The Amazon Echo Speaker is always on and is meant to be a centerpiece of your digital home. According to the Wall Street Journal Amazon is developing a portable version of Echo called Fox. It is expected to be very affordable and designed so you can take it with you to the beach or the park.
It is expected that there would be a ton of demand for a portable version that would compete against other products in this segment, including the Beats Pill.
Michael Kozlowski has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.