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Govee Glide Wall Light Review

Upgrading your entertainment space or office to include RBG lighting has become increasingly more accessible. However, many options currently available can easily become a costly investment. While the option to save a penny or two does exist, it typically comes at a cost of quality. The new Govee Glide Wall Light is an affordable choice...

Google Wifi iOS and Android App to Get Axed in July, Confirms Company

According to CNET, the 'Google Wifi' app for mobile devices that operated as a control centre for the Google Wifi mesh router will reach the end of its life in July. Google has announced that the app's functionality and network controls will be shifted to the 'Google Home' app, which already serves as the control hub...

Apple Music Option in Google Home Settings Blamed as Software Bug: Google

Google set off speculation Apple Music might be coming to its Google Home smart speakers line up, after users started seeing an option for the streaming music service within settings yesterday. But now, Google parent company Alphabet Inc. has stated to Bloomberg the Apple Music option was not supposed to happen and actually was a software...

Apple Music on Google Home Speakers? New Option Teases Future Integration

Apple Music made the unprecedented move of launching support for Amazon’s Echo speakers in the U.S. back in December (it’s not available in Canada yet, of course), and now we could be seeing the next platform ready to integrate the iPhone maker’s streaming music service. As spotted by a MacRumors reader, the Google Home iOS...

Pandora Premium, Deezer Launch on Google Home in Select Markets

Pandora Premium and Deezer are now available on Google Home speakers, in addition to other audio devices that have Google Assistant built-in. The two music streaming services join Google Play Music, Spotify, and YouTube Music. Pandora has seen a 50 percent increase in usage on "voice-activated devices" within the past year. Pandora Premium subscribers will be...

Google Home Speakers Can Now Connect to Other Bluetooth Speakers

Google’s smart speakers, including Home, Home Mini, and Home Max, can now pair and play music on any other Bluetooth speakers. This means you can use your voice to turn up the beats in the living room, listen to a podcast while you cook or finish a few chapters of your audiobook before bed, even in rooms...

Google Home and Chromecast Devices Causing Wi-Fi Outages: REPORT

Google has been pushing Home hardware into as many households as possible, but it appears not all of the smart speakers are integrating well into family life. According to a new report from The Register, there have been many instances that show that the Google Home Max, as well as other Cast-enabled devices, appear to be...

Google Home Sale: $125 Each at Best Buy if You Buy Two

Google Home, the search engine’s smart speaker, launched in late June priced at $179 CAD. Now, we’re already starting to see decent discounts on the device, as Best Buy has them on sale, available at $125 CAD each if you buy multiples of two. The current promo, which ends today, will take $110 off your...

Samsung Confirms Smart Speaker Plans to Rival Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo

A Samsung executive today confirmed that the company is indeed developing its own smart connected speaker, similar to Google Home and the Amazon Echo family of devices. DJ Koh, the president of Samsung's mobile division, told CNBC that the company is working on a smart speaker, and said that the company may announce it "soon." "Maybe soon we will announce it....

Google Home Launches Multi-User Support in Canada, Plus Hands-Free Calling

Google is rolling out multi-user support and hands-free calling for Google Home users in Canada today, with support first for English today, and French “coming soon.” Multi-user support means Google Home will be able to distinguish voices from multiple users, allowing the smart speaker to share personal schedules and more, with support for up to...

Deezer Comes to Google Home with Support for ‘Flow’

Deezer Premium+ users can now listen to music through their Google Home smart speaker, while being able to control playback entirely through their voice. According the Deezer’s official blog, the feature is launching in France and Germany, with the UK, US, Canada and Australia coming soon. You can play your favorite playlists, artists, radios and audio contents through your...