If you feel like taking part in the smart speaker revolution, it's a good time to try one now.
Amazon's award-winning echo has just been reduced in price for August Bank holidays, as the dot now costs £ 34.99 – saving £ 10 – and the standard echo dropped to £ 69.99 – a savings of £ 20  These offers are available through August 29th, and those who take Amazon on deals will also get some new features on the Smart Speaker.
The online retail company has recently announced that it is improving the sound of its smart speaker with an equalizer.
This upgrade allows users to customize audio from the echo.
Bass, mids and treble can be individually adjusted in the range of six decibels
Settings can be adjusted with the Alexa app for smartphones and tablets or simply with "Alexa, increase bass" or "Alexa, reduce treble".
The equalizer is now available on the US, but it seems almost certain that UK echo owners will be supplied with improved sound in the fall.
Although the Sound Boost upgrade in the UK is not finished yet, there is a new feature that you can take advantage of now.
With Amazon Broadcasting US Open Tennis on its prime video service, the company has added a trail of skills to help fans stay up to date with the action of Flushing Meadows, New York. Tennis fans can ask Amazon's Alexa voice assistants for the latest results, player rankings and information on the Open.
Here are some things to ask: Alexa-enabled device.
Alexa, when is the US Open?
Alexa, who is Novak Djokovic?
Alexa, who is Serena Williams?
Alexa, who is Roger Federer?
Alexa, who is Rafael Nadal?
Alexa, who is Andy Murray?
The US Open starts tomorrow and Amazon also allows those with an Echo Show, an Echo Spot or a compatible Fire TV device to simply ask, "Alexa, play the US Open on Prime Video (1