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Google Home Hub

The Google Home Hub is a new smart home device that you can use to control other connected devices. It features a 7-inch touchscreen, a fabric-encased full-range speaker, a light sensor and two far-field microphones. It has no camera, so it gives you privacy wherever you choose to use it. $149

SEE: Google Home Hub says no to smart-home cameras in your bedroom (CNET)

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