Tag: google assistant

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Android Auto

Image: Google Google’s Android Auto is more than six years old now, and it’s changed a fair bit in that time. The latest version is...

Here’s What to Expect From Google I/O

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Google canceled last year’s annual Google I/O developers conference due to the pandemic, but this year, it’s back—virtually. The event...

Google Assistant Is Getting a New Family Broadcast Feature

Photo: Andrew Liszewski Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, so to help make it just a bit easier to organize the family for a...

17 Google Assistant Tricks You Might Not Know About

Image: Google Google Assistant has been around since 2016, so you’ve undoubtedly picked up on a lot of the tricks that Google’s voice-activated helper is...

Android Users Get Password Checkup, Ability to Schedule Text Messages, and More

Google has announced a slew of updates for Android that includes an integrated Password Checkup for devices running Android 9 and above. The feature will...

Ford Will Put Android in Millions of Cars Starting in 2023

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) In a massive shift for Ford’s in-car infotainment systems, the car maker announced today that it will be partnering with...

Google brings de facto incognito mode to Assistant

Google has announced a new privacy-focused feature for its Assistant products called Guest Mode. The new mode, which can be activated with a simple voice...

Am I an Asshole for Asking Google Assistant to Lace My Nikes?

I have secretly coveted the self-lacing Nike Adapt sneakers ever since they were announced—blame it on Back to the Future. The only problem was the...

Google Assistant’s New ‘Hold for Me’ Feature Debuts on Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G

Google Pixel 5 and Google Pixel 4a 5G are official and the phones include a few software tweaks to enhance the user experience. One such...

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is the new voice of Amazon’s Alexa

By Saritha Rai Amazon.com Inc. has signed up Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan for its Alexa voice assistant, stealing a march over rivals Apple Inc.’s...

Google Will Announce a New Chromecast, Smart Speaker, and Pixel Phones on Sept. 30

Screenshot: Google While Apple gears up to announce of bunch of new stuff tomorrow, Google has a launch event of its own scheduled for the...

Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

Smart speakers sit in our homes, quietly listening to everything we say and feeding what they learn back to the corporations that spawned them, like...

“Ok Google, I’ve had enough”: how to deactivate Assistant

Yes, I agree the Google Assistant can be very useful and has evolved considerably since it first arrived on our phones, but what if it...