Tech giant announces connected home device to take on Amazon Echo

The device will be called Google Home and has since been rumored to be a direct competitor for Amazon's Echo device.

Google Home

At the annual Google I/O event which held yesterday, Google announced a hardware device that will work with its Assistant, which was also launched at the same event yesterday.

The device will be called Google Home and has since been rumored to be a direct competitor for Amazon's Echo device.

The device will Google's entry into the voice-activated connected home device market. It is a voice-activated product that brings the Google Assistant into anywhere in your home.

It can select music or movies for you, manage everyday tasks, and get answers for you from Google - all using conversational speech.

According to Google, with a simple voice command, you can ask Google Home to play a song, set a timer for the oven, check your flight, or just turn on your lights.

The device will be released later this year so stay with Pulse Tech to bring you all the information about the device as soon as it drops.

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