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Google Assistant Now Provides Topical Word Suggestions

05/24/2017, Google has gradually been improving its artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant called Google Assistant. Just last week, it announced that users will now be able to type in their commands to Assistant if they don’t want to use voice...

Google Assistant Beats Out The Competition In Understanding Accents

05/19/2017, Just because you speak English it doesn’t mean that your English sounds the same compared to the person standing next to you. This is because there are variances like the timbre in your voice, your upbringing, your gender, and of course things like race...

Soon You’ll Be Able To Send Money Using Google Assistant

05/18/2017, Sending money over instant messenger isn’t a new feature. In fact we’ve seen quite a few platforms support the feature, such as with Facebook Messenger and Gmail, and soon it seems that you can use Google Assistant to perform such actions too, as...

LG And GE To Add Support For Google Assistant In Their Appliances

05/18/2017, Google Assistant was originally designed to live on smartphones and the Google Home, but given how we’re starting to see home appliances starting to integrate Amazon’s Alexa AI, we guess it isn’t surprising to learn that both LG and GE have...

Google Assistant For Android TV Launching This Year

05/17/2017, Google has made some interesting announcements today at the I/O 2017 developers conference. The company has confirmed that Google Assistant for Android TV is going to be released later this year. It’s no surprise that Google is expanding its...

Google Assistant Picks Up New Features, Launches On iPhone

05/17/2017, At its I/O 2017 developers conference today, Google announced that it’s adding a handful of new features to Google Assistant. The company also confirmed reports that Assistant will be making its way to the iPhone as a standalone app. Google has...

Google Assistant For iOS Launch Expected Soon

05/15/2017, A new report claims that Google Assistant for iOS launch is going to take place soon. It may be announced as soon as this week at Google’s I/O developer conference. Assistant is reportedly going to be launched as a standalone app for iOS. Details...

Google Releases Google Assistant SDK For Third-Party Devices

04/27/2017, If there is one reason why Amazon’s Echo platform is gaining traction so quickly is simply because unlike Apple’s Siri, Amazon did not choose to lock it into its own ecosystem. Instead the company opened it up and allowed other developers and hardware...

Google Home Now Offers Access To Over 5 Million Recipes

04/26/2017, Devices like Google Home are great for use in the kitchen. They’re powered by artificial intelligence-backed smart assistants that can help with simple queries like how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon or even provide full recipes for delicious...

Google Assistant’s Speech Tech Now Open to Developers

04/18/2017, If you’re hoping to see more apps that offers up the ability to convert speed to text, that could be indeed be happening because Google has announced that starting from today, the Cloud Speed API will be open to third-party developers, which for those...

Hyundai Blue Link Now Works With Google Home/Assistant

04/14/2017, In futuristic movies, everything seems to be voice controlled, where you can wake up, tell your home AI to read you the news, make a pot of coffee, check the traffic, and so on. That future is almost here as more companies are starting to make their...

Google Home Can Keep An Eye On Airline Prices For You

04/13/2017, If you tend to travel a lot or just like to keep an eye or airline prices should you decide to go somewhere on a whim, Google Home is now going to make life easier for you. The company’s smart speaker, which is powered by the AI-backed Google...

Burger King’s Ad Tries To Purposely Activate Google Assistant

04/12/2017, The thing with voice based devices like your smartphone’s voice assistant software, or Amazon’s Echo or Google Home is that at the moment, they work on hotwords. This means that they activate when a certain word or phrase is used, like “OK...

Google Home To Get Multi-User Support

04/10/2017, The thing about devices like Google Home or Amazon Echo is that it doesn’t really make sense for everyone in a household to own one device each. However given that we all have different needs and preferences, these devices would have a hard time...