Google Home: News

08 Jan 2024

Latest Gadget Launch

Now, you can ask Alexa to clean your lazy butt

Kohler, a top-tier plumbing and sanitaryware brand, has unveiled an innovative voice-activated bidet seat, the PureWash E930, which is compatible with standard toilets.

02 Oct 2022

Google Pixel Watch

Leak reveals Google Pixel Watch's band styles and watch faces

Google will launch the Pixel Watch on October 6. Just days ahead of the announcement, SmartDroid has leaked a bunch of images of the wearable, revealing some watch faces and band styles.

20 Jan 2021


2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC launched in India at Rs. 57.40 lakh

German automaker Mercedes-Benz has launched the 2021 GLC SUV in India. It comes in two trims: GLC 200 and GLC 220d 4MATIC.

06 Jan 2021


Mercedes-Benz S-Class Maestro Edition launched at Rs. 1.51 crore

German automaker Mercedes-Benz has launched a Maestro Edition of its S-Class sedan in India.

05 Aug 2020


Sony's latest 55-inch 4K TV comes with content upscaling technology

Expanding its line-up of Android TVs in India, Sony has launched a 55-inch smart television in the country.

10 Jul 2020


Google Home's Nest-branded successor officially revealed: Details here

In a major surprise, Google has officially confirmed the existence of a new Nest-branded smart speaker.

16 Jun 2020


Google is developing 'Prince', a premium smart speaker for homes

Despite the hiccups stemming from the novel coronavirus pandemic, Google is moving aggressively to expand its footprint in the smart home category.

27 May 2020


Soon, Google Assistant will confirm purchases with your voice

In a bid to enable a hands-free shopping experience, Google is working to add a new capability into Assistant, a feature that verifies your voice to authorize a purchase.

23 May 2020


Google Home Hub shows stranger's Nest cam footage, now fixed

A few days back, a Google Home Hub owner reported a mysterious (and creepy) case of seeing footage from the Nest security camera of a stranger.

22 Apr 2020


Google launches feature to adjust 'Hey Google' detection sensitivity

Finally, Google is offering the long-awaited ability to adjust 'Hey Google' wake word detection sensitivity on Assistant-powered smart speakers and displays.

20 Apr 2020


Now, ICICI Bank customers can ask Alexa for bank balance

In a push towards smarter user experiences, ICICI Bank has enabled AI-backed voice banking capabilities.

04 Mar 2020


How this guy turned a rotary phone into Google Assistant

Thanks to Amazon and Google's smart home devices, digital assistants run our homes today.

02 Feb 2020


#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: UN hacked, Avast selling data, HomePod, Instagram leak, more

This week, we witnessed some major developments and hardware launches, including that of Apple's Homepod in India.

29 Jan 2020


#BugAlert: Google Home smart speaker breaking after update

Once again, Google Home smart speakers are breaking - due to an update pushed by the company itself.

15 Jan 2020


Android Auto crosses 100 million downloads on Google Play Store

Android Auto, Google's dedicated client for offering Android experience within automobiles, has hit 100 million downloads on the Play Store.

08 Jan 2020


Sonos claims Google stole its speaker tech, files lawsuit

Sonos has filed a couple of lawsuits against Google, claiming that the company has stolen its speaker technology.

31 Oct 2019


Now, Apple's update is breaking HomePods: Details here

Just a few days after the infamous Google Home issue, Apple has rendered its HomePod smart speakers unresponsive.

23 Oct 2019


Firmware update breaks Google Home, Home Mini smart speakers

If you own a Google Home or Home Mini smart speaker, better refrain from installing any new update.

22 Oct 2019


Hackers can spy on you via Alexa, Google Assistant

Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa dominate as two incredibly impressive AI-powered voice assistants.

16 Oct 2019


This bug lets Google Assistant listen in on your conversations

Google, carries a critical security issue.

12 Oct 2019


Pixel 4's launch on October 15: What all to expect

Google is all set to unveil a host of new hardware including the latest Pixel 4 smartphones, a new Pixelbook Go, and possibly a new Pixel smartwatch at the upcoming Made by Google event.

10 Oct 2019


You can ask Google Assistant to move music between speakers

Google is adding a handy new capability into Assistant, a feature that would let you take your music, be it an audio or video, to every room in your home.

19 Sep 2019


Now, Google Home can make mobile calls for you

Google's Home and Nest devices have long had the ability to make VoIP calls, pretty much like WhatsApp.

17 Sep 2019

Google Assistant

Google to launch Pixel 4, 4 XL on October 15

Google will unveil its latest flagship phones, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, at an event on October 15 in New York, according to media invites sent by the company.

16 Aug 2019

Bharti Airtel

Airtel Internet TV gets a massive price cut in India

Just weeks after reducing the prices of its HD and SD set-top boxes, Bharti Airtel has slashed the prices of its Internet TV by Rs. 1,230, bringing it down to Rs. 2,269.

08 Aug 2019


Google Pixel 4 specifications leaked: 90Hz display, 6GB RAM, more

We know Google is packing its forthcoming flagships with upgraded cameras and game-changing features to take on premium offerings like the Note 10 duo and iPhone 11 series.

04 Aug 2019

Google Assistant

Here's how to turn your normal TV into smart TV

For some reason, if you haven't been able to upgrade from your old, boring, normal TV to a feature-rich smart TV, you're not alone.

02 Aug 2019


This 'smart-bed' can sense your snoring and make it stop

About 50% of people have had a snoring problem at some point in their lives. Given how greatly sleep impacts your health, it's imperative to get a good night's sleep.

15 Jul 2019


Flipkart Big Shopping Days: Top deals on mobiles, laptops

Taking on Amazon's Prime Days sale, Flipkart is hosting its own Big Shopping Days sale.

16 Jun 2019


Baby thinks her name is 'Alexa', thanks to Amazon Echo

Smart assistants, like Amazon Alexa, have become a part of our daily lives.

06 Jun 2019


Feminist chatbot F'xa to teach you about AI gender bias

If you have ever come across an AI voice assistant, you probably would have tried cussing at it.

28 Apr 2019

Amazon Echo

You can spy back on your smart devices like Echo

Smart home devices are known to collect/share information with third-parties to improve your experience as well as to serve adverts.

04 Apr 2019


Now, Google Assistant can talk like John Legend: Here's how

Google's AI-powered digital helper can now talk in the silky smooth voice of singer and songwriter John Legend.

CBSE to introduce AI as sixth-subject in upcoming academic year

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce new subjects as a part of the curriculum for the upcoming academic year, to keep up with the growing importance of technology and health.

05 Mar 2019


Shocking! Android TV exposes strangers' private Google Photos as screensavers

Today, even if you keep your accounts fully-secured, there's no way to dodge privacy-compromising bugs.

14 Feb 2019


Google to launch affordable Pixel smartphone this year: Report

With the ever increasing demand in emerging markets, Google is working to launch its first low-cost smartphone in 2019, according to a report.

09 Jan 2019


Soon, Google Assistant will serve as your interpreter: Here's how

After introducing Google Assistant into Maps and several smart gadgets, Google is turning its digital assistant into a real-world interpreter.

08 Jan 2019


Now, Samsung's smart fridge will send door-open alerts, morning briefings

At the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show, Samsung has unveiled the latest generation of its 'Family Hub' smart refrigerator.

07 Jan 2019


Amazing Google Assistant-backed devices coming to CES 2019: Details here

The stage is set for this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

29 Dec 2018


Soon, Samsung could launch an affordable Google Home competitor

In the game of smart home speakers, Google Home and Amazon Echo are the most preferred choices.

20 Dec 2018


#HomeAloneAgain: Macaulay Culkin returns for Google Assistant ad

The Christmas season is upon us and there is no denying that the 1990 movie Home Alone remains one of the most loved holiday movies of all times, globally.

30 Nov 2018


Google Assistant will reward if you are polite with it

Amid worries of smart assistants teaching kids to sound officious or even rude at times, Google has introduced a new functionality to encourage polite behavior - 'Pretty Please'.

24 Nov 2018


#TechBytes: 5 useful Google Assistant tricks you didn't know about

Among all digital helpers, Google Assistant takes the top spot with its quirky replies and a host of productivity-focused features.

01 Nov 2018


Now, talk to Google Home in Hindi: Here's how

Google's Assistant-powered smart speakers are finally getting the ability to take commands from you in Hindi.

16 Oct 2018


Now, tell Google Assistant to play Netflix on Android TV

After a long wait, Android TV users have gotten the option to command their Google Assistant-enabled devices, like Google Home, to play Netflix.

10 Oct 2018


Meet Google Home Hub: A 'camera-less' smart display

Yes, the new Pixel devices are here. They're pretty colorful and interesting, but what drew most of our attention at the recent #MadeByGoogle event is the company's new smart display - Google Home Hub.

09 Oct 2018


Google Home Hub unveiled, will take on Amazon's Echo Show

As the latest addition to the portfolio of smart devices, Google has launched the Google Home Hub smart speaker.