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“Disable YouTube for guests” on Google Home rolling out for some iOS users

To the surprise of no one, Google Home devices have tight integration with Google services. That includes everything from Google Calendar to Google Play Music. The YouTube family of services, of course, is also included in the bunch. You can use Google Home to send videos to a Chromecast device, tune in to a specific channel...

Turning off/on lights via Google Home now only controls lights in the same room as the speaker

Home automation doesn't require smart speakers, just like smart speakers are useful for more than home automation. But the two make a great combination. It's super handy to be able to control things around your house with your voice. One of the most basic functions is turning lights on and off. Google Home can, of...

Scheduled routines now available for the Google Home

Google announced Routines for Google Assistant way back in October of 2017. It took 6 months for the feature to finally roll out, but when it did, it was not fully operational. There were only a handful of preset routines that didn't offer much customization. Eventually, Google opened them up a bit more and they...

Google Assistant fast forward & rewind voice controls now work on all devices

Google has released a number of exclusive features for the Google Home's virtual assistant. With the ability to chain together commands and access more in-depth music controls, it's better than the Assistant on phones. Google hasn't forgotten about us regular people though, and you're now able to fast forward and rewind music with just your...

Google Home now supports reading from imported URL and iCal calendars

Google added multiple calendar support to Google Home in the November of last year. The"Your Calendars" sudden appearance in the Calendar Settings of the Home app made a lot of people happy, but it still wasn't complete as importing calendars was unavailable at the time. As it turns out, Google decided to fix this problem....

Google Home’s new feature will stop you from having to constantly shout “Hey Google!”

Google made a few announcements for Google Assistant and Google Home last month during Google I/O. One of the more exciting new features they talked about was "Continued Conversations." The feature aims to improve the experience of issuing multiple commands to Assistant and Home devices. Starting today, Continued Conversations is rolling out to users in the...

Google Home/Google Assistant now gives more details about when it’ll rain

I'm sure most of you already use Google Assistant as your personal assistant. It has an ability to talk to you about football, weather, games, and pretty much everything. Artificial intelligence in mobile phones and apps has gotten to the level where they can feed you any type of information in an instant. Want to know...

Google Home can now understand up to three queries at a time

As Google races Amazon to make the smartest home virtual assistant on the market, the Google Home can now understand up to three queries at a time. This means that you can chain together up to three commands at a time, to be as efficient as possible and without having to wait for a response....

Ordering from Starbucks, Applebee’s, & Dunkin’ Donuts now available in Google Assistant

At Google I/O 2018, Google announced that food delivery and more restaurant services would be making their way into Google Assistant. The services mentioned such as Starbucks, Applebee's, and Dunkin' Donuts are now rolling out support for ordering food via Google Assistant on all supported Assistant devices. Starbucks The Starbucks action in Google Assistant is an action...

Google Assistant: Amazing Things to Try

Google Assistant made its debut on the Google Home and Allo in 2016. It has since spread to most Android phones as well as the Google Home Mini and other smart devices. Assistant is one of the best new features to come out of Google in a long time. You can use your voice to harness...

Google Home, Home Mini, and Home Max can now pair with Bluetooth speakers

Google Home devices have a feature that allows them to connect with each other and play audio in sync. This is great if you have a few Home devices spread out through your house. It's an easy way to get whole-home surround sound. Today, Google has announced a feature that expands upon this functionality with...

You can now ask Google Assistant on Google Home to set a location-based reminder on your phone

Google Assistant started out as a glorified re-branding of Google Now on Tap + Voice Search, but it has since grown into a competent virtual assistant. It's now available on many devices ranging from smartphones to tablets to dedicated smart home devices to eventually many Chromebooks. Integration between Assistant-enabled devices is a key feature, and after...