Your guide to the best Google Home sales that are happening online. We're rounding up the best deals on Google's smart home speaker lineup, including the Google Home, Google Home Mini, Google Nest Hub (previously known as the Google Home Hub), and the Google Home Max. We've also added the latest sales for the new Google Nest Hub Max and Google Nest Mini devices. The Google Home family of smart speakers are amongst the most popular smart speakers on the market that tap into the convenience of voice control. And don't tell Alexa, but Google Assistant has proved to be considerably smarter at answering our requests. The Google Home and Google Home Mini are roughly on a par with the Amazon Echo range in terms of audio quality for music, but the newer Google Home Max frankly thrashes any of Amazon's Echo speakers for music fans that want to feel every beat. After you save on your new smart speaker, getting going with it is as simple as a voice command. All you need to do is say 'Ok … [Read more...] about The cheapest Google Home sales for April 2021: the best Home Mini, Hub, and Max deals
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Smart displays combine the handy features of a smart speaker with the flexibility of a screen, so you can see and hear the information you’re asking for, whether that's the news, a recipe or even just what the weather is like. Both Amazon and Google offer several smart displays with varying screen sizes, but now Google has added the Nest Hub 2 to the mix. This 7-inch smart display, which is available to pre-order now , is priced at $99.99 / £89 / AU$149. Going on sale on March 31, it’s the first smart display that can track your sleep as well as everything you’d expect such as acting as a digital photo frame, displaying recipes, and letting you watch streaming services such as Netflix and Disney+ . If you’re considering investing in a smart display, but are wondering which one will suit you best, then we’re comparing the Google Nest Hub 2 and the popular Amazon Echo Show 8 – a similarly priced rival – to help you decide which model is right for you. Best Google … [Read more...] about Google Nest Hub 2 vs Amazon Echo Show 8: pick the right smart display for you
In 1896, something very strange happened. From alleyways to asylums, the people of Victorian London turned their faces to a gathering rumble of thunder -- and you'll never guess what happened next in The Nevers, a new show from Joss Whedon and HBO. The first six episodes of the historical fantasy series stream every week on HBO Max throughout April and May, with another six to follow later. Episode 1 opens with people in old-timey frocks wordlessly wandering about for several minutes, but hang in there: The proper fun soon starts as our Victorian-era heroines seek out a child who may be cursed by the devil. That leads to an acrobatic fight scene packed with luminescent hand grenades and weaponized parasols, setting the tone for an adventure full of kick-ass women taking on sinister baddies. Well, I never! CNET Culture Entertain your brain with the coolest news from streaming to superheroes, memes to video games. The strange storm over London has gifted young women … [Read more...] about HBO’s The Nevers unleashes X-Men-esque fun from Joss Whedon
Remember Game of Thrones ? That niche little show that reached 44 million people across eight seasons? It began exactly 10 years ago Saturday, but HBO and author George RR Martin hopes forthcoming prequels and novels will reclaim GoT's pop culture throne. Except winter came and went, and it may not be coming back. Based on Martin's already best-selling fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire , the Game of Thrones TV show began on HBO April 17, 2011. No one could have predicted the show's utterly seismic cultural impact. Even if you didn't watch the show, you knew winter was coming and weddings were red. Even if you knew nothing, you knew Jon Snow. CNET Culture Entertain your brain with the coolest news from streaming to superheroes, memes to video games. Crucially, Game of Thrones proved that even in the age of streaming and constant YouTube and social media distraction, TV could still enrapture a mass audience. The final episode had 13 million … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones turns 10: What happened to the world’s biggest TV show?
Ten years ago, on April 17, 2011 , we watched a small crew of men in black cloaks venture north of a magic wall. Grotesque ice monsters killed most of them, but one got away. He managed to make his way to the woods of a northern castle, but he was captured and executed for deserting his post. That's where millions of people met Ned Stark for the first time. Game of Thrones was a fixture in the lives of millions of viewers for much of the following decade. Then, two years year ago, we saw the series finally conclude -- in controversial fashion . Now, HBO is celebrating 10 years of Game of Thrones by re-airing all eight seasons. Editors' top picks Subscribe to CNET Now for the day's most interesting reviews, news stories and videos. With the story completed (fret not, a prequel and a play are on the way), and with two years of distance from the finale, we can go back and analyze which of its chapters were the best and which were the worst. A note: Somebody … [Read more...] about Ranking Game of Thrones’ 8 seasons from worst to best