Tag Archive: Mini


These are the best smart home products to use with Google Home Mini

Now that you’ve got a Google Home Mini, it’s time to connected it to some things. Need some things? Here’s where to start.

So you’ve got a new Google Home Mini. Good for you. That’s a good call. It’s like a Google Home, only less expensive and smaller, without the emphasis on the speaker. It’s like an Amazon Echo, only, erm, not and Echo, and with Google Assistant instead of Alexa.

It is, in brief, a perfectly  [Read More…]

Never get stranded in an emergency with the $54 Anker PowerCore jump starter mini

Charge your phone. Charge your car. Charge both.

The Anker PowerCore 400A 9000mAh Jump Starter mini is down to $ 53.99 with code ANKERJS2 on Amazon. This jump starter normally sells for $ 80, and we haven’t seen a deal like this since early March. The code brings it down to one of its lowest prices ever.

The PowerCore combines an emergency jump starter with an emergency battery charger. If your car dies on you, you won’t  [Read More…]

How to set up your Google Home, Google Home Mini, and Google Home Max

Whether your Google Home is Mini, Max, or the original, setting it up is a breeze.

The Google Home line has grown, and even as it keeps expanding, setting one up remains the same easy process. From the cute little Google Home Mini to the roof-raising Google Home Max to the classic Google Home and even third-party Google Assistant smart speakers like the TicHome Mini, setting one up uses the same simple app and the same simple  [Read More…]

Google Home Mini review, 6 months later: The smart speaker that should be in everybody’s home

Simply put, the Home Mini is the perfect smart speaker for just about everyone.

When Amazon launched the Echo Dot in 2015, it made a breakthrough in the smart speaker industry by offering all of the smarts of Alexa in a package that was considerably smaller and more affordable than its flagship Echo speaker. That’s essentially the same path that Google took with the Home Mini, and while all of the things it does are done better by the  [Read More…]

Take the $18 Anker Soundcore mini portable Bluetooth speaker everywhere

Amazon is offering the Anker SoundCore mini Super-Portable Bluetooth Speaker for only $ 17.99 when you use the code R46TM4H9 during checkout. These regularly sell for $ 30. Over 1,500 Amazon customers gave this a collective rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars. The code is valid on the black color.

This powerful, compact little speaker is extremely portable, but that doesn’t compromise the audio quality it puts out. It features an advanced 5W driver and a passive  [Read More…]

India’s ACT Fibernet is giving away a free Google Home Mini — here’s how you can get one

India’s largest ISP is giving away a free Google Home Mini to select subscribers.

With over 1.3 million customers, ACT Fibernet is India’s largest fiber-focused wired broadband ISP (think of it as Comcast, but with much better service). ACT Fibernet serves just 12 cities across India — including Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, and Delhi — and the service provider’s ability to offer high bandwidth at affordable rates allowed it to carve out a niche among enthusiast users. The  [Read More…]

Google Home and Home Mini launch in India: Here’s what you need to know

Google Home and Home Mini make their long-awaited debut in India, and there’s a lot to et excited about.

At a media event in New Delhi, Google launched the Google Home and Google Home Mini for the Indian subcontinent. The Google Home will be available for ₹9,999, with the smaller Google Home Mini set to debut at ₹4,499.

The launch is a significant one for Google, as India is a market fraught with unique challenges. There are  [Read More…]

Google Home and Google Home Mini could make their way to India in April

Google’s smart home products are ready to make their debut in India.

Google Home made its debut back in 2016, and Google introduced the mini variant late last year. Both smart home products are available in select markets around the world, and it now looks like they’re making their way to India. Information received by Gadgets 360 suggests both the Google Home and Google Home Mini will be introduced in the subcontinent in April.

The timing  [Read More…]

Nokia 7 Plus launching May 2 and comes with free Google Home Mini

This is a really great offer.

There was a load of phones trying to wow us at MWC 2018 this year, but one that stood above the rest was the Nokia 7 Plus. AC‘s Andrew Martonik best described the Nokia 7 Plus as a “Pixel 2 for the frugal set” during his hands-on with it, and now it’s been confirmed that the phone will launch on May 2.

The Nokia 7 Plus carries a price tag of  [Read More…]

Google Home and Home Mini get hands-free calling in the UK

The Home Mini is also on sale for £39.

I use my Google Home every single day for a variety of things, but one feature that continues to put a smile on my face each time I use it is the ability to makes hands-free voice calls. This is something that’s been available in the United States since last August, and now it’s finally making its way to the UK.

Whether you have a Google Home or  [Read More…]