You can't predict when you'll need help, use Ask My Buddy to send a 'check on me' text message, voice call, and an email to any or all of your contacts
With the AT&T Send Message skill, you can send text messages to up to 10 preconfigured contacts. Once contacts are entered, start by saying “Alexa, open AT&T”.
Listen to your Ooma voicemail. Dial your phone with voice commands. NOTE: This does not make Echo into a speakerphone.
Closed Beta. Mastermind lets you access your phone's notifications, get and send text messages, initiate phone calls, get caller ID, launch apps, and more.
Send Free Text Messages With Amazon Echo.
Twitter Reader can read your home Timeline, Mentions, Retweets and Likes. You can also discover Trends by location.
Make Alexa say what you want. Use the Teach Alexa web app to add your own answers and impress your friends.
Send and receive messages from Alexa.
Mylestone transforms your pictures into audio narratives, so your memories are available on command
Glympse allows family and friends to temporarily share their live location and ETA with each other. Just ask Alexa for a friend's location to get started.