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    Amazon Echo - New Product

    http://www.amazon.com/oc/echo

    Would be pretty cool to try out but $199 seems a little pricey.



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    Yeah, it would have to drop to under 100 for me.



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    Always on devices are way too creepy for me.



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    $99 with amazon prime...if the actual music sound was decent, could be a fun gadget.



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Yeah, it would have to drop to under 100 for me.
    Only $99 if you're an Amazon prime member. I'm thinking about it...



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    Quote Originally Posted by GTO View Post
    Only $99 if you're an Amazon prime member. I'm thinking about it...
    Damn, now I have to consider it:)



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    Quote Originally Posted by GTO View Post
    Only $99 if you're an Amazon prime member. I'm thinking about it...
    That is by invitation only and for a limited time.

    I might consider it for that price, but my wife thinks it is too pricey even at $99. I rarely buy gadgets the first time around. I almost always wait until the price points come down and the bugs are out.



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    Quote Originally Posted by HoopsTournament View Post
    That is by invitation only and for a limited time.

    I might consider it for that price, but my wife thinks it is too pricey even at $99. I rarely buy gadgets the first time around. I almost always wait until the price points come down and the bugs are out.
    I'm like that as well, but $99 is a great price. Even a decent speaker dock for your iPod/Phone music runs you about $60-70. For an additional $30 you'll get so much more.



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    Quote Originally Posted by HoopsTournament View Post
    That is by invitation only and for a limited time.

    I might consider it for that price, but my wife thinks it is too pricey even at $99. I rarely buy gadgets the first time around. I almost always wait until the price points come down and the bugs are out.

    Smart choice... I almost sprung for the Amazon Fire phone, and boy what a flop that was. Better hope this does well or Amazon is going to looking at a very tough 2014.



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    Briefly read the article. What's the draw to this compared to Siri if you have an iPhone?



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    Quote Originally Posted by WallenIzBallin View Post
    Briefly read the article. What's the draw to this compared to Siri if you have an iPhone?
    It would sound better for one, anyone could use it, it does other things than what Siri can do, etc.



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    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    It would sound better for one, anyone could use it, it does other things than what Siri can do, etc.
    If I had Siri plugged into a dock...that takes care of the sound part. What else does it do that Siri can't?



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    I'm curious how much of what is said without addressing the device by name is kept/transmitted to Amazon. In 1984, Big Brother was forced into homes. Now we invite him in.



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    Amazon is trying to market it as being more convenient than Siri and other similar products. Since it is always on you can be extra lazy without having to reach into your pocket! I would be curious to see if the product works as well as it did in the video.



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    Re: Amazon Echo - New Product

    I prefer this video of it.




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