The Google Home Mini speaker is a good idea in theory: It can act as a small speaker for your tunes or entertainment, competes against the smaller Amazon Echo devices, and acts as a voice assistant satellite device for those who really like Google Assistant. However, problems have cropped up when it comes to user experience.
For one thing, the Home Mini has been crashing and eavesdropping on conversations (not at the same time, obviously), which hasn’t been great for publicity. But there’s another problem, a design flaw many users have noted – the Mini doesn’t have a line-out jack.
The lack of a line-out jack makes it difficult to link the Home Mini up to…