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Google Home will show stuff on screens you already own

Last week, Amazon announced the Echo Show, a smart speaker with a built-in screen. Here at Google I/O, Google hasn’t announced a screen-equipped version of its Google Home—at least yet. But it did announce new features for the current Home designed to let it work with phones and TVs, such as the ability to send … Continue reading “Google Home will show stuff on screens you already own”

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Last week, Amazon announced the Echo Show, a smart speaker with a built-in screen. Here at Google I/O, Google hasn’t announced a screen-equipped version of its Google Home—at least yet. But it did announce new features for the current Home designed to let it work with phones and TVs, such as the ability to send a map to your phone, pull up your calendar on your TV, or simply ask the Google Assistant to show you some YouTube videos.

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Harry McCracken is the technology editor for Fast Company, based in San Francisco. In past lives, he was editor at large for Time magazine, founder and editor of Technologizer, and editor of PC World.

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