To use, send in two photos of different outfits and in about a minute, Style check will return a recommendation based on fit, colour, styling, and current trends, plus an explanation of why one is better. Amazon tweaked its Fire TV user interface for the Cube to make it a "more natural way to navigate", the company said in a statement.
But the Fire TV Cube is finally out, priced at an aggressive $119.99 on pre-order in the U.S. today, and even made available for a discounted $89.99 for Prime members today and tomorrow only. Hints about commands you might use pop-up throughout the interface, a useful reminder of how to interact with the Fire TV Cube.More news: Celeb reactions to Kate Spade's death
Jennifer Prenner, Amazon's global director of marketing for the Fire TV brand, says Amazon wanted to ensure Cube can control your cable box. Over the previous year we invited customers to use Echo Look and give us feedback, which led to the launch of many new features-we're now excited to make the device available to all customers, with even more fashionable features and functionality to come that will help customers look their best every day. "Alexa, play Suits." "Alexa, watch CNN on PlayStation Vue". Just say "Alexa, launch Netflix"; "Alexa, tune to CBS"; or "Alexa, find dramas".
Don't fret, if you have laryngitis, you can use the physical remote control that comes with Cube too.
The Fire TV Cube looks like a literal box, but it basically packs a Fire TV, an Amazon Echo and a universal remote within its cubic form factor. Nor without a built-in camera can it make video "drop-in" calls, as is possible on an Echo Show.More news: Liverpool want Nabil Fekir deal done before World Cup
As Alexa also works on voice sensor along with Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Box but the Fire TV Cube works as a full-featured Echo device that is always on and waits to listen to the wake words with its eight built-in microphones and also responding to you with its built-in speakers.
Amazon's latest product, the recently announced Fire TV Cube, is a triple-threat - but is it a threat to the Apple TV?
Alexa's responses on the Fire TV Cube will be optimized for the big screen and accompanied by rich visual information.More news: US & China share heated exchange at Shangri-La Dialogue