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Amazon is now offering free, ad-supported Amazon Music playlists to Alexa users

Just a day after their joint press release announcing YouTube for Amazon devices and Amazon Prime Video for Chromecast, Amazon’s decided to match one of Google’s other recent announcements. Straight after Google announced free YouTube Music streaming for Google Home and Assistant-powered devices, Amazon has decided to offer some more …

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Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp bring streaming music to your existing audio gear

Amazon are getting serious about the Aussie market bringing more and more equipment from the Alexa range of devices to our market. The Echo Link and Echo Link Amp have both started sales here in Australia. Both bring Alexa functionality to your home through the Alexa app or voice control …

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Australians Can Alexa Enable Speakers With Amazon Echo Input

Amazon’s Echo Input device is available for purchase in Australia today. What is the Echo Input? Think of it as a much thinner Echo Dot, with the external speaker and internal speaker drivers removed. Echo Input allows people to Alexa-enable existing individual or speaker systems via an AUX 3.5mm audio …

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Amazon’s Alexa Speakers get Followup Questions option in Australia

Amazon enabled Follow-up Mode in Australia for Alexa powered speakers today, nine months after the feature debuted in the USA. The feature allows multiple questions to be asked in a row without saying “Alexa / Echo” each time. It was announced via Amazon’s What’s New With Alexa newsletter. Follow-Up mode …

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Amazon Alexa coming soon to Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

The Ausdroid team’s current favourite noise cancelling wireless headphones Sony WH-1000XM3 will soon receive Amazon Alexa support. The WH-1000XM3’s were recently reviewed by my colleague Dan who concluded that: It’s clear to anyone who has the happy chance to try on a pair of these headphones that Sony has taken …

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