You can preorder an Alexa-enabled Big Mouth Billy Bass for $40.
As Boing Boing pal Morpheus says, “Big Mouth Billy Bass, the legendary talking robotic centrarchidid, is now available with Amazon Alexa support. You can ask it for stock quotes or to order some more Ranch Doritos and blowgun darts!”
The future is weird.
From the Amazon blurb:
• Everyone's favorite talking and singing fish is now programmed to respond to Alexa voice commands.
• Pair big mouth Billy bass with your preferred device in the Echo family and let the fun begin.
• Responds to Alexa voice commands
• Lip syncs with Alexa spoken responses
• Responds to inquiries about the weather, your commute, the news, random facts, and more
• Reacts to timers, Notifications, and alarms
• Dances to the beat with music.
• This is a hilarious gift!
‘If you suspect political bias caused such an action to be taken against you, share your story with President Trump.’
Marginalized Native American communities throughout the United States could have better access to high-speed internet if the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decides to allow tribes to use the Educational Broadband Services (EBS) spectrum for services like telemedicine, transmitting medical records electronically, or an online high school.
U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed a new rule to allow carriers to block robocalls. “The American people are fed up with illegal robocalls,” he said.
Heads up: The clock is winding down on a free-entry contest to win not only one of the best smartphones on the market but a handy pair of earbuds. A simple sign-up is all you need to be eligible to win a 256 GB iPhone XS Max, along with AirPods. And while “free” is tough […]
Kudos to those of us who have chosen a less wasteful third option to “paper or plastic” at the supermarket or club stores. Tote bags are reusable, but they can be a pain to tote around. Here’s an upgrade to that planet-saving measure. The Club Cart Lotus Trolley Bag is that rare tote you’ll want […]
Looking for a career in IT, gaming or software development? In the ever-changing world of the internet, versatility is your biggest asset. In other words, mastering Java might not cut it in an interview if you don’t know C#. However, there’s a bundle that covers the essentials in most any language. The Legendary Learn to […]