Gears & Gadgets

Pictures leak of the “Google Home Hub,” Google’s version of a smart display

The front of the Google Home Hub. MySmartPrice The back. MySmartPrice If you squint, you can see a spec list. MySmartPrice The “features” here are just the normal Google Smart Display features. MySmartPrice Again, nothing new here, but this seems in line with the current Google Home promotional images. MySmartPrice More typical Google promotional images. […]

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HomeKit: Eve Degree is Stylish Temperature, Humidity & Air Pressure Monitor with Display

The HomeKit system in the Automated Home is building nicely. The latest edition is the Eve (formerly Elgato) ‘Degree’. A small 54mm rounded square in sleek anodised aluminium that tracks temperature, humidity and air pressure. Installation As with all the Eve gear setup is a 30 second process with your iOS camera reading it’s serial […]

Gears & Gadgets

Lenovo Smart Display review: The Google Assistant now has a face

Enlarge Valentina Palladino The first Android Things device is now available; Google is officially firing shots at Amazon’s Echo-everywhere mentality with Lenovo’s help. Lenovo’s Smart Display is much like Amazon’s Echo Show: a screen-toting smart speaker that carries not Alexa, but the Google Assistant. Like the Google Home and its Max and Mini cousins, this […]

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Lenovo Smart Display (10-Inch)

Google Assistant has pretty much caught up to Amazon Alexa in just about every way but one: Hardware. Whereas Amazon has offered the screen-equipped Echo Show and Echo Spot for some time now, the Lenovo Smart Display is the first smart speaker to pair hands-free Google Assistant voice control with a touch-screen display. We tested […]

Gaming

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Edge, Fluent, display, and Registry Editor improvements

Microsoft today released a new preview for PCs with improvements to Edge, Skype, Diagnostic Data Viewer, video, typing insights, font, security, Task Manager, accessibility, container, and mixed reality. This build is from the RS5 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update the company plans to release later this year. Windows 10 is being developed as […]