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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If it was up to Amazon, the most basic of tasks would be controlled by voice, from microwaving popcorn, to switching up the music in your car.

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The tech giant unveiled 70 new gadgets Friday furthering their goal of placing its ‘Alexa’ voice assistant everywhere its customers are.

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Among the new products: an Amazon-branded microwave that can be told to defrost peas or reheat coffee.

And a new Echo for cars that can be asked to play podcasts, give driving directions or make a phone call.

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