Votes from last week’s presidential election are still being counted across the country, but one that I assume will not be added to the tally for any candidate is from Amazon’s voice-activated personal assistant, Alexa.
I know we’re all under a great deal of stress right now, so I really do not want to cause unnecessary alarm. But pals, this is important: someone hacked their Alexa so that it speaks through a Big Mouth Billy Bass.
Two weeks ago, Amazon’s newest entry in their Echo line of personal assistant products, the Echo Dot 2, was released. At $49.99, it’s significantly cheaper than the company’s full-sized Echo, but uses the exact same friendly artificial intelligence named Alexa—meaning it can do everything the Echo does (albeit with…
In a shocking video posted to Snapchat and Instagram, actress Allison Williams showed off what we believe to be a new model of Amazon’s wireless speaker, the Echo.