NVIDIA is taking the controller out of its Shield TV and offering this bundle $20 less than the current one at $179. But the controller is, in most cases, definitely worth shelling out a little extra for.
The beauty of using something like Alexa to manage your to-do list is the voice interaction. You suddenly think of something that you need to take care of later, but where's your phone, or even a pad and pen? Just let Alexa take care of it.