Alexa: Um, oops?
Amazon’s Echo Dot, an innovative device that gives traditional Bluetooth speakers the power to respond to voice commands, has been sold out since July. Now it looks like a new, much-cheaper version may be on the way.
But the link included at the end of the tweet simply pointed toward a “sold out” page on Amazon, with no mention of the new version. A little while later, the tweet was gone. But this Twitter user caught it:
— Darrin (@Indypodcaster) September 12, 2016
My guess? A Dot is coming at that price point, but someone accidentally jumped the gun.
Amazon spokespeople didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.