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  • Amazon launches Echo Look in U.S., could popularize computer vision via Alexa

As such, it is unlikely that we will see this smart speaker priced this low again until Amazon Prime Day. And the device doesn't have the ability to communicate with bluetooth speakers, so, while the Fire TV Cube can turn the television into a music player, it stops short of managing other speakers throughout the home. With it, you can use a voice command to turn on those devices, change the volume, and more, without ever needing to sync your remote with the other devices. At the moment, the Cube supports cable boxes from Comcast, Dish, and DirectTV. This device first launched one year ago, but at the time you had to get an invitation from Amazon to purchase it. Fast-forward more than one year later and that requirement has been lifted.

On the topic of tech specs, the internals of the Fire TV Cube sound very similar to those of the Fire TV.

Today Amazon announced the new Fire TV Cube.

However, Amazon's Alexa software has a wider range of skills on offer that enable it to link up with and control more third-party devices around the home. But the most compelling idea has always been simply telling our TVs what to do. Fire TV Cube uses multi-directional infrared technology, cloud based protocols and HDMI CEC, that-combined with Alexa-let you control your compatible TV, sound bar, A/V receiver, and cable or satellite box.

Top Republican Paul Ryan says Trump shouldn't pardon himself
He demanded a Justice Department inquiry of the matter and dubbed the matter "SPYGATE" in repeated posts on Twitter. The department originally denied Congress access to any of the documents, citing national security concerns.

Prenner says to stay tuned on those fronts. It's an interesting looking design, too, which some may like and some might not be a fan of.

Last month, a family in Portland Oregon discovered their Amazon Echo had recorded part of their private conversation and then sent to someone on their contact list.

On the Fire TV side of things, it has all the capabilities you would expect from a modern streamer including 4K Ultra HD (HDR-10) support and app support for all of your favorite streaming services including Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, Showtime, etc. It is, however, still less than the $150 Apple TV. Let us know in the comments. Now, the two products are converging in a way they haven't before, in the form of the Amazon Fire TV Cube.

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