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Google Home speakers no longer accessible via Guest Mode

Google has quietly removed the ability for guests to use your home speaker or TV without logging in to your WiFi network.

15 Jan 2020 1:37 PM

Alexa, Google Home approved apps allow eavesdropping on users

The researchers found two possible hacking scenarios that allow a hacker to phish for sensitive information and eavesdrop on users.

22 Oct 2019 8:25 AM

Google Home can make mobile calls for you

Google Home allows users to place calls using built-in VoIP functionality.

18 Sep 2019 7:55 AM

Google Home can also help users sleep better at night

Along with its other functions, the smart home device can lull you into deep sleep easily.

26 Aug 2019 5:32 PM

Google’s next Nest Mini to be wall-mountable

The purported home speaker will pack a built-in wall mount, improved sound with higher maximum volume and better bass.

23 Aug 2019 8:16 AM


Google Assistant will now quietly turn off smart lights without waking you up

Google is updating its assistant to prevent it from ruining such perfect moments for you to fall asleep.

25 Jul 2019 7:51 AM

Apple Music likely to arrive on Google Home

The music streaming service had been exclusive to iOS devices, including the Apple Home smart speaker.

27 Feb 2019 10:58 AM

You can now schedule tasks on Google Assistant

Google has started rolling out the Schedules feature for Google Assistant.

28 Jul 2018 2:21 PM

Flipkart, Amazon offering huge discounts on smart speakers

The ongoing sale on Flipkart and Amazon has brought down the prices of the smart speakers by up to 50 per cent.

17 Jul 2018 5:26 PM

Google’s phones and other gadgets have had a bumpy ride

Google is re-learning an old adage in the technology business — Hardware is hard.

01 Dec 2017 10:38 AM


Google Home’s new avatar

The updated app has new features that provide a better browsing experience.

19 Nov 2017 12:13 AM

Google Home can now make hands-free calls

The smart speaker from the search giant will recognise an individual’s voice and call the right person when asked.

18 Aug 2017 7:44 PM

India, get ready for Amazon’s Alexa

The e-commerce giant is gearing up to bring its Alexa Voice Service and Echo speakers to the Indian shores.

29 Jul 2017 9:00 PM

Google Home goes off, gets fixed within hours

The outage happened on the Google Home speakers in the US, with Google providing immediate fix on the matter.

07 Jun 2017 6:32 PM

Assistant: There’s a Mona darling in your phone!

Google Assistant is now smarter and cooler. The new mantra is: Why type it when you can speak it?

04 Jun 2017 2:20 AM


Amazon expected to unveil new 'style assistant' today

The new Amazon Echo device will perform all the functions of a smart ‘style assistant’ and may be priced around $200.

09 May 2017 3:44 PM

Hey Alexa, tell my Mercedes to start

The new integration between Mercedes’ onboard systems and AI-based home assistants from Google and Amazon brings the future to us.

24 Apr 2017 1:54 PM

This Burger King ad is hacking phones

The new ad by Burger King ends with a man asking ‘OK Google – what is The Whopper Burger?’

14 Apr 2017 4:47 PM

How safe are your connected devices?

Internet-connected 'smart' devices are dunces about security.

09 Mar 2017 8:17 AM