Google Home gains a whole raft of third-party services

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Just a few days after updating the Google Home with Netflix and Google Photos integration, the search giant has added more than 30 services to the device. These new abilities have come about thanks to Google allowing developers to integrate third-party services with the smart device. Users will now be able to order pizza from Dominos, research health-related questions via WebMD or play music trivia with SongPop. Join us after the break for the full list.

The full list of added services includes:

  • 21 Blackjack
  • Akinator the genie
  • Anchor
  • And Chill
  • Argus
  • Ask Jelly
  • busuu – language learning
  • CNBC
  • Dominos
  • Eliza
  • Elle Horoscopes by The Astro Twins
  • FitStar Personal Trainer
  • Food Network
  • Genius
  • Headspace
  • HuffPost Headline Quiz
  • Itcher
  • Lonely Planet
  • NBC News
  • NPR One
  • Number Genie
  • Product Hunt
  • Quora
  • Quotery
  • SongPop
  • Sub War
  • Tender
  • The Bartender
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Todoist
  • VentureBeat News
  • WebMD
  • Wonder

With the Google Home now sporting Actions, it offers greater competition to Amazon’s Echo device that had a 2-year head start.What third-party services would you like to see added to the Google Home next?

Source: VentureBeat


About the Author: Peter Holden

I've been an Android fan ever since owning an HTC Hero, with the Dell Streak being my first phablet. I currently carry around a Mate 9, a BLU Life Max, and a Galaxy Tab S2 8.0. When not immersed in the world of Android and gadgets, I'm an avid sports fan, and like all South Africans, I love a good Braai (BBQ).


  • Jack Smith

    Have had the Echo since launch and the Home for five weeks. I have found the Home to handle majority of our use cases better than the Echo. With the exception ordering stuff.

    So Thompson put up 60 points. “hey google what is the most kobe scored in a game”? Echo can not do this. Watching a rally and all the people have an acronym on their shirt. “hey google what does X mean” and Google answers.
    But it is the inference with music that is where Home really shines. There are times with the Echo you have to do a quick google search but with the Home you can fine what you are looking for with very little and there are situations where the Google Inference is better than a human.

    So say “hey google play gwen sting bottle” and Sting and Gwen Stefani starts playing.
    The last big difference is the Chromecast as output. This is a big thing for us. So wife says “hey google play SNL highlights on TV and the TV turns on, input set and SNL highlights from YouTube start playing.

    Only config by me was renaming the Shield to TV.

  • zaint

    does anyone know the keywords for songpop using google home ?