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Google Home Third Party Actions Coming Soon

From the moment Google Home was announced, we were told that the service powering it would be open to third party developers.  The idea is to let companies outside of Google add capability to this incredible voice assistant.   Examples might include ordering pizza, getting an Uber, connecting to a travel booking site, supporting new home automation or streaming music from a new site.  Google has recently provided an update to the status of the their third party developer extension program. Read More >>> about Google Home Third Party Actions Coming Soon

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5 Cool Intelligent Assistants in Entertainment

It doesn't matter if you prefer Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana or the Google Assistant. Each has its own strengths and weaknesses. What is great is the convenience they provide.  The little ways they make chores easier through their voice commands 

But sometimes you wonder, where did the idea for this come from? Science fiction has always been a rich forum for authors to dream up futuristic inventions and later kids to be inspired to make it happen.  It's been an inspiration to generations of kids who became scientists and engineers in order to figure out how these innovations can actually become real. Read More >>> about 5 Cool Intelligent Assistants in Entertainment

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How To Listen to Your Own MP3 Music on Google Home

Google Home is a fantastic device that focuses around the playback of music. Yet, unlike the MP3 players of a previous age, it has no storage capability of it's own (such as microSD or SD card slot). Instead, Google Home is designed to access all music either from the cloud or from another device via chromecast (but not Bluetooth audio).

Google Home supports several streaming music services including support for Spotify Premium, Pandora, TuneIn, and Google Play Music.  But what about the music you already own on your computer in MP3 format? Maybe you don't subscribe to a premium streaming service because you already own a lot of your own music in the form of MP3 files on your computer hard drive.  Read More >>> about How To Listen to Your Own MP3 Music on Google Home

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Top Tips for Getting the Most out of Google Home

Google Home is the most recent voice assistant to gain entry into my living room. Setup is fast and it works well. Google Home is especially good at conversational questions and answering difficult questions.

I have found a couple of tips that make it easier to work with the Google Home. Here are tweaks you can use to get Google Home to work the best for you and your household. Read More >>> about Top Tips for Getting the Most out of Google Home

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