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New Video – How To Play Free Music (With Zero Ads) On Your Google Mini

I have posted a new video on YouTube covering how to play free music (with zero ads) on a Google Mini/Google Nest Mini device, which is part of my ‘Does…

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Does Google Home (& Mini) Need a Music Subscription?

The Amazon Echo offers over two million songs as part of Amazon Prime, but Google doesn’t have a similar membership scheme. Also the ‘small print’ of the Google Mini and…

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Two Google Nest thermostats in store, the Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen and Thermostat E.

11 Reasons Why Smart Thermostats Are Pointless

“My smart thermostat has really improved my home life” – said no one ever. When smart ‘learning’ thermostats burst onto the scene in 2011, they did so to great fanfare….

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Part of the advert poster for the Thor-32, an "electric washing machine with Thor All Metal Swining Wringer". The washing machine is pictured, with some cables and a motor visible at the bottom.

The Definitive History Of Smart Home Devices

History is littered with incorrect predictions of what smart homes of the future would look like. Whether it was the LA Times Magazine predicting in 1988 that we’d all have…

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