Tag Archive: 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

Three things Google needs to do to truly compete with Alexa inside the home

Amazon Echo is a voice controlled speaker that features the personal assistant called Alexa, who will perform various tasks on your behalf. Launched a few years back, the device proved to be extremely popular with consumers, so it’s no wonder we’ve starting to see alternatives appear on the market. At CES 2017, Lenovo unveiled an

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

Stop Google Play from adding icons to your home page [How-To]

If you are anything like me, you have your phone pages set just so. You know exactly where everything is and it is all just like you want it. Now, your friend suggests a new app or game and you go to install it. The next thing you know, you have a new tile on