A little over a year ago, we tried to find out how many of you still own a home phone and subscribe to home phone service. At the time, 35% of you still did! We asked because Google had just announced its new Fiber Phone, which seemed silly even if it was a modernized take … Continued Thursday Poll: Do You Have a Home Phone? is a post from: Droid Life
Google Home users in the U.S. and Canada can now make free voice calls using Google’s brilliant little smart speaker. You can call anyone in your contacts list, as well as millions of businesses in North America, all without using your hands. Show More Summary
Want to know what it's like to interview Jennifer Lawrence? Google Home can tell you. Check out our full coverage. Google and Vogue inked a partnership that brings the magazine's September issue to the voice-activated Home devices by prompting consumers to ask a handful of questions about the issue's celebrity coverage, hinting that Google Home...
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If you've ever wondered what it would be like to grow up in a completely different society, there's a fun way to find out using Google Earth. With the latest update to Google's "This is Home" project, you can take a look into twenty-two...Show More Summary
The tabbed interface can be found in the main Google app and the Pixel/Google Now Launcher feed. In the main app, you'll see three tabs across the bottom: Home, Upcoming, and Recent.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “I am aware that the computer can’t do the writing for me…But I’m for convenience, if I can write twice as much and the quality remains the same, then I prefer the computing. Writing is when I fly, writing is when IShow More Summary
Hands-free remote battle: Amazon Alexa and Fire TV vs. Google Home and Chromecast
Google has just pushed an update to its Home smart speaker that lets you make calls to any phone number in the US and Canada for free. As with its other features, you can place a call with your voice: just say, “Hey Google, Call Abhimanyu,” or whoever else you’ve been dying to talk to, and it’ll do your bidding instantly over Wi-Fi. Show More Summary
“What is a sea monster’s favorite snack? Ships and dip.” That’s one of the jokes Google Inc. claims Google Home users will have at their beck and call with the company adding jokes and phone calls to their smart home device Wednesday. Show More Summary
Google just rolled out hands-free calling for its Google Home speaker. Here's how it works.
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Remember back in May, when Google announced plans to let people make free phone calls through the Google Home? That feature is rolling out starting today (alas, only for folks in U.S./Canada). Say something like, “OK Google, call the nearest sandwich shop,” and it’ll connect the dots and help you get your grub. Show More Summary
Using your voice to control things around your home is one of the cooler aspects of the future we live in. But, unless you have the right phone or smart speaker, that functionality can be crippled or nonexistent. Platform-agnostic devices for smart homes are all too rare, which is why iDevices' dimmer switch is so intriguing. Show More Summary
US and Canada get free calls, plus lots of Project Fi/Google Voice integration, too.
Google confirmed a few months ago that Google Home would soon support voice calls, and now that feature is rolling out to everyone. Beginning today, Google Home owners in the United States and Canada can use hands-free voice calling right from their smart speaker. It’s pretty straightforward [...]
Google joins Amazon and Microsoft in adding hands-free calling to its smart speakers.
The death of the landline has been well-documented for years, as cellphones have become the primary phone for the majority of Americans. But now, thanks to tech companies' obsession with the smart home, the home phone is making a comeback. Well, sort of. Google has announced that starting Wednesday it is adding hands-free calling to its Google Home […]
The Google Home smart speaker now features hands-free calling. Back in May, Google announced it would be bringing a hands-free calling feature to its Google Home smart speaker. The new feature was meant to accompany a whole host of additional goodies, including appointments and reminders, bluetooth support, and proactive notifications. Show More Summary