50+ Things To Do With The Family and Google Home

Last month, Google made some exciting new announcements regarding their line of hardware across their Google Home and Pixel range. I watched in excitement as their key note speech detailed new software updates to current models of the Pixel as well as brand new hardware in their Google Home range. You can view the full keynote here:

Ever since the Google Home fell into our lives last year we’ve never looked elsewhere when it came to at-home AI. We’d used Alexa at a friends house and, to be honest, it was dull and quite often didn’t recognise what we were saying. Google just works and is still an impressive piece of kit. I didn’t know I’d actually need one until we got one.

Boring Disclosure Bit Before I Continue: This isn’t an advert. Honestly. I was gifted (something that is sent to someone with absolutely no requirement or expectation of a mention or review) a Google Home last year and have been using it ever since. This post comes from me because I love our Google Home and genuinely love the brand.

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#BeMoreAtHome with Google Home: An Introduction.

A few months ago, we were invited to Google HQ in London for a special look at something that they had been working on: Google Home. At the time, I had just read news articles about it’s imminent release, as well as stalked the Google Home pages, so I went to London relatively blind, but incredibly excited.

We’re a pretty gadget-happy family, with Sharon working in IT and me just happy to be living in an age of technology where information is at the end of a fingertip, so this was an amazing opportunity not to be missed.

We had already heard so much about the Google Home, with rumours that you could control your lighting using voice command (Phillips Hue required), to being able to browse Netflix and Spotify, even asking Google Home to find local restaurants. The possibilities were endless.

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