Amazon’s Alexa is basically the operating system of the home, but to fully appreciate it, you need to scatter Echoes and Echo Dots around your house until they can basically hear your from anywhere. If you’re ready to fully commit, Amazon’s offering a solid discount on the already-affordable Echo Dot when you buy three, this week only. To get the deal, just add three Dots to your cart, and use promo code DOT3PACK at checkout. The $130 you’ll spend is, somewhat incredibly, $50 less than a single full-sized Amazon Echo. The Dots’ speakers obviously aren’t as good, but you can plug them in or pair them over Bluetooth to any other speaker you have lying around, which makes them perfect little omnipotent, voice-activated Music streamers. $150 From amazonUse code DOT3PACK 10619 purchased by readersGizmodo Media Group may get a commission READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!
Amazon’s Echo and Echo Dot devices are good for more than shopping, listening to music and home automation. Just try asking it one of the most important questions in the Mass Effect universe. “Does this unit have a soul?” Advertisement Folks over at the Mass Effect Reddit (via Eurogamer) discovered the easter egg while playing around with the Alexa digital assistant housed inside Amazon’s Echo and Echo Dot devices. Posing the question “Does this unit have a soul?” causes Alexa to respond with ““Keelah se’lai.” The exchange, both lines from the Mass Effect series, references the final moments of the conflict between the mechanoid Geth and Quarians in Mass Effect 3, in which Shepard, Tali and Legion must make an important decision. You do not need an Amazon Echo device to test the exchange out. I recorded the following clip using the web-based Alexa Skill Testing Tool at Echosim.io. READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!