The Opposite of the Dash Button

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It’s actually Alexa Notifications.

The Dash Button was a way of quickly ordering something that you ran out of. It now can be built into devices with the Dash Replenishment API.

But what I like about Alexa Notifications is when packages arrive. It’s easy to miss but when I see the yellow glowing ring, I know that something is waiting for me and it’s best to bring it inside to keep it safe.

Amazon might be on to something to just provide a light-based notification system. There’s already the Echo Glow — why not build in the ability to notify through color?

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