Patrick Hearn

Patrick Hearn

Digital Trends Team

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The case for putting a voice assistant in every device

Voice assistants are useful. So why aren't they everywhere?
Smart Home

Google expands its seasonal savings program to all Nest Thermostat owners

The feature will be available for free to Nest users

Google Nest Hub Max gains group video conferencing support

The Nest Hub Max can now make group calls up to 32 people.

Wyze’s first outdoor security camera can also record video offline

The water-resistant Wyze Cam Outdoor is easy to install, portable, and affordable, starting at only $50.
Smart Home

Having a backyard bash? Your smart speaker could pose a security risk

You're better off from a safety standpoint to use a Bluetooth speaker
Smart Home

The next Google Home needs more than just better audio quality to be successful

Convergence is key to the next Google Home smart speaker's success