So, imagine my excitement when Amazon unveiled its AmazonBasics Microwave last fall. As I’ve professed several times here on AC, I’m a big smart home fanatic. I’ve got far too many Google Assistant speakers scattered throughout my home, almost all of my light bulbs are Philips Hue ones, smart plugs are a necessity, and I use a Nest Thermostat for controlling my apartment’s heat and air conditioning. A compact, low-power microwave for the modern era. Let’s get cooking
A small, low-power, s… The idea of an Alexa-enabled microwave was something I got instantly hyped about, and now a few months later, I’ve finally had the chance to go hands-on with one and use it for myself. I’ve had to bring my expectations down to Earth a bit, but even so, this is still a great little microwave that eats up its dumb competition.