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Researchers say they tricked Alexa into spying on them

Researchers say they tricked Alexa into spying on them

Priced at $79.99 (roughly Rs. 5,400) in the United States, and available starting May 9, this edition of the Echo Dot comes with one-year free FreeTime Unlimited subscription.

Parents can choose any combination of multiple options for their kids. Amazon has set it at a price of $80 compared to the standard Echo Dot which can be picked up for $50, so parents are looking at a $30 premium to get a hold of the case and all the FreeTime on Alexa features and parental controls. That said, Amazon notes that the Kids version includes "one year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited and ... a 2-year worry-free guarantee".

Dubbed Echo Dot Kids Edition, the new Amazon device is based on Alexa and allows children to hear jokes, listen to stories, and play music, among other features. For the Kids Edition, the speaker comes with a protective case and two-year warranty where if something happens to the device, Amazon will replace it, no questions asked. Customers who already subscribe to FreeTime Unlimited for their kids can get the subscription content, features, and parental controls at no additional cost. After the year is up, FreeTime Unlimited costs $2.99 per month for Amazon Prime members.

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Now, Amazon is hoping to address issues like these and make the Echo a more appealing learning tool for children with the debut of several new features and a new $79.99 Echo Dot Kids Edition.

With Echo Dot Kids Edition, Amazon says Alexa becomes a "kid-friendly DJ, comedian and storyteller [who's] always getting smarter". Parents can also turn off any Alexa skill they don't want their children to use, block it from playing songs with explicit lyrics, and keep it from buying things off Amazon without a parent's consent.

Would you give an Echo Dot Kids Edition to your children?

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Amazon is launching new Amazon Echo for kids.

The Echo Dot Kids Edition will start shipping on May 9. These new offerings combine to deliver the company's popular smart speaker experiences in a manner that is more appropriate for a younger audience, with curated content and of course built-in parental controls.

And halle-freaking-lujah, voice-activated shopping is turned off so no, they can't order a pony. "Perhaps that will lessen the fear that some parents have that adding an AI (artificial intelligent assistant) is ruining a kid's etiquette".

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