SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Fans with Google Home got were caught off guard Sunday when a Super Bowl ad started driving their devices crazy.

The 60-second ad said “OK, Google… ” repeatedly, and told the device to turn on lights, check the weather, translate, and a flurry of other voice commands.

The Twittersphere lit up when Google Home devices in living rooms across the country tried to obey.

Here’s a few…





On Monday, there were dozens of articles telling folks how to keep their TVs from hijacking their devices. It’s pretty simple. Turn off the microphone located on the back.


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