Pixel 2 and 2 XL are now half off at Verizon with select trade-in, Google entertainment bundle included
You’ll obviously have to trade in a fairly new, fairly impressive used phone to score the full Pixel 2 or 2 XL 50 percent discount from Verizon, as well as a free Google Home Mini, Chromecast and two months of YouTube TV.
Google’s own in-house ‘smart display’ could come soon to take on Amazon’s Echo Show
After setting up the Smart Display software platform, under which Lenovo, JBL and LG products have been unveiled already, Google might also be thinking of releasing its very own Amazon Echo Show rival.
27 million in US own an Alexa speaker, NPR and Edison Research say
Surveys conducted by Edison Research and NPR say that 36 million adults in the US own a smart speaker powered by assistants from Google or Amazon. Alexa, presumably because of its two-year head start, has a big lead here.