October 24, 2017

Fresh October Stories

We’ve been busily adding new content to our story skills this month. Here’s a quick sample of some of the new stories and game scenarios you can discover. Tricky Genie For Tricky Genie fans, a brother and sister wake up to a wonderful surprise: snow […]
October 9, 2017

Parental Consent for Voice Apps

Our mission at Tellables is the creation of engaging interactive voice applications. One of our focus areas is the design of fun and educational experiences for children. As a provider of content aimed at young listeners under the age of 13, we are committed to […]
October 4, 2017

New Support for the Google Assistant!

Drum roll please ….. We are super excited to announce that Tellables is releasing our two kid-friendly voice applications for the Google Assistant: Tricky Genie and Story Champ. These voice games will soon work with the Google Assistant on Google Home, ​eligible ​Android ​phones ​and […]
October 2, 2017

Terracotta Army

Have you heard of the Terracotta Army that was discovered by farmers in a remote part of China in 1974? Last week the New York Times published an interesting article about a museum exhibit featuring some of the terracotta figures. The Franklin Institute is using […]
August 29, 2017

New Kid-Focused Stories

We’ve completely updated the stories in our popular interactive Listening Comprehension skill. You can access the skill from any Alexa-enabled device by saying “Alexa, ask Hutch for a story.” Hutch is 5th grader who enjoys sharing his daily adventures. He also likes making up his […]
August 28, 2017

August Tricky Genie Stories

We’ve added a bunch of new stories to the Tricky Genie voice app this past month. If you haven’t played Tricky Genie on your Alexa device lately, see if you can outsmart the genie as he continues his trickery in these latest scenarios. Over just […]
August 1, 2017

Amazon Alexa Spreads Fake History

You’ve heard of fake news. But what about fake history? And why is Amazon’s Alexa spreading fake accounts of important historical events? It turns out that it’s not part of some nefarious plan to take us down the rabbit trail of alternative universes. Whew! Fake […]
June 28, 2017

Improved Tricky Genie!

It’s finally here! The new and improved Tricky Genie skill went live this morning on the Amazon Alexa platform. We’ve worked hard over the past month to make the popular Tricky Genie game even better and more entertaining. Now a player really gets two chances […]
May 25, 2017

Tricky Genie Usage

We’re thrilled and humbled by the recent spike in usage of our Tricky Genie skill. We launched the skill over a year ago. Our aim was to provide people of all ages, and especially families, with a fun voice-interactive experience. The tricky genie scenarios are […]