I've seen a lot of articles recently talking about how you can repurpose your old tech around the house in new ways. In that spirit, here's an easy and relatively inexpensive way to take your old dumb speakers and make them smart.
Alexa is built into this 3rd generation Echo Dot smart speaker, giving you the ability to ask for the news, voice control compatible smart home devices, and stream music from various services like Spotify and Apple Music.
The Amazon Echo Dot lets you talk with Alexa and ask questions, stream music, listen to the news, and more, and now you can bring that same functionality to your car with the Echo Auto bundled in for only $10 more than the Echo Dot usually costs.
This smart speaker lets kids play music, listen to stories, call friends and family, and more. Parental controls let you approve numbers to call, set daily limits, and automatically filter songs. It comes with 2-year worry-free guarantee.
Google's Nest Mini was outwardly a minor refresh from the Google Home Mini, but it still packed a lot of internal upgrades that made it one of our favorite smart speakers. However, I still think it's missing one major feature that could really make it an Echo Dot killer.
If you have multiple Amazon Echo smart speakers, you may quickly become frustrated when the "wrong" one responds to your request or plays music. We'll show you how to set a default speaker so this scenario doesn't repeat itself in the future.
Alexa is built into this 3rd generation Echo Dot smart speaker, giving you the ability to ask for the news, voice control compatible smart home devices, and stream music from various services like Amazon Music and Apple Music.
Amazon's most popular smart speaker is always even more popular when it hits this price point. Use the Echo Dot to talk to Alexa, control your smart home with your voice, play music, or set up an intercom between Echo Dots throughout the home.
The Amazon Echo Kids Edition doesn't seem like much of a bundle, but this multi-colored speaker could actually be one of the better buys in kids' entertainment because of how Amazon sweetened the pot with this smart speaker.
Basically an extra $10 for two light bulbs with the Echo Dot at its holiday pricing. The bulbs have Bluetooth so don't require a Hue hub. These are white A19 bulbs. You can upgrade to the multi-color bundle, too, which is on sale for $65 but delayed.
If you received a new Amazon Echo for the Christmas holidays this year, congratulations! You're getting a great smart speaker with Alexa support. As useful as the Echo devices are by themselves, they can be enhanced with the many accessories available. Here are ten of our favorite Amazon Echo accessories to perfect your Christmas gift.
The all-new Echo Show 8 is equipped with an 8-inch HD display and Amazon Alexa's voice assistant which will let you check the latest news and weather, control your smart home, watch TV, and more. Bundling with a Dot lets you put Alexa in more rooms.
Add two of any color Echo Dot and get them both for $38 total. Then add a TP-Link smart plug for just $5 for each smart speaker you're buying. In addition to accessing Alexa and your smart home, the two Dots can communicate like an intercom.
Score this bundle of the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K streaming media player and Echo Dot smart speaker at $40 off what they'd normally cost separately! The Echo Dot even lets you voice control the Fire TV Stick 4K using Alexa.
Samuel L. Jackson is now available as a Celebrity Voice for the Amazon Alexa voice assistant. Now, you'll hear Sam's voice when you ask about the weather, set a timer, ask to hear jokes, and more. You can also turn explicit language on or off easily.
These motion-activated HD security cameras feature built-in floodlights, a siren, and two-way audio so you can talk to whoever is outside your property via your phone or Echo Dot. This is one of the best deals we've ever seen on the 2-pack, too.
Use Alexa to voice control this speaker and start playing your favorite songs from various streaming services. This deal includes one month of Amazon Music Unlimited which will auto-renew if not canceled beforehand.
The Echo Dot is one of Amazon's most successful products for several years running, and the reasons why are perfectly clear. It has great sound, lets you control your smart devices through Alexa, and fits nearly anywhere. Oh yeah, and it's cheap!