Just Eat made a ‘magic wand’ for ordering food

Just Eat, we need to talk. Your latest invention, a food-ordering "magic wand," is ridiculous. I get that you want to have some fun over the Christmas period — and somewhere, your marketing department is having a good chuckle — but you've…
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Amazon’s new Dash Wand with Alexa is a real-life magic wand for your kitchen

The next time you run out dish soap, you could add the item to your shopping list via Google Home, or you could ask Alexa to add one to your next AmazonFresh order. You could even pull out a paper and pencil like an Aunt Tillie and write “dish soap” on a real, literal, physical shopping list, before the long and tedious trek to the supermarket. Or, you could grab your magic wand, point it at the empty bottle, and go about your day.

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Amazon Dash Wand lets you add items to your cart by scanning or saying their name

As if the Amazon Dash Buttons weren’t cool enough or the fact that you could just tell your Echo to buy things for you, Amazon now has a Dash Wand that lets you tell things you want or scan them before adding them to your cart. The Dash Wand is a tiny handheld device with a microphone and a barcode scanner. When you want to purchase any of the household items, say, shampoo, you can just say “shampoo” or a particular brand name into the Dash Wand or use the barcode scanner on it to scan the barcode on the back of your shampoo bottle. Amazon will use that information to add the item to your…

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Amazon’s new Alexa-powered Dash Wand lets you order groceries like magic


Amazon has launched a new version of its Dash Wand, a handheld Alexa-powered device that lets your order groceries by scanning bar codes or using your voice. The $ 20 gizmo is available exclusively to Prime members in the US, and connects to your account to add items to your shopping cart; you’ll need to confirm your order using Amazon’s site or mobile apps. It comes with a hook and a magnetic body, so you can keep it handy in the kitchen or anywhere you can hang it around your home. That’s great for people who frequently purchase products through Amazon…

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Amazon’s new Alexa-enabled Dash Wand is basically free for Prime subscribers

Amazon has released the Dash Wand, a new Alexa-enabled device that can help you scan grocery barcodes, convert measurements, and order household essentials from Amazon just by using your voice. The Wi-Fi-enabled Dash Wand is magnetic, so you can stick it on your fridge, and also offers some of the features of its bigger Echo sibling, allowing you to find recipes and restaurants without using your hands.

At a few inches long, and made out of white and black plastic, the Dash Wand looks like a refreshed version of the company’s original Dash devices. First released in 2014, those Dash also let you scan item barcodes or use voice controls to add products to your shopping cart, but forced you to check out via Amazon’s site. They also had no…

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