Which apps and services work with Google Home?

Clear your throat for a lot of "OK, Google" with these services that are ready on day one for Google's Echo competitor.

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Google Home can be optioned with a variety of different base colors in either fabric or metal.

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Google Home wants to have a center space in your home, always ready to help with a simple voice command.

But what exactly will you be able to do, particularly when it comes to the apps and services you use every day? Google has an official list of the apps that work with Home and perform tasks based on what you tell them to do.

Google Home is part of a new batch of new hardware that’s all tied together with Google services and the Google Assistant. So while the underlying technology is interesting, it’s how much you can do that will determine how compelling this will be for everyday use.

Here’s the current list of supported apps, which Google of course hopes to grow as more third-party developers and services jump on board.

Audio apps

Google Play Music: Android | iOS

YouTube Music: Android | iOS

Spotify: Android iOS

Pandora: Android | iOS

TuneIn: Android | iOS

Smart home apps

Google Chromecast: Android | iOS 

Nest Thermostats: Android | iOS

Phillips Hue: Android iOS

Samsung SmartThings: Android | iOS

IF by IFTTT: Android iOS

Google Cast

YouTube: Android | iOS

Tasks

Google Calendar: Android | iOS

Google Keep: Android | iOS

This story, "Which apps and services work with Google Home?" was originally published by Greenbot.

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