Ever fantasised about having your own personal lackey? Someone to cue your favourite album, switch on the kettle, dim the lights and give you a cheeky shoulder rub as you flop down on the sofa after a hard day’s work? Yup, us too! Well thanks to Google Home, now you can.
OK, perhaps not the on-demand massages; but with Google’s shiny new hands-free smart speaker, all of the other stuff is now gloriously possible. In fact, Google Home is about as close as you can get to having a butler without needing to build servants’ quarters.
How does it work? Well, Google Home is totally voice-controlled – so just wake it up with an “OK Google”, and like some kind of 21st century genie, its wish is your command. Plus it’ll take up a lot less space than an actual butler standing in the hallway. And without taking too much away from the Alfred J. Pennyworths of this world, even Bruce Wayne would be blown away!
So, here are some of the amazing things Google Home can do – or put another way, the things you no longer have to…