• Digital Wellbeing apparently starting to roll out to Google Home users

    24 days ago - By 9to5Google

    Google has had a strong focus over the past few months on its Digital Wellbeing initiative. This first started in Android Pie with a suite of new tools to track your tech habits. Now, Google is starting to roll out Digital Wellbeing for Google Home.
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  • Amazon reportedly has 63% U.S. smart speaker share, eclipsing Google and Apple

    Amazon reportedly has 63% U.S. smart speaker share, eclipsing Google and Apple

    24 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Over 1,000 U.S. smart speaker users spoke on their most-used devices, picking Amazon's Echo first, but also showing interest in Bose, Sonos, and Samsung.
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  • Google Home Hub supports Duo video calls after all, recipients only see profile picture

    Google Home Hub supports Duo video calls after all, recipients only see profile picture

    24 days ago - By 9to5Google

    Leading up to Google's October 9th hardware event, we were baffled by the lack of a camera on the Home Hub smart display. After advertising Duo video calling so heavily on other speakers, Google surely wouldn't omit that on the Home Hub, right? Well, it turns out that Home Hub Duo video calls are still supported, but with the caveat that it's only one-way.
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  • Google Home smart speakers start receiving Digital Wellbeing support

    Google Home smart speakers start receiving Digital Wellbeing support

    24 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Google is slowly expanding the availability of Digital Wellbeing to more and more devices. Originally announced as a Pixel-exclusive feature, the Digital Wellbeing app was recently made available to Android One smartphones running Android 9 Pie.
    Although its availability is still limited to several smartphones, Digital Wellbeing will be brought to even more devices in the not so distant future. A Reddit user recently spotted the beta version of the app running on his Google Home smart speaker. The name Digital Wellbeing appears in the Settings menu of the smart speaker, along with the...
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