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How to set up Google Assistant on your Sonos speaker  THE VERGE · 19 hours
Google Assistant is now available on the Sonos One and Sonos Beam, meaning you’ve now got... more
Google now lets you order food without a delivery app  THE VERGE · 22 hours
Starting today, you can now order food directly from Google Search, Google Maps, or Google Assistant.... more
Google Assistant gets NYC subway arrival times ahead of MTA Google Pay support  TechCrunch · 1 day
Next week, New York City’s Metro Transit Authority will be adding contactless payment support for Google Pay. In the meantime, Google’s getting... more
Google launches Assistant referral contest for free Home Max  9to5Google · 2 days
The Google Store is hosting a “Google Assistant Refer a Friend Sweepstakes” where you can win a Home... more
That tiny Google alarm clock from Lenovo ships next month  THE VERGE · 2 days
Lenovo’s Smart Clock, the small Google Assistant-equipped smart display that it announced at CES, will be... more
Google Lens revamp begins rolling out w/ Dining, Translate, & other modes  9to5Google · 3 days
Announced at I/O 2019, the new Google Lens with filters is beginning to roll out. This redesign adds five modes to the bottom of... more
Select Bose smart speakers get Google Assistant  TechCrunch · 3 days
A week after Sonos added long-promised Google Assistant integration to a pair of speakers, Bose is following suit. The company’s bringing the popular smart home AI to a trio of existing models, the Home... more
Google Assistant rolling out to Bose smart speakers and soundbars  9to5Google · 3 days
After launching on the Sonos One and Beam last week, Google Assistant is coming to the... more
New Vizio's 2019 sound bars cost start at $70, include Bluetooth - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Vizio has released four new sound bars including two high-end models with Dolby Atmos and Google Assistant support more
New Vizio 2019 sound bars start at $70, include Bluetooth - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Vizio has released four new sound bars including two high-end models with Dolby Atmos and Google Assistant support more
New Vizio's 2019 sound bars start at $70, include Bluetooth - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Vizio has released four new sound bars including two high-end models with Dolby Atmos and Google Assistant support more
Bose announces its smallest smart speaker yet and launches Google Assistant support  THE VERGE · 3 days
Bose today announced its new Home Speaker 300, a two-pound smart speaker that measures a little over six inches tall and delivers “powerful bass... more
Wyze’s next smart home product is an $8 light bulb  THE VERGE · 3 days
Wyze is known for its budget-friendly smart home products, and its latest addition is an $8... more
Bose smart speakers add Google Assistant to Amazon Alexa - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Bose follows Sonos in announcing the ability to use multiple voice assistants on its smart speakers. more
Vizio's 2019 sound bars cost from $70, include Bluetooth - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Vizio has released four new sound bars including two high-end models with Dolby Atmos and Google Assistant support more
Google rolls out ‘Character Alarms’ to Nest Hub, other Assistant smart displays  9to5Google · 4 days
Google announced several months ago that it would be adding “Character Alarms” to its Assistant smart displays, and over the weekend that feature has... more
Google Assistant gets more accessible, inspired by a brother's love - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Lorenzo Caggioni is working to make Google Home better for people who don't speak -- like his brother. more
Google’s new how-to videos help accessibility users set up Assistant, Home, more  9to5Google · 1 week
Google demonstrated at I/O 2019 how AI could be leveraged to extend and create new accessibility features. On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the company... more
Google reverses course on cutting off Works with Nest - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The shift from Works with Nest to Works with Google Assistant threatened to introduce problems into your smart home, but Google is now addressing those concerns... more
Scientists unravel how intelligent neural network predicts the functions of proteins  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Intelligent virtual companions like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant have long become integrated into our everyday lives. And intelligent computational programs, so-called algorithms, have also evolved... more
Nest Hub & other Smart Displays gain two new Ambient Mode clocks  9to5Google · 1 week
Earlier this week, the latest firmware update rolled out to the Nest Hub and other Smart Displays. Besides adding a Routines shortcut to Home... more
Sonos speakers experience Google Assistant, Alexa outages one day after update - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Sonos has announced it's rolling out a fix for playing Spotify on its smart speakers just a day after adding Google Assistant. more
You can now start Assistant Routines from Home View on Smart Displays  9to5Google · 1 week
Yesterday, the latest Google Home firmware widely rolled out to speakers and Smart Displays. On the Nest Hub, it introduces a new shortcut in... more
Google Assistant update rolling out to Sonos One and Beam starting today  9to5Google · 1 week
As confirmed last week, Google Assistant is finally coming to Sonos speakers after being delayed last year. A software update rolling out today will allow... more
Sonos finally gets Google Assistant integration  TechCrunch · 1 week
After delaying a promised 2018 arrival (while offering a beta as consolation), Google Assistant is finally arriving on select Sonos speakers. Not an earth shattering bit of news, but certainly a nice little free software upgrade... more
How to opt out of automated Google Assistant calls to your business  THE VERGE · 1 week
Somewhat buried in a piece I recently wrote about how restaurants have been experiencing Google Duplex — the voice-calling AI that makes reservations on... more
How to stop Google from keeping your voice recordings  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Home assistants such as Alexa and Google Assistant are becoming ubiquitous, and as that happens, more and more... more
Google Assistant support coming to Sonos One and Beam next week  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Google Assistant support on Sonos was originally scheduled for 2018, but delayed last November... more
What exactly does Amazon do with your Echo data? (The 3:59, Ep. 558) - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
We also talk about Google Assistant-powered smart headsets and what may get sacrificed for the Texas border wall. more
Sony's voice-enabled HomePod speaker rival drops to just $50 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Originally $200, the LF-S50G offers 360-degree sound and comes with Google Assistant baked in. Plus: A huge price cut on a high-tech hiking backpack. more
Google Assistant-powered earbuds: Get ready for a flood of new models - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Qualcomm is making it easier for companies to build smart headsets. But you still need to push a button to call on... more
Google, Qualcomm working to help create more Fast Pair and Assistant headphones  9to5Google · 2 weeks
The first Google Assistant headphones arrived in 2017 with the Bose QuietComfort 35 II and Pixel Buds later that year. Several headphones from Sony and... more
Google’s Nest changes risk making the smart home a little dumber  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Google is trading Nest’s platform for Google Assistant, and the implications could be huge... more
Pixel 4 to Be the First Phone to Ship With Next-Generation Google Assistant  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The next-generation Google Assistant will launch first on Google's next flagship Pixel phone series in fall 2019, before coming to the Pixel... more
Google Assistant gets native controls for a bunch of new devices - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Look for security systems, showers, microwaves, garages and more to work more naturally with your Google Home. more
Google Assistant is 10x faster and knows where your mom lives - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
After three years, the voice-activated helper gets its biggest update yet. And it shows just how much Google already knows about you. more
More Android apps can take advantage of Google Assistant’s step-saving ‘App Actions’  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Every day, we offload tasks to the Google Assistant to save time and effort, including opening apps by name. In the coming months, you’ll... more
Google Assistant Becoming 10 Times Faster, Duplex for Web, and More I/O Announcements  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Google showcased the next-generation Google Assistant, Assistant driving mode, Assistant support in Waze, a more personal Assistant, and more at Google I/O... more
Google Assistant driving mode brings optimized UI w/ suggestions feed  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Google Assistant is already available in Google Maps, but it’s now getting an optimized phone mode.... more
A faster Google Assistant will help you decide what to eat video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Google announced lots of upgrades for its virtual assistant at its I/O developer conference, including personalized recommendations and faster response... more
Google Assistant gets to know you better with personalization updates at Google I/O - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
A new "Personal references" feature allows your phone and smart speaker to remember extra contact details and make... more
Google Assistant support is heading to Waze within the next few weeks  9to5Google · 2 weeks
The Google Assistant is heading to Waze within the next few weeks, giving you the ability to control a wide array of aspects of... more
You can finally shut off Google Assistant alarms just by saying ‘stop’  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Google just announced a slew of updates for Google Assistant onstage at Google I/O, but the best one might be the smallest: you can... more
Google Assistant gets more personalized through a new ‘Picks for You’ feature  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
In addition to Google’s plan to bring a more powerful, next-generation Google Assistant to Pixel phones, the company also introduced new personalization features for... more
Next-generation Google Assistant is coming to new Pixel phones this year  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A next-generation Google Assistant that can handle more complex tasks across apps — quickly switching from hailing a ride, to checking the weather and taking a... more
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Google rolls out ‘Character Alarms’ to Nest Hub, other Assistant smart displays
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Google’s new how-to videos help accessibility users set up Assistant, Home, more
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Google testing a new design for Google Assistant w/ transparent ‘light bar’ look [Video]
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These remotes make the Nvidia Shield TV more responsive, especially with Google Assistant
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Hands-on: The Google Assistant takeover is in full force with ‘driving mode’ [Video]
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Microsoft’s new Cortana chief outlines the company’s digital assistant vision
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Google undercuts iPhone XR with $399 Pixel 3a, 10x faster next-gen Google Assistant, more
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Google demonstrates Project Euphonia, effort to personally understand the speech-impaired
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Google Assistant driving mode brings optimized UI w/ suggestions feed
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Google reveals ‘next generation Assistant’ for Pixel 4 w/ 10x faster answers, processes requests in real-time
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