Tag Archive: Home


iON Home HD WiFi Home Camera only $39.99 (Deal of the Day)

Security cameras for the home aren’t exactly new concept, but Wi-Fi connected models are slowly becoming popular. Moreover, they are also getting less expensive, too. Indeed, it does not cost all that much to outfit your home office with a number of cameras so that you can keep an eye on them remotely. Our Deal […]

How to get Alexa in your home without buying an Amazon Echo

You don’t need an Amazon Echo to enjoy Alexa.

One of the coolest parts of Amazon’s Alexa service, especially when comparing the tech to other platforms, is the commitment to many different hardware partners. Any company can make something that works with Alexa, giving that new accessory complete control over all of the things an Amazon Echo has access to. That may mean a more capable speaker, or something a great deal more portable. There’s a lot  [Read More…]

Samsung Hello might soon compete with Google Home, Amazon Echo

It’s expected that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will arrive with a virtual assistant named Bixby. You know who else has a flagship that takes advantage of an AI-driven helper? Google. The Pixel and Pixel XL ship out with the Google Assistant onboard, but the AI companion also lives in the Google’s connected speaker, the Home. […]

Using Android Wear with Google Home

Google Assistant still lacks any sort of chain of command when using it across multiple devices. And now your watch has it.

A big part of the Android Wear 2.0 update is the inclusion of Google Assistant. If you’ve never used it, Google Assistant is like a friendlier version of Google Now that can remember things and help you by doing more “stuff” than the original could. It’s pretty cool, and even though it’s not been around  [Read More…]

Huawei P10 leak highlights Leica dual cameras, front home button

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus break cover ahead of their official debut.

Press renders of the Huawei P10 have leaked ahead of its official unveil at Mobile World Congress, courtesy of Evan Blass. The images highlight an interesting design change from the Huawei P9 in the form of a home button at the front, which is likely to feature an embedded fingerprint sensor. Round the back, the phone sports the now-familiar Leica dual-camera setup, with the overall design remaining  [Read More…]

You may soon be able to use Google Home or Amazon Echo to make phone calls

Hey Alexa, get me the operator!

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that both Google and Amazon are looking into ways to add phone call functionality — remember that? — to the Home and Echo, respectively.

The tech giants could launch the feature this year, the people said — but the effort is hung up over concerns about privacy, telecom regulations and emergency services. And they are aware of the inherent awkwardness of having phone conversations on a speaker.

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You can get $15 off Google Home if you pair it with a Chromecast purchase

Didn’t manage to take advantage of any of the sweet Valentine Day’s deals? Not to worry. Google has something for you, if you have some money to spend. Until February 25, customers who are picking up a Google Home connected speaker will be able to save $ 15 if they pair the device with a Chromecast, […]

LAST CHANCE! Enter to win a Google Pixel, Daydream View, and Google Home bundle!

How would you like to get your hands on the hottest phone of the season? Or, perhaps, the best VR experience you can find with a smartphone? What about the brand new Google Home and its awesome features; it would rock to own one of those, right? What if we told you that you could win […]

New Home Control section in Google Assistant makes the Pixel way more useful

Google Assistant is starting to look more like an assistant.

If you have a Google Home or use the Nest or WeMo app on your Pixel, you probably already have a setting for Home Control in Google Assistant. With the latest Google app suite, everyone will see the same thing and know that Google Assistant can do more than tell you the weather or recite a poem.

The Home Control section is where you can  [Read More…]

Customized your Google Home with these gorgeous SlickWraps bamboo/leather tops

There’s no time like the present to try a smart speaker. Amazon’s Echo has dominated the market in the last few years, but the advent of Google’s Home alternative, makes it quite challenging to make a decision between the veteran speaker and the new comer which has some pretty neat features to offer (think Google