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Google Assistant can now speak with an Australian or English accent

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Google Assistant hasn't been traveling, but it has picked up some new accents. The voice assistant now has the ability to speak in an Australian or English accent. The feature...
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You can now sync Chromecast with Google Home speakers

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Starting today, Google is allowing Chromecast owners to add the streaming device to speaker groups along with Home speakers. The addition of the dongle to the Home ecosystem...
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Google dismisses reported Home Hub security flaw

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

A security researcher discovered a series of commands that could be used to brick the Google Home Hub. According to Jeremy Gamblin, it's possible to exploit a "undocumented...
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Google Home can enhance kids' stories with music and sound effects

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Google has announced a partnership with Disney that can help bring kids stories to life. Starting today, Google Home can play ambient music and sound effects as you read select...
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Google Home Hub's best feature is not having a camera

3 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Both Google and Facebook unveiled products for the growing "smart display" market this week. Facebook's Portal is meant to be the best way to make video calls; it also has...
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Google's revamped Home app puts all your devices in one place

Google's revamped Home app puts all your devices in one place

3 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   15 articles

Google not only offered the Home Hub to connected households at its Pixel 3 event but also had a new version of the Home app for your phone. The revamped Android and iOS...
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Google Home Hub hands-on: A surprisingly compact smart display

Google Home Hub hands-on: A surprisingly compact smart display

3 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   17 articles

Sure, Google's new Home Hub wasn't a secret today - but I was still surprised at just how tiny the device is in real life. I imagined a tablet-sized screen perched on top of...
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Google speakers don't stand out, and that's a good thing

Google speakers don't stand out, and that's a good thing

3 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Two years ago, Google unveiled the Home, its first-ever smart speaker. Unlike the Echo, with its tall, cylindrical shape that seemed like an over-sized router, the Home was...
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Google Home updates may help you wind down at night

4 monthes ago   |   Engadget

While Google has yet to launch its digital wellbeing features on Android phones, it's already thinking of how to bring them to the smart speaker in your living room. The...
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Routines are broken on third-party Google Assistant speakers

Routines are broken on third-party Google Assistant speakers

4 monthes ago   |   Android Central   |   2 articles

"OK Google, what the heck happened to my routines?" Google Assistant has only had custom routines for a few months now, but it's made quite the impression, especially with the...
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Motorola's Razr will be resurrected as a $1,500 phone with a foldable display

Motorola's Razr will be resurrected as a $1,500 phone with a foldable display

While Samsung's Galaxy and Apple's iPhone have become staples of the smartphone market over the past decade, there was another name that dominated the conversation long before... Read more ...

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T-Mobile execs started frequenting Trump's hotel in DC right after the...

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Say what you will about the morals of lobbying the government, but if you need it to approve your mega-merger, and an oligopoly-averse White House to stay out of the way, you... Read more ...

Hitman developer IO Interactive has opened a new studio in Malmo

Hitman developer IO Interactive has opened a new studio in Malmo

The Danish company said the decision to open IOI Malmo was a "natural choice" given the region already plays home to a strong game dev community. ... Read more ...

The more powerful Galaxy S10 still won't be as fast as an iPhone

The more powerful Galaxy S10 still won't be as fast as an iPhone

A few days ago, a benchmark for the cheapest Galaxy S10 that Samsung is about to launch revealed incredibly disappointing scores for a phone that should have the same processor... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy A40 benchmarked with Exynos 7885 chipset

Samsung Galaxy A40 benchmarked with Exynos 7885 chipset

The Samsung Galaxy A40 has gone through Geekbench. It is powered by an Exynos 7885 chipset, which was recently featured on the Galaxy M20. The higher-end A-series phone does... Read more ...

Select Verizon Wireless customers can get Apple Music for free

Select Verizon Wireless customers can get Apple Music for free

Hey Siri, let's save money. Starting on January 17th, select Verizon Wireless subscribers will get Apple Music for free. The offer is extended to users Beyond Unlimited and... Read more ...

Galaxy S8 Android Pie update appears with One UI Beta

Galaxy S8 Android Pie update appears with One UI Beta

An update for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus appeared this week just after the Galaxy Note 8. This update comes in the form of a Beta Program enrollment for a... Read more ...

Forza Horizon 4 removes ‘The Carlton' and ‘Floss' dances

Forza Horizon 4 removes ‘The Carlton' and ‘Floss' dances

Those were some popular emotes. Ever since Fortnite became a cultural phenomenon, many gamers have been asking Epic Games to add special dances and other forms of expression to... Read more ...

Google timetables 64-bit requirements for Android apps

Google timetables 64-bit requirements for Android apps

But it's really only going to affect the flaggiest of flagships Read more ...