Back in November, we learned that for the first time in several years, Google would have an official presence at CES. With all these choices, you've connected millions of new smart home devices to Google Home every month. What we do know is that Google is likely to have sold somewhere in the region of 7m devices since October in total. The Home Max started shipping to consumers in December 2017, so it may not account for the sales. It is now available on 400 million devices, "including speakers like Google Home, Android phones and tablets, iPhones, headphones, TVs, watches and more". The feature is now available in the US, Australia, Canada and the UK. In India though, we get limited features, and it's also disappointing that the company is yet to announce a Google Home product in the Indian market. Google made a decision to brag a bit about how successful its Home speakers have been in a blog post published yesterday.
But aside from shedding more light on the staggering growth of the smart speaker market, the survey also highlights another interesting trend - owners of smart home speakers, such as the Google Home and Amazon Echo, tend to use their smartphones less, while at home least.
Voice recognition devices for the home could help to combat loneliness for vulnerable elderly people, the clinical advisor to Public Health England has said.
Two injured in Stockholm subway station explosion Numerous illegal hand grenades found in Sweden are being imported from former Yugoslav nations, he said. A 45-year-old woman was injured in the blast, which police said was not believed to be terror-related.
New signing Van Dijk's header wins it for Liverpool
Milner made no mistake with the spot-kick as he dispatched the ball past Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford with confidence. The breakthrough came five minutes after the half-hour mark when Liverpool were awarded a penalty by referee Bobby Madley.
Nvidia launches Xavier Drive at CES 2018
This is just one of the many partnerships that NVIDIA has inked to further its position in the self-driving technology arena. But the company operated largely in secret until last week when it announced partnerships with Volkswagen Group and Hyundai.
Titans come back from 18 down to shock Chiefs
The fourth-seeded Chiefs won four straight games to cap the regular season and capture their second straight AFC West title. Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce left the game late in the first half after a hit by Titans' Johnathan Cyprien .