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#233629 25-Apr-2018 11:14
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It seems Amazon is working on its next device, the Amazon Fire TV Cube. Reports are that it's got built-in speaker and Alexa controls so you wouldn't need to push the button the Fire TV remote control to talk to it and you can get answers even if the TV is off.





 

 

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  #2002199 25-Apr-2018 12:25
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Thanks for posting, I read rumours about this last year. I expect it will be Ethernet connected. Hopefully it is for the global market and supports both the US and global versions of Amazon Prime.

 

Looking forward to replacing the 1st gen Fire TV and moving it to the downstairs telly.


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  #2002261 25-Apr-2018 13:11
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The thing which annoys me the most about the dots is that the 3.5mm socket is a physical switch, like on 1990's appliances etc so I cant plug it into my home theater, but still have the inbuilt speaker there for answering questions.

 

I hope they have solved that problem on this one, and it might be useful. I resorted to connecting my dot by bluetooth (ick) just so that if the reciever was off, it would play out its internal speaker. Only plug the 3.5 in for proper listening.





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