Amazon Echo Dot Review

Amazon Echo Dot Review
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  • Lub Echo Dot yog txhua yam uas yog zoo txog cov loj ncha hais lus condensed mus rau hauv ib tug me me Puck uas raug tus nqi ib-feem-peb ntawm cov nqi.

Me gadget theem suab tswj kom yuav luag txhua ntse ntaus ntawv nyob rau hauv lub tsev, thaum uas ua si suab paj nruag, teb cov lus nug thiab qhia koj cov huab cua


Powered by Guardian.co.ukQhov tsab xov xwm hu ua “Amazon Echo Dot xyuas: raws li zoo raws li lub ncha rau ib-feem-peb ntawm cov nqi” yog sau los ntawm Samuel Gibbs, rau theguardian.com rau hnub Monday 28th kaum ib hlis 2016 07.00 UTC

Lub Amazon Echo Dot no yeej tseem zoo tag nrho cov khoom ntawm ib tug Amazon ncha uas ua rau nws nthuav, tab sis tsis muaj tus hais lus hauv qab nws - thiab ces nws nqi xwb ib feem peb ntawm cov nqi.

Lub Dot yog ib tug ntawm peb alexa-enabled khoom los ntawm Amazon uas txo nws hwj lub tuam txhab lub suab pab pem hauv ntej thiab chaw. tsuas yog ob tug, lub Echo Dot thiab cov Echo yog muaj nyob rau hauv lub UK: peb, lub portable Bluetooth hais lus hu ua Amazon Kais, tsuas yog muaj nyob rau hauv lub US.

Yuav ua li cas yog nws?

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Lub microUSB cable thiab hli 3.5 suab cable plug rau hauv lub rov qab. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Lub Dot yog ib tug me me dub los yog dawb Puck nrog rau lub nplhaib ntawm cov teeb nyob rau sab saum toj, plaub nyees khawm thiab ib tug xya-microphone array - tib yam system uas ua rau lub Echo hais lus zoo li ntawd, thaum lub rooj sib hais koj los ntawm zoo nkauj npaum li cas nyob qhov twg.

Nws ua tib zoo mloog rau ib tug "wake lo lus", uas los ntawm lub neej ntawd yog ib lub npe ntawm lub suab pab muaj nyob hauv lub Dot: "Alexa". Hais cov wake lo lus thiab lub suab pab los mus rau lub neej rau teb cov lus nug, coj commands thiab ua tej yam ua.

Lub Dot muaj ib tug me me ua-nyob rau hauv hais lus, uas yog zoo txaus rau tag nrho cov suab lus teb alexa nqaub tawm, alarms thiab lwm yam qhia, tab sis yog tsis tshua tsim mus ua si suab paj nruag, ua tinny suab.

Es tsis txhob rau nraum qab ntawm lub Dot muaj ib tug audio-tawm qhov chaw nres nkoj, uas yog npaj plug rau hauv koj lub uas twb muaj lawm hais lus. Xwb, nws yuav pair mus rau ib tug wireless hais lus ntawm Bluetooth.

Ua li cas nws zoo li?

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Cov dawb Dot tseem muaj ib tug dub sab saum toj, tab sis nws yooj yim tsim tsis zoo tawm ntawm qhov chaw nyob rau ib lub txaj-sab txee los yog hais lus. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Lub Dot yog kuj ceeb tias ntse zaum rau ib tug countertop los yog daig rau ntawm cov phab ntsa. Muaj ib yam teeb nplhaib nyob ib ncig ntawm lub sab saum toj uas qhia thaum nws nquag mloog rau koj thiab puv liab thaum koj ntaus tus ruam khawm, electrically disconnecting lub mics, li ntawd, koj paub tias thaum twg nws yog thiab tsis yog mloog nyob rau hauv.

Cov dawb Dot muaj ib tug grey sab saum toj, uas txhais tau tias nws sawv tawm ntau tshaj nws tej zaum rau ib tug dawb txaj-sab rooj, Piv txwv. Koj yuav tau txais me ntsis plev rau puag nyob rau hauv tawv los yog ntaub yog ci iab yas tsis heev txiav nws nrog koj décor.

Ua li cas nws ua?

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Nias lub khawm nyob rau sab saum toj los tswj qhov ntim ntawm lub built-nyob rau hauv hais lus los yog tso zis rau koj kev cob cog rua hais lus. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Lub Echo Dot yuav ua li cas txhua yam alexa yuav ua li cas. Lub teeb li yog lub tib yam li cov Echo: ntsaws nws nyob rau hauv, qhib lub alexa app rau koj smartphone thiab ua raws li cov lus qhia mus cuag nws rau koj Wi-Fi network.

Thaum mus txog thiab khiav, Alexa yuav ua tau ib tug ntau yam ntawm koj raug pab nta. Nws mam li muab timers, qhia rau koj lub sij hawm, set alarms, qhia rau koj seb koj hnub zoo li los ntawm koj tus cob cog rua daim ntawv qhia hnub, qhia rau koj txog koj cov commute los yog cov huab cua thiab teb cov lus nug hais txog tag nrho cov xaiv ntawm tej yam.

Alexa muaj kev nkag tau mus heev heev ntawm cov ntaub ntawv, tab sis lub sheer volume ntawm cov ntaub ntawv Google muaj nyob rau hauv nws cov ntsis ntiv tes, uas txhais tau hais alexa yuav tau ntoog nrog tej lus nug thaum ib tug Google lub suab nrhiav yuav tsis.

Qhov loj txawv yog hais tias alexa teb nyob rau hauv ib tug kuj ceeb tias tib neeg txoj kev, thiab tau yuav luag ib txwm to taub dab tsi koj twb hais tias txawm yog hais tias nws muaj peev xwm tsis teb cov lus nug, uas txhais tau tias nws yuav tsum tau zoo tshaj lub sij hawm raws li ntau cov ntaub ntawv yog shoveled mus rau hauv lub backend dag txawj ntse.

Alexa muaj thiaj li hu ua kev txawj ntse uas yuav muab ntxiv rau nws. Cov app-zoo li tej yam uas muab nws tus tshiab lub peev xwm ua. Ntau ntau ntawm tuam txhab uas muag thiab cov kev pab cuam muaj kev txawj ntse. Tus saib xyuas kev txawj yuav nyeem koj cov xov xwm, muaj nuj nqis los yog kev txheeb xyuas, Piv txwv. Lub teb chaws Rail tawm kev yuav qhia rau koj seb koj rail commute zoo li. Lub Allrecipies tawm kev yuav tsum tau nyeem koj ib tug uas 60,000 txawv zaub mov txawv.

Tab sis tej zaum qhov zoo tshaj plaws set ntawm kev txawj ntse muaj nyob rau hauv Echo Dot yog ntse lub tsev ntawm lwm yam uas. Ntawm no yog qhov chaw uas cov Dot ntsa: nws muaj ib tug ntau ntawm cov kev pab txhawb nqa rau kev cob cog rua ntse pab kiag li lawm, los ntawm hais lus thiab tej thaj chaw deb ntawm lwm yam uas, rau cov teeb, kas fes cav los yog dab tsi txuas nrog rau ib tug Samsung SmartThings hub.

alexa, tig rau lub teeb nyob rau hauv lub chav tsev

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Lub teeb liab nyob rau hauv cov ruam khawm thiab lub teeb lub nplhaib qhia thaum alexa tsis tau hnov ​​koj ntxiv lawm rau thaum koj xav tau ib tug me ntsis tus kheej. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Tawm ntawm lub box nws ua haujlwm nrog Philips Hawj txawm, thaum kev txawj ntse muaj nyob rau zes, Tshees, Honeywell, Tado, LightwaveRF thiab LIFX, nrog Sonos tsum sai.

Thaum hooked mus koj yuav hais kom cia li hais txog dab tsi. Koj yuav tsum nco ntsoov lub npe ntawm tus uas koj nyob nraum sim rau hais kom ua, tab sis tsis pub dhau lub alexa app koj yuav pab pawg neeg tej yam uas yuav tig lawv rau hauv thiab tawm nrog ib tug hais kom ua.

Tsis zoo li ntau lwm yam ntse lub tsev systems, ib zaug xwb yam khoom yuav tsum muab tso rau hauv ntau pawg qab hau ib chav pw lub teeb yuav yog nyob rau hauv lub "chav pw" pab pawg neeg raws li nyob rau hauv lub "upstairs" pab pawg neeg thiab tej zaum ib tug "tsev" pab pawg neeg, yog li ntawd koj yuav tig xwb hauv lub chav pw teeb rau, tag nrho ntawm lub txheej tsev sab saud los yog tig tawm rau tag nrho cov tsev thaum koj nyob nraum taug kev tawm lub qhov rooj.

Koj muaj peev xwm kuj teem brightness, xim, scene los yog lwm yam koj teeb kev pab txhawb nqa, tab sis teeb pom kev zoo yog cia li pib. Yuav luag txhua ntse lub tsev kws yuav tswj ntawm lub suab nrog rau txoj kev twb kev txuas.

Koj yuav muab lub kub ntawm ib tug zes, teem caij rau kas fes mus ntawm ib tug smartplug, hloov lub TV los yog tua, teem lub channel los yog ua zoo nkauj npaum li cas dab tsi nrog pab kiag li lawm kev cob cog rua rau ib tug SmartThings hub.

Lub Echo Dot tsis muaj yuav tsum tau siv nyob rau hauv kev rho tawm yog. Yog hais tias koj nyob nraum nyob rau hauv earshot ntawm ob Dots los yog lwm Echo ntaus ntawv, tsuas yog tus uas nyob ze ib tug yuav teb lus rau koj commands. Amazon txawm muag lawv nyob rau hauv packs: yuav tsib tau ib tug sixth free, los yog yuav 10 thiab tau txais ob free. Kom meej meej nws xav kom koj muab tso rau lawv tag nrho cov nyob rau koj lub tsev.

Tswvyim

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Ntawm no kuv twb siv masking nyob rau nraum qab ntawm lub Dot thiab ib tug nplaum fixer los mus ib ntus mount nws rau ntawm phab ntsa. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas
  • Nws ua hauj lwm kuj ceeb tias zoo thaum mounted phab ntsa, tab sis koj yuav tsum rub tawm cov roj hmab ncoo los yog ua rau koj tus kheej bracket
  • Alexa tawm rau lub TV muab lawv tawm
  • Qee zaus lub xov tooj cua yuav muab lawv tawm
  • Thaum twg koj twb tau txais nws hooked mus hais lus rau hauv lub Dot yuav tsuas tso zis nws suab los ntawm cov neeg hais lus, li ntawd, lawv yuav tsum tau sab laug rau tag nrho cov sij hawm mus pab kom nws mus hais lus rau koj txawm hais tias koj nyob nraum tsis ua si suab paj nruag
  • IFTTT thiab Logitech Sib raug zoo txhawb nqa yog los sai sai, uas yuav zoo heev cuag alexa tus ntse lub tsev nyiaj yug
  • Koj yuav tsum ua tib zoo xav txog dab tsi koj yuav tsum hu xov tooj txhua txhua tus kev cob cog rua pab kiag li lawm vim hais tias koj yuav tsum tau hais lawv cov npe rau alexa rau lawv yuav tsum tau txais nyob rau hauv ib tug neeg lub hauv paus

Nqe

Lub Amazon Echo Dot nqi £ 50 nyob rau hauv yog dub los yog dawb. Lub loj ncha nqi £ 150.

Kev txiav txim

Lub Echo Dot yog txhua yam uas yog zoo txog lub loj ncha hais lus condensed mus rau hauv ib tug me me Puck uas raug tus nqi ib-feem-peb ntawm cov nqi.

Ua tau suab tswj tej yam uas tsis muaj rub tawm ib tug xov tooj los yog thawb ib tug khawm qhab nia ib tug loj heev kauj ruam rau pem hauv ntej rau lub Internet ntawm tej yam uas. activating, hloov, switching yam tawm thiab firing li automation hnub ntawm lub suab pom tau tias tej yam ntuj tso thiab satisfying: tsis muaj dab tsi heev li marching rau hauv ib chav tsev thiab commanding lub teeb tig rau.

Alexa yog tsis heev lub tag nrho-conquering lub suab pab nws cog lus tias nws yuav cia li tsis tau, tab sis lub Dot tau hauj lwm ua nyob rau hauv ib txoj kev tsis muaj dab tsi lwm tus tau.

Pros: zoo heev mic array txhais tau tias nws yuav luag ib txwm hnov ​​koj, me me tab sis nrov txaus yuav tsum tau hnov ​​kom meej meej, zoo ntaus kev pab txhawb nqa, ntshiab ruam, puv koj tus qub Hi-Fi rau hauv ib tug ntse, suab-tshuaj hais lus, lub suab tswj IoT pab kiag li lawm

Cons: yeej yuav tsum tau kev cob cog rua rau ib tug hais lus rau cov suab paj nruag, yuav tsis yeej ib txwm teb rau lo lus nug, always-listening object in your house, doesn’t support multiple user calendars or personal information, only one Spotify or Amazon music account can be linked at any one time

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