Google Home Users Can Now Operate YouTube TV With Voice Commands

Mindy Sparks
October 18, 2017

Although the Pixel 2 was the start of Google's October 4 event, the Home Mini and Home Max were also really exciting to see.

While Google Home could already be used to cue up standard YouTube videos - as well as Netflix shows - The Verge notes that the integration is part of Google's continued bid to merge its media properties with its hardware launches.

If you remember, Google revealed at the IFA trade fair that a number of third-party manufacturers will be offering the smart speakers with Google Assistant on-board.

TicHome Mini, the smart speaker that was announced back in August, is now finally up for pre-order.


The TicHome Mini sports a few buttons for volume control, muting the microphone, and prompting Assistant, and can connect to a speaker of your choice via Bluetooth or NFC.

The TicHome Mini looks a lot like an Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini had a love child, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Control all your latest smart home gadgets from a single TicHome Mini. You can place your order at the Mobvoi website now.

To lay this out simply, let's say you have both a Google Home and Chromecast in your house, plus a subscription to YouTube TV. It basically offers the same features as the Home Mini, but has a different design, is waterproof (IPX6), and comes with a built-in 2,600 mAh battery.

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