You don't need a smart speaker. Android phone/tablet users hold down the home button for a second or two to summon the Google Assistant. To get started just ask the Assistant to "Talk to Swell Buddy"
Google Assitant is also available from the App Store for iPhone users *
Alexa is also available as an app from Google Play Store & Apple App store.
An Amazon account is required - sign up is fast and free.
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