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Amazon’s new smart speaker is a TV streaming box, and vice versa

Amazon also says that many of your favorite apps now support enhanced in-app voice controls on Fire TV, to help you navigate through content by voice, with dozens more coming by year end.

For convenience, Amazon will bundle the Fire TV Cube with an IR signal extender in case you have a peripheral inside a cabinet. It costs $119.99 with given pre-orders that are starting from today, but Prime members can pre-order it for a discounted price of $89.99 until tomorrow.

The device sports eight microphones for far-field voice recognition, so you'll get a great experience in just about any room. There are also apps available in the United States for ESPN, Fox Now, Showtime, Starz, PlayStation Vue, CBS All Access, and NBC. It appears that this product is the replacement for the high-end Fire TV that Amazon released back in 2015 and last year's Fire TV Stick.

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It is another Alexa device but have different set of features and use. This enables users to do things like switching between TV boxes and consoles, searching for shows and controlling the volume. Because the Fire TV Cube works with your cable system, it also shows you what's playing now on TV, including spotlights for premium channels like Showtime or HBO. Another plus: since it's created to hook up to a TV, users can easily control and view smart camera feeds.

And then there's the third thing: the Fire TV Cube triples as a universal remote. Unveiled on June 6, the $399 Beam also offers Alexa at launch with voice control for select TV commands as well as select streaming services on Fire TV, and it will also add both Apple AirPlay 2 and Google Assistant down the road.

For those interested in putting another Alexa-powered device inside your home, the Fire Cube TV is already available for pre-order for $120.

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Amazon Fire TV Cube is compatible with set-top boxes from top providers such as Comcast, DISH, and DIRECTV, covering more than 90 percent of households with a cable or satellite subscription. Amazon Prime members can pre-order Fire TV Cube on June 7th and 8th at a special price of $90 and it can also be pre-ordered together with the recently announced Amazon Cloud Cam for United States $199.98.

The research conducted by InfoScout and Alpine.AI showed that while not all Echo owners regularly used the device to make online purchases, of those that did, they spent, on average 29% more than other regular Amazon customers.

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