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Become a Wireless Terminator With Amazon Alexa Wearables

CNET Articles: Glasses, Ring, Earbuds

I wanted to post something before I go to GHC 19 next week (They offered me a ticket!), and luckily, Amazon has come through, in yet another bid to get Alexa inside my home.

Re: Echo Frames;

You can also swipe the side of the glasses to get more information, set reminders and use smart home gear while on the go. 

They must mean the side of the frames. I wear glasses, and the idea of swiping the side of a lens to do anything makes my soul leave my body.

It seems a handier option; Not a fun or engaging one like the missing in ordinary action Google Glass.


Talk To The Hand with Echo Loop - It's a ring with a button that you press and talk to Alexa. It buzzes if you have a notification and can partner with Amazon Sidewalk, so you can control your home outside your home.

It's like a smartwatch but with no screen. Imagine losing it and someone has control to your smart devices.

From a collaboration with Bose comes Echo Buds - Amazon's answer to Airbuds;

Using the usual wake word, Alexa, will activate the voice assistant, or by tapping and holding one of the buds, a separate voice assistant on your phone (such as Siri or Google Assistant) can also connect. You can toggle between noise reduction and the outside world by double-tapping the side of the buds. 

Glad for the compatibility with non-Amazon snooping technology. 20 Hour charge with the case, 5 hours normally.

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