Tag Archives: Assistant

Google Assistant gets granular, well-organized notification controls (Update: Rolling out widely)

Google Assistant gets granular, well-organized notification controls (Update: Rolling out widely)

Google Assistant isn’t only good at answering your questions and orders. It also proactively sends you notifications on flights, public transport updates, packages, upcoming events, and more. To personalize which of these you receive, you usually have to head to the Google app’s App info -> Notifications section. That’s not …

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Google Assistant On Android Auto Fix Will Finally End Connection Woes

Google Assistant On Android Auto Fix Will Finally End Connection Woes

Google is finally set to roll out a fix for Android Auto specifically to fix connection errors associated with AI-driven Assistant commands. For clarity, that’s the “This internet connection isn’t strong enough at the moment” and “This internet connection isn’t stable at the moment” errors users have been reporting when …

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Google Assistant, Alexa Becoming Too “Home Smart,” Developers Fear

Some Google Home Users Are Now Able To Broadcast To A Single Speaker

Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, for all their popularity, are becoming too smart in the smart home sector, developers say. Google Assistant, Alexa becoming too “home smart,” smart home developers say The two AIs (artificial intelligence assistants) are growing in their access to customer data. There was a time when …

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Flixi App Is A Personal Assistant For Movies & TV Shows

Flixi App Is A Personal Assistant For Movies & TV Shows

If you love watching movies and TV shows, the Flixi app can be of great service. This app is basically a personal assistant for your watching needs. If you’re watching a lot of movies and TV shows, it can become difficult keeping track of everything. Well, that’s where the Flixi …

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Google Adds Support For Sensor-Only Devices To Google Assistant

Google Adds Support For Sensor-Only Devices To Google Assistant

Google Assistant supports a lot of different device types and now you can add sensor-only devices to that list. These types of devices include things like smart smoke detectors and sensors. Which means that these types of devices are about to become a whole lot more useful for anyone that …

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Google Assistant finally supports sensors and smoke detectors, paving the way for smarter alerts and automations

Google Assistant finally supports sensors and smoke detectors, paving the way for smarter alerts and automations

One of the cornerstones of the smart home are automations that get triggered based on certain conditions. SmartThings, Wink, and other hubs built their whole proposition on top of that, but then voice assistants came and shook that foundation. Voice commands, and thus active requests, became the focus, but that …

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Google Assistant On Your Android Can Now Read Webpages Aloud

Google Assistant On Your Android Can Now Read Webpages Aloud

Google Assistant on your Android smartphone can now read webpages aloud. The new “Read it” feature is rolling out globally to all Android users. Google had previewed this feature a couple of months back at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. To use this feature, users will have to simply say …

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Android’s Twitter account reminds us of the feature divide between Nest Hubs and third-party Assistant smart displays

Android's Twitter account reminds us of the feature divide between Nest Hubs and third-party Assistant smart displays

Google isn’t the best at explaining its own products. Yet another example of this happened only a few days ago, as the official Android Twitter account posted about a Google Assistant feature that seemed to be new at first glance. However, it ended up being a reminder that not only …

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