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# 243705 27-Dec-2018 09:32
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Got 8" Lenovo Smart Display for Xmas :-)

 

I replaced a Google Home with it.  

 

First impressions are it's a very nice device and I love the display (I have it showing a slideshow of photos when not being used). It does all the Google Home did and of course confirms on the display.

 

If I say Hey Google, turn on the TV (I have a Harmony Home Elite connected as a skill) it turns on the TV and then shows me other controls for that skill which is nice.

 

The only area where I think it's not quite as good as the Google Home is voice recognition. I seem to have to speak slower to be understood and I don't think it's an accent issue with the GH seemed to understand me very well.  But a nice pressie in all.





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System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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  # 2161647 15-Jan-2019 16:12
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This post doesn't count unless it includes photos :-)





 

 




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  # 2161680 15-Jan-2019 17:22
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OK

 

Here is the default display showing photos from my Google Photos album

 

 

 

 

I then asked it to turn on the Bluray player

 

 

Then asked for the weather

 

 

Then asked who is the President of the USA :-)

 

 

And then pressed About Donald Trump :-)

 

 

Can also ask it to play Youtube videos and music from your subscribed music services. The audio is pretty good.





Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2161696 15-Jan-2019 17:54
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Is there a Delete Donald Trump button?

 

 





 

 


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  # 2161727 15-Jan-2019 19:33
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Half of the USA population is searching for that button.


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  # 2161787 15-Jan-2019 21:52
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I think it is wrong about Donald's height.  Maybe his net worth, too. Don't trust it.





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  # 2161809 16-Jan-2019 00:05
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Looks like the same UI as the Google Home Hub. It's Lenovo rather than Logitech right? Or is it branded Logitech in some markets?


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  # 2161827 16-Jan-2019 07:42
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lxsw20:

 

Looks like the same UI as the Google Home Hub. It's Lenovo rather than Logitech right? Or is it branded Logitech in some markets?

 

 

 

 

I could not find anything called a Logitech Smart Display, but those pictures match up with the Lenovo Smart Display


 
 
 
 


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lchiu7:

And then pressed About Donald Trump :-)

 

 

Oh, I see your problem, you've inadvertently asked for "Donald Trump's statements about himself" rather than "Donald Trump facts".

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  # 2162050 16-Jan-2019 15:39
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k1w1k1d:

 

Half of the USA population is searching for that button.

 

OT slightly

 

but 54.5% dislike him cry as Jan 15th





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plas:

 

lxsw20:

 

Looks like the same UI as the Google Home Hub. It's Lenovo rather than Logitech right? Or is it branded Logitech in some markets?

 

 

 

 

I could not find anything called a Logitech Smart Display, but those pictures match up with the Lenovo Smart Display

 

 

 

 

Me Culpa - should be Lenovo  Smart Display and posts fixed.

 

 

 

So far the most annoying thing I have found is, I have it setup to display photos from my Google Photos albums (thousands of pictures there going back more than 15 years). It will occasionally display a picture that brings back memories and we all look at it but then it does not tell in which Google Photo album it's in so you can easily find the photo :-(  It should have a Info button to give you that data





Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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