Google Home app resets Chromecast device settings

In November, the device settings for Nest Hub and Hub Max in the Google Home app were updated with a cleaner design and improved organization. The Google Home settings overhaul is now coming to various Nest speakers and Chromecast streamers. Settings can be accessed by going to the Google Home app, selecting a device, and tapping the gear icon in …

Google Home app redefines Nest Hub / Max device settings

Last week, the Google Home app saw a slew of new features, from a dark theme to full Wi-Fi controls and Home / Away routines last week. Google is currently testing a very welcome redesign of Nest Hub, home, and other device settings. Update 06/11: After debuting at the end of last month, the new device settings for Nest Hub …

New device settings menu in Google Home app rolls out at scale

Last week’s Google Home app update introduced a redesigned device settings menu. It was then only available for the Nest Hub Max and that too for a limited number of users. According to 9to5Google, the new device settings menu in the Google Home app is now widely rolled out. However, it’s limited to Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max displays. …

Google Home app update makes UI changes for device settings menu

Google introduced a redesigned device settings menu in its Google Home app to make it more organized and streamlined. According to 9to5Google, the new design changes are visible in the latest version 2.29.1.7. Currently, the redesigned device settings menu is only displayed to very few users. Since this is not part of the beta update, the new user interface may …

Skype for Linux Alpha from Microsoft gets device settings and a system tray icon

When Microsoft announced the new Skype for Linux Alpha, it made a commitment to update this client every two weeks. Microsoft has kept its promise and Skype for Linux Alpha has already seen some notable updates. What’s new in Skype 1.2 If you are using Skype for Linux Alpha, you will see some interesting improvements. Skype adds a software repository …

RoomMe can adjust the settings of the Smart Home device as you like

LAS VEGAS — From toilets to mattresses, there’s no shortage of smart home devices that will debut at CES 2019. But of all the flashy and expensive new gadgets, an inexpensive sensor called RoomMe may offer the fastest route to complete home automation. With RoomMe, you can create personalized home automation profiles for each person in your home. Simply walk …

Google is looking for ideas to improve Pixel device settings

Yesterday, Google’s internal team responsible for the Pixel software, device settings and configuration took to Reddit to collect the biggest complaints from Android users regarding daily use of the flagship smartphone. The answers are understandably broad and thoughtful, covering everything from Bluetooth volume settings to Google Home integration to renewed calls for a dark, system-wide theme, something the company dismissed …