Every new smart home device invites new questions. Questions of privacy, security and what we’re willing to give up for the sake of convenience. It’s not an anti-technology stance to welcome these conversations and assess new products as we invite them into our homes. For my part, my apartment...

In September Amazon revealed its Echo Show 10 with a rotating base, and announced that Netflix streaming would come to the platform. Today is that day, and if you have one of Amazon’s Alexa-connected smart displays, you should be able to queue up a...

Google is making good on its promise to add support for Zoom video calls to its devices — just in time to support your socially distant holiday get-togethers. The company has started rolling out Zoom call support to the Nest Hub Max through a...

Smart displays are a unique type of product. They’re one of few gadgets with a touchscreen that people don’t touch a lot, and are instead more often controlled with our voices. But Google believes there’s potential for them to become more useful...

The next time you’re wrapping up a trip (whenever that might be amid the COVID-19 pandemic), you might find yourself asking Google Assistant to check you out of a hotel. Google is bringing hands-free hospitality to hotel rooms through its Nest Hub...

Amazon, Facebook, and Google Nest today announced Zoom video calls are coming to their smart displays in a shift that could shake up how people receive video calls or interact with AI assistants. This is the first non-native video offering for Facebook Portal and Google Nest products. Before today,...

Best Buy is making it easier than usual to outfit your home with smart displays. It’s running a sale on Amazon’s second-generation, 10-inch Echo Show that offers two units for the price of one, or $230. This could give you an easy way to video chat...

If you need help mastering new recipes or a new way to listen to podcasts and audiobooks, Google’s Nest Hub might be a good quarantine purchase. The Google smart display usually costs $100, but QVC is currently selling a two-pack for $100. We’ve...

Nice.JBL was one of the first companies to release a third-party Google Assistant smart display. While the JBL Link View certainly produces richer sound than any other Assistant display, the original $250 price tag was hard to justify. Now you can grab a refurbished unit for the low price of $69...