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Shut Down Alexa’s Listening Capability with a Fidget Spinner

Fidget Spinners are the new craze. They’re the hula hoop or skateboard of the current generation. They’ve been touted as useful tools for ADHD kids and a way to stay awake on long driving trips (seriously), but geared mostly toward calming, focusing and strengthening.  But, now, it seems they have another use – they can turn Alexa deaf  on Dot devices.

Incidentally, this only works with the Dot device due to the location of the microphone.


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