What? You don’t own a smart speaker yet? The category remains hot as Amazon continues to add more capabilities to virtual assistant Alexa. You can find out the weather, sports scores and stock prices just by asking for them. Without tapping a button, you can turn on or off smart appliances, make a phone call, send a text, order a Lyft, set timers and alarms, and order a pizza.
And right now, you can purchase the Amazon Dot (2nd generation) for $39.99. That is a $10 or 20% savings from the usual price of $49.99. So if you don’t own a smart speaker, or can use a second one for another room, …