Andy Goetz

Unlocking Echo Dot V2 Part 1

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The Echo Dot V2 is an interesting smart speaker, because while it uses a very common tablet SoC, there has been very little work published about trying to root the device. In the echo dot configuration, we have 512 Megabytes of RAM, and 4 Gigabytes of EMMC, so there is plenty of space to do interesting things. The prices have also gotten quite cheap, since the devices are getting long in the tooth, and it is easy to find sellers willing to part with them for almost nothing. Read more...

Echo Project

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Useful information for reverse engineering Echo Dot. This is a constantly edited page that will get more information as it is added. Focusing on V2, since it is new enough to be pretty powerful, but old enough to have exploits, and it is old enough not to use a custom SOC, but the same SOC as the Kindle Fire HD 8. Hardware info Teardown of Echo Dot V2: Teardown Tuesday: Amazon Echo Dot v2 Read more...
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