What’s new with the new Chromecast is its ability to accept voice commands for Google Assistant via the remote.
The smart speaker space is quite nascent in India with only Amazon offering competition with its Echo lineup of speakers
Also now you can sync several other Bluetooth speakers connected to your Google Home for simultaneous playback.
Nest and related Google smart home products will not be sold on Amazon after current stock runs out: Report
After weeks of being unresponsive to Nest, Amazon informed the company that the directive "came from the top," something Nest took to mean that it had been handed down by CEO Jeff Bezos.
The plan that Google has been working on, involves use of its cloud servers to broadcast the games to users over the internet,
Google Santa Tracker to help children follow location of their next delivery; you can also track it on Google Home
One can also get updates on his location through a Google Pixel or Google Home device.
Amazon and Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc, square off in many areas, from cloud computing and online search, to selling voice-controlled gadgets.
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL pre-orders to begin on 26 October on Flipkart; to sell from Rs 61,000 onwards from November
Pixel 2 comes in just black, clearly white, and kinda blue colours while Pixel 2 XL has just black and black and white variants. Pixel 2 will be priced at Rs 61,000 for 64GB variant and Rs 70,000 for 128GB.
However, reviews on this new update are not quite positive. In a Reddit thread, users who have updated YouTube have complained about stuttering videos
People streamed 9.5 billion hours of video on Roku players last year, according to its IPO documents.
Google had earlier incorporated non-HDR 4K content into Google Play Movies library and now expanded that to HDR as well for a few select Movie and TV shows.
Google has worked with networks and affiliate partners to bring live television coverage to YouTube, with a focus on live sports content.
iFixit’s product teardowns are now a rite of passage for any new device that hits the market. In its latest teardown, iFixit took its plethora of skills and tools to the Google Home speaker
In India, only the Chromecast is available for Rs 3,399 and the Chromecast Ultra is not yet listed.
Chromecast Ultra will start selling from November at $69 (approx Rs 4,600) and it is expected to be released in 16 countries globally.
Google seems to have effectively sounded the death knell for Amazon’s Echo (and Alexa) in just one night.
Google's September event is expected to be an exciting confluence of hardware, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.
Starting from the Chrome build 51, the Google Cast functionality is baked into the browser itself, with no need for the plug-in to be installed.
Facebook is testing a new feature to stream video including the live videos from its mobile app on the TVs either via AirPlay or Chromecast.