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Google Home Mini – Black Friday Sale £34! – unboxing

It's Black Friday and an email dropped in from Google tempting me into a £34 purchase! As it happened, Google paid me for my videos the day before and I can actually spend some...
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Alexa Routines are better than Google Assistant shortcuts

Chances are, that you have an access to at least one personal assistant. Whether it's a Google Assistant on your phone or Amazon Echo device - you have used the voice commands at least...
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YouTube, Adpocalypse and small channels

The YouTube adpocalypse is happening! I watched it happen from a distance, looking at channels talking about YouTube curbing the ad revenue based around their new ad policy. I never thought my account would...
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Google Nexus 6P RMA – upgrade to Pixel XL for free?

A link to GSM Arena article got shared with me today. Apparently, some users are getting their Google Nexus 6P RMA and upgraded to a Google Pixel XL phone. I discussed my RMA process (successful)...
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Write better content with Raspberry PI AIY Project.

While I type these words, assembled Raspberry PI AIY Project is connected to the laptop patiently waiting for me to strike a conversation. This underwhelmingly looking speaker has found another purpose in my life....
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Try the new Android O Pixel Launcher on your device!

Turns out that a member of xda-developers.com forum has ported the new launcher to Marshmallow and Nougat devices. You don't have to run the Android O either, and the apk can be sideloaded to...
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AIY Project on any Raspberry Pi including Zero W

If you were unable to get the MagPi #57 with AIY Project there are ways of running the Google Assistant on a regular RaspberryPi or Raspberry Pi Zero. It doesn't mean you should do...
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Tips for building AIY speaker

Building AIY speaker was a pleasure. I went live and streamed the entire process without prior preparation. The viewers could see me struggle a bit, therefore, I thought it would be a good idea...
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Google Maps – save your parking officially released

Google Maps - save your parking The feature was present for a short-lived moment before, then quickly got removed from the Google Maps update. Today's Google Blog post has finally introduced the feature officially. Google...
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Android Wear 2.0 on LG Urbane week later

I was getting tired of waiting for the official update to be pushed to my almost two-year-old LG Urbane, so I have side loaded it through ADB. It has been just over a week...
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