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PICTURE: SHUTTERSTOCK There's a new “war” for your home, but don’t feel bad if you haven’t heard of it. It’s only just “erupted” and the two main competing services aren’t strictly available in SA. Last week Google held its annual developer conference, where it announces its big projects for the year. Called Google I/O (a computing term, and the acronym for input/output), it is the event where the now-defunct Google Glass and other so-called moon-shot (or bold, seemingly impossible) ideas were premiered.The big announcement this year is Google Home — a voice-controlled, Internet-connected device that lets you make search queries just by talking to it. It will also fulfil a range of other so-called concierge services, such as sending e-mails and making calendar appointments.Google also announced a new messaging app called Allo. This is brave (or foolish), given the company’s inability to crack social media — anyone ever use Wave or Buzz or Google+?Voice assistants have been a big tre...

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