The newest Echo, Dot 3rd Gen is Amazon’s cheapest speaker you can buy. But this Echo Dot 3rd Gen offers a lot more than only being a good speaker. Of course, there is Alexa. Alexa can still play music (Amazon Music, Spotify, and TuneIn), answer questions, read the news, check the weather, set alarms. It’s small, and it provides a gateway into the smart home. The design is vastly improved. Read on.