Google Reveals Google Home Mini
Google today announced a smaller version of its Google Home in-home assistant product. Like the original, Google Home Mini has a fabric body, multiple microphones, light-up LEDs, a speaker, and support for Chromecast speakers. It comes in coral, chalk, and charcoal. Users can speak to it to ask questions of the built-in Google Assistant. Google Home Mini will retail for $49 and it goes on sale October 19, with pre-orders kicking off today.
Google Spreading Assistant to More Speakers and Smart Home Appliances
Google today said the Google Assistant will soon be available across a wider variety of devices. Google Assistant, the voice-powered helper, is already available on Android smartphones and smartwatches, and the Google Home speaker.
Google Assistant to Live In (Your) Google Home
Google today made its Amazon Echo competitor, Google Home, available for preorder. Google Home is powered by the Google Assistant.
Google Home Max Is Your New In-House Party Machine
Google today announced Google Home Max, a more powerful, music-focused version of its Google Home product. The divice includes two 4.5-inch woofers, two 0.7-inch tweeters, and the ability to create massive volume levels.
Google Home Gains More Home Automation Powers
Google today expanded the number of third-party smart home apps that can be controlled by its Google Home product. Owners of Google Home can now control Belkin Wemo and Honeywell smart home products via Google Home.