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This is the best time of the year to be in the market for a consumer electronic device, and that is especially true of smart devices. Just head over to Best Buy, for example, and you can score some big discounts on Google's Nest products, and specifically the Nest Hub 7 (shown above) and a two-pack of Nest Audio smart speakers. The Nest Hub 7 is on sale for $49.99 at Best Buy (down from $89.99), and is a great gift idea. At its core, the Nest Hub 7 is a digital picture frame with a 7-inch display, but that is also selling it way short. Its capabilities extend beyond just flipping through digital photos—it can play videos from services like YouTube and HBO Max, stream music, and serve as... Read more...
Besides the headlining Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 smartphones at Google’s “Launch Night In” event hosted this afternoon, Google also took the wraps off the new Nest Audio and the Chromecast with Google TV. These devices should make entertaining easy with the power of Google inside. First up is the Nest Audio smart speaker that brings Google throughout the home. You can use the “Hey Google” functionality to play music, control smart devices, and much more with this device. You can put the speakers around the house for full-home audio or put two side-by-side for stereo audio options. When the speakers are around the house, however, privacy concerns could be an issue.... Read more...
Google might as well go ahead and launch its Nest Audio smart speaker, because some of its retail partners are not in the mood to wait. The unreleased smart speaker has been spotted on store shelves at Walmart, and there is a product page at Lowe's, though the latter is not actually accepting orders at the moment. Presumably a launch is imminent. It is not clear if Walmart has been actively selling the Nest Audio in stores. Twitter user Marcos Frausto posted the image above (click to enlarge for a full view), saying it "looks like Walmart jumped the gun on the unreleased speaker from Google." In a follow-up tweet, he said Walmart did not put a price on the product. So perhaps the retail chain... Read more...