Google Home app is getting a facelift and some handy new features

When you broadcast something, it will go to all the Google home devices whose Do Not Disturb mode is turned off. Their speakers with built-in Google Assistant has now been given the ability to do the same.

Delivering on its promise to come out with an update to allow users to use Google's Home speakers as an intercom system in their homes, Google, on Monday, rolled out an update that will allow users to do just that - use their Home speakers as an intercom system. This may prove to be a bit hard if it's a smartphone, but at least with Google Home speakers, you can guarantee that. You don't even need to touch the device.

If you happen to have an ecobee thermostat for in your home, setting it up to play nice with Google Assistant seems fairly easy.

All devices must be signed onto the same Wi-Fi network, and at least one member of the household has to be signed in to each of the Google Home speakers.

The feature, which is rolling out to the US, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom presently, will work from anywhere with a cell connection, reports The Verge.

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Google Assistant is getting a new feature that will probably make moms and housewives all around the world very happy.

Known as broadcasting, it saves you from having to shout call your family for dinner or let the kids know they're about to be late for school.

Things such as dinner time, waking up, or going to bed can all be addressed via these new speakers.

The feature can be used whenever the user wants pass along a message to notify their friends or family. For example, if a user says "OK Google, broadcast it's dinner time" then a dinner bell will ring on all the voice activated speakers. In other words, you can only send a message through your phone. It's rolling out today to devices that are set to U.S., Australia, Canada and U.K. English, with further language support coming soon.

Google is pushing out a new update to the Google Home app.

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