Google Assistant
Google’s Pixel Call Screen feature has arrived in Canada as a beta  THE VERGE · 1 week
Starting today, Google Pixel users in Canada can opt in to test the Call Screen beta after the feature rolled out last December for... more
Google Assistant adds native support for smart blinds  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Google Assistant now has native support for smart blinds. The update was first spotted by Android Police, which points out... more
Google Assistant picks up native support for smart blinds  9to5Google · 2 weeks
There are literally thousands of products you can interact with through the Google Assistant, and the list is... more
Creative agency Virtue introduces genderless voice Q to challenge biases in technology  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana and Bixby–almost all virtual assistants have something in common. Their default voices are women’s, though the role that plays... more
Google Game Controller With Google Assistant Tipped by Patent Filing  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
With Google slated to have a keynote at the Game Developers Conference 2019, a patent filed for a game controller from the company reveals what we could expect... more
Power your smart home with Google's Home Hub and a free Google Home Mini  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Have Google Assistant available everywhere with this bundle. Best Buy has an awesome deal today only on Google Home products,... more
Google Assistant's Continued Conversation Feature Comes to Smart Displays  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Continued Conversation feature on Smart Displays will allow users to a natural back-and-forth conversation with the Google Assistant. more
Google brings continued conversation with Assistant to smart displays  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Google is bringing its continued conversation feature to its Google Assistant smart displays today. This will allow Assistant... more
This 2-pack of Zoozee mini smart plugs is on sale for $15  Windows Central · 2 weeks
A smart home is a better home. Grab two Zoozee mini Wi-Fi smart plugs for $15.39 with code OVHOWVA8 on Amazon. Without the code,... more
Google Bringing 'Duplex' Feature That Can Make Calls for You to iPhone  MacRumors · 3 weeks
Google today announced plans to bring its "Duplex" feature that's designed to book restaurant reservations for you through actual voice calls to iOS devices.... more
Move your smart home outdoors with this discounted Teckin Smart Plug  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Cash it outside. Amazon has the Teckin Outdoor Smart Plug on sale for $19.49 when you apply code TECKINSS31 during checkout. We've never seen it drop... more
How to use Android Pie’s search bar to control your phone’s settings  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
When Android 9 Pie was introduced last year, it brought with it a new feature called Slices, which would allow features from third-party apps... more
How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Update February 28th, 2019 1:15PM ET: This article was originally published on May 28th, 2018 at 10:11AM ET. It has been updated to include... more
Google Says Bug Caused Apple Music to Appear in Google Home App  MacRumors · 4 weeks
Apple Music's brief appearance in the Google Home app earlier this week was due to a software bug, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Bloomberg.... more
LG's trio of new budget phones shines in blue - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
The LG Q60, K50 and K40 phones have sharp screens, fingerprint readers and dedicated buttons for Google Assistant. more
Apple Music teams up with Google Assistant - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Earlier today, the Google Home app showed Apple's popular music streaming service in its list of music options, but the team up might be limited to mobile for now. more
BMW makes interacting with your car’s AI systems more natural  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Even after years of using systems like the Google Assistant or Siri, talking to inanimate objects can still feel weird. In cars, the early voice recognition systems were... more
BMW makes interacting with you car’s AI systems more natural  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Even after years of using systems like the Google Assistant or Siri, talking to inanimate objects can still feel weird. In cars, the early voice recognition systems were... more
The Google Assistant is coming to Android Messages right before Allo dies  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Today, Google is announcing that “over the coming months” it is going to roll out Google Assistant integration into Android Messages. If you’re using... more
Google Assistant gets expanded language and device support  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
At MWC Barcelona, Google today made a few announcements around its Assistant. A lot of these center around support for KaiOS, the operating system for low-end feature phones that Google invested in... more
MWC 2019: Google Assistant Button Coming to Phones from LG, Nokia, Xiaomi  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
At MWC 2019, Google announced that all of LG and Nokia phones this year will get a dedicated button to trigger Google Assistant. more
The Google Assistant gets a button  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Traditionally, the Google Assistant always lived under the home button on Android phones, but as the company announced at MWC today, LG, Nokia, Xiaomi, TCL and Vivo are about to launch phones with dedicated assistant buttons,... more
Hidden setting in Android Q lets you remap Active Edge on Pixel 2, Pixel 3
Google Assistant Continued Conversation now works in the UK
Google Assistant picks up native support for smart blinds
Alphabet Scoop 045: Assistant updates, Google Duplex, and a Glass leak in 2019?
Google Assistant adds support for smart heaters, air fresheners, and fireplaces