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Fuchsia OS is now running on my first gen Nest Hub

  Yesterday, when I was doing a little cleaning, minding my own business, I noticed that the OG Nest Hub in my kid's room was rebooting and installing an update. But this did not seem like the average update due to the amount of time it was taking. I knew the update was significant and it was most likely Fuchsia. Google somewhat announced on Twitter last month that Fuchsia OS would be rolling out to the first-gen Nest Hub over the coming weeks and months. Everything looks exactly the same and you probably would not be able to tell if your Nest Hub received the update and I believe that's the point. Google has been working on Fuchsia for quite a while now and this is the first device to run the OS in the wild. Google does not tout any performance gains, however, the Nest Hub seems to be more responsive and smoother when navigating the UI with touch. I also noticed faster loading times when launching videos on Youtube or my Nest cameras. It's not every day a major tech firm l

Google Nest Hub 2 leaks online then gets announced by Google

  In the wee hours of Tuesday, March 16th the Nest Hub 2 leaked online. Shortly thereafter Google said forget it here it is. I'm looking forward to this product and have already pre-ordered one to replace my gen 1 unit that's in my bathroom. See more on the announcement below... The Nest Hub you love, but better The new Nest Hub’s speaker is based on the same audio technology as Nest Audio and has 50 percent more bass than the original Hub. Fill any room with music, podcasts or audiobooks from services like YouTube Music, Spotify, Apple Music and Pandora — or enjoy your favorite TV shows and movies with a subscription from providers like Netflix, Disney+ and YouTube TV. With Quick Gestures, you can pause or play content at any time by tapping the air in front of your display. New features include… Get help for better sleep: Understanding your sleep is an important first step, but you may still have questions about what you can do to get better sleep. Sleep Sensing provides tail