My thoughts on Google Home
I took the plunge last week and bought a Google Home.
For those not aware, Google Home is a device that can do a range of things for you, from answering questions to playing music to even interacting with your house if you have that enabled.
All controlled by your voice. And all just by prefacing each request with ‘Hey Google’ (or ‘OK Google’ but I prefer the Hey option).
There are other options out there, such as Alexa and Amazon Echo, but I’ve not tried any of these nor ever felt the desire to. But Google is so ubiquitous in my life that it felt like less of a leap of faith to give it a go.
Here’s our one, taking a subtle position in the family room. You can see it is relatively small, if you compare it to the DVD to the right.
I bought it as a novelty more than anything else, and working in the digital space I was interested in whether there was true utility in having one, or
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