Google News

The Google Assistant now comprehends Spanish on Google Home

June 27, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week Google announced that its Google Assistant has gained support for a new language. Starting this week on Google Home devices, users of the digital assistant can speak in Spanish and get proper responses to requests thanks to an update. This marks another milestone for Google and the progress it has made with Google Assistant in just a few years.

Google News

Continued Conversation feature now rolling out in Google Assistant

June 24, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google Assistant keeps on getting better and a new update is in the process of rolling out. Being added is a feature Google demonstrated in May at Google I/O 2018 called ‘Continued Conversation‘. The purpose is to make conversation with your Google Assistant sound and feel more natural.

General News

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.

Gadgets

Deal: Purchase certain smart home gear at Best Buy and get Google Home Mini for free

June 5, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Best Buy wants you to transition your home into a smart home with its latest set of deals. Purchasing any item or item(s) the retailer has marked as “smart” will get you another smart device for free. The free smart device is a smart speaker in that of the Google Home Mini and will act as the hub of which connects your smart home gear together.

Google News

Real-time Google Lens features begin reaching smartphone owners

May 30, 2018 Doug Demagistris

At I/O 2018, Google demonstrated new functions that would soon come to Google Lens. Not all devices would receive the updates, and not all updates were said to roll out right away, but the first batch just reached my phone and many other handhelds as well.

Deals

Deal: Save $30 on a pair of Google Pixel Buds

May 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google’s Pixel Buds have not impressed many since their arrival last fall. To ignite some demand for the Google Assistant ear buds, the accessory is being sold at a $30 discount. This brings the subtotal to $129 from $159, which is the lowest price we’ve seen yet.

Gadgets

The NVIDIA SHIELD TV has been updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

May 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Last week, NVIDIA rolled out updates for both the SHIELD TV and SHIELD TV Pro. It has been quite the wait, but owners of either device will be very glad to know that Android 8.0 can now be installed on these devices including a handful of interface changes and upgrades.

Google News

Google sends updates to its Pixel Buds

May 16, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google’s Pixel Buds have been in need of some improvements. The pair released last year and has received little treatment despite unanimous unfavorable reviews. Google is somewhat aware and now rolling out some upgrades that will add to the audio experience. Here’s what to expect.

1 2 3 11