Nest WiFi's range extenders double as smart speakers
The Pixel 4 wasn't the only secret Google couldn't keep from spilling all over the internet. Another device, the Nest WiFi, has been leaked a couple of times before the company's Made by Google event in New York City today. But now it's official. As rumored, Google's new Nest WiFi can be paired to "points," aka beacons, that will help extend the range of your wireless network at home. Not only that, but these Nest WiFi points can double as smart speakers, making them compatible with Google Assistant. This means you'll be able to use your voice to control your WiFi setup, like if you ever want to say "Hey Google, pause WiFi for kids devices.
Whether you're adding a Nest Hub or Hub Max to an existing Google Home setup or starting from scratch, unboxing and connecting it to your smart 1 . After you unbox the Nest Hub or Max and plug it in, open the Google Home app on your phone or tablet. When you see Set up 1 device appear at the
Once the Nest Hub Max is connected via Wi-Fi, there are some additional recommended features you’ll be asked to enable to get the most out of the smart Duo video calling and messaging: In order to place and accept video calls on the Nest Hub Max , you’ll need to set up a Google Duo account.
Getting started with your first smart display like the or . After all, even though smart speakers open the door to , and , a display adds a whole other dimension (two dimensions, actually) to what you can do with a Google Home .or Nest Home smart speaker is kind of like biting into that first potato chip in the classic commercial -- you're going to want more than just one. Before long you've bought another, and another, and if you're like some people (including me), eventually you'll want to step up your game with a
Google will offer whole-home Nest Aware subscription plans
Google's Nest Aware subscription plans let users record what's happening and get alerts from their Nest Cams and Nest Hello doorbells. Until now, you've had to add a subscription for each additional camera. Today, Google announced that it's simplifying things a bit. Beginning early next year, it will introduce whole-home subscriptions. For a monthly fee, you'll be able to get Nest Aware support for your whole home, whether you have two cameras or ten. Google will offer two plan options: 30 days of event video history for $6 per month, or 60 days of event video history and 10 days of 24/7 video history for $12 per month.
Google Home Hub (now rebranded Google Nest Hub ) is now available in the UK, US and Australia, and if you've already bought one you'll be itching to get it set up . The process could be a little simpler, however, so we've provided a step-by-step guide on using the Google Home app to set up Nest Hub .
You'll see how to set up your Nest Hub Max , get it working, choose all the right settings, and then how to use all the new and interesting features. The one thing we won't talk about here is utilizing the Thread hub and getting that working. Right now, that' s a whole topic on its own!
(good news -- the deal, which saves you about $160 off retail, is ).offered some pretty hefty discounts on smart speakers and displays over Black Friday weekend, and continues to offer some decent deals on select , like the , the and the . I actually scored the smaller of Google's two smart display offerings, the
Google to revamp Nest Aware with simpler pricing and new features
Coming in early 2020
The Google Nest Hub Max is arguably the best smart display around. We break down how to set Select the New Devices option on the next screen because you’re setting it up for the first time. Once selected, the Nest Hub Max will attempt to connect to your network — ending this part of the
Today, we’re launching Nest Hub Max . Hub Max is a Google Assistant smart display that’ s the perfect addition to your helpful home— it ’ s a TV for your kitchen, an indoor camera, a smart home controller, a digital photo frame and a great way to make video calls.
Whether you picked up a Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max over Thanksgiving weekend like I did, or you're still thinking about adding a display to your current Google Home setup, here's what you need to know about what they are, what they do (and don't do) and how to get them set up in a jiffy.
What a Nest Hub smart display is -- and isn't
The Nest Hub and Hub Max are more or less designed to perform the same kinds of tasks as Google Home and Nest Home smart speakers while also visually displaying the information you want, such as the name of a song and artist for a track playing. They can also show lyrics or recipes, play slideshows and videos and let you turn connected smart home devices on and off with a touch. Additionally, the bigger Nest Hub Max has a camera you can use for video calls. However, the Nest Hub and Hub Max aren't mobile devices nor quite as full-featured as tablets, and there's no app store like Google Play -- but they generally don't cost as much as tablets, either.
Google adds seasonal Nest doorbell ringers in time for Halloween
If you're the type of person who goes all out each Halloween decorating your home to make it the star of the neighborhood, Google wants to help. Starting today, the company is updating Nest Hello video doorbells to add a new seasonal ringtone to help create the right atmosphere for the spookiest day of the year. Once you enabled the feature through the Nest app, instead of a standard ringtone, visitors will hear a rotating cast of characters that includes a "cackling witch," a ghost, a vampire and a scary monster anytime they ring your doorbell. The feature also works inside on Nest smart displays if you enable the visitor announcements functionality.
Google ' s new Nest Hub Max tries to be a smart display, speaker, and a Nest Cam all in one, and it mostly succeeds at everything. First, you’ve got to set up the ability to stream in the Google Home app on your phone. In that app, you can only watch the camera live, it won’t record or send you any
The Google Nest Hub Max is easily the most feature-packed smart display in the Google Assistant ecosystem. It takes everything we already loved Jumping into the home app, we were immediately prompted to set up a new device. From there it was just a matter of following on-screen prompts.
Unbox and set up your new Nest Hub in under 5 minutes
Whether you're adding a Nest Hub or Hub Max to an existing Google Home setup or starting from scratch, unboxing and connecting it to your smart home should be a breeze. The Google Home app and Nest Hub itself guide you through the process, but here are some of the steps you'll want to pay extra close attention to:
1. After you unbox the Nest Hub or Max and plug it in, open the Google Home app on your phone or tablet. When you see Set up 1 device appear at the top of the screen, tap it to get started.
2. Next, the app will ask you to verify a four-digit alphanumeric code displayed on the Nest screen. Match up the code and tap Next.
3. You'll be asked if you want to "Help improve" Google Nest services. This is optional and choosing No thanks will have no effect on your device's performance.
4. Next, choose the room where your device will go.
Google updates the Nest Hub to sense where you are without a camera
If you've been patiently waiting for Google to update your Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max with the cool ultrasound sensing feature it unveiled last month, today is the day. According to Android Police, the company has started rolling out the feature to both devices. Ultrasound sensing is a smart workaround for the fact the original Nest Hub (née Google Home Hub) doesn't feature a camera. By using high-frequency sounds, the smart display can tell whether you're in the same room as it is, in addition to your approximate position. It will then use this information to adjust its interface.
The Google Nest Hub Max is finally here after its introduction at Google I/O earlier this year, which How to factory reset the Google Nest Hub Max . Perform a quick factory reset by holding down the For example, you can set it up so that the lights in the bedroom all turn on at a low level when you say.
Get the most out of your Google Home, Mini, Max , Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max with our top tips and tricks, helping you master your voice-activated speaker. How to change your Home nickname. When you set up a new Google Home device, you'll need to create a "Home" to put it in.
5. The Nest Hub will now connect to the same Wi-Fi signal your phone is currently using, so make sure you're on your home's Wi-Fi.
6. Next, choose whether to use Voice Match, which is a feature that learns to recognize your voice and up to five other voices so your Nest Hub can display the calendar appointments, reminders, photos and other information of the person using it. If you don't need this feature, choose No thanks. If you tap I agree, Google will keep data that can identify your voice on its servers, which some people may not be comfortable with.
Google's Nest Hub and Hub Max can now ‘sense' your presence and respond accordingly
On Wednesday, Android Police was the first to report that Google's Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max can now use ultrasound technology to sense when users are near and tailor what's displayed on their screens accordingly. As of Wednesday, if you are within five feet of your Google Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max, the devices can sense your presence and tailor what's on the screen based on your distance. This is made possible with integrated ultrasound technology. When you're close to the devices, they will automatically display the weather and touch controls.
Once you have it set up this is dead simple, so here ’ s how to get started making calls with Google To make voice calls with your mobile number from your Google Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max in the US or UK, just follow the same instructions for Google To set that up , follow the instructions below.
Google has just launched the Nest Hub Max , bringing a large screen, dual speakers and a nest camera all in one device. It ' s a great device, but It ' s equipped with a large 10-inch HD screen, a Nest camera and stereo speakers. You may think it ' s part of the same range as the Google Home Max
7. Next, link any music, video and live TV services you want to use with your Nest Hub. If you've already connected the streaming services you use to your Google account with another Google Home device, they should appear here automatically, so you can skip this step.
8. If you'd like to use your Nest Hub to make phone calls, you'll now be asked to link your Google Duo phone number and account. If this isn't something you think you'll ever need, tap Not now to skip it.
9. When not serving you information or controlling your smart home, your Nest Hub works as a digital photo frame. Choose whether you want to use your own photos stored in Google Photos , or professional images from Google's Art gallery. If you'd rather keep your display purely functional, you can also select Fullscreen clock as an option.
10. Finally, you'll be asked to review all the decisions you made during setup, after which your Nest Hub display will give you a brief tutorial on what the various buttons and sensors on the device are for as well as a walk-through of its basic operations. Once you've completed all of that, you're done and ready to start using your new Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max.
If you're still on the fence about whether or not a smart display is right for you, check out our and our . Privacy concerns regarding smart home tech are on the rise, so be sure to read about how -- and how to stop it. While you're at it, check out our guide to , including the personal information associated with your Google Home.
Yann Moix in Hello earthlings: Thierry Ardisson reveals the bottom of his hiringAt the beginning, Charles Consigny will replace Yann Moix in We are not lying. The polemicist is going to integrate the band of Hi the Terrans on C8. Thierry Ardisson revealed how he managed to convince the novelist to join him.
This is a news that stirred the French audiovisual heritage at the dawn of summer. After three years of raging in Gabriel studios with Laurent Ruquier, Yann Moix has announced his departure from We are not lying. "All the chroniclers who succeeded Zemmour and Naulleau stayed for three years, he explained to Paris Match. The production told me that a fourth year was possible, but I think that's the way it is. The exercise is exciting but exhausting. After long at the polemics table of the program, Le Point had lifted the veil on the name of his successor. E
, had not concealed his joy at the arrival. "I am very happy to join this wonderful show. I am aware that it will not be easy to succeed Yann Moix and I hope with all my heart to form a good duo with Christine Angot who is a great writer for whom I have great respect, he said. . I am very touched by the trust of Laurent Ruquier and Catherine Barma. I will do everything to live up to this magnificent challenge. And if we thought that Yann Moix was going to bid farewell on television, it was without counting on the perseverance of Thierry Ardisson.
On June 26, it was learned thatThierry Ardisson clash We're not lying, Christine Angot and Laurent Ruquier . Yann Moix will even have the privilege of giving "Golden Moix" in the talk show of C8. "A sequence that looks stripping because Yann Moix should designate each week, for example, the worst politician of the week, the most rotten TV show or the most void decision," detailed Jeanmarcmorandini.com. Asked by our fellow TV Mag, the man in black agreed to say a little more about how he had recruited the director of Podium.
"When I knew he was leaving We are not lying on France 2, I called him and I said:" Listen , you come to my place, you do 20 minutes, you do not make fun to listen to Christine Angot for 3 hours and half, and you talk about topics that interest you, assured Thierry Ardisson. You do not talk about books or movies that Laurent Ruquier asks you to read or see, you say exactly what you want. Some ears must have whistled!
Google explains how Nest Hubs know to display what’s important .
Reminders, appointments, and alerts will take advantage of proximity sensing soonUltrasound sensing began life inside Nest as an accessibility feature. It was being developed for the millions of people suffering from low vision. “It turned out that designing for people with low vision improved the experience for everyone,” writes Udall.