The Google Home Max is Google’s biggest, loudest speaker. It’s really great, but it’s also really expensive at $399. If you’ve been waiting for a discount, today’s your day: the Max is $100 off on the Google Store, along with discounts on a handful of other Google goods.
If you’re reading this, you probably already know what’s good with the Google Home Max, but to recap: it gets almost impractically loud and it sounds great, with clean highs and booming lows.
The Google Home Max is down to $299 ($100 off) on the Google Store was written by the awesome team at Android [...]
Android is known and loved for the extensive amount of automation and customization that can be achieved through its APIs. One of those is giving apps the ability to turn on and off Wi-Fi without user input. Tasker and IFTTT are major beneficiaries of this capability, but there is always malware that could abuse access to that system feature. To prevent that, Android Q will cut off apps’ access to Wi-Fi settings.
Android Q won’t let apps turn Wi-Fi on and off, potentially crippling apps like Tasker was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Owners of Android TV boxes and sets have been asking one question ever since Google Home and Assistant launched: why can’t I control my device with voice commands from my smart speakers? It works for Chromecast, so why wouldn’t Android TV be supported? Worse yet, some things half-worked, like turning the TV on/off, and asking for YouTube videos or photos from your personal collection. But more intricate controls like volume, playing videos from other sources, pausing, or turning on subtitles, weren’t possible.
Most Android TV devices should now be controllable by Google Home was written by the awesome team at Android Police.