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Hit up Coachella from the comfort of your home
Love the artists playing at Coachella this year but don’t want to pay the prices or deal with the crowds to see them? This year you can avoid inhaling all the dust in Indio, California by watching YouTube’s exclusive live stream of select performers including The Weekend, ODESZA, Post Malone, and Queen B (Beyonce) herself.
The good news for those of you who don’t want to have to choose which artist to stream is that Youtube will provide 4 different feeds with varying artists from different stages, ensuring that you won’t miss a single song from your favorite performer.
Click here to get the low down on all the available performances.
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Google Assistant is a fan of Coachella too
Ahead of weekend 1, Google Assistant has gained the ability to give you the down low on everything Coachella, whether you’re attending the festival or not.
By asking “Hey Google, talk to Coachella”, you’ll be able to do things like find out lineups, create a personal festival schedule, and listen to exclusive backstage interviews.
Do you really need a hub to control all of your smart devices?
With the seemingly never-ending amount of smart devices making their way into our homes, it can be a little difficult to figure out how to control them all. After all, there are multiple different home platforms utilizing multiple different technology standards that compatibility is occasionally an issue.
Luckily, Engadget breaks down if you should get a hub for your smart devices or not here. They’ll be able to tell you if you need one to get the most out of your devices or if you shouldn’t waste the money.
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