Amazon debuts $90 dongle to compete with Siri and expensive smart home systems

Amazon makes its Siri competitor even even more attractive with new its new $90 Alexa dongle for connection to existing stereos.


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You bring the speakers, Echo Dot brings Alexa
While Amazon’s Echo taught us two things: that talking to a digital assistant can be fun if you don’t have to fumble for your phone; and that having a smart home shouldn’t cost thousands of dollars. The one problem: it was a so-so music device. Amazon has come up with a solution for people who want to use their existing systems: the $90 Amazon Dot. READ MORE »
Ty Pendlebury
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