying "Ok Google, Talk to SWELLEnterprise".

PRWeb
Wilmington, North Carolina (PRWEB) September 15, 2017 -- SWELL Systems Incorporated releases SWELLEnterprise; An all-in-one business suite of tools for agencies to consolidate customer relations, client files, project management, and email marketing applications and more into one seamless experience at a fraction of the cost.
SWELLEnterprise System
Your crash course on SWELLEnterprise, the all in one business management software.
SuperbCrew
Swell Systems, Inc is a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider which develops and maintains software applications using cloud computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence to automate and increase productivity for their users. They've recently released SWELLEnterprise, an all in one suite product for advertising, digital agencies and service based b… See more

Scout FM

Hand-curated podcast radio stations, personalized with AI

Welcome to Scout FM, where you can always find something good to listen to.

-Say "Alexa, open Scout FM" or download on Android or iOS.

-Just start listening to one of our hand-curated podcast radio stations.

-The stations will be tailored to you, and the more you listen, the better our recommendations get.

Happy listening!

TechCrunch
Scout.fm wants to change the way people listen to podcasts. Instead of scouring through the over 500,000 available shows available in your current podcast app, this startup's new curated podcast service will just ask you a few questions to find out what you like, then create a podcast station customized to you.
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