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Google Nest, formerly Google Home, is the blanket brand for all things in the connected home and digital assistant space from Google. After buying Nest and incorporating it into its existing offerings, Google now has a comprehensive set of products across all aspects of home automation and security.

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We've collected some of the best security camera deals at a variety of budgets and needs, so come check out what's on offer.
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Bixby vs. Google Assistant: Which AI is better for you?

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Blink Mini 2 vs. Nest Cam (Indoor): Which is the better affordable security camera?

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Google rolls out new Nest Cam features to Google Home for web

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How to factory reset a Google Nest Cam (indoor or outdoor)

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How to reset a Google Nest Mini smart speaker

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How to use the Google Home app on a computer

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How to change Google Assistant’s voice (and language)

Tired of Google Assistant's voice? If you own a Google Home speaker, you can change your Google Assistant's default voice to something that suits your tastes.
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How to turn off Google Assistant on any device

Uncomfortable with Google Assistant? Tired of it popping up uninvited? Our simple guide will show you how to limit it or turn it off altogether on any device.
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How to add multiple users to your Google Home (Nest) device

Want to personalize the Google Home experience for each individual member of your household? Here's how to add more than one user on your Google Home device.
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Google is launching a powerful new AI app for your Android phone

Google’s latest mobile app is Gemini, which leverages generative AI tricks. But t the same time, it also aims to double as a Google Assistant replacement.
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The 6 best smart displays for Alexa and Google Home in 2024

Google, Amazon, and Meta are offering smart displays for video calls, smart home management, watching shows, and more. See which ones are the best.
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Echo Show 8 vs. Nest Hub: Does Amazon or Google offer the best smart display?

The Echo Show 8 and Nest Hub share many of the same features. But is the Echo Show 8 or Nest Hub the better smart display? Here's everything you need to know.
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Arlo and more: The 4 best Ring Doorbell alternatives in 2024

If you're in search of a video doorbell and Ring isn't your brand, these are our selections for the best Ring Doorbell alternatives.
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What is Home Depot’s Hubspace?

Home Depot's Hubspace is designed to get smart home devices installed without any fuss. Here's a look at what you need to know about this smart home platform.
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Google Assistant loses 17 features as the company lays off employees

Google is cutting a bunch of features from its Assistant voice platform, an announcement which parallels the recent layoffs at the tech giant.
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The best Google smart speakers of 2023

Are you looking for a speaker that works with Google Assistant? These smart speakers are Google-friendly and ready to answer questions, play music, and more.
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The best smart plugs for Alexa, Google Home, and Apple HomeKit

Smart plugs can make your dumb outlets, devices, lights, and appliances smart. We've rounded up the best smart plugs so you can easily automate your home.
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The 12 best smart home products that support Matter

Many smart home products will be adding Matter support in the future, but only a few notable products offer support today. Here are the best ones available now.
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Google Home adds new camera features and support for Nest Cam Outdoor

Public Preview users can now link their first-generation Nest Cam Outdoor to Google Home and access a couple new features across a variety of cameras.
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Matter adds support for fridges, air purifiers, robot vacuums, and more with massive 1.2 update

The Matter 1.2 update is now available, bringing the interoperability standard to nine new device types -- including robot vacuums, air purifiers, and more.
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A big discount just landed on the Google Nest Doorbell for Prime Day

One of the best Prime Day smart home deals is on the Google Nest Doorbell, which you can grab for just $120 this Prime Day.
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Are smart blinds worth it?

Smart blinds give you remote access to your window coverings, allowing you to schedule their performance and save money on your bills. But are they worth it?
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What is a smart lock and how does it work?

A smart lock brings added versatility to your door, letting you open it using a keypad or smartphone app. Here's everything you need to know about smart locks.
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8 Google Assistant settings you should disable or adjust

Google Assistant is a powerful tool, but it also comes with some privacy concerns. Here are a few settings you should adjust on your Google device right away.
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What is Android TV? Google’s smart TV platform fully explained

While Google TV is the main TV OS for brands like Sony, there's still a few Android TV devices out there. Here's everything you need to know about the latter.
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Google TV vs. Roku TV: which is the better streaming OS?

In the war of streaming platforms, Google TV and Roku TV are top of the pack, but which operating system is truly best? Let us weigh in to help you decide.
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Chromecast deals: The cheapest option for Google’s streaming device

If you're looking to join the streaming revolution but don't own a smart TV, we've smoked out the latest Chromecast deals right here.
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The 4 best smart thermostats that don’t require a C-wire

If your home doesn't have a C-wire, there are still some great smart thermostats to consider. Here are a few of our favorites.

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