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Teardown of the latest Google Home app for Android has revealed that Google will call its upcoming smart speaker the "Nest Audio." The company is also bringing Home/Away routines to Assistant.
Google is rolling out an update for Smart Displays that lets users to dynamically link devices across multiple rooms. The feature is rolling out to displays today and the Google Home app in the fall.
Google today shared an official product photo of its upcoming Nest speaker along with a teaser video which points to it being portable in nature. The speaker will replace the original Google Home.
Google may have accidentally revealed the launch date for Android 11 via a slide during its 'Hey Google Smart Home Summit' yesterday. The date aligns with Android 10's timeline from last year.
Google is working on a new Nest-branded smart speaker running Assistant that will sit between the original Google Home and the Home Max. It will have a fabric-based design like other Nest speakers.
Increasing user reports on Reddit and Google's Forums suggest that the Google Assistant's sleep timer feature for smart speakers is broken. There are a couple of workarounds to get it to work.
Google has revoked Xiaomi's integration with Home and Assistant devices after one user inadvertently gained access to images from other home cameras through Xiaomi's Mijia security camera.
Just like last year, the music streaming service is offering a Google Home Mini to those with a Premium subscription to its service. This time, individual users can also get the offer.
Google has released stream transfer for its Google Home devices allowing you to take your content from room to room with little interruption. You can also move content from one device to a group.
NatWest is expected to begin a trial which will allow customers to check their balance and latest transactions via Google Home. The trial will run for three months with 500 customers.
Google, in collaboration with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, is giving 100,000 free units of its Home Mini to individuals in the U.S. living with paralysis as well as to their caregivers.
With today's deals you'll find that Google Home Smart Speakers have gone on sale starting at just $25, the Dell XPS 8930 down to $650, Apple AirPods are back on sale and much much more!
YouTube Music is now available to download for free on any Google Assistant-powered speaker, though the listening experience will be interrupted by ads, except for the premium version.
Amazon, Google, and Apple all listen to some audio clips sent to their servers through smart speakers, it has been revealed. They said that personal information isn't linked to recordings.
Spotify is offering a free Google Home Mini to new and existing subscribers of its Premium family plan in the UK. This offer was previously available to U.S. subscribers late last year.
The latest change to the UI of Google Home's app for iOS lists Apple Music as an additional music service option. However, the music streaming service doesn't currently activate on Home devices.
LG has announced an expansion of its smart appliances. The firm currently operates in six markets but wants to expand to a further 21 markets following its most profitable year in the sector.
Google Assistant's Interpreter Mode feature that helps translate speech in real time is now available to all Google Home devices, some smart speakers with Assistant built-in, and all Smart Displays
The Metropolitan police is devising a new system that will allow residents of London to make calls to them via smart speakers. Internally, it said that this could be the beginning of the end for 999.
Google has announced a host of improvements to its Assistant in preparation for the upcoming holidays. These include a new feature to encourage politeness, support for gift lists, and more.
Ofcom has revealed some research which shows which devices are on the rise and declining in the UK. It showed that smart speakers have started catching on quite quickly as opposed to VR.
Google is enabling its Chromecast devices to be used for playing audio in a multi-room setup, meaning you can add them to a group alongside other Google devices to play music throughout your house.
The Google Store is offering big discounts on a range of its products in several countries. The Google Home Mini has been reduced to one of its lowest prices ever making it even more enticing.
Spotify is trying to make its family plan more enticing by offering a free Google Home Mini to those who subscribe to it. You only have until the end of the year to get one, though.
Nvidia has updated its Shield TV once again, giving users more control over the unit when using their Google Home products. The update will be rolling out to units over the course of the month.
Those waiting to see a new color option of the Google Home Mini since its debut late last year may be pleased to know that an aqua color variant of the speaker will be available later this month.
Google has announced that it will deliver good news via Google Assistant. If you're in the U.S. you can ask Assistant to "tell me something good" and you'll get a summary of the day's good news.
Google has told its suppliers in Taiwan to ready themselves to start mass producing a new Google Home device equipped with a speaker. The report also said a new phone and tablet are in the works.
Google has announced that Deezer and Pandora are now available on Google Home in select markets. As a bonus, users who want to link their accounts to Google Home can get a 90-day free trial.
Google announced today that the Google News app can now serve news articles and relevant videos to Google Assistant-enabled devices. Functionality is currently limited to devices in the U.S.
Samsung unveiled Galaxy Home, its first smart speaker powered by its own digital assistant Bixby at its Unpacked event today. The firm will share more details at its developer conference this year.
Code spotted in the latest Google app SDK hints at a 'Pixel Stand' wireless charging device that doubles up as a dock for the Pixel devices. It may be launched along with the Pixel phones in the fall.
You can now ask Google Home about your day's schedule with “Ok Google, ¿cómo será mi día?” or play some music by saying “Ok Google, reproducir mi lista de reproducción para hacer ejercicio”.
A bug discovered in Chromecast and Google Home devices allows any website to access a user's precise location by detecting nearby networks. Google promises a fix is planned for a release next month.
Amazon has announced that it will launch Alexa and the Echo range into the French market next week. Aside from being on sale on Amazon, Boulanger will also retail the devices in stores and online.
Google Store is offering another round of discounts on everything from the Pixel 2 XL to Google WiFi. The promotion expires on June 17th at 11:59 PM Pacific Time, or until supplies last.
Google today launched its Assistant-powered Home and Home Mini smart speakers in India. Flipkart will exclusively retail the devices online, but there's a major push for offline availability as well.
A report has revealed that Google's AI-powered smart Bluetooth speakers could be headed to India in April as a supplier has begun briefing retailers about the devices in the country.
In another development in the feud between Amazon and Google over smart home devices, Nest has announced it will no longer restock its products at Amazon because it's not allowed to offer all of them.