Alexa can channel the voices of the dead, Amazon says
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A woman has revealed how she managed to catch her now ex-partner cheating after accessing recordings on her Amazon Alexa.

The voice assistant speaker is a common tool in households nowadays with the ability to be controlled by voice but some may be surprised to learn that you can access the history of voice commands - something Jessica Lowman (@jessicalowman1) wasn't aware of but soon discovered.

Lowman posted a video sharing the screen recording of different clips she came across on her Alexa account that appeared to confirm to her that he was seeing another woman.

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On the Amazon Alexa app, Lowman was on the "Voice History" tab, where she scrolled to show a number of audio recordings, and pressed one where an unidentified woman said: "Alexa what do you do then? Play Power Trip by Miguel."

After this, Lowman's then-boyfriend requested Alexa to play the sound at "volume eight," which seemingly proved he was alone with the woman in their home.

"So this is how I caught my ex cheating I didn't even know Alexa stored this shizzz," Lowman's on-screen text read.


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Since posting her Alexa gotcha moment, Lowman's video has received 3.5m views, over 198,000 likes, along with over a thousand comments from people

One person said: "Girl code Alexa"

"All females running to Alexa app right now," another person wrote.

Someone else added: "That's the exact same way I found out too! Listened in on a full date night!"

"Everyone gonna be gettin Alexa for Christmas," a fourth person commented.

Elsewhere, an Amazon Alexa update was announced back in June where a new feature will allow the devices to mimic anyone's voice.

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