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Google Nest Hub and Nest Mini now available in South Korea

Google Nest Hub and Nest Mini now available in South Korea

One of the more annoying things about Google products outside the US is their limited availability. While we have it good here in Google’s home country, other places don’t always get every product. Fortunately for folks in South Korea, The Nest Hub and Nest Mini are both now available in that market. Google hasn’t formally...

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The Nest Hub Max now supports Meet and Duo group video calling

The Nest Hub Max now supports Meet and Duo group video calling

When Google introduced the Nest Hub Max, it came with a built-in camera and microphone that allowed for two-way video calling. Sadly, it was only possible to have one-to-one sessions until now, meaning you couldn’t join conferences from your smart display. The company is now expanding the device’s capabilities by enabling you to join group...

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Google Nest Hub and Nest Cam Indoor get permanent price drops in Europe

Google Nest Hub and Nest Cam Indoor get permanent price drops in Europe

When Google rolled out its updated Nest Aware subscription pricing last month, it celebrated by giving two products permanent price drops in the US. Similar reductions are now live across Europe, too, so more people can grab a Nest Hub and/or Nest Cam Indoor for a new low price and upgrade their smart home security....

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Ten tips and tricks for your Google Nest Hub

Ten tips and tricks for your Google Nest Hub

Get more out of your Google smart display Google’s Nest Hub smart displays have a lot of self-evident uses: checking the weather, setting timers, or watching a little YouTube. But they can feel a bit underwhelming out of the box, especially if you’re not the kind of person to go diving into various settings menus...

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Google has reportedly fixed user’s Nest Hub that was seeing a stranger’s camera, but we still have questions

Google has reportedly fixed user’s Nest Hub that was seeing a stranger’s camera, but we still have questions

This story was originally published 2020/05/14 3:58pm PDTon May 14, 2020 and last updated 2020/05/22 2:00pm PDTon May 22, 2020.  The tale of the Google Nest Hub that apparently fired up a random stranger’s doorbell alert is creeping its way to a close. Following the disturbing not-so-smart-home event last week, Google has informed the affected...

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How to factory reset Google Home, Nest Home, Nest Hub, and Chromecast

How to factory reset Google Home, Nest Home, Nest Hub, and Chromecast

This story was originally published 2019/11/30 8:00am PSTon Nov 30, 2019 and last updated 2020/05/17 9:29am PDTon May 17, 2020.  While smart speakers have rapidly become ubiquitous in many of our homes, there are practical things about them—like initiating a factory reset when you sell them—that just aren’t intuitive without a bit of Googling. And...

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Nest Hub and Google Assistant Smart Displays get better smart home controls for Hue, Shield, locks, blinds, vacuums, more

Nest Hub and Google Assistant Smart Displays get better smart home controls for Hue, Shield, locks, blinds, vacuums, more

Google’s Nest Hubs and third-party Assistant Smart Displays have been receiving an update that vastly improves their smart home controls. Among the changes we spotted are live light status and scenes for Philips Hue and Lifx, new Shield controls, the ability to unlock your smart lock, plus controls for blinds, air fresheners, and vacuums. Other...

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Someone got a stranger’s Nest doorbell alert on his Google Nest Hub

Someone got a stranger’s Nest doorbell alert on his Google Nest Hub

Smart home security cameras are usually meant to make your home more secure, not less, but that isn’t always the case. In what is sadly becoming a familiar story, someone over on Reddit claims to have received a short alert video from a random stranger’s Nest Cam. If that brings on some déjà vu, it’s not...

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