Thanks in large part to the low-cost Echo Dot, Amazon grabbed an early lead in the smart speaker space. But this spring Google hit back hard with the Home Mini, which has become the best cheap smart speaker to buy for most people. Unfortunately,...Show More Summary
"Alexa, wake me up to Rick Astley." Smart speakers can be used for a laundry list of different things, but as I've quickly been discovering with my Google Home Mini, some of them are fantastic little alarm clocks. Amazon's Echo devices...Show More Summary
Google’s high-end Home Max speaker is now available from Best Buy and Verizon, two months after the product was announced. Like the existing Google Home and Home Mini, the Max uses Google Assistant voice commands to launch music, answer questions, and control smart-home devices. Show More Summary
If you're looking to treat yourself or a loved one this holiday season, Google's UK store has reintroduced deals on the Home, Home Mini and Pixel 2 in the run-up to the festivities. As recently as Black Friday deals could be had on the same items, but discounts are back as folks are clamoring to get their last gifts in time. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless today began selling the Google Home Max in-home assistant and speaker. The Max relies on the same Google Assistant that powers the Google Home and Google Home Mini devices, but packages the voice-based tool in a larger, music-focused box. Show More Summary
Welcome to your Monday morning news missive. An anniversary Street Fighter game that crams in 12 (vaguely) different titles, a hacked way of cranking up the sound quality on your cheap Google Home Mini and Welcome To Night Vale gets its own TV show. It's a good start.
The Google Home Mini was supposed to have the same touch functionality as its full sized brother. At launch, you could tap the top to activate Google Assistant, pause music, turn off alarms, and more. Unfortunately, a bug affecting some devices would cause [...]
Thank you thank you thank you ???? Shortly after the Google Home Mini was announced on October 4, it was discovered that there was an issue with the smart speaker's touch controls. Essentially, the top part of the Home Mini that acted as...Show More Summary
After disabling touch input due to privacy concerns, Google's bringing extra controls to its side buttons on the Home Mini speaker.
Google's looking for a "touch sensor hardware engineer." Google's Home series already has a little something for everybody, ranging from the insta-buy Home Mini all the way up to the audiophile's dream that is the Home Max. Google'sShow More Summary
If you encounter any trouble with the Google Home Mini, you can reset it in three easy steps.
Google's smallest smart speaker is a cinch to set up, but it involves multiple steps. Here's how to do it.
When Apple unveiled the HomePod this past June at WWDC 2017, I didn’t give it too much of my attention. As a design piece, it looked like something I’d be happy to put in my living room. As a product, I just wasn’t interested. Smart speakers in general have seemed like little more than a novelty to me, and I’ve resisted buying one… until now. Show More Summary
For a limited time, anyone who purchases a Nest product that is priced over $99 through Best Buy will receive a free Google Home Mini. Why is this awesome? Well, because Nest products support Google Assistant, meaning you can do all sorts of things with nothing but your voice via Google Home. Show More Summary
It’s been a bugged-filled couple of months for Google’s hardware team. The list of issues hitting devices announced at the company’s Pixel 2 event in October just grew by another, as users have begun reporting Home Mini crashes when the smart speaker is played at maximum volume. Slashgear spotted a growing chorus of complaints on Google’s message board this week, and… Read More
Google is aware of the issue at hand and actively looking for a fix. Google's small and cheap Home Mini is bound to be on a lot of people's wish lists this holiday season, but a new issue that's popped up for the speaker has been preventing...Show More Summary
Stock up on Google's smallest Home smart speaker and save a packet with this great bundle. The Google Home Mini was one of the hot products in the UK's version of Black Friday this last couple of weeks, with a reduction to £34 putting it in many more homes. Show More Summary
People are reporting a new bug with the Google Home Mini. Some users are seeing crashes when playing music at full volume through the speaker. The strange thing is that it only crashes with some songs. Those affected say “Royals” by Lorde and other examples are the culprit. Playing [...]