There really is no escaping Amazon Echo. Or Amazon Alexa. Or both. And that actually highlights the confusion some folks have experienced — especially folks who aren't totally immersed in this newfangled Internet thing. There's a good chance that if you're reading this, you're pretty well-versed in Alexa and Echo and know the difference between the two.

But there's also a pretty good chance that you know someone who isn't.

So let's take a few minutes and break it down. Here's everything you need to know — insofar as the basics are concerned — about Amazon Alexa and Amazon Echo.

And when you're ready to buy, you can find all three (naturally) at Amazon.

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