Echo Input

Amazon’s Echo Input adds Alexa to just about any external speaker via 3.5 mm audio cable or Bluetooth, and it’s being offered for just $19.99, today only, originally $34.99. It can hear you from across the room, even when music is playing, enabling you to stream Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, SiriusXM, and more on your favorite speaker. Simply ask Alexa to play a song, read the news, or check the weather and traffic. Product page. Read more for another video review and additional information.

Set alarms and timers, add items to your to-do list, and control compatible smart home devices. Best of all, Amazon is always improving Alexa, making it smarter and adding new skills like tracking fitness, playing games, as well as other features. It’s slim, low-profile, and fits almost anywhere. More information.


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