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28 Jun: Amazon Alexa and Google Home Experiences Coming to 700 Best Buy Stores

Your home — and life — is about to get a whole lot smarter with help you’ll now find only at Best Buy.

To show what’s possible with voice technology, one of the hottest new trends in smart home, we’re adding new Amazon Alexa and Google Home experiences to about 700 Best Buy stores nationwide. The new spaces begin arriving in stores next month and the rollout will be complete by the end of the year. You’ll also find an enhanced online experience on BestBuy.com.

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28 Mar: Insignia Wi-Fi Smart Plug Can Now Talk to the Google Assistant

Get ready to say “OK, Google” even more frequently.

Today, Google announced that Best Buy’s Insignia Wi-Fi Smart Plug will work with the Google Assistant on Google Home, along with Pixel and Android phones.

The smart plug already lets you control most of your electronics – like lights, air-conditioners and kitchen appliances – through the Insignia Connect app on an iOS or Android device. With the app, you can set timers, daily and weekly schedules for almost everything you plug in.

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28 Dec: You Talk and Voice Assistants like Google Home Will Listen — and Do

Voice assistants like Google Home were one of this year’s coolest gifts.

Got one in your house right now? Lucky you. For those who haven’t heard about it, Google Home is a voice-activated speaker that can provide answers, control smart home devices and much more.

“Google Home allows you to effortlessly get an answer to a question while you’re working around your home,” said Blue Shirt Victor Farias from the Galleria Store in downtown Houston. “It’s great for anyone wanting to simplify their everyday lives.”