To call Google’s I/O 2022 developer conference eventful might be the understatement of the century, as proven by this fun official blog post detailing 100, count’em, 100 new things announced earlier this month by the fast-growing smartphone manufacturer, aspiring smartwatch vendor, returning tablet maker, and industry-leading mobile OS architect.
Despite that incredibly long list including multiple devices and software features not yet ready for primetime, some of which are mentioned more than once to ensure maximum levels of exposure and pre-release buzz, smart home enthusiasts may notice an almost complete lack of exciting news to report on the Nest development front.
Released in 2021 and 2019 respectively, these Google Assistant-powered bad boys with 7 and 10-inch touchscreens in tow can be that much more compelling when sold at special prices.
That happens to be the case right now at many major US retailers, and based on the terms and conditions listed on Google
‘s official US e-store, this hot new promotion is scheduled to run until May 30.
Normally priced at $99.99 and $229, the second-gen Nest Hub and the Google Home Max-following Nest Hub Max are currently available for $64.99 and $179 apiece respectively. In the spirit of full disclosure, we should point out that both devices have actually been cheaper
once or twice in the semi-recent past
, but not by much.
In other words, these are not record high discounts you’re looking at here, but they’re pretty close, obviously beating the… $0 Amazon can currently slash off the $249.99 list price of the third-gen Echo Show 10 and even the $30 marked down from the $129.99 MSRP of the second-gen Echo Show 8.