Google Home review 2018

With Google dominating voice control industry google home is considered Both wildly intelligent and user friendly compared to other home assistant devices in the market.  in the ways in which it can be used, Google Home is evolving quickly compared to the Amazon Echo but It still has a ways to go to catch up – starting, perhaps, with better integration with Google’s own services. It’s not there yet, but it has real potential to one day be the smart home command center Google wants it to be.

Google Home Devices: Top 6 Features

If you just got a Google Home, Google Home Mini or Google Home Max and are wondering what you can do with your device, here is our rundown of the Top 6 Features for Google Home devices. ...

Setting up

Very easy to setup, instructions are included and cannot be more clear and straight forward, Inside the box. All you need to do is plug it into your mains and hook it up to your home Wi-Fi network and Google account via the free Google Home assistant app on your phone. the whole process can take less than 5 min.

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Controls

Google Home is controlled by two key words: “Okay Google…” A good initial follow-up to this is “What can you do?”

You can also control a number of features with your fingers too, as the entire slanted top of the device is a touch surface. Tapping it once plays and pauses audio, a long press works as an alternative to “Okay Google”, bringing Google Assistant to life, and dragging your finger around the edge of the touch surface changes the volume.

The best thing about Google home is that you can control all your devices when you are not home from the phone app Google Assistant. so if you are away Google home can still hear you through  your phone.

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Capabilities

For regular consumers, here’s where Google Home will either live or die. It’s designed to make you life easier by quickly processing everyday questions and firing the answers back at you. With Google being the master of search, it’s fantastic at handling this.

You can also use it to fire up Netflix and YouTube by hooking it up to your TV via Chromecast. It’ll deliver news and weather updates and perform translations and calculations too, as well as play your favourite songs through Google Play Music or Spotify. After all, it is a speaker, though audio isn’t always crisp.

 

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Conclusion

if you are really into making things automated in your home, like controlling your thermostat, switching lights on/off, or making sure your door is locked when you leave your home. then you have a home assistant that can get things done for you, the software needs more work to support wider range of commands but this is the beginning and it still improving.

 

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With a simple voice command, play tunes from services like YouTube Music and Google Play Music.
 

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$129.00 $79.00

Compatible Brand

Universal

Model

Google Home

Features

Bluetooth

MPN

GA3A00417A14

Compatible Product

All Bluetooth Audio Devices

Color

Multi-Color

Connectivity

Bluetooth, WiFi

Bundle Listing

No

Type

Portable Speaker System

Smart Assistant

Google Assistant

Compatible Model

Universal

UPC

0811571018420

Country/Region of Manufacture

United States

Generation

1st Generation

Operating System

Google OS

8.5 Total Score
Best Home assistant

Google Home number one home assistant in the market

Features
9
Usability
8.2
Design
8.1
Performance
8
PROS
  • integrates with Google Calendar, Maps and Chromecast,.
  • Very personalized answers
  • Controls wide range of home equipments
CONS
  • Still need to support other tasks like making to do list, but more to be expected in future.
User Rating: 5 (1 votes)

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