Google has announced Assistant with Bard where generative AI will finally arrive on Assistant. It's a natural step for Google to take and it should make Assistant much more useful.
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Google has done a shake-up of the Bard and Assistant teams, according to an internal memo. It suggests that Google is moving its focus away from the ageing Google Assistant to the newer Bard.
Google is reportedly investigating some issues with its Assistant-powered Home devices not recognizing voice commands related to light controls. The problem apparently does not impact everyone.
In a bid to make the internet a safer space for teenagers, Google is making changes to many of its major products. SafeSearch will be enabled by default for teens and YouTube uploads will be private.
With the launch of the 2nd gen Echo Show 5 kicking off last month, Amazon is now offering deals on surplus the 1st gen smart devices. You can get with or without stand at up to 36% off.
With Mother's Day approaching, Google today announced new Assistant features such as cross-device broadcasts called Family Broadcasts, new Family Bell reminders, new stories for kids, more.
Google is reportedly working on a new feature for Assistant that will let you skip saying "Hey Google" when you want to perform quick tasks like answering a call or stopping an alarm.
Google announced today a bevy of new features for Workspace designed to help customers who opt for a remote work setup. Assistant features for Workspace are also exiting the beta testing phase.
An Android Auto update has finally brought the ability for users to switch background wallpapers for the in-car screen. It also adds a shortcut button to access Assistant actions such as Routines.
Lenovo's new Smart Clock Essential brings the Google Assistant-powered clock to an even lower price point, but you might be better off just getting a regular Lenovo Smart Clock with its LCD screen.
Lenovo's new Smart Clock Essential is a smart speaker that fits inside of a regular old digital alarm clock, but it comes in at only $49, and built right into it is Google Assistant.
A new video posted on YouTube shows off a Nest Hub Max running an internal firmware that lets the user enable 'Blue Steel', the ability to trigger Google Assistant by just walking up to the device.
Google unveiled a major redesign for its Assistant-enabled Smart Displays, bringing a new touch-friendly, tabbed UI, a bunch of new features like dark theme, multiple account support, and more.
Strings found in a teardown of the beta version of the Google app hint that the firm might be working to let the Assistant integrate with health services to provide sleep data and health suggestions.
Google unveiled a new way of delivering critical alerts to users when it detects security issues with their accounts. There's also new feature in Assistant meant for the privacy-conscious users.
At IFA 2020 today, Lenovo announced a couple of new tablets, including its first premium tablet, which comes with a Snapdragon 730G processor, an QHD+ OLED display, pen support, and more.
Google is adding a few new features aimed towards kids, including Family Bell reminders for school schedules, the ability to broadcast to specific rooms, new smart display visuals, and more.
Google has launched a new update for Stadia. It comes with several enhancements like State Share beta within the newly launched Crayta game, and the ability to use Assistant on Chromecast.
The smart home device can be purchased for $39.99 on Best Buy. It's powered by Google Assistant, which means you can use it to control your smart home, play music, answer queries, and more.
Increasing user reports on Reddit and Google's Forums suggest that the Google Assistant's sleep timer feature for smart speakers is broken. There are a couple of workarounds to get it to work.
Roku has announced a new software update is coming to its streaming devices in the coming weeks, adding new voice control capabilities and support for Google and Amazon's digital assistants.
Lenovo's Yoga Smart Tab is a device that I like more than I thought I would. It's a standalone Google Assistant smart display, but it's also an Android tablet that has plenty of use cases.
Spotify is reportedly testing a 'Hey Spotify' voice activation feature for its app. The wake word activates the voice commands feature and can be accessed only when the app is open and running.
Lenovo's Yoga Smart Tab doubles as an Android tablet and a Google Assistant smart display, with a 10.1-inch FHD screen that can be used for a variety of things like displaying your photos.
Google has announced a new integration for the Google Assistant that lets users find and ring their Tile trackers through voice commands. The feature is available in the Google Home app.
Lenovo announced a pair of smart home devices today, including the Smart Frame. The device is a 21.5-inch FHD picture frame, and the company also announced a new Google Assistant smart display.
Google has revoked Xiaomi's integration with Home and Assistant devices after one user inadvertently gained access to images from other home cameras through Xiaomi's Mijia security camera.
Microsoft released the November 2019 Xbox One Update, or version 1911 today, and the big new feature is support for Google Assistant. It contains a number of other improvements as well.
The prompt to claim a Google Home Mini for free is cropping up on both Assistant feeds and the YouTube app. The lucky users can claim the smart speaker for free, minus the cost of shipping.
With Action Blocks for Google Assistant, you can add shortcuts to any voice/text commands that are supported by the virtual assistant right on your homescreen where they can be reached easily.
Google has launched new privacy tools for some of its services, including an incognito mode for Maps and the ability to automatically delete your YouTube history after a set period of time.
After introducing Amazon Alexa support last year, Microsoft today announced that Google Assistant support is coming to its Xbox One consoles. You can start using the preview right now.
Today, Lenovo once again expanded its portfolio of virtual assistant devices, including a new seven-inch Smart Display, and some new dockable tablets that include Google Assistant.
Google will start rolling out Assignable reminders in the coming weeks to users in the U.S., U.K., and Australia who speak English. These reminders let you remind others about events.
Lenovo's Smart Clock is exactly what it sounds like, a clock that you can talk to. It's powered by Google Assistant, meaning that you can use it to control your smart home and more.
At Google's I/O 2019 keynote today, the company showed off new conversational technologies for its Assistant. The feature will let you continue to make commands without calling the Assistant again.
Google Assistant's Interpreter Mode feature that helps translate speech in real time is now available to all Google Home devices, some smart speakers with Assistant built-in, and all Smart Displays
Among Lenovo's CES announcements are some new smart devices, including two tablets that have an attachable speaker, powered by Amazon Alexa. There's also a Smart Clock with Google Assistant.
Google has started rolling out is restaurant-booking Duplex feature to more Google Pixel users. Duplex can only make reservations at restaurants in select cities right now but Google will expand this.
Google announced its Home Hub yesterday, a smart speaker with its Assistant that has a seven-inch display on it. The device adds a new dimension to the traditional smart speaker model.