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Google Home finally launching in more territories

by Josh Levenson | June 27, 2017June 27, 2017 6:00 pm PST

Google’s first voice-activated smart speaker, Home, is now available in Canada. The unit can be picked up from Big G’s website and a slew of third-party retailers, including Bell, Best Buy, Fido, Indigo, Rogers, Staples, Visions and Walmart, for the relatively modest price of CAD $180 ($135 USD).

At this point, we’d recommend picking up the Google Home over the Amazon Echo for one reason: Google’s remained committed to gracing it with a slew of new features, like support for multiple users, step-by-step recipe instructions and, of course, compatibility for various smart home devices.

Google Home can be your sous-chef

The Home also sounds much better than the Echo — so if you’re planning on hosting a dinner party and want a digital assistant to guide you through the cooking process, then play some smooth jazz while you’re entertaining your guests, you’re better off with Google’s offering.


Josh Levenson

Josh Levenson is an avid technology enthusiast who writes news and the occasional how-to. He's also a self-proclaimed sneakerhead and has been an...