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Amazon's Blowing Out Refurbished Echo Dots For the Lowest Price Ever

Refurb Echo Dot, $38 Amazon usually sells certified refurbished Echo Dots for $5 less than new models, but for now at least, that discount has increased to $12. Refurbished Dots still carry the same warranty as new ones, so there’s really no downside to going this route if you want to sprinkle these around your home on a budget. $38 From amazon Gizmodo Media Group may get a commission Buy nowNow Anyone Can Buy Amazon’s Cheapest Echo Amazon is making a new version of the Echo Dot, its Alexa-enabled mini-speaker. The biggest news… Read more Recommended Stories Today’s Best Deals: Anker Robotic Vacuum, FitDesk 3.0, Activewear Sale, and More Life’s Too Short For Vacuuming: Get Anker’s Reader-Favorite RoboVac 11 For Just $150, Today Only Apple’s W1-Equipped BeatsX Headphones Are Back Down to $100 READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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One Of Mass Effect's Best Moments Is An Amazon Echo Easter Egg

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!