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Nest Hub Max is the smart display Google should have started with

Google finally builds a smart display with a camera as it consolidates its smart home efforts under the Nest brand.

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Google I/O 2019 preview: What we expect, hope for, and really want to see

Google I/O 2019 is set to kick off on Tuesday, and there could be plenty of surprises on the big stage.

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The best Google Home-compatible smart home devices

It's the third-party smart devices that put the "home" in Google Home. Here are our favorites.

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Best Google Home add-ons and accessories

These mostly inexpensive gadgets can make Google Home smart speakers even better.

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Toast Google Home Wood Cover review: A pricey way to prettify your smart speaker

These wood-veneer skins will dress up your Google Home, but they’re not cheap.

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LIFX A19 (2018) smart bulb review: The Wi-Fi bulb to beat keeps getting better

Shine on, you crazy lightbulb.

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HomeKit was a surprise winner of CES 2019. Now Siri needs to get a whole lot better

A slew of companies announced at CES that they were signing on to support Apple’s HomeKit, including some affordable device makers. That means Siri has a chance to show the world what it can do.

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If you've ever wanted to buy a Google Home Hub, this Target deal is too insane to pass up

Target is selling the Google Home Hub for $99 today—and you get two Google Home Minis for free.

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15 essential Google Assistant commands you'll find yourself using every day

Make the most of your Google Home, Mini, Max, or Hub with these 15 essential Google Assistant commands.

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Loft Portable Battery Base review: Take your Google Home anywhere with this easy-to-use accessory

Transform your Google Home into a mobile Bluetooth speaker with this clever battery accessory.

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Amazon Echo Dot vs. Google Home Mini

Amazon and Google are both trying to get a foot in your door with their smart speakers. Here's what you need to consider before buying one.

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Wi-Charge harnesses light to free Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini smart speakers from power cords

Wi-Charge’s technology can eliminate power adapters and cords and keep the batteries in devices such as smart locks, smartphones, security cameras, and sensors permanently topped off.

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Neato Botvac D6 Connected review: This robot vacuum is ideal for pet owners

Pet hair and dander are no match for this Botvac's deep cleaning.

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iDevices Thermostat review: This inexpensive smart thermostat works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri, too

Whether your smart home uses an Amazon Echo, Google Home, or Apple HomePod, this budget-priced thermostat will fit right in.

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GE Lighting's new C by GE smart lighting starter kit features the Google Home Mini

The $55 kit includes one of C by GE’s Bluetooth smart bulbs pre-paired with a Google Home Mini.

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Google Home Hub: Top 5 features, and how it stacks up to Echo Show

Google aims to strangle the new Echo Show in its crib, but its new smart display could also cripple hardware partners like JBL and Lenovo.

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Google Home Routines: How to put them to use

How to use Google Home Routines for automation and shortcuts.

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Best Buy's giving away a free Google Home Mini with a Google Home today

If you buy a Google Home for $129 at Best Buy, you'll also get a free Google Home Mini, a savings of $49 from its list price.

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