Google’s Home, Home Mini, and Home Max speakers can now play music and other audio on the other Bluetooth speakers you might have around the house. This is particularly useful for people who own the Home Mini.
Starting now, you can tell your Google Home to remind you to pick up coffee the next time you’re at the grocery store. Then, once you’re at the grocery store, your smartphone recognizes this, then alerts you of the reminder to buy coffee. You can set these types of alerts for all sorts of things.
Whether you have a Google Home or Google Home Mini, you can now use your voice to call any of your contacts or businesses that are listed on Google Search/Maps in the UK. Also, after you make your first call with Google Home, you can open the Home app on your phone and link your mobile number so...
Google Assistant-enabled devices now support August DoorSense, the smart lock company’s smart integrated sensor. Now if a user has DoorSense installed, they can check with Google Assistant whether their door is closed and locked.
After seeing weather results appear on your TV through the Chromecast, Google has added another visualization effect. This time around, you will be able to see multiple YouTube video results when asking Google Home.
Yahoo conducted a blind test of smart speakers to see which sounded best to most people. The Sonos speaker was most impressive, with Google Home Max coming in second. The Apple HomePod was third, beating only the Amazon Echo.
Until recently, you'd have had to use some separate hardware or scripts to control any Sonos speaker, but no longer. Google has added support for Yonomi to the Google Home and Google Assistant, and since Yonomi supports Sonos natively, that means that controlling your Sonos speakers with Google...
Google has confirmed an issue with its premium Home Max smart speaker. The problem in question, affected users say, causes WiFi networks to be killed, which means the router/modem requires a hard restart to bring the network up again.
With Christmas now officially behind us, we’ve had plenty of time to unwrap the gifts we’ve received or given to our loved ones. There’s no question that smart speakers would be a big hit this year, with affordable options like the Google Home Mini seeing big discounts just before the holidays.
Google is reportedly building a new hardware team in Shanghai with a focus on smartphones and the Google Home. Google is said to have increased the number of engineers in its Shanghai team from 20 a year ago to 150 currently. The move is said to be to take advantage of the region's logistics and...