Google Announces New Google Home Features: Google I/O 2017

Google Home is getting some handy feature that could make our lives easier. Let’s tell you about them in brief.

Proactive Assistance will allow Google Home to automatically notify you of about messages. It’s kind of notification feature for Google Home. It will be able to throw reminders, flight status, and traffic alerts at you.

Hands-Free calling is also coming to Google Home. The best part your don’t even need a phone at the moment. It’s currently available in US and Canada.

Bluetooth comes to Google Home

Google Home will now be able to connect with different devices using Bluetooth technology.

More love for Chromecast

You can now use Google Home to cast content to your TV using Chromecast. Now, it’s able to support more apps and services for which you would able to cast content just by saying that to the Home device. HBO Now, Hulu, and more are coming soon to Google Home.

Google Home services

Visual responses

When a screen is available, such as your TV connected to Chromecast, Google Home can now display visual responses for actions you want to do. Eg: You can send your calendar events to Chromecast.

Google Home visual repsonses

Read our full coverage on Google I/O 2017 here.

Aditya Tiwari

Aditya Tiwari

Aditya likes to cover topics related to Microsoft, Windows 10, Apple Watch, and interesting gadgets. But when he is not working, you can find him binge-watching random videos on YouTube (after he has wasted an hour on Netflix trying to find a good show). Reach out at [email protected]
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