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The Register
The Google Home Mini: Great, right up until you want to smash it in furyReview At first, it wasn't entirely clear whether it would be worthwhile doing
The Register / Posted 5 hours ago
Review At first, it wasn't entirely clear whether it would be worthwhile doing a review of the new Google Home Mini. The new, cut-down version of the digital assistant could probably have been summed up in a tweet. Something like: "Home Mini:... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersBy Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the new
WSMV Nashville / Posted 10 hours ago
By Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersBy Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the new
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 10 hours ago
By Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersBy Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the new
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 10 hours ago
By Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersBy Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the new
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 10 hours ago
By Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersBy Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the new
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 11 hours ago
By Samuel Burke LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Google’s new gadgets bring artificial intelligence into your homealso squeeze the sides to activate Google Assistant. I'll have a more in-depth
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 19 hours ago
also squeeze the sides to activate Google Assistant. I'll have a more in-depth review of this device in a future report. Google Home Mini, Max Google is expanding its lineup of smart speakers with two new sizes. Google Home Mini is a small $50... Read more
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eWeek
How Google Home Mini, Home Max Aim to Counter Amazon Echo Popularity1 of 12 Google is releasing two new smart home devices over the next couple of
eWeek / Posted 23 hours ago
1 of 12 Google is releasing two new smart home devices over the next couple of months in hopes of turning consumer attention away from Amazon’s Echo home devices with the Alexa... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Google’s New Gadgets: Artificial Intelligence Everywherealso squeeze the sides to activate Google Assistant. I'll have a more in-depth
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 23 hours ago
also squeeze the sides to activate Google Assistant. I'll have a more in-depth review of this device in a future report. Google Home Mini, Max Google is expanding its lineup of smart speakers with two new sizes. Google Home Mini is a small $50... Read more
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eWeek
Google Adds Target in Retail Alliance Working to Counter Amazongiven the new focus on voice ordering. After all, those customers already have
eWeek / Posted 3 days ago
given the new focus on voice ordering. After all, those customers already have to be willing to shell out fifty bucks for a Google Home Mini at a minimum to order goods. They’re going to want choices that reflect their interests. Google Express is... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The Google Home Mini secretly recorded peoples' conversations and played into a big fear about smart speakers (GOOG, AMZN)smart speaker became a surprise hit product. Google hasn't been so lucky. Repo
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
smart speaker became a surprise hit product. Google hasn't been so lucky. Reports that a flaw in its some of its new Google Home Mini gadgets secretly recorded conversations has played into consumers' worst fears. As we can see in this chart... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Consumer groups want federal regulators to recall the Google Mini after a glitch made it 'intercept and record private conversations'Google's new $50 smart speaker, after a malfunction in some early units caused
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Google's new $50 smart speaker, after a malfunction in some early units caused it to secretly record conversations. The Google Home Mini has not actually shipped yet — the device is slated to go on sale October 19 — but product reviewers at... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Consumer groups want federal regulators to recall the Google Mini after a glitch made it 'intercept and record private conversations'Google's new $50 smart speaker, after a malfunction in some early units caused
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
Google's new $50 smart speaker, after a malfunction in some early units caused it to secretly record conversations. The Google Home Mini has not actually shipped yet — the device is slated to go on sale October 19 — but product reviewers at... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The Google Home Mini secretly recorded peoples' conversations and played into a big fear about smart speakers (GOOG, AMZN)smart speaker became a surprise hit product. Google hasn't been so lucky. Repo
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
smart speaker became a surprise hit product. Google hasn't been so lucky. Reports that a flaw in its some of its new Google Home Mini gadgets secretly recorded conversations has played into consumers' worst fears. As we can see in this chart... Read more
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CNET
$50 to never lose your phone againThe $50 Amazon Echo Dot and $50 Google Home Mini aren't just inexpensive voice
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
The $50 Amazon Echo Dot and $50 Google Home Mini aren't just inexpensive voice assistants -- they're now the quickest, easiest way to ring a lost phone. It doesn't happen every day. But if you're anything like me, you lose your phone in the couch,... Read more
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The Christian Post
Google Home Mini Review: The Perfect Device For Beginners Amazon has been leading the race in bringing smart home technology to the mar
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
Amazon has been leading the race in bringing smart home technology to the market. They recently launched a whole product line for the Echo, and in response, Google revealed their own hardware... Read more
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The Christian Post
Amazon Has Announced That Alexa Can Now Recognize Voices Google unveiled the Google Home Mini, and while it is affordable, many though
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
Google unveiled the Google Home Mini, and while it is affordable, many thought that it was slightly lacking. It seems that Amazon is not taking Google's attempt at catching up lightly, as... Read more
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Business Insider
The Google Home Mini secret-recording fiasco is a major black eye at the worst possible time for Googlespeakers to leverage their presumably better audio systems. Last week, Google
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
speakers to leverage their presumably better audio systems. Last week, Google issued its response to the Echo Dot: the Google Home Mini, a beautiful, upward-facing speaker that comes in more colors than the Echo Dot, is the same price, and uses... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google to 'permanently disable' touch control on new Home Mini speakersaid. 'Although we only received a few reports of this issue, we want people t
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
said. 'Although we only received a few reports of this issue, we want people to have complete peace of mind while using Google Home Mini. "We have made the decision to permanently remove all top touch functionality on the Google Home Mini. 'As... Read more
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CNET
Google Home vs. Amazon Echo fight heats up (59, Ep. 298Home and the Amazon Echo as both companies try coaxing customers to their platf
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
Home and the Amazon Echo as both companies try coaxing customers to their platforms. Unfortunately for Google, its new Google Home Mini hit a bump in the road when some users complained that their devices were randomly recording their... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Google admits new smart speaker can secretly record your conversationshardware rivals.(PHOTO: ELIJAH NOUVELAGE/AFP/Getty Images) NEW YORK — A major
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
hardware rivals.(PHOTO: ELIJAH NOUVELAGE/AFP/Getty Images) NEW YORK — A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Google will permanently disable a control on its new $50 speaker after the gadget listened in on some usersGoogle is permanently disabling a feature on the forthcoming Google Home Mini s
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Google is permanently disabling a feature on the forthcoming Google Home Mini smart speaker, after a reviewer discovered that it was surreptitiously recording his conversations without his knowledge or consent. The issue, says Google, was that the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Google will permanently disable a control on its new $50 speaker after the gadget listened in on some usersGoogle is permanently disabling a feature on the forthcoming Google Home Mini s
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
Google is permanently disabling a feature on the forthcoming Google Home Mini smart speaker, after a reviewer discovered that it was surreptitiously recording his conversations without his knowledge or consent. The issue, says Google, was that the... Read more
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CNET
Google dumps Home Mini's top touch function over privacy concernsPrivacy concerns have led the Google Home Mini to lose its top touch function f
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
Privacy concerns have led the Google Home Mini to lose its top touch function for engaging the smart speaker. Google said Wednesday it has decided to permanently remove all top touch functionality after the discovery of a flaw that allowed some... Read more
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Business Insider
Google will permanently disable a control on its new $50 speaker after the gadget listened in on some usersseriously. Although we only received a few reports ofthis issue, we want people
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
seriously. Although we only received a few reports ofthis issue, we want people to have complete peace of mind while using Google Home Mini. We have made the decision to permanently remove all top touch functionality on the Google Home Mini. As... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersIsabelle Olsson, lead designer for home hardware for Google, Inc., introduces t
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
Isabelle Olsson, lead designer for home hardware for Google, Inc., introduces the new Google Home Mini at a product launch event, October 4, 2017, at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, California. / AFP PHOTO / Elijah Nouvelage (Photo credit should... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
KGTV San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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News 8000
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdroppingRelated Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newl
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
Related Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Google Admits New Smart Speaker Was Eavesdropping on UsersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdroppingRelated Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newl
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
Related Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdroppingRelated Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newl
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
Related Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdroppingRelated Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newl
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
Related Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdroppingRelated Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newl
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
Related Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdroppingRelated Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newl
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
Related Content LONDON (CNNMoney) - A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
KIVI Boise / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on usersA major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker t
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco.... Read more
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Mashable
Google is forced to shut down Home Mini feature that quietly records everythingto contact Google, which swiftly took action to fix the problem. “We learned o
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
to contact Google, which swiftly took action to fix the problem. “We learned of an issue impacting a small number of Google Home Mini devices that could cause the touch mechanism to behave incorrectly. We rolled out an update on October 7 to... Read more
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Search Engine Land
Echo and Home will probably have to tell you they're always listening -- in EuropeA number of Google Home Mini devices that were distributed to members of the pr
Search Engine Land / Posted 5 days ago
A number of Google Home Mini devices that were distributed to members of the press had a defect that caused them to record everything being said around them. This discovery renewed privacy concerns surrounding smart speakers as surreptitious... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Google Home Mini is cheap way to smart homewill grace your shelves and coffee tables very soon. The company handed out the
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
will grace your shelves and coffee tables very soon. The company handed out the smallest member of its speaker line, the Google Home Mini, to everyone who attended the launch event last week. These are my thoughts after a few days with it. First... Read more
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SKY News
Google Home Mini was eavesdropping on consumersAlexa, while Google devices and services require users to say "Okay, Google" or
SKY News / Posted 5 days ago
Alexa, while Google devices and services require users to say "Okay, Google" or "Hey, Google" to activate the device. The Google Home Mini also features a button which can be held so users can ask the digital assistants a question. However, the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Home Mini smart speaker flaw could let Google spy on you wordsolution can be found. Speaking to MailOnline, a spokesman said: 'We learned o
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
solution can be found. Speaking to MailOnline, a spokesman said: 'We learned of an issue impacting a small number of Google Home Mini devices that could cause the touch mechanism to behave incorrectly. The Home Mini (pictured) is meant to... Read more
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CNET
Google updates Home Mini to address privacy bugSome Google Home Minis have been found to activate at random times and transmit
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
Some Google Home Minis have been found to activate at random times and transmit the audio to Google's servers. The Google Home Mini listens – maybe too closely. The smaller version of Google's Assistant-equipped smart speaker, unveiled earlier this... Read more
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