Amazon Echo

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Flo
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Amazon Echo

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Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:48 am

My totally non techie next door neighbour has Amazon Echo and I have no idea what it's really for. We don't live in smart houses - come on, these are social housing bungalows where you'd need planning permission for anything other than decorating the place.

So tell me - unless I want to buy a dolls' house as in the newsworthy headline - what does it really do? Is it technology too far unless you have built your own smart home?

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Re: Amazon Echo

Post: # 288729Post Green Aura
Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:04 pm

Dunno, Flo, but I'm fairly certain it will have Amazon laughing all the way to the bank (assuming they haven't got their own by now).
A word of caution to your neighbours - OH informs me that comments on the TV might be able to trigger it, so they might find they've bought a Maserati. :lol:
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