Google Home app is getting revamped home interface, new privacy settings and more

Google has announced that the Google Home app will be updated with new design elements as well as privacy-enhancing capabilities in the coming weeks. This application is a one-stop solution for configuring, managing, automating, and controlling thousands of compatible devices in your home. Continue reading “Google Home app is getting revamped home interface, new privacy settings and more”

Google starts offering YouTube Music for free for Google Home users

YouTube Music was launched in India last month with the company offering a free version with ads and Premium version starting at Rs.99 per month. YouTube Music Premium comes with background play, offline downloads, and an ad-free experience. Today, Google has announced that YouTube Music can be streamed for free on Google Home and other Google Assistant powered smart speakers.

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Google brings Hindi language support for Assistant on Google Home devices

Google has finally announced Hindi language update on Google Assistant for Google Home smart speakers. Starting today, Google Home will also be able to respond in Hindi with uniquely Indian contexts. The Hindi language support on Assistant is already available on smartphones.  Continue reading “Google brings Hindi language support for Assistant on Google Home devices”

Google Home will now play relevant sound effects and music when you read Disney storybooks

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Google announced that Home-speaker devices will play relevant sound effects as you read select Little Golden Books aloud. These music effects will bring the story to life. Google also partnered with Disney to include family favorites like Moana and Coco.
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RentoMojo now lets you rent iPhone X, Pixel 2, Galaxy S9 and more smartphones on a monthly basis

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Consumer leasing platform RentoMojo has introduced smartphone rentals which let users rent smartphones on a monthly basis and long-term periods as well. At launch, the company is offering the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 and a Google Pixel 2, Google Home, Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 8 ranging from Rs 2,099 to Rs 9,299 for six, twelve, eighteen and twenty-four month periods. Continue reading “RentoMojo now lets you rent iPhone X, Pixel 2, Galaxy S9 and more smartphones on a monthly basis”

Google Assistant continued conversations now rolling out to Google Home devices

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Google demoed the Assistant’s continued conversations at the I/O 2018 event last month, and now the same natural sounding continued conversations are rolling out to Google Home devices including Google Home, Google Home Mini, and Google Home Max. Continue reading “Google Assistant continued conversations now rolling out to Google Home devices”

Google will fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals user’s location

Google is planning on fixing a bug on Chromecast TV streaming stick and Home that reveals user’s location. This bug lets a website collect precise user location data, according to a report from security reporter Brian Krebs. This bug exploits a loophole in Google’s systems to cross-check a list of nearby wireless networks with Google’s precise geolocation look-up services. Continue reading “Google will fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals user’s location”

Google Home Review

Between the Google Home and Amazon Echo, the race to get a smart assistant into your home is blazing hot. Across different form factors and price points, the idea is to get you onboard the Alexa or Google Assistant ecosystem. We’ve already brought you our review of the Google Home Mini, so here’s a closer look at the full-sized Google Home now that we’ve spent a good amount of time putting it through its paces.  Continue reading “Google Home Review”

Google Home and Home Mini India launch offers – Free JioFi with 100GB data, offers from Flipkart, ACT Fibernet and more

Google today launched the Home and Home Mini smart speaker in India for Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 4,499, respectively. It is already on sale in the country online on Flipkart as well as 750+ retail stores across the country including Reliance Digital, Croma, Bajaj Electronics, Vijay Sales, Sangeetha, and Poorvika.  Reliance Jio, Flipkart and ACT Fibernet have announced several offers. Google already announced that all buyers get six months free Google Play Music subscription till October 31, 2018.

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Google Home and Home Mini launched in India for Rs. 9999 and Rs. 4499

Google today launched Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in India, as it had promised. Google introduced its Google Home smart speaker back in October 2016 and the Google Home Mini was introduced in October last year.

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Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers launching in India on April 10 [Update: Flipkart exclusive]

Update 2: Google Home speakers will be Flipkart exclusive. You can now register on Flipkart app to get updates on availability and launch offers. Continue reading “Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers launching in India on April 10 [Update: Flipkart exclusive]”

Google Home gets Saavn and Gaana music streaming integration ahead of India launch

Google already announced that it is launching the Google Home in India on April 10th and now the Google Home in India has gained English support and Saavn and Gaana music streaming integration. Users have the ability to them as default music streaming service. Continue reading “Google Home gets Saavn and Gaana music streaming integration ahead of India launch”

Google Home can now connect and stream music to Bluetooth speakers

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Google Home just got better; the company now lets you connect your Home device to your personal Bluetooth speaker so you can control your entertainment experience simply using the sound of your voice. Firstly, you need to pair any compatible Bluetooth speaker with your Google Home. Continue reading “Google Home can now connect and stream music to Bluetooth speakers”

Google Home will now let you set location-based reminders

Not so long ago, Google announced that location-based reminders feature is coming to Google Home. And, just like it promised, this feature is now finally rolling out to Google Home devices. Setting up reminders on Home device is easy, and all you got to do is just tell Assistant you want to be reminded of something when you are in a certain place. Continue reading “Google Home will now let you set location-based reminders”

Google to roll out fix for WiFi network crashing issue on Chromecast and Home devices starting today

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Recently there were reports about the Home and Chrome cast devices crashing on WiFi Network and today Google has acknowledged the issue saying that it is aware of the Chromecast built-in devices may be affecting Wi-Fi network performance. Since it is a widespread issue, Google said that it is starting to roll out the update from today, January 18th. Continue reading “Google to roll out fix for WiFi network crashing issue on Chromecast and Home devices starting today”