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Originally Posted by AgentHydra View Post

Just got the invite and bought it. ETA March 26 thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

I figure a $100 for a high quality (but battery-less) Bluetooth speaker that also happens to have voice control isn't too bad of a deal.

That's my thinking. Bluetooth speakers are handy, but good ones are expensive, and none of the sub-$500 ones will play internet radio (or MP3) music by voice command.
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post #172 of 220
Just bought mine half an hour ago but my delivery date is April 20th mad.gif
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I must have gotten my invite really early, I ordered it right away and got a delivery date of Jan18th.
Edited by Somenamehere - 1/9/15 at 4:46pm
    
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post #174 of 220
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Originally Posted by DizZz View Post

Just bought mine half an hour ago but my delivery date is April 20th mad.gif

I just got my invite and $100 off coupon. $104 after shipping. Estimated delivery time of April 30th.

10 days difference for 1 hour 4 minutes. rolleyes.gif
post #175 of 220
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Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

England, America, and Australia ... three countries separated by a common language. biggrin.gif

You forgot to add Scotland.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbDnxzrbxn4
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post #176 of 220
i wonder how they'd get off with when someone sues for breach of privacy rights, unless they made the users sign a waiver claiming theres no such thing as privacy.

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And why is that funny? Oh i see why, you don't know what it means.. rolleyes.gif

I dont know if your comment is meant to be funny or if you are just that completely clueless to anything even remotely audio in nature...

and that is...?

last time i checked a 0.2" earphone driver can have "deep rich bass" as easily as a 18" subwoofer.
fact is, "bass" doesn't directly relate to speaker diameter, rather its "loudness" that directly relates to speaker diameter.
Edited by epic1337 - 1/9/15 at 6:58pm
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What does it do? . no time to read the whole thing?
post #178 of 220
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Originally Posted by edo101 View Post

What does it do? . no time to read the whole thing?

its basically a bluetooth speaker with mic, but apparently theres a lot of paranoid people to think negative of this.
if there is just a single rumor that amazon is recording everything these things receive then there'd a be bloodbath.
post #179 of 220
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Originally Posted by epic1337 View Post

its basically a bluetooth speaker with mic, but apparently theres a lot of paranoid people to think negative of this.
if there is just a single rumor that amazon is recording everything these things receive then there'd a be bloodbath.

It is listening all the time, but it doesn't "record" anything you say and transfer it to the cloud until you say the wakeup word.

I'm sure one of the first things people will do is attach this to some heavy-duty network traffic monitoring thing to see all the stuff it sends.
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post #180 of 220
Got the invite today... Ship date is May 9...

That was rather anticlimactic...
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