Published: Sat, October 13, 2018
Industry | By Dora Warner

Enhanced Google Home app all set to make smart home experience better

Enhanced Google Home app all set to make smart home experience better

From everything we've read and seen, the Google Home Hub is pretty much as the name describes, a centralized tablet on a stand for all the info you need, and then some. Often, the important stuff is buried within several subsections, while the less essential stuff is more prominent. We don't yet know the specifics of the Amlogic system in the Google Home Hub (we will update this article if Google sends us a spec sheet), but the company is known for low-end chips that typically land in smart TVs and media players.

If you are the rare cheapskate breed who buys a $1099 iPhone XS Max, the TechMatte amFilm series is not with one of the highest ratings on Amazon for no reason. Android Things (and Brillo before it) has always been an IoT OS that needs a lot more hardware than you would normally associate with IoT devices. I'll let you decide after you see what the new Google Home Hub can do. Google announced some very cool new software features that will help further enhance the camera experience on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, and one in particular was put to the test earlier this week. Join us after the break for more details on the new features as well as the download link. The Lenovo Display also supports fewer smart devices compared to the Amazon Show. If someone walks up and rings your Nest doorbell, for example, the live video will automatically appear on the Google Home Hub.

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The Google Home Hub is launching in Australia on October 23 for $219.

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Instead of hiding the controls deep in the Google Home app, a simple swipe down from the top of the screen brings up a dashboard with all your smart devices in a quick-access fashion, allowing you to control your connected stuff easily. If you want to video chat, get the Echo Show - but if you find the idea of a webcam in your bedroom creepy, get the Home Hub. And also the smart home products which can be integrated with its app. The page notes that Google Home now allows users to "play at 2x speed", "play slower/faster", or "play at half the speed".

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Access the Google Assistant right in the app: You can tap the mic icon in the Home app to access the Google Assistant directly and control the connected smart devices.

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