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Amazon revamps Fire HD 10 tablet, improves specs; adds Alexa-powered hands free mode starting at $149

Tue Sep 19 06:07:30 EDT 2017 | ZDNet
Amazon launched a new Fire HD 10 tablet that will run you $149.99 and come with an Alexa hands-free mode. Amazon's strategy of using devices to move content sales and commerce has combined with seeding Amazon everywhere. The hands-free mode, the first time Amazon has added it to a Fire tablet, allows you to ask Alexa to play or pause a video, set timers, play music and give smart home commands. Not surprisingly, the Amazon Fire HD 10 comes with spec improvements such as: But don't take your eye ..


Amazon launched a new Fire HD 10 tablet that will run you $149.99 and come with an Alexa hands-free mode. Amazon's strategy of using devices to move content sales and commerce has ..
There's only one microphone versus the array you find on an Echo, but Amazon tells us the chipset helps the Fire HD 10 efficiently listen for your commands. This isn't the new tabl..
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That being said, this isn’t the first time Alexa has been added to a Fire tablet. The virtual assistant can already be used in several other Fire models, but so far the voice featu..
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I thought it would be fun. A night in the woods with two of the most recognizable AI in the world. There were no distractions: no TV screens, books, laptops, or other human beings... Inc. AMZN, -0.28% said Tuesday that it has introduced the Fire HD 10 tablet that the company says is 30% faster, can be equipped with Alexa hands-free capabilities, 32 G..
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Amazon's Fire tablets continue to improve with every new iteration and the just-announced Fire HD 10 is no exception. When was the last time you could drop $149 and get a 10-inch t..
FILE PHOTO: A sign of China's e-commerce company is seen at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Asia 2016 in Shanghai, China, May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song BANGKOK (Reuters) - ..’s latest tablet will include the capability to summon Alexa with voice commands. The Amazon Fire HD 10, announced Tuesday, will let users call up the digital assistant b..
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