It might have been released stateside 6 months ago, Google Home has now been released in the UK with some optimisation for the UK consumer. This is a hands-free smart speaker powered by the Google Assistant. Ask it questions. Tell it to do things. It’s your assistant, triggered by saying, “Ok Google”. Here we take a look at the basic setup and first operation before a full review. Thanks to Maplin for sending over a review sample. You can pick one up from here.