• The Google Home Hub is a cute, little home control center video - CNET

    2 monthes ago - By CNET

    Watch videos, listen to music, search the web and control your smart home from a single screen with the Google Home Hub.
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  • Google updates its Assistant on smart displays and phones

    2 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Earlier this week at its annual hardware event , Google announced a number of new features for its Assistant coming to the new Pixel 3 phones and Google's own Home Hub smart display. As it turns out, though, Google didn't pull back the curtain on everything new with the Assistant, so today, it's announcing a number of new features and clarifying which of those that it showed off on the Pixel 3 are coming to other phones as well.
    If you currently have the Lenovo Smart Display or the JBL Link View at home, then you'll be happy to hear that you'll get Live Albums, support for the Nest Hello...
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  • Google Home Hub vs Echo Show: What Should You Buy?

    Google Home Hub vs Echo Show: What Should You Buy?

    2 monthes ago - By Tom's Guide

    The Google Home Hub and Echo Show are both formidable smart displays, but they are very different in terms of price, size and features.
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  • Google Assistant can now be activated from the lock screen

    Google Assistant can now be activated from the lock screen

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    While Google announced a bunch of new hardware at its Made By Google event earlier this week, it notably skimmed over updates to the Google Assistant that will power the new Pixel 3 and Home Hub smart display. Today, the company is making a number of these software improvements.
    New features coming on mobile include faster access to activating the Assistant without having to manually unlock, and a new visual overview of your day which you can access by swiping up after the “Hey, Google” command. This overview will show you recent notes, event recommendations and important reminders. The...
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  • Google Assistant is bringing even more smarts to your pocket, homes

    Google Assistant is bringing even more smarts to your pocket, homes

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    For the past two years or so, Google's events have revolved around the themes of AI and, in ways consumers can understand, Google Assistant. The recent Made by Google event, a.k.a. Pixel event, was no different. Yes, Google brought out a couple of new devices and bundles, but the one thing that connects them all together isn't Android, much less...
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  • Google Home v2.6 brings huge redesign, in-app smart home controls

    Google Home v2.6 brings huge redesign, in-app smart home controls

    2 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Google's Home app is looking better than ever.
    While Google's Home line of smart speakers has been outstanding ever since the first Google Home, the companion Home app has never been fantastic. Thankfully, with the v2.6 update that's rolling out now, Google's made the best version of it yet.
    The new Home tab is what you'll see upon open the app, and here you've got quick controls for toggling your smart lights on/off, playing music on any speakers or audio groups, broadcasting a message, adding an item to your home, or diving into the settings.
    Below these controls is a breakdown of each...
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  • Pixel 3: We can do more with 1 rear camera than you can with 4 - CNET

    2 monthes ago - By CNET

    Commentary: Google's message is loud and clear.
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  • How interoperability accelerates IoT collaboration

    How interoperability accelerates IoT collaboration

    2 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    The growth of the Internet of Things in the last decade has been unprecedented for both consumers and businesses alike. We have all experienced some degree of digital connectivity through smart home appliances, security devices, wearables, and connected cars. Companies too, from large enterprises to small businesses, embrace this technology, but have been slow in adopting IoT due to the complexity of collaboration required to connect multiple devices and services. The complexity stems from companies building and developing a multitude of IoT solutions independently of one another that use...
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  • Google's smart home ecosystem has arrived

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    The building blocks of the "smart home" - connected lights, plugs and other gadgets - have been around for years. But they were strung together by a variety of confusing protocols. It wasn't until Amazon's Echo and its accompanying Alexa virtual as...
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  • Here's how Google's new $800 Pixel 3 compares to the iPhone XS

    Here's how Google's new $800 Pixel 3 compares to the iPhone XS

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Less than a month after the debut of the iPhone XS, we have another new high-end smartphone to consider: the Google Pixel 3 .
    Google unveiled its latest phone - along with a new smart-home device and a new tablet - at an event on Tuesday. The Pixel 3 isn't a major update from last year's Pixel 2, but it does have a few key improvements and changes: namely, a higher-end look and feel, wireless charging, a notched display on the XL version, and more.
    Given that it's a premium phone, however, it's only natural to compare it to its most recent competition on the other side of the aisle...
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  • The best indoor security cameras 2018: See inside your home anytime

    The best indoor security cameras 2018: See inside your home anytime

    2 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    A smart home consists of all sorts of exciting gadgets from app-controlled lighting and heating to robotic vacuum cleaners. Smart home cameras will not only keep an eye on your house while you aren't home, but you can use your smartphone to check in on things, as well as get notifications when something isn't quite how it should be. Whether you are after a nice and simple model to watch the cats while you are at work, or you want something a little more substantial, such as one with a siren or one that can sing a lullaby, here are the best indoor smart cameras available. We also have a...
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  • Google Home Hub says no to smart-home cameras in your bedroom - CNET

    2 monthes ago - By CNET

    As houses get more connected, Google's camera-less smart display puts smart home privacy in focus.
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