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Postby bmyoungs » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:18 pm

ejhartman91 wrote:
Tyler wrote:Source of the post My 4 BBY have temp now

HOW?!
Update. Mine has it also

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Postby Tyler » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:53 pm

I did nothing. It is just there now. Most be rolling it out, just wait a day
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Postby wags83 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:11 pm

All 3 of mine did when I got home from work today.
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Postby ejhartman91 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:44 pm

Ok yeah mine has it now

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Postby Tyler » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:49 pm

ejhartman91 wrote:Ok yeah mine has it now

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We did it guys!!!!!
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Postby Tyler » Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:25 am

FYI: If you pair a Google to a BT speaker there will be a noticeable delay when playing that BT speaker in a Google Group. You can manually fix the delay in that speaker settings and it will only apply the delay while in Group mode. HOWEVER, the max delay you can apply is -200 milliseconds. That was not enough for my issue. I needed like double that.
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Postby ejhartman91 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:47 am

Insignia's Google Assistant speakers now display the temperature at all times https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/03/0 ... all-times/

We were way ahead of this... We could have broken this news to the public. You heard it first from CPT!

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Postby Tyler » Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:51 am

ejhartman91 wrote:Source of the post Insignia's Google Assistant speakers now display the temperature at all times https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/03/0 ... all-times/

We were way ahead of this... We could have broken this news to the public. You heard it first from CPT!

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Lol. They really were a week late for that.
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Postby Tyler » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:00 am

I struck out after checking every Walmart in the metro area for the discontinued Chromecast Audio. 6 in total. I should have just ordered on eBay from the the beginning. Just placed my order. Using BT with Google home causes the speakers to be out of sync and I can't live with it.
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Postby Corey » Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:43 pm

Tyler wrote:I struck out after checking every Walmart in the metro area for the discontinued Chromecast Audio. 6 in total. I should have just ordered on eBay from the the beginning. Just placed my order. Using BT with Google home causes the speakers to be out of sync and I can't live with it.
Uh oh. I have a feeling you won't like the Chromecast Audio then. I can't have speaker groups with Google Homes and Chromecast Audio as you can't adjust the delay enough to make it work. I haven't tried in a while but that was my experience in the past.
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Postby Tyler » Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:19 pm

Oh no. I thought Chromecast Audio and Google Home would be perfectly in sync since it's all the same app and no BT protocol. The app only allows 200ms adjustment for groups and that wasn't enough for BT, maybe it will be for Chromecast Audio
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Postby Corey » Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:30 pm

Tyler wrote:Oh no. I thought Chromecast Audio and Google Home would be perfectly in sync since it's all the same app and no BT protocol. The app only allows 200ms adjustment for groups and that wasn't enough for BT, maybe it will be for Chromecast Audio
It wasn't for me. I think it's because it goes through the receiver and gets processed there too.
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Postby Tyler » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:32 pm

I got my Chromecast audio today. Synced perfectly out of the box to the Google Home group, no delay required. Sucks it doesn't work for you Corey. Now I wish I didn't waste the $20 on the Bluetooth dongle
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Postby Tyler » Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:48 pm

I haven't triggered the "thank you for saying please" thing yet, but Evie just did when she said "ocean sounds please" to Google
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Postby Tyler » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:51 am

I don't think any of us have this? Just the Lenovo smart displays.
Source: Google Home Hub will be rebranded as Google Nest Hub

Some fear this means the Google Home app is going to change
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Postby ejhartman91 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:17 am

Tyler wrote:I don't think any of us have this? Just the Lenovo smart displays.
Source: Google Home Hub will be rebranded as Google Nest Hub

Some fear this means the Google Home app is going to change
I have it. No fears

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Postby Tyler » Wed May 08, 2019 8:04 am

NEST HUB MAX: HANDS-ON WITH GOOGLE’S FIRST SMART DISPLAY WITH A CAMERA
10"
$229.
Camera

Same style as the little 7" one, but much bigger. It looks cleaner than the Lenovo I have now.

The biggest thing the Nest Hub Max is doing is facial recognition. If it sees you in the room, the smart display shows your icon on the screen and customizes what’s shown on the display for you. If there are pending messages or reminders, they’ll pop up. It’ll show you calendar events, too.

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