Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo

We spend an already unbelievable amount of time talking to our devices, and now Amazon are joining in on the fun with their Echo smart wireless speaker. Following in the footsteps of Siri, Google Voice and Cortana, Echo will respond to your voice commands allowing you to control your music, selecting playlists, skipping tracks and “pumping up the jam” – perfect for when you’re mid shower or halfway through a gearbox oil change. Supported music services include Amazon Music, Prime Music, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn, however if you’re more of an iTunes, Beats Music or Spotify kind of guy, then you’re going to need to reach for the button controls. The smart element boasts information services, with news and weather just a question away, whilst the inbuilt noise cancelling technology will ensure your voice commands are heard with complete clarity – we always recommend using a Dick Van Dyke, Mary Poppins-esque accent for best results. We like the minimalist design in the sleek tower, whilst Amazon have cleverly kept the processing power off in their cloud. With a hefty discount for prime members, it might be time to finally sign up!

Get it! | $199