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There’s a new UI coming to the Nest Hub Max

The user interface on the Nest Hub Max is not great with Google focusing on voice and radar controlling of it instead. It appears though that Google are looking to change the user...

Google set to unveil the Pixel 5, a new Nest speaker and Chromecast on...

We already know that the Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G are coming soon. We have heard and seen glimpses of Google's new Chromecast called Sabrina which apparently includes Android TV and...

Google Nest looking to bring a smart display to your hotel room

Last year Google introduced Interpreter Mode for smart displays in hotel lobbies. Unfortunately since then the world has taken a turn for the worse and as Australians it may be a while before...

New Google Nest smart speaker coming at the end of the month

Google have teased us with an upcoming Nest, with what according to other leaks appears to be a replacement for the original Google Home. Now rumours are pointing towards an August release date...

Netflix, Foxtel and Stan arrive on Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max in Australia

You would think that Netflix would want their service to be available on every single device possible but they maintain tight control over just which devices are supported -- likely due to wanting to...

Google Nest’s tease falls woefully short for all and especially so for Australians

A couple of days ago we all got a bit excited after the Google Nest Twitter account teased that something big was coming on Monday. Most people expected to see the new Nest...

Google Nest trolls us all with a tease “Something special is coming this Monday”

Take a deep breath and prepare: something special is coming this Monday. That's the tease that Google's Smart Home hardware team just tweeted out. Call it a tease of a troll, either way we hope...

This is Google’s new Nest speaker — coming alongside the Pixel 5?

It's been a while since Google introduced their Google Home speaker. Since then we have seen the Home Max and a couple of minis released but no update to the original Home. ...

Much-needed feature of broadcasting to specific Nest devices rolling out to some users

For those of us with multiple Nest and Google Home devices in their households broadcast is a very handy service to have. The problem is that you cannot choose which specific device it...

Google maybe readying a premium successor to the original Google Home

Way back in 2016 Google launched their first Google Assistant powered Smart Speaker, the Google Home. To say it nudged Google closer to a revolution in computing may well not be an understatement. Since...

Google Home Bluetooth issues acknowledged by Google, a fix is coming

Many people who use Google/ Nest Home devices are likely unaware that they can function as a Bluetooth speaker, and can connect to other Bluetooth speakers to amp up their sound. For those...

Google pulls the plug on Xiaomi’s Mi Home integration with Assistant

A lot of people are very concerned, and rightly so, with others getting access to their home security camera and now that has eventuated, and not by using insecure passwords. A user who...

Best of 2019: Scott Plowman

2019 has been an interesting year for many companies. We saw some companies continue with business as usual and we saw some companies have their business practices and products affected by external effects. Then...

Australians will also be seeing Black Friday sales on the Google Store next week

Sometimes we get jealous of our friends in the US who see sales of Google devices consistently. This year though Australians will also be able to join in the fun on Black Friday...

New Nest Aware simplified security camera recording subscriptions coming to 19 countries

At this year's Made by Google event, the Nest team unveiled new simplified storage plans for Nest security cameras. The new two-tier subscriptions are now cheaper and have support for multiple cameras - no...

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