Walmart offers the Google Home Smart Speaker & Assistant for $99 shipped. Also at Verizon Wireless, Best Buy and B&H. That’s good for $30 off the regular price and the first discount that we’ve seen since it hit store shelves just a few weeks ago.
An Amazon Echo competitor, Google Home is a voice-activated smart assistant that can carry out a variety of tasks including playing music, checking weather, controlling your thermostat and more. Activated by saying, “Ok Google”, it is also capable of controlling your Chromecast and other home theater equipment. We noted its top-grade hardware and impressive microphone capabilities in our hands-on review. Check out our full in-depth look that includes a video of Google Home in action.
Powered by your very own Google assistant, Google Home is designed to help streamline your life and manage your everyday tasks. On hectic mornings, get your daily schedule, traffic, and flight info, or set an alarm by saying, Ok Google, wake me up tomorrow at 6:30am. Simplify your shopping duties by telling Google to add things to your shopping list, or use it to set a timer to keep you on track. And there’s more — you can ask it questions, tell it to do things, and use it to stream entertainment to your TV with Chromecast. It’s your own Google, always ready to help. Just start by saying, “Ok Google.” Google Home is powered by the Google assistant. Ask it questions. Tell it to do things. It’s your own Google, always ready to help. Just start by saying “Ok Google”.
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