How to use Google Home’s new Broadcast feature

Use your Google Home devices and Android smartphone like an intercom that can broadcast messages across your home or office. All it takes is connecting your devices to the same Wi-Fi networks and

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canadian firms place bets on Amazon Alexa to lift smart home, office markets

It's likely that many Canadians will be unwrapping either a Google Home or Amazon Echo out from under the tree this year, and some Canadian firms are betting the devices will serve as

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google reveals Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, and more

Google's been busy over the past couple of years, today announcing an entire portfolio of devices that range across all types of devices you could need to the point where Google products could

Published on: October 4th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google and Walmart team up to offer voice-first ecommerce in U.S.

Amazon has some new competition this morning when it comes to making a purchase simply by speaking a command, and it's coming from a newly-minted partnership between Google Inc. and Walmart. The two

Published on: August 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Free phone calls, multi-user support released for Google Home in Canada

Canadians and Americans will have one more reason to never get a landline telephone starting on Wednesday, as Google rolls out free phone calls to its Assistant service, including Google Home units. Google

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon Echo success, Google Home launch catching attention of brands

Almost exactly 10 years after the iPhone launched, Google Home went on sale in Canada at the end of June. At first look, the products are different in many ways. The iPhone is designed

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson


Expect Google to announce iPhone support for Assistant at I/O conference, Bloomberg says

Google Inc.'s annual developer-focused I/O (Input/Output) conference is being held this week in Mountain View, Calif., and the tech giant is eager for Android users and the Apple faithful alike to attend. According

Published on: May 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google Home appears to be available in Canada

Google Home hasn't been officially launched in Canada yet, but its availability on two major e-commerce sites suggest an announcement is imminent. While Google's competitor to the Amazon Alexa devices has been available

Published on: April 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Motorola redesigns its affordable smartphone line

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Lenovo unveiled its next two Motorola mid-range smartphones, the Moto G5 and G5 Plus with a new aluminum design. Other than the aluminum design change, the latest

Published on: March 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google Assistant is expanding to Android

An artificial intelligence (AI)-powered helping hand is now available on all Android phones. Already offered on Google Inc.’s Pixel phones, Home personal assistant, Allo messaging app, and Android wear devices, Google Assistant will

Published on: February 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Top business smartphones for 2016: Google Pixel

Since I unboxed my Google Pixel smartphone, my iPhone 6S Plus has been sitting unused in a drawer. That will tell you something about Google's first effort to manufacture its own Android smartphone.

Published on: December 16th, 2016 Brian Jackson