Alexa's Echo Wall Clock is up for sale again after connectivity issues

CNET | 2/19/2019 | Ry Crist
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A little less than a month after pausing sales to sort out some Bluetooth connectivity kinks, Amazon's Echo Wall Clock is now back on sale in the US at its original price of $30. Amazon isn't saying much about what caused the problems to begin with, but says that a new software update should improve its performance and connectivity.

"Customers with an Echo Wall Clock connected to a compatible Echo device received this update automatically," an Amazon spokesperson added.

Microphone - Speaker - Echo - Wall - Clock

With no microphone or speaker of its own, the Echo Wall Clock isn't a traditional Echo device in and of itself. Instead, it's an accessory that uses Bluetooth to pair with an existing Echo speaker (the Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Echo Show, Echo Spot or Echo Input, to be exact). Tell that speaker to set a timer and you'll see it displayed as a visual countdown on the LED lights that circle the outer edge of the clock's face.

Watch this: Amazon's Echo Wall Clock puts your Alexa timers in full...

Problem - Timers - Clock

The only problem? Those timers weren't displaying as expected for the clock's...
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