Google Assistant
Google Home Essentials: The Google Chromecast [Video]  9to5Google · 7 hours
In any smart home, there are a few key components which are critical to its function. For those of us deeply invested... more
Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa fought for our attention at CES 2019  THE VERGE · 3 days
Amazon’s Alexa has become the household name when it comes to smart assistants, but its ongoing fight with Google Assistant is getting more difficult... more
CES 2019: Amazon and Google Assistant carve up tech expo  BBC · 6 days
The rivalry between Amazon and Google's voice assistants is in full swing at the Las Vegas tech show. more
Alphabet Scoop 037: Live from CES 2019 — the Google Assistant convention! [Livestream]  9to5Google · 6 days
This week we talk about the Google Assistant convention — otherwise known as CES. Lots of news surrounding Google Assistant-powered [everything!], Android, Wear OS,... more
Whirlpool's touchscreen washer holds your laundry detergent, has an app video - CNET  CNET · 6 days
This smart washer and dryer combo has a touchscreen, an app with an in-depth stain guide and Alexa and Google Assistant voice... more
Vergecast roundup of new Google Assistant features  THE VERGE · 6 days
Our Vergecast CES 2019 coverage continues with part two of our roundup show. Dami Lee and Dan Seifert join Nilay and Dieter... more
Automate all the things with two discounted Teckin Smart Plugs  Windows Central · 6 days
Alexa, save me money. You can pick up two Teckin Mini Smart Plugs for $15.95 at Amazon when you use code CUY8Q322 during checkout. That gets you $3... more
Google Assistant's coming to Sonos speakers in 2019: We tried it out at CES - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Google has confirmed that the Sonos One and Beam speakers will support the company's Assistant this... more
We finally heard Google Assistant work on Sonos speakers  THE VERGE · 6 days
After months of promises and a missed deadline, we finally had a chance to see (well, hear) how... more
CES 2019: Google Assistant Gains Interpreter Mode, Google Maps Integration, and Flight Check-Ins  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Google has announced it is bringing several new features to the Google Assistant, including the new Interpreter mode, flight check-ins and more. more
Lenovo Smart Clock tasks Google Assistant with waking you up at CES 2019 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
This alarm clock is smart enough to wake you up gently, then respond appropriately when you abuse it... more
Google Assistant lock screen access is coming to more Android devices  TechCrunch · 1 week
Here’s a quick tidbit buried beneath today’s deluge of Google Assistant news (not to mention the bizarre waking nightmare that is the CES Small World ride).... more
Dish building Google Assistant directly into Hopper DVRs for voice commands, control  9to5Google · 1 week
Last year, Dish rolled out the ability for users to control set-top boxes via Assistant on speakers, phones, and other smart devices. The DVR... more
Google Assistant goes big at CES 2019  THE VERGE · 1 week
Google has a ton of news to share at CES this year, and most of it revolves around the Google Assistant. The... more
Google Assistant is everywhere at CES 2019: Here's everything announced so far - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Feast your eyes on every single Google Assistant gizmo that looked interesting at this year's show. We'll be updating all... more
Google Assistant finally arriving on Sonos One and Sonos Beam  9to5Google · 1 week
Sonos spent most of last year promising that their otherwise acclaimed Sonos One smart speaker would be getting... more
Google Assistant is adding an auto-punctuation feature for messages  THE VERGE · 1 week
Google Assistant will soon be able to automatically insert punctuation when you dictate messages inside the Assistant app... more
Google Assistant will soon be able to translate conversations on-the-fly with “Interpreter Mode”  TechCrunch · 1 week
Google Assistant has long been able to do quick, one-off translations – just say something like “Hey Google, how do I say... more
Lenovo is building an $80 Google Assistant clock for your nightstand  TechCrunch · 1 week
If you like the idea of Amazon’s Echo Spot — that is, a tiny voice powered assistant on your night stand, complete with a full color... more
Google Assistant is coming to Google Maps today  TechCrunch · 1 week
We’ve known for a while now that Google Assistant (the company’s voice powered AI, a la Siri or Alexa) would eventually be built right into Google Maps. They announced as much at... more
The Anker Roav Bolt lets drivers plug Google Assistant into their car  TechCrunch · 1 week
Google Assistant is following Amazon Alexa into vehicles. One of the first products to offer the capability is from Anker — just like as... more
Dish adds Google Assistant directly to its Hopper set-top boxes  TechCrunch · 1 week
TV provider Dish is more tightly integrating its Hopper line of receivers with Google Assistant by integrating the smart assistant directly into its set-top boxes. The company was... more
Google Assistant joins Alexa on Sonos speakers in 2019 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Google has confirmed that the Sonos One and Beam speakers will support the company's Assistant this year. more
Roav Bolt is like a tiny Google Home for your car - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
This compact smart device for automotive brings the power of Google Assistant along for the ride. more
Dish is bringing Google Assistant to its Hopper lineup  THE VERGE · 1 week
Google Assistant is already on numerous TVs, but Google is deepening its integration with cable and satellite providers.... more
Google woos smart home device makers with launch of Google Assistant Connect  TechCrunch · 1 week
Google is making it easier for device manufacturers to integrate with Google Assistant technology, including those times when devices need to respond to voice... more
Google Assistant Connect lets device makers roll their own hardware - CNET  CNET · 1 week
This chip will let manufacturers build simple voice assistant functionality into their devices while a nearby smart speaker does the computing. more
Feel free to smack the Google Assistant-powered Lenovo Smart Clock - CNET  CNET · 1 week
This alarm clock is smart enough to wake you up gently, then respond appropriately when you abuse it anyway. more
OK Google, cue the sun: Philips Hue debuts voice fades at CES 2019 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Set an early morning alarm with the Google Assistant? Now your Philips Hue smart lights can slowly fade... more
Google Assistant Will Soon Be on 1 Billion Devices, Growing From 500 Million Last May  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Google Assistant will be available on one billion devices by the end of this month, revealed Google in... more
Taking the smarts out of smart TVs would make them more expensive  THE VERGE · 1 week
CES is always a show about the future of TVs, and this year is particularly interesting. Not only are 4K HDR TVs better and... more
Samsung TVs are getting Google Assistant compatibility this year  TechCrunch · 1 week
Google continued its unstoppable takeover of CES 2019 by announcing that Samsung TVs will soon offer Assistant compatibility. The feature, which is arriving later this year, will give users the... more
GE's Kitchen Hub is back at CES 2019 with a bigger price tag - CNET  CNET · 1 week
GE brought the Kitchen Hub to CES last year as a prototype. Now, it's here with built-in Google... more
This Google Assistant smart speaker is made from sustainable fabrics and bamboo  THE VERGE · 1 week
Compared to the mostly plastic constructions of the Google Home and Amazon Echo, House of Marley’s new battery-powered Google Assistant speaker is pretty eye-catching.... more
Ikea's HomeKit-Enabled Smart Blinds Launch in Germany  MacRumors · 1 week
Ikea this week added to its line of HomeKit-connected smart home products with the launch of the Kadrilj and Fyrtur smart roller... more
Simplehuman smart mirrors showcase sound, Google Assistant at CES 2019 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Simplehuman's Sensor Mirror Hi-Fi and Sensor Mirror Hi-Fi Assist are here to be your bathroom butler. more
Ikea’s smart window blinds leak, to be compatible with Alexa, HomeKit and Google Assistant  TechCrunch · 1 week
Meet KADRILJ and FYRTUR. They’re Ikea’s upcoming smart window blinds and they look great. The two product lines are battery-powered... more
See all the newest Google Assistant gadgets from CES 2019 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Feast your eyes on every single Google Assistant gizmo that looked interesting at this year's show. We'll be updating all week, so check back... more
Google Assistant and Android TV-powered JBL Link Bar officially shipping this spring  9to5Google · 1 week
One of the most interesting hardware announcements at I/O 2018 was the JBL Link Bar. At CES 2019, JBL revealed that its hybrid Google... more
JBL launching three new Google Assistant-equipped headphones this spring  9to5Google · 1 week
The Google Assistant has long been a great choice for controlling media via voice, and lately more brands... more
Jabra claims its new Elite 85h is the best noise-canceling headphone - CNET  CNET · 1 week
At CES 2019, Jabra is entering the crowded market for premium wireless noise-canceling headphones with the $299 Elite 85h, which has some... more
KitchenAid’s new Smart Display can survive your messy cooking  THE VERGE · 1 week
Whirlpool’s new KitchenAid Smart Display with the Google Assistant is a gadget designed for the actual reality of... more
Japan’s robot hotel lays off half the robots after they created more work for humans
Comment: Google Assistant’s ‘Pretty Please’ should not sacrifice utility in its quest to be kind
Google Home Essentials: The Google Chromecast [Video]
Google’s CES 2019 booth had a coaster ride, self-aware advertising, and free Home Hubs [Video]
Alphabet Scoop 037: Live from CES 2019 — the Google Assistant convention! [Livestream]
Hands-on: Lenovo Smart Clock is a perfect way to bring Google Assistant to the bedroom, new interface in tow [Video]
Hands-on: Moen will let you start and control your shower with Google Assistant [Video]
Lenovo Smart Clock brings Google Assistant to an adorable 4-inch smart display for the bedroom
CES 2019 opens to a flying car, a boxing robot and a Google Assistant ride - CNET
The GE Kitchen Hub packs a 27-inch touch screen, Google Assistant, and more
Google Assistant support arrives on Instant Pot Smart WiFi pressure cooker at CES 2019
Google app 8.91 preps Podcasts auto downloads, more Material Theme, ‘Top Apps’ redesign [APK Insight]
Google Home Hub and Google Assistant tips and tricks: 15 things to get you started [Video]
Google Assistant and Kevin McCallister star in hilarious ‘Home Alone Again’ ad [Video]
Google ‘presenting’ 2019 NBA All-Star Voting, now exclusive to official app/site, Search, & Assistant