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Amazon Pulls Brilliant Alexa Feature In U.K. And Pays Out Users


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A handy Alexa feature has been yanked from U.K. devices

Amazon has mysteriously withdrawn Alexa’s burglar-detecting Guard feature in the U.K. and paid compensation to customers who had enabled the feature.

Alexa Guard is a clever use of Amazon’s smart speakers, which listens for alarms or the sound of breaking glass, tipping off customers that there may be an emergency when they are away from home.

Alexa Guard was introduced in the U.S. in 2019 and had started to appear ...


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