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OK, Google, what can you do? New tips and tricks for the Google Home - Digital Trends

Google Home, the Home Mini, and the Home Max have been out for awhile now, which is long enough for its owners to really tinker with it and get a feel for its capabilities. Programmers now have the ability to create third-party skills, increasing the ...and more »

Amazon Echo sales reach 5M in two years, research firm says, as Google competitor enters market - GeekWire

Amazon's Echo device has reached a sales milestone, with a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners estimating that the retail giant has sold 5.1 million of the smart speakers in the U.S. since it debuted two years ago. Amazon HQ Tour ...and more »

Review: Google Home, Amazon Echo mix convenience with creepiness - Phys.Org

Having a smart speaker like Amazon Echo or Google Home in the house can feel like you've stepped into the future. It can also feel creepy. And sometimes, really annoying. All these impressions coursed through me over the last several days as I tested ...and more »

40 fun Google Home Easter eggs to try - CNET

When compared with Amazon's Echo, Dot and Tap speakers, Google Home ($129.00 at Dell Home) is missing some of the flair. It doesn't have native support for nearly as many smart home devices. Its list of commands isn't nearly as developed. And it's ...and more »

Google Home: The Gizmodo Review - Gizmodo Australia

It's late, I've just plugged the Google Home voice assistant in, and I've got a fridge full of pumpkin and pie crusts and Thanksgiving is three weeks away. "OK Google, how do I make a pumpkin pie?" Google Home happily answers my question, firing off a ...and more »

Best Buy hosts Google's first "shop within a shop" in North America - Canada NewsWire (press release)

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - It's a North American first: Best Buy stores in four Canadian cities are now home to large-scale Google shops, where consumers can fully experience the company's family of hardware, like Pixel, Daydream View and ...and more »

Living with Google Home - SlashGear

The Google Assistant has been bundled into the browser, added into Android, and squeezed into Android Wear: now, it's getting a sleek object d'art for the smart home. Google Home is the search giant's take on the smart speaker space, a direct challenge ...and more »

Amazon Echo owners can now send texts with AT&T - Business Insider

Amazon announced that, thanks to a new skill from AT&T, Echo users will be able to send hands-free texts through their AT&T network phones, according to Engadget. Users can say, "Alexa, ask AT&T to text," and then state the name of the contact and ...and more »

First Google Shop opens in Toronto Best Buy tour -

TORONTO – The first of many Google Shops has opened in Toronto, and we were on hand to check out Google's new retail space in Best Buy locations across North America. At the opening, ITBusiness got the chance to speak with Janell Fischer, Google's ...and more »

Google Home Gets a Price Cut for Black Friday - Tom's Guide

It looks like Google is very interested in having you spend the holidays with its Home. The company is knocking $30 off the $129 price of its Google Home smart speaker for a limited time. Google Home will cost $99 at the Google Store starting Wednesday ...and more »