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How to turn OFF OK Google on your phone

10/10/2017, The “OK, Google” voice-search can makes things easier/faster because it may be faster than typing in a long search term. You can perform a lot of things with the help of Google’s voice search functionality (call contacts, set the alarm,...

DeepMind’s WaveNet Helps Make Google Assistant Sound More Human

10/09/2017, If you’ve always thought that your digital assistants always sounded a bit robotic, we totally agree with you. However over the years as technology has improved, so has digital assistants where they now sound more human. You can still tell that it’s a...

‘Find My Phone’ Command Now Works With Google Home

10/08/2017, How often have you yelled out at your mom, dad, partner, housemate, friend, or co-worker asking them if they might have seen your phone, only to be told that they don’t know? The good news is that you can now do the same with Google Home and hopefully...

Study: Google’s AI Has The Highest IQ Amongst The Competition

10/06/2017, In computing there is term known as “garbage in, garbage out,” meaning that if you input garbage you should expect results that aren’t ideal as well. However in today’s modern society, technology has progressed to the point where it can anticipate...

Google Assistant Can Now Identify Songs That Are Playing

10/05/2017, While there are several third-party apps that can identify songs and TV shows that are playing in front of you right now, having features baked into the operating system itself would be much better and more convenient, and it looks like this is something...

Google Home Mini And Max Announced

10/04/2017, Google today announced that it’s adding two new products to the Google Home lineup: Google Home Mini and Google Home Max. The former is a smaller device that’s meant for individual rooms while the Max is the “biggest and...

Google Assistant Gets A Male Voice Option

10/04/2017, If for whatever reason you’ve been wanting to change the voice that talks back to you in Google Assistant, you are now able to do that. The somewhat robotic female voice that you’ve grown accustomed to since Google Assistant was launched last...

Google Could Be Unveiling Assistant-Powered Headphones Tomorrow

10/03/2017, For a while we have been hearing rumors that Google could be working on a pair of headphones that would feature Google Assistant built into them. Bose later launched a pair of headphones in the form of the QC 35 II that offered up similar capabilities,...

Google Home ‘Night Mode’ Currently Being Tested

10/03/2017, It used to be back in the day that users would have to manually choose from various profiles on their phones, like if you were in a meeting you would set it to meeting mode where it would remain silent, or if you’re outside you would set it to outdoors...

Google Assistant For Chromebooks Might Be Almost Ready

10/01/2017, Google has gradually been rolling out its artificial intelligence-powered Google Assistant to more platforms but it’s yet to bring the digital assistant to Chromebooks. That might change soon. We’ve been hearing rumors that Assistant might...

NVIDIA Shield TV Gets Google Assistant

09/28/2017, NVIDIA is rolling out a new firmware update today for its Shield TV set-top box. It has released version 6.0 of the software for this device. One of the new features is Google Assistant. Google’s artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant can...

New Bose QC35 II Headphones Are Optimized For Google Assistant

09/21/2017, It was reported recently that Bose might launch a pair of new headphones that are optimized for Google Assistant. Even Google is expected to be working on its own pair of Assistant-optimized headphones. Bose has launched the QuietComfort 35 II headphones...

Google’s FCC Filing Hints At Upcoming Google Home Mini

09/20/2017, Just the other day we reported that thanks to a huge leak shared by Droid-Life, it seemed that Google has quite a few product announcements they will be making in the coming weeks. One of those leaks revealed that Google has a new Google Home speaker in...

Google Home Mini Leaked, Rumored To Cost $49

09/19/2017, The Google Home was Google’s first foray into smart speakers where it seemed that they were looking to compete with the likes of the Amazon Echo lineup of devices. However unlike the Echo series of devices, Google Home was only offered in one size and...