Tag Archives: Google Assistant

My Ideal Smart Home Setup

My ideal smart home should allow me to automate my entire house and control all my devices with minimal apps necessary. Privacy is also a core requirement of mine. I would need most of my smart devices to work locally (aka internet independent) and store as few data in the cloud as possible.  My Home   […]

Which voice assistant is right for you: Google Assistant, Alexa, Siri, etc.

Winter is here! You’re on your bed comfortably wrapped up like a burrito watching the latest episode of Game of Thrones. After you finished watching, you are tired and ready to go to sleep. But wait! The light switch is on the other side of the room, and you don’t want to get out of […]

Mixtile now works with Google Assistant

Google Assistant You can now use Google’s voice assistant to control your Mixtile Hub’s devices. Any of your Google Assistant devices such as Google Mini, Home Hub, Home app, etc, can be used. This does NOT mean that we’ve eliminated Mixtile’s built-in voice assistant. Mixtile’s built-in voice assistant still works as normal. Why use this […]

Smarthome vs Power Outage

During a power outage, what will happen to your smart home system? Any devices that do not have a (backup) battery will stop working. All features and devices that require an internet connection will also stop working (assuming your router does not have a backup battery). Smart Devices Devices without batteries: What are some devices […]

Mixtile 2019

A simple thank you cannot express how grateful we are for everyone that backed us up on Indiegogo and for providing us your valuable feedback to improve our products. Our Indiegogo campaign has raised over 110% of our goal. With your feedback, we’ve updated the Mixtile Hub’s firmware all the way to 1.12 with increased […]