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Google Home adds iDevices to its smart home family

As of today, you can use Google Home to control devices from iDevices.

Starting today, you can use the Google Assistant built into your Google Home to control gear from iDevices.

Enable Assistant from the iDevices app, then link to your iDevices account in your Google Home app. Once setup is done, you can use Google’s wake-up words, “Hey Google” or “OK Google” to issue voice commands to your always-listening Google Home or a phone with the Google Assistant built in. You will now be able to control any iDevices device including the outlets, sockets and switches.

It’s been only a month since they launched the Google Home, and they are already adding new smart devices to their devices.

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The Google Home was designed to imitate the Amazon Echo which is another device that is always listening smart speaker that features a music streamer, personal assistant and a smart hub.

iDevices will be a nice addition for the Google Home as its one of the few brands that works with all three smart home assistants like Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa & Apple Siri.

Google Home has a few ways to catch Echo smart home, Amazon has more than 10,000 third-party skills plus they have introduced a new Alexa with touchscreen named the ‘Echo Show’ and even they have added a new feature of voice calling for the Echo. Google will have alot of catching up to compete with Alexa.

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