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Google Assistant and Amazon Echo are on their way to Microsoft’s Xbox One

June 6, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier this week, it was reported by Windows Central that new digital assistants will arrive on Microsoft’s Xbox One devices. We’re talking about the people’s favorites, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. If you own an Xbox One, this should come across as great news.

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Volvo’s Sensus infotainment system adds Google Assistant, Google Maps and more

May 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Automobile company, Volvo, is changing things up in some automobiles when it comes to its in-car infotainment system. The Swedish company announced this week just ahead of Google I/O 2018 that its next Sensus infotainment system for vehicles will include a scaled back version of the Google Assistant in addition to Google Maps and even a limited selection of apps users can install from Google’s Play Store.


The first Smart Displays with Google Assistant are coming in July, here’s what to expect

May 10, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The Google I/O 2018 keynote occurred yesterday and we’re still dissecting some of the major announcements the search giant made in order to share them with you. Today was day two of the conference in Mountain View, California, and we have some news to share in regards to Smart Displays, which were first announced back at CES 2018.

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Google Assistant sees new voices, background phone calls and a bunch of new features

May 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier today, Google held its keynote for Google I/O 2018. The three-day event is just beginning on the west coast, and we’re diving into the search giant’s announcements to share what’s most important. This starts with the Google Assistant, the company’s AI and deep learning voice assistant, which is gaining a ton of abilities for users.

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LG’s Google Assistant-powered ThinQ Smart Display is now up for pre-order

March 15, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google announced Smart Displays at CES 2018 near the start of the year. The search giant mentioned the idea would be open source for third-party OEMs to produce creations of their own. Later in the show, LG among a few others announced their plans to come out with a Smart Display. Since then, the race has been on for who could be first to reach the market to take on Amazon, who I can’t imagine is too happy following the [Read More]


Try any of six new ‘Routines’ using the Google Assistant

March 15, 2018 Droid Turf

The Google Assistant keeps on getting better. Now one can easily set up personal routines with the help of Google Assistant. With a single command, Google Assistant can handle multiple tasks to get things done for you. Routines are rolling out now in the US and more countries will follow.


Google Assistant learns more about August Smart Lock devices

March 5, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google made its mission to expand the Google Assistant to anywhere it could. And so far, the search giant has been doing a good job at keeping up with its competitor, Amazon. We learned lots about the Google Assistant at CES 2018 in January, and we’ll anticipate more at May’s Google I/O conference. Google’s latest move expands Google Assistant support to include more smart home IoT devices such as those from August.

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