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    Google Home Speaker

    So I bought one on a whim at the weekend (reward for not smoking for a month), anyone else got one? It seems pretty good, but there's a few functions missing that I thought would be there, like creating calendar items and sending e-mails. The music search facility is pretty cool, spent most of yesterday getting it to play 'You're Welcome' or 'Shiny' from Moana so my wife would get an earworm, but I'm not sure if I'm going to keep up the Google Music Unlimited after the 3 month trial.

    Sending stuff to Chromecast is pretty cool, as doing this also switched on my telly and amp via HDMI-CEC, but I guess I'm going to have to get a Harmony with a hub to get the switching of inputs facility.

    I guess there will be more functionality coming, and I was thinking about going for Nest soon anyway...

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    Re: Google Home Speaker

    Just about to order a Mini and Chromecasts for TV and Audio. I have Premium Spotify, so I'll stick with that for music. No idea how much I'll use it yet!

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    Re: Google Home Speaker

    Quote Originally Posted by Smudger View Post
    .... anyone else got one?

    ...
    I doubt my answer to that will surprise many.

    Big congrats on the "one month" though. First of very many, I hope. And the hardest one too. Well done.
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