Here's a bright idea — connect these LED smart bulbs to your Google Home control it all with your voice. Whether you want to outfit your whole home or need a single replacement, here are our top recommendations.
Matter is designed to solve the smart home with a new standard that all smart homes can operate on. Google is bringing Matter compatibility to its Android and Nest ecosystems to make pairing and controlling smart home devices as easy as plugging in a USB drive.
I love that for most smart home controls. I can use the Google Home app to accomplish them when I don’t want to use a voice command. However, I still feel some improvements and essential functions are missing.
Google Home is a great way to control all your devices and access things like Google Search and Spotify hands-free anywhere in your home, but the downside is when Google Home goes down, those devices basically become paperweights. Now is one of those times, but Google's working on the problem right now.
Google's smart speakers are a fantastic way to operate your smart lights. They're also extremely simple to set up with your Philips Hue bulbs — a few moments of account syncing can make your smart home a whole lot smarter.
You've brought some Google magic into your home with a Nest Audio — or one of the many, many Google Assistant speakers and smart displays gracing the market these days — and the time has come to set it up. For a device without a screen, that setup is actually quite painless.
Four years later, and Google has finally released the true successor to the Google Home. On paper, it would seem that there are a lot of improvements with the Nest Audio, but are these changes enough to finally put the old Google Home in its box for the latest Assistant speaker?
Google has finally added a dark theme to the Google Home Android app almost a year after introducing system-wide theme controls with Android 10. For Android 11 users, the app adds integration with the new power button menu.
Nearly a year after halting its human review program for Assistant recordings, Google is now giving users the choice to opt back in to the program to develop and improve its audio recognition technologies.
The Google Home app has finally made it possible for users to set what a smart plug is controlling. To specify a device type, you need to tap on a smart plug in the Google Home app and head over to the settings page.