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Is upgrading to the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition (4th Gen) worth it?

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Best answer: Yes, if your child is an active user of the smart speaker, the new Echo Dot Kids has a much-improved processor for better response times. The new design of the speaker also means that it sounds better than previous versions. If you are looking for a new Echo Dot Kids Edition speaker, this also is your only option as the previous generation is no longer being sold. Roaring to the top: Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition (4th Gen) ($60 at Amazon) Should you upgrade to the new Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition? When Amazon announced all of its new products for 2020 , the idea of upgrading our existing devices comes up, and if you're a parent, it may mean an upgrade to the new Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition . Typically when Amazon updates a product the previous version will no longer be sold. So, if you don't already have an Echo Dot Kids Edition you'll only be able to purchase the newest version unless you pick up an older option secondhand. Although, how could you not

These are the best Amazon Alexa Skills for your Echo or Fire device

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Alexa Skills are like apps that make your Amazon Echo and Fire devices more powerful. The best Alexa Skills News and Entertainment Health and Fitness Food Productivity Smart Home Build Your Own If you have ever owned an Amazon Echo smart speaker or other Alexa-enabled devices, you're already familiar with the basic vocal commands that you can issue to Alexa and what the virtual assistant can do for you. You know that you can use Alexa to play music, get news bulletins and updates, control your smart home devices, and even set timers and reminders. However, while you may have heard about Alexa Skills, you may not really know how powerful they can be. Historically, it has been challenging to wade through the thousands of Alexa Skills to find useful ones, and even more difficult to remember which skills you'd already enabled... We've taken a lot of the guesswork out of finding great Alexa Skills and compiled them into this list for your quick and easy reference. T

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Review: Bigger, better, and much louder

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Amazon's heavy hitter has been overhauled with a focus on quality and volume. When people say they have an Amazon Echo, they almost always mean they have an Echo Dot. The cheapest of the Echo family regularly drops into stocking-stuffer price points, which allowed for these speakers to quickly rise in popularity over the last two years. But popularity doesn't necessarily mean quality, and the competition quickly moved to make mini speakers with better speakers and a more visually pleasing design. Amazon, now on the third generation of its Echo product line, has responded with a new Dot. And at first glance, it looks an awful lot like Amazon is reacting to the competition. After a few days of using it, and seeing how much better this new speaker is over its predecessor, I think the only company Amazon is competing with is itself. Crank up the volume Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) $30 at Amazon A worthy upgrade in almost every way. Amazon's Echo Dot has grown up quite a

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