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Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen

Get an Echo Dot for 99¢ with this crazy Amazon promo

May 3rd, 2022

There are Echo Dot deals all the time at Amazon. That is surely at least a big part of the reason why it’s the single best-selling Alexa smart speaker Amazon has ever made. It’s already quite reasonable at $40-$50, but frequent discounts chop that already affordable price even lower. Don’t Miss: Amazon’s Echo Dot price …


Best Amazon Echo speakers in 2022

February 4th, 2022

When it comes to voice-enabled smart assistants, Amazon Echo speakers take the cake. As it turns out, they’re great for a lot of things, actually. They can play your favorite tunes, help you set routines for your smart home devices, and help wake you in the morning. There are a million things your Echo speaker …

Amazon to introduce new wireless earbuds and a high-end Echo device this week

September 23rd, 2019

Amazon is planning to release a new pair of Alexa-powered wireless earbuds, according to a new report from CNBC. Interestingly, the device is said to boast an accelerometer which would provide the backbone for a number of fitness-oriented features Amazon plans to include. Specifically, the report notes that Amazon’s headphones will “be able to monitor …

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Amazon Echo devices are assembled by teenagers forced to work overtime hours

August 9th, 2019

In a scathing report that shouldn’t shock anyone, a new expose from China Labor Watch reveals that a Foxconn-owned factory has been employing upwards of 1,500 teenagers (aged 16-18) as interns. Their task? Making speakers for Amazon. While there’s nothing necessarily wrong with a teenager working an internship in and of itself, the report details …

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Thousands of Amazon employees hear what you say to Alexa

April 11th, 2019

Amazon has thousands of employees across the globe who actively listen to Alexa recordings from Echo devices as part of a broad effort to improve the reliability of the product, according to a new bombshell report from Bloomberg. The revelation has naturally caused a significant amount of blowback from privacy advocates, primarily because Amazon hasn’t …

Parrot Uses Alexa

An intelligent parrot used Alexa to play music and order food from Amazon

December 17th, 2018

An African grey parrot has made headlines recently for inadvertently making orders via his owner’s Amazon Echo. Originally reported via The Times of London, the parrot — whose name is Rocco — would mindlessly activate Alexa and have the virtual assistant tell jokes and play music. Rocco even tried to order a few items from …