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The Best And Worst From Google I/O So Far

The Best And Worst From Google I/O So Far

The first Google I/O keynote just wrapped up and Sundar Pichai & Co had lots to say. New smart home gadgets! New all-powerful AI bots! New VR goodies! Next-generation messaging apps! Dad jokes and hijinks! Whoa.

Google Home Is The Potential Nail In Amazon Echo’s Coffin

Google Home Is The Potential Nail In Amazon Echo’s Coffin

Google Assistant sounds like it could be just what smart home fans have been looking for in a digital assistant, but it’s pretty near worthless if it doesn’t have some good hardware to go along with it. That’s where the Google Home (previously codenamed Chirp) comes in.