Smart Tech Today

May 27th 2021

Smart Tech Today 80

2021 Smart Home Predictions

Google Assistant updates, smart tabletop gaming, an LED umbrella
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Category: News

Google Assistant updates, smart tabletop gaming, an LED umbrella

  •  Prabhakar Raghavan Isn’t CEO of Google—He Just Runs the Place
  • Google isn’t ready to turn search into a conversation
  • Google’s new Samsung smartwatch partnership looks a lot like giving up
  •  Poll: How many of our readers would buy a Wear OS watch
  •  Google is officially releasing its Fuchsia OS, starting w/ first-gen Nest Hub
  •  Google Assistant will soon be able to power off your Android
  •  Google Assistant is Bringing Back 'What's On My Screen'
  •  Gmail gains a “Save to Photos” button as Google brings a handy new shortcut to the iOS app
  •  Roku Is Plotting to Take Over Your Smart Home
  •  What to Think About When You’re Thinking About Buying a Sonos Speaker
  •  This Outdoor Smart Plug is a must-have accessory for Ring users
  •  Surface Duo gets slick new Xbox controls plus Xbox Series X|S adds Apple TV Dolby Vision
  •  The Last Gameboard raises $4M to ship its digital tabletop gaming platform
  •  Netatmo Weather Station adds iOS 14 widgets for monitoring local weather on your home screen
  •  Eero 6 and Pro 6 owners are now getting Apple’s HomeKit security features
  •  Eve Energy with Thread support is my recommendation for smart outlets
  •  The New Pride Apple Watch Faces Have an Easter Egg Feature
  •  Deezer beats Spotify to Apple Watch offline listening
  •  Spotify for Apple Watch adds offline playback for premium subscribers
  •  The Square-owned music service Tidal has launched an Apple Watch app
  •  Shortcuts now run even faster on iPhone and iPad with iOS 14.6
  •  New iPad Pro Center Stage camera feature comes to Zoom
  •  Apple VP talks Apple TV 4K living room takeover, gaming and the future of the streaming platform
  •  The new Apple TV 4K lets you play any TV audio through a HomePod


Picks of the week

  • Matthew: VINEY Solar-Powered LED Umbrella
  • Mikah: Siri Remote (2nd Generation)

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