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For a device that is always on and always displaying, there isn’t much customizability of the face of the Echo Show (maybe this is different with the new Echo Show… haven’t tested it yet).

However, when going through the options today, what was there? News feed, photos, calendar, what’s new… etc. What I really want is a clock. Not the dinky little clock that is displayed on the Echo Show… a BIG clock that I can see in the middle of the night from the other side of the living. A clock that will let me know whether it makes for me to steal an hour of sleep after a diaper change or just get up.

No such option exists on the Show and it seems there’s a hidden opportunity for Amazon to showcase artists or skins for the Show. Maybe this is an update they’ll announce at some point?

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