Amazon's Echo has been on the market for quite awhile and while it initially shipped with limited support for third-party services, these steadily increased over time. Google's competing product Google Home has been on the market for a lot less time although the big G has been quick to increase its potential, especially with their most recent update.
Here are some of the new integrations that the latest firmware includes:
- WebMD (health)
- Food Network (recipes)
- Product Hunt (tech)
- Lonely Planet (travel)
- Tender (cocktails)
- Chill (Netflix recommendations)
- Itcher (book recommendations)
- VentureBeat (tech news)
- NPR One
- NBC News
- The Wall Street Journal
- Netflix (requires Chromecast)
- Google Photos
For more information, visit the official Google Home page on the Made By Google website.
As a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and our Managing Editor, Colt loves testing out the newest tech products/services. His goal is to help better educate other consumers to ensure the most satisfying purchases decisions on consumer electronics and services. When he is not working on creating new content, Colt enjoys spending time with his two Australian Shepherds, Mia and Zoey.