With Alexa's help, you can open apps, search for music and TV shows, check the weather, and much more with your voice alone.
She has no plans to purchase the Amazon Echo any time soon, though she is an iPhone user.
Alexa power users (and CNET) will point out that this voice-enabling capability was rolled out a year ago, but the new big change here is about semantics.
Alexa will also be able to read the news to viewers and will be able to carry out chores, such as setting reminders.
Alongside Alexa, the bumper update also includes the slick redesigned Fire TV experience Amazon debuted with Fire TV owners previous year.
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Fire TV now features an overhauled Netflix-type user interface - called the Cinematic UI (pictured) - that is created to make finding movies and TV shows easier. If you have a Chromecast, you can use Google Home to voice-control your TV - and unlike the Fire TV Stick, it works on Netflix playback too.
Now, curiously, this video functionality is ONLY on Fire devices, so if you have an Amazon Echo and a Fire TV, you can't issue instructions to the former and have them carried out on the latter.
For those new to Fire TV, it's Amazon's line of streaming devices from which users can access Prime Video and the likes of Netflix, BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub.
The new Amazon Fire TV Stick comes with Amazon's Alexa voice activated assistant and it is now available in the United Kingdom for £39.99.
The update bringing Alexa to existing Fire TV devices will roll out to customers over the coming weeks.
The newest model, which costs £39.99 and is 30 per cent faster than its predecessor, is available to buy now.