The Download: Hot for the Holidays - Google Home Mini

Posted: Nov 30, 2017 12:00 PM Updated: Nov 30, 2017 12:00 PM

The holiday shopping season is officially underway, and News 12 Long Island's gadget guru Andrew Ehinger has great gift ideas for the tech-lovers on your list! He's counting down his top picks for his annual series, The Download: Hot for the Holidays! Here's his number one pick!

Looks like a home android is the number one pick on Ehinger's Hot for the Holidays list! The Google Home Mini is a rival to the Amazon Echo Dot.

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The mini is powered by Google Assistant for hands-free help around your house. You can get answers to questions that come up and find out the weather and traffic. You can also use the mini to get organized with your personal calendar.

The Google Home Mini also works with a Chromecast, so it can meet all of your entertaining needs. 

And don't forget, the device, which starts at $29, also pairs up with any smart home devices from various brands.

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    The holiday shopping season is officially underway, and News 12 Long Island's gadget guru Andrew Ehinger has great gift ideas for the tech-lovers on your list!

    The holiday shopping season is officially underway, and News 12 Long Island's gadget guru Andrew Ehinger has great gift ideas for the tech-lovers on your list!

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