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Google May Have Pixel Chromebook Showcase, Tiny Home in the Works

Google appears to be planning a Pixel-branded Chromebook and a downsized version of its Home smart speaker, following in the steps of Microsoft and Amazon. Along with two expected new Pixel phones, Google this fall will unveil a Pixel-branded Chromebook and smaller, lower-priced version of its Home smart speaker, according to a report. Chromebooks typically […]

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The Smart Home Appliance and You

The recent rumor that iRobot had engaged in talks with Apple, Amazon and Google parent Alphabet to sell the data its Roomba vacuum cleaner gathers caused widespread privacy concerns. Roomba maps the environments it works in, and the data it collects would be valuable to any of the major players battling to control the smart […]

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Here’s How to Force Enable Google Home Bluetooth Streaming

During Google I/O 2017, Google promised many new features would come to its smart home assistant device – the Google Home. The phone call feature was officially announced just the other day, but the Bluetooth audio support has only been showing up for a small handful of users since it was announced. Google is known to […]

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Gadget Ogling: Apple at Home

Apple just pulled back the curtain on HomePod, its smart speaker that seeks to hold dominion over your home empire and all the gadgets that reside within. HomePod holds a 4-inch woofer and seven tweeters, and it has six microphones to pick up your voice commands for Siri, wherever you happen to be in the […]

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