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If you own a Google Wifi or OnHub wireless router, chances are that you might have witnessed a bit of internet connectivity problems yesterday. The routers automatically and inexplicably lost internet connectivity and would no longer allow devices to connect. Not surprisingly, Google Wifi and OnHub owners began pinging Google for help, which turned out to be a futile effort at first. This was exacerbated by the fact that Google didn’t seem to have any answers to customers’ questions about what had taken place. Four and a half hours after users were first left in the dark by their routers, Google came to the table with an official cause for the outages: Today we experienced an issue with our Google... Read more...
Google’s fall event is not simply focused on mobile and gaming devices; the company just unveiled several new products for the home. Google Home and Google WiFi focus on providing greater convenience and connectivity to the home environment. The company introduced Google Home, an AI voice assistant that is Google’s answer to the Amazon Echo. Google Home will control devices that are connected inside the home, working with the Nest Learning Thermostat, SmartThings, Philips, and IFTTT hardware. Users will be able ask it to stream music to YouTube Music, Google Play Music, Spotify, Pandora, Tunein, and IHeart Radio and stream videos from YouTube. Google even has plans in the works for Netflix... Read more...