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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...

Google Assistant Button Now Available In Allo

04/06/2017, About a week ago we reported that Google’s Allo app would be getting a bunch of new features. These features weren’t confirmed by Google at that time and was actually discovered after doing a bit of digging. One of those features is that the app would...

Google Home With Mesh Networking Reportedly Being Developed

04/05/2017, A report today claims that Google is working on a new version of Google Home to ensure that it’s something that can compete more effectively against the Amazon Echo. The company came out with this $129 device just last year and it’s part of...

Logitech’s Harmony Now Works With Google Home

04/01/2017, Thanks to devices like Google Home and Amazon Echo, we now have hubs that allow us to control multiple things at once from one location, as opposed to before where we might have separate devices for specific things, or have to launch different and...

Soon You’ll Be Able To Play Text Adventure Games With Google Home

03/31/2017, Gaming can come in all sorts of forms, whether you’re rolling physical dice with board games, or typing away on games like MUDs, or donning a virtual reality headset and piloting a spaceship. This is why it doesn’t surprise us that developers have...

Google Home Just Gained A Bunch Of New Skills

03/26/2017, Just like how smartphone apps really help to make a platform great (or terrible), skills are what make devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Assistant more functional and useful. Now Amazon’s Alexa has had a headstart on Google and boasts over 10,000...

OnePlus Confirms Google Assistant Rolling Out To OnePlus 3/3T

03/23/2017, A defining feature of Google’s Pixel phones would be its Google Assistant software, which for several months remained as an exclusive to the handsets. However Google has since announced that the feature is now rolling out to non-Pixel devices and the...

Google Assistant For Tablets Not Coming Soon

03/16/2017, Google introduced Assistant late last year and initially kept it exclusive to its Pixel smartphones. The company later confirmed that it would release Assistant to compatible Android smartphones as well. It released Assistant for devices running Android...

Moto G5 Plus Won’t Be Shipped With Google Assistant (For Now)

03/15/2017, After enjoying several months of exclusivity on Google’s Pixel phones, Google announced at MWC 2017 last month that Google Assistant would finally be making its way to non-Pixel handsets. In fact at the same event, Motorola’s Moto G5 and G5 Plus...