Netflix is now available on Google’s Nest Hub smart display — Beating out Echo Show

The Nest Hub, and larger Nest Hub Max, smart displays from Google are the first of their kind to receive official support for Netflix streaming. Despite entering the smart display market over a year after Amazon, Google has beat out all of Amazon’s Echo Show models in supporting the largest streaming service. To watch Netflix on a Nest Hub, just say “Hey Google, open Netflix.” Read more ›

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Google announces new Home Mini and Home Max smart speakers

As was expected, Google has announced a new smaller version of their Google Home smart speaker, called the Home Mini, to compete with Amazon’s Echo Dot. Additionaly, Google announced a much larger higher-end smart speaker called the Home Max that more closely competes with the upcoming Apple HomePod speaker, than anything Amazon makes. Read more ›

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Google’s answer to the Amazon Echo Dot leaks ahead of next month’s expected announcement

Google is holding an event on October 4 where they’re expected to reveal their two new flagship phones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. It looks like phones aren’t the only thing on the agenda because Droid Life has leaked information about a new smart speaker that is also expected to be revealed that day. The new device, called the Google Home Mini, will compete directly with Amazon’s Echo Dot. Read more ›

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Google Home to take on Amazon Echo in November for $129

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Google revealed more information about their upcoming Amazon Echo competitor, the Google Home speaker. The device will be launching on November 4th and is available to pre-order now for $129 with 6 month’s of YouTube Red included. It’s very similar to the Amazon Echo speaker, with a few distinct differences. Read more ›

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Google’s competitor to the Amazon Echo is a speaker called Google Home

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Google just revealed Google Home, an always listening speaker they’ll be releasing later this year to take on the Amazon Echo. Google Home is a small cylindrical speaker that responds to the phrase “OK Google” to answer questions and achieve tasks via Google’s voice assistant. It features an interchangable base which will come in several colors so that you can match it to you home’s decor. Home will integrate with many of the same services and smart home devices as the Amazon Echo, but one thing it does that Alexa can’t is control speakers and TVs around your house through Chromecast integration. Read more ›

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