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Amazon Echo is designed around your voice. It's always on—just ask for information, music, news, weather, and more. Echo begins working as soon as it hears you say the wake word, "Alexa." It's also an expertly-tuned speaker that can fill any room with immersive sound.

Check it out: http://www.amazon.com/oc/echo/ref_=ods_dp_ae&tag=satell01-20

 
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Saw that a moment ago. Basically a "smart" speaker.
 
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Or a smart clock radio.

Not sure why I would need something like that, but I guess this could be a nice Holiday gift for someone. $99 for Prime Members.
 
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Yeah, I was thinking holiday gift as well. At the prime cost anyway.
 
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I'd heard of the Echo recently and I didn't really think it'd be anything I'd be interested in, but after watching the video on it, I wouldn't mind having one. As long as it works like it does in the video.
 
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It is Siri in a speaker. That said, it looks kind of cool. Is it needed? No. Did I request an invite? Yes. LOL
 
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Thank you. I went for an invite too. I suspect everyone who asks will get one. Might just buy it, SWMBO willing.
 
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Might wanna check the specs... Doesn't have an iPhone app, just Amazon and Android apps.. And I know a few of you that posted are iPhone type of users.

Maybe stream via bluetooth.
 
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will it remind you to do stuff? like to take your pills at this time? sorry i can't use iphone so i not too up to date them, but this look interest to me
 
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will it remind you to do stuff? like to take your pills at this time? sorry i can't use iphone so i not too up to date them, but this look interest to me
Yes it can set timers and reminders
 
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Just remember that Amazon will be listening to everything being said within Alexa's microphone array. Like Google Now on a Moto X.
 
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Got the invite. Do I hit the trigger and buy it? Says it will arrive on Saturday.
 

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