Amazon Echo Show 1st and 2nd Gen comparison

Size 1st: 7.4” x 7.4” x 3.5” (187 mm x 187 mm x 90 mm) 41.0 oz 2nd: 9.7” x 6.9” x 4.2” (246 mm x 174 mm x 107 mm)  62.2 oz Since the 2nd has a larger display, the 2nd is bigger and heavier than the 1st. However, it’s interesting that the height is actually …

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Amazon 2nd Gen Echo Show 2018 Review – 10″ display, Built-in smart hub, Youtube videos

Last year, Amazon introduced Echo Show, the first Alexa-enabled device with a touchscreen. And 2nd gen Echo Show (2018) is sleeker, yet with a larger screen than the 1st gen Echo Show (2017). The sound quality is improved, and new features are added. You can get this handy smart home device at $229, which is …

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Amazon 2nd Gen Echo Plus (2018) Review – premium sound with built-in smart hub and temp sensor

The new Amazon Echo Plus (2018) ditches a tall cylindrical design which was from the very first Echo debuted in 2014. It has become squatter and shorter. Now, it looks more like the 2nd gen Echo (2017), but have fabric on the side and rounded edge on top and bottom. The price $149.99 is the …

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Amazon 3rd Gen Echo Dot 2018 Review

It’s been two years since Amazon Echo Dot 2nd Gen released. Amazon launched a new version (3rd Gen) Echo Dot in 2018. Design At about 4 inches in diameter and weighing over half a pound, the new Dot got bigger and heavier than the predecessor. That’s because it has a more powerful 1.6-inch speaker, which …

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Amazon Fire TV Cube review – The first hands-free streaming media player with Alexa

Amazon released a new Alexa-enabled device in June 2018. Fire TV Cube is the first hands-free streaming media player. As its name, Fire TV Cube is a cubic design. However, familiar buttons on the top for volume up and down, action, and microphone off, which you see on other Amazon’s Echo products. And, build-in eight …

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How to do Voice Search without Alexa Voice Remote on Fire TV devices

Newer versions of Fire TV devices include a remote with microphone (=Alexa Voice Remote.) A microphone button allows you to speak to Alexa, and she will respond your commands, questions, search streaming contents from Amazon Video. The first generation of Fire TV Stick is the only device which includes a remote without a microphone. The …

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How to turn off Amazon Fire TV Stick

If your Fire TV Stick gets power from your TV, every time you turn off the TV, it cut off the power to the Fire TV Stick at the same time. It seems efficient and reasonable. However, when you turn on the TV next time, the Fire TV Stick will take quite a long time …

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Roav VIVA by Anker, Alexa-Enabled 2-Port USB Car Charger Review

Roav VIVA is an Alexa-enabled two-port USB car charger. It allows you to bring Alexa voice assistance into your car. The VIVA connects to your phone via Bluetooth and uses the phone’s data connection to access the internet. The combination of the VIVA and your phone acts just like an Amazon Echo device. You have …

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Amazon Echo Plus review

Echo Plus has been released along with the 2nd generation of Echo. Echo Plus has all features of the original Echo and a built-in smart home hub. Design Dimension: 9.2″ x 3.3″ x 3.3″ Weight: 33.6 oz Color: Black, Silver, White Echo Plus looks the same as the original (1st gen) Echo. But, it’s not the …

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Amazon Echo 2nd Generation review

The original (1st gen) Echo was released in 2014. Since then, Echo family has been expanding by Echo Dot and Echo Show. And, many others are created by other companies such as Google, Microsoft, Sonos, and Apple. In 2017, Amazon finally released the 2nd generation of Echo. The 2nd generation of Echo, aka All-new Echo, …

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