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Do old people have problems talking to Alexa? Here comes the solution, Amazon Echo Silver, artificial intelligence at the service of the elderly.

A great piece of technology, but I'm afraid totally fake. Maybe in the future...

Hilarious though :D

The new Amazon Echo has everyone asking Alexa for help.

- Alexa, what time is it?
What the hell is wrong with this blasted thing?
Amanda!
But the latest technology isn't always easy to use for people of a certain age.
- These kids have bought me a busted machine again.
Odessa!

That's why Amazon partnered with AARP to present the new Amazon Echo Silver. The only smart speaker device designed specifically to be used by the greatest generation.

It's super loud and responds to any name even remotely close to Alexa, so they can find out the weather.

- Allegra, what is the weather outside?
- It is 74 degrees and sunny.
- Uh?
- It is 74 degrees and sunny.
- Where?
- Outside.
- What about it?
- The temperature outside is 74 degrees and sunny.
- I don't know about that.

The latest in sports.

- Colessa, how many did Ro Satchel strike out last night?
- Satchel Page died in 1982.
- Huh-huh, how many'd he get?
- Satchel Page is dead.
- In what, now?
- Died.
- Who did?
- Satchel Paige.
- Oh. I don't know about that.

Even local news and pop culture.
- Anita, what them boys up to across the street?
- They are just playing?
- They what, now?
- They are just playing.
- You say they're just playing, now?
- Yes, they are just playing.
- I don't know about that.

Pair it to
smart devices, like your thermostat.
- Alessandra, turn the heat up.
- The room is already 100 degrees.
- Are you trying to kill me, Alisée.

The new Amazon Echo Silver plays all the music they loved when they were young.
- Angela, play black jazz.
- Playing err... jazz.

It also has a quick scan feature to help them find things.
- Emilia, where did I put the phone?
- The phone is in your right hand.

And it has a uh-huh feature for long rambling stories.
- But then I gave him 5 dollars, and he said I only gave him one dollar.
- Uh-huh.
- I said, I know I gave you a five.
- Uh-huh.
- Cause I only had a five and a one only.
- Uh-huh.
- And it's the one dollar right here.
- Uh-huh.
- Though, I mean, you tell me who's crazy.

Amazon Echo Silver, get yours today. I said, get yours today.
To order Amazon Echo Silver set a check or money order to amazon.com right now.

HAS EVERYONE ASKING= If X has everyone doing Y, that means that many people is doing Y, and the reason is X: That new song is great, it has everyone dancing!.

THE HELL= You can add it to a question after the interrogative word (what the hell, who the hell, where the hell, etc.) for emphasis. It is not a bad word, but not too nice either, that's why some people prefer to say THE HECK.

BLASTED= Again, a mild bad word to emphasize the word coming next.

PEOPLE OF A CERTAIN AGE= (euphemism) Old people.

BUSTED= Same as BLASTED, a mild bad word to emphasize the word coming next.

PARTNERED= If two companies partner, they do something together, for example they create and sell a product in cooperation.

SMART= (esp. AmE) Intelligent.

LOUD= With a high volume.

RESPOND= React, answer.

REMOTELY CLOSE= Just a very little bit close.

WHAT ABOUT IT?= What are you talking about? Why do you say that?

I DON'T KNOW ABOUT THAT= I'm not sure, this is working properly. I think I don't believe you're right.

THE LATEST IN= The most recent news in...

STRIKE OUT= To strike out in baseball is like to score a goal in football (soccer).

'D= Did (unusual contraction)

NOW?= (black American English) it means nothing, but some black people in America love ending their questions with this tag.

WHAT THEM BOYS UP TO?= (black American English) What are the boys up to? = What are they doing (meaning that they are probably planning something bad).

PAIR IT TO= (technology) If you pair two devices, you connect them together using blutooth technology.

THERMOSTAT= A device controlling the temperature.

TURN THE HEAT UP= Make it hotter.

RAMBLING= Going a long way with no clear direction.

A FIVE= A $5 bill/note.

CAUSE= Because.

A ONE= A $1 bill/note.

 

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