Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant turns 4 years old this week. To celebrate, Amazon has put several Alexa devices on sale. Most of Amazon’s devices are around $10 more expensive during this sale than they will be later this month during Amazon’s Black Friday sale, so be sure to compare prices with my Black Friday Preview post to determine whether it’s worth waiting. Here are all the items that currently on sale. Read more ›
The Amazon Echo Look is on sale for $99.99 for Prime Day. This is the first time the Echo Look has ever been on sale and at 50% off its regular price, it’s a very significant discount. The Echo Look is certainly a very niche device. While it does function as a full-fledged Alexa device that can do nearly everything the Echo or Echo Dot can do, it’s primarily targeted as a fashion assistant. Through its dedicated app, you can use it to catalog your wardrobe and get instantaneous fashion advice to decide which outfit looks better on you. The Echo Look just became available to the general public for the first time last month. Most of Amazon’s devices are already on sale early for Prime Day.
The Amazon Echo Look is one of the most peculiar devices to be released by Amazon. The general reaction to it reminds me a lot of the initial reaction to the Amazon Echo when it was revealed. Like many, I didn’t think I’d have much use for a voice controlled speaker, but have since really enjoyed having one. So, while I don’t think I have much use for a voice controlled camera or a “style assistant,” as the Echo Look is being called, I picked one up to see if it had a place in my lineup of Alexa devices. Read more ›
The Alexa capable camera that I discovered is called the Echo Look and has just been launched. Turns out it’s not a home security camera like I assumed, but rather, an Alexa powered “style assistant” that acts as a smart mirror, of sorts, to rate your outfit. Using your voice, you can use Echo Look to take pictures of your outfit, which can be catalogued in a “lookbook,” shared to friends on social media, or judged for how flattering it looks. Read more ›