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Google disables Home Mini’s touch function to give you ‘peace of mind’ after improperly recording users

Google has disabled the Google Home Mini’s top touch functionality, which gives users the power to interact with Google Assistant. The basis for the elimination of top touch is chronicled in a post published Tuesday by Android Police reviewer Artem Russakovskii. After a few days, he found that the Google Home Mini given to him was carrying out […]
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