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Deal: Purchase certain smart home gear at Best Buy and get Google Home Mini for free

June 5, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Best Buy wants you to transition your home into a smart home with its latest set of deals. Purchasing any item or item(s) the retailer has marked as “smart” will get you another smart device for free. The free smart device is a smart speaker in that of the Google Home Mini and will act as the hub of which connects your smart home gear together.

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Pixel 2 buyers now receiving their free Google Home Mini promo code

November 10, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Did you pre-order a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL? If you did, and made your purchase from Google or one of its retail partners such as Verizon or Best Buy, you’re eligible for a free Google Home Mini speaker. All pre-order buyers of either flagship are being emailed a promo code as we speak.

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Google Home Mini’s touch functionality was removed before it got to us, here’s why

October 23, 2017 Doug Demagistris

On October the eleventh, we reported that Google Home Mini review units were experiencing an issue. This issue involved only the review units, and had many flipping out over privacy concerns. Android Police was first to realize that Google Home Mini was listening to everything, 24/7. Google pushed an update right away, and even updated all retail units prior to dispatch. But there’s one “but.”

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Google Home Mini had a few issues that Google fixed ahead of its release

October 11, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Last week, Google announced Google Home Mini at its Made By Google 2017 event. Buyers of Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL are to receive one of these speakers, which retail for $49, for free because of their purchase. Upon hearing about Mini on the grand stage last week, one’s privacy became of rapid concern, however, Google made it clear that nothing leaves Mini unless you opt in to it.

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Enter Google Home Max and Google Home Mini

October 4, 2017 David Steele

Earlier today, Google held its much-anticipated Made By Google 2017 event in the city of San Francisco, CA. During the private event, the tech giant unveiled a bevy of new products including Pixel 2 smartphones and a range of neat accessory upgrades. It has been a whole two years since Google first launched Google Home, and today the company took wraps off not one but two new smart speakers. Google Home Mini is the one we were all expecting, and Google [Read More]

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Upcoming Google Home Mini leaks, could cost just $49 and be announced on October 4

September 20, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google has confirmed a hardware event to happen on October 4. New Pixel smartphones have been confirmed through the search giant’s opening teaser, but like last year, Google could unveil some neat ‘Made By Google’ accessories to fill the rounds. One of the possible accessories just leaked, and it’s everything we expected plus more.

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New Chromebook Pixel, Google Home Mini among expected at Google’s upcoming hardware event

August 28, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google will soon hold a hardware event, but we don’t know exactly when. Sources claim the date will be October 5, though it’s unconfirmed at this point in time. Wherever and whenever Google holds its announcements, new Pixel 2 smartphones will be unveiled. And now, the latest word is that Google will have some other goodies in its bag such as a new Chromebook Pixel and Google Home Mini speaker.

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