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Google is building competitor to the Amazon Echo Show, says report

Google is building competitor to the Amazon Echo Show, says report

TechCrunch says that its other sources indicate Google is working on a device with a larger screen created to go toe-to-toe with full-sized televisions, though recent efforts have been focused on the company's Manhattan project.

For those of you who don't know, the Amazon Echo is a lineup of smart speakers and now a smart alarm clock.

In addition, the device has also seen improvements made to its speakers and microphone technology, so it should not only sound better but will also be able to hear your voice more clearly.

Also, the Financial Times reported this month that Amazon was developing a pair of smart glasses that use Alexa, as well as a new internet-connected security camera system.

The problem with the Echo Show is that it was unable to show users their subscriptions or recommendations, two key features on YouTube that Google needs to ensure growth and user engagement.

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Amazon.com will head into the holiday shopping season with a simple wish list: It wants voice-controlled devices with its digital assistant Alexa to become as ubiquitous in people's homes as televisions.

Amazon's Music Unlimited service is home to tens of millions of songs and thousands of playlists users can stream from their smartphones, tablets, Alexa-enabled devices and more.

In this way, Google would enter to compete not only with the Amazon Echo Show but also with another device of similar characteristics in which Facebook is also working. The HomePod, though, will cost three times more than the next-generation Echo at nearly $350. This is actually a bit odd since it lets you call yourself with your own phone number from an Echo. With a price-tag of $35, Echo Connect is another push from Amazon to take control of all your home devices, with the device in focus being landline in the case of the mentioned. The price of the device is yet to be exactly known.

Amazon also unveiled tiny "Echo Button" devices that can be configured to work and control an Amazon Echo.

Also announced this week was the Amazon Echo Plus, a speaker that's much more similar in appearance to the original 1st generation Amazon Echo. All the models released by mid 2018 in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany would be Alexa compatible.

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