•   
  •   
  •   

Technology Google's Nest Hub video displays offering more recommendations

01:35  20 october  2020
01:35  20 october  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

Google Home connection problems: 3 common issues and how to fix them

  Google Home connection problems: 3 common issues and how to fix them Factory reset isn't the only way to resolve communication problems with your Google smart speaker.If you're having trouble connecting your Google Home to your network, other devices or the cloud, try these troubleshooting tips.

Google Nest Hub is compatible with more than 5,000 smart devices - lights, cameras, TVs - from over 400 brands. Nest Hub automatically displays the best shots from Google Photos of your favorite people and Play songs and music videos and get new music recommendations , just by asking.

Google ’ s Nest Hub has other ideas, and though it’s tiny, it has some powerful While the Nest Hub ’s small size makes it more versatile — most smart displays are designed for primary use in the kitchen — it feels like a missed opportunity, given the device comes with six months of free YouTube Premium.

Google's Nest Hub video displays are getting a new look today, adding more recommendation features to help people with their day.

graphical user interface, application: Google Assistant new look on smart display © Google Google Assistant new look on smart display

Most use cases for the display units revolve around people using them to play music via voice commands or operate their smart home. Google execs say they wanted to showcase different things people could do by showcasing them in discovery, and to offer more personalized recommendations on music to listen to, videos to watch and news to read.

Beyond the Google Nest Hub and Hub Max, the Google Assistant lives on other displays made by others, including the Lenovo Smart Display.

From Nest Audio to the Pixel 5, here's everything Google announced at Launch Night In

  From Nest Audio to the Pixel 5, here's everything Google announced at Launch Night In The Techtober train is still running, with a current stop at the Google Launch Night In Event. That means new Pixel phones, a Chromecast and a Nest speaker. © Provided by CNN And Google packed all of this into a quick 30-minute event. The Pixel 4a 5G, as expected, is an upgraded version of the Pixel 4a. Back in August, we called it the best affordable Android phone. The 4a 5G adds in support for 5G networks (Sub6 and mmWave standards), features a slightly bigger display and is $499. The Pixel 5 continues the 5G party with the same dual camera setup on the back, a slightly smaller display and more color options.

You can stream video from the following security cameras to your Nest display . After you’ve linked a camera manufacturer to your Google Home app, use the following voice commands with your Nest display to add an additional camera

The Google Nest Hub Max is the choice to go with if you care about sound quality. Armed with dual 10W tweeters and a 30W subwoofer, the Next Hub These are without question the most dazzling smart displays you’ll find in the market. We mean it when we say that they’re the best digital photo

Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning.

The display units had always had a "Your Day" feature which showed you scheduled appointments and the like in the morning. Now, Google is adding a second dose for the afternoon and evening, "so that the recommendations you see changes as your day does." Beyond appointments, the Google Assistant will suggest music to listen to, videos to watch, and the like.


Gallery: 12 Warning Signs It’s Time for a New Cell Phone (Reader's Digest)

a group of people looking at a cell phone: Smartphones are a huge investment, so most people want to hang onto them for as long as possible. In fact, research by Strategy Analytics shows that smartphone users are now waiting up to almost three years before replacing their phones. While this can be a good strategy for your budget, keeping a phone longer than it is intended to be used can come with some consequences like poor sound quality, security issues, and more. Not sure if your cell phone situation is dire? Here are the telltale signs that it's time to part ways with your trusty companion. Once you get a new device, make sure to avoid these 10 mistakes that shorten the life of your phone.

Another new addition: multiple accounts in one place. Instead of having to switch back and forth between personal and work accounts, you can set up multiple accounts on the devices to have all your meetings and events displayed in one place.

New Google Nest Audio speaker packs a huge punch for $99

  New Google Nest Audio speaker packs a huge punch for $99 Two Google Nest Audio speakers combined sound fantastic and are better paired together. But shouldn't Google have figured out how to read e-mails by now?Now known as Nest Audio, the new editions look more like a tiny, traditional speaker, this time in a multitude of colors (pink, blue, green, white and black), sell for less than the original Home ($99.99 versus $129.99) and the big news is a major sound upgrade.

The small, affordable Google Assistant-powered Nest Hub smart display is functional and convenient, but won't impress anyone with its sound quality. In addition, the Nest Hub is Google Cast compatible, so you can stream video or music to it from a smartphone, tablet, or Chrome tab just as if

The Google Nest Hub Max is a big, bright smart display with Google Assistant, and you can even use it as a home security camera. However, swiping left from the right edge of the screen will load tiles full of recommendations for music, news, videos , and any other information Google Assistant considers

"For example, on your Google Nest Hub Max, you can now quickly tap or ask to join your next meeting (“Hey, Google, join my next meeting”), whether it’s a personal yoga class or a conference call."

Google has added a dark theme to adapt to the different times of the day, relaxing sound effects (ocean waves and the like) to fall asleep to and a new sunrise alarm that gets brighter 30 minutes before the alarm goes off.

The Google displays are going to be more versatile by the end of the year, for folks who spend their days on video meetings. Beyond offering access via Google's Meet and Duo video apps, Google is adding support for Zoom, the No. 1 video meeting service "later this year."

The new features are rolling out to users and will be fully available within a few weeks, Google says.

Follow USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham (@jeffersongraham) on Twitter

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Google's Nest Hub video displays offering more recommendations

Scientists remove 98 'murder hornets' in Washington state .
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Workers from the state Department of Agriculture managed to destroy the first nest of so-called murder hornets discovered in the U.S. without suffering any stings or other injuries, the agency said Monday. The nest, located in Whatcom County near the Canadian border, created concern because the Asian giant hornets are large and their sting can be lethal, especially if a person is stung numerous times. The hornets also pose a huge threat to honey bees that pollinate many crops."No one was stung and no one was even attacked that I am aware of,'' said Sven-Erik Spichiger, an entomologist who directed the nest eradication Saturday near the town of Blaine.

usr: 2
This is interesting!