If you’re considering upping your smart home game by adding a smart speaker, this is a great time to do it, with Amazon running a huge sale on the Echo. The Amazon Echo (2nd Gen) is currently being offered for nearly one-third off its regular price.
This smart speaker has Dolby technology that plays 360° audio and employs clear vocals and dynamic bass response. Equalizer settings can be handled with just your voice. You can even pair it with another Echo to get a stereo sound.
The Echo uses seven microphones, beamforming technology, and noise cancellation to hear you speaking from any direction, even if music is playing.
The Alexa voice assistant will play music, read the daily news, set alarms and timers, answer a variety of questions, and control compatible smart home devices. You can also call people hands-free and talk to your family in other rooms in your house when paired with another Echo.
Use Alexa to turn on lights, adjust the thermostat, lock doors, or even find specific TV shows. You’ll continually be able to do more as well, as Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new skills.
You can get the Echo now at 30% off for just $69.99, or you may want to consider other options, such as adding an Echo Dot, a smart plug or smart lighting kit, or getting a pair of Echos.
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