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Amazon Echo: 5 Surprising Things It Can Do

Amazon's Alexa-controlled Echo speaker, now in its second generation, has even more music smart-home and digital-assistant capabilities. Watch our video and see what it can do!

Amazon's (AMZN) - Get Amazon.com, Inc. Report Alexa-controlled Echo speaker, now in its second generation, has even more music smart-home and digital-assistant capabilities.

The wireless speaker not only can play music, but it can help you shop online and even order a cab.

And there's more.  So check out our video above for all the surprising things the Echo can now do.

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