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NENT’s Viaplay announces Google Home integration

Viaplay will be compatible with Google Home and Google Home Mini when the smart speakers launch across Scandinavia later this month, the streaming service’s parent company has announced. Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) said that linking a Viaplay account to a Google account in the Google Home app will allow users to control Viaplay on […]

Vodafone Spain offering Google Home assistant

Vodafone Espana is incorporating the Google Home personal assistant as part of its connected home offering. All Vodafone One customers will be able to use the voice-controlled assistant to manage connected home applications. New and existing Vodafone One customers will be able to use the Google Home Mini without additional cost, while subscribers to other […]

Google adds Home voice support for Netflix

Google has added Netflix support to its Google Home voice-activated speaker, allowing viewers to use voice commands to watch Netflix programmes on their TV. When Google Home is paired with a Chromecast device, users can now stream any movie or TV series from Netflix to the TV, using commands like: “Ok Google, play Stranger Things […]

Report: Google to launch 4K Chromecast, Home speaker next week

Google is reportedly gearing up to launch a new 4K version of Chromecast and its new Google Home speaker device at its planned October 4 event. According to an Android Police report, which cites two sources, the 4K Chromecast Ultra will retail at US$69 and Google Home at US$129. The devices will likely be announced […]

Google Home reportedly to be based on Chromecast

Google Home, the small smart home device that Google plans to launch later this year, will be based on the same technology as its existing Chromecast HDMI dongle, according to US online news service The Information. According to The Information, citing an unnamed source, Google Home will be based on the same ARM processor and […]