The Amazon Echo’s New Wake Word Will Delight ‘Star Trek’ Fans

Amazon quietly updated its Echo to accept a new wake word that will undoubtedly delight Star Trek fans. That’s right, you can now add “Computer” to the wake word list along with “Alexa”, “Amazon” and “Echo”.

Apparently, the update has been rolling out slowly over the last week or so. Amazon hasn’t confirmed the origins of the name thus far, but it’s well known that the Echo was initially inspired by the voice-activated controls on the Enterprise. I’m also submitting this as evidence.

(via The Verge)

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