Google Assistant
LG’s latest budget Android phones have Google Assistant buttons and small notches  9to5Google · 1 day
Ahead of MWC 2019, LG is unveiling a handful of new Android smartphones. The company has just officially announced the LG Q60, K50, and... more
Google Forgot to Notify Customers It Put Microphones in Nest Security Systems  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Customers were caught off guard in early February when Google announced its home security system, Nest Secure, would be able to act as an... more
Grab three TP-Link Kasa smart Wi-Fi light switches now discounted by $20  Windows Central · 2 days
Turn your regular overhead lights into smart lights easily. Amazon has the three-pack of TP-Link Kasa smart Wi-Fi light switches on sale for $79.99... more
Google claims built-in Nest mic was ‘never intended to be a secret’  THE VERGE · 3 days
Google has admitted it made an error when it didn’t disclose that its Nest Secure home security system included an on-device microphone. In a... more
Google Assistant Actions up 2.5x in 2018 to reach 4,253 in the US  TechCrunch · 4 days
In addition to competing for smart speaker market share, Google and Amazon are also competing for developer mindshare in the voice app... more
Hands-on with the new Google Home Interpreter Mode [Video]  9to5Google · 4 days
The Google Home ecosystem grows and grows, as does the usefulness of the Google Assistant itself. The announcement... more
Google redesigns Assistant’s built-in list of features and commands  9to5Google · 1 week
Since launching in 2016, Google Assistant has expanded from speakers to phones, headphones, and Smart Displays. Each platform... more
Google Assistant’s suggested actions carousel adds colorful icons on phones  9to5Google · 1 week
Since Google Assistant launched on phones, the slide-up panel has featured a carousel of suggestion chips to... more
How to set up Apple’s HomeKit for your smart home  THE VERGE · 1 week
Apple’s HomeKit may not be the most popular of the major smart home systems, especially when... more
Microsoft patent could give 'native' feel to third-party Cortana skills  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Say goodbye (maybe) to awkward interactions. Digital assistants like Cortana, Alexa, and Google Assistant can be incredibly useful tools, particularly when myriad third-party skills are added to their... more
Google Assistant wants to be your 'love doctor' - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The company's Romance Report shows how folks turn to the search giant for help with their love lives. more
Google Assistant is getting sci-fi ambitious - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
In an exclusive interview, a top Google exec discusses what the Assistant could look like in a decade, possible legislation and the future of privacy. more
Google Home can now translate conversations on-the-fly  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Just last month, Google showed off an “Interpreter mode” that would let Google Home devices act as an on-the-fly translator. One person speaks one language, the other person speaks another, and Google Assistant tries... more
Google Assistant’s interpreter mode is now available  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Back at CES, Google demonstrated a new interpreter function of the Google Assistant that lets you speak one language to the device... more
MIUI 10.2.1 Update Brings Google Assistant Trigger Shortcut: Report  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
With the MIUI 10.2.1 update, the settings menu gets a new option to trigger Google Assistant by holding the power button down for 0.5 seconds. more
Nest’s security system can now be a Google Assistant  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
A bit over a year after its release, Nest’s security alarm system is picking up a new trick: it can now double as a Google Assistant device. Nest announced the... more
Save $100 on the Lenovo Smart Display 8-inch with Google Assistant today  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Stream music, browse the internet, call your friends and more. Lenovo's 8-inch Smart Display with Google Assistant is down to $99.99 at Best Buy... more
Joe Pesci gets nostalgic with Google Assistant Home Alone ad - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Google slips a new Home Alone-themed ad in among the crowd of Super Bowl commercials, but it won't air during the game. more
Google expands Home Alone Again cinematic universe with Joe Pesci reaction video  9to5Google · 3 weeks
Last December, Google released a funny Christmas-themed ad called “Home Alone Again” that saw Macaulay Culkin reprising his role as Kevin McCallister. Featuring a... more
Google Home Essentials: TP-Link Kasa KC120 Cam [Video]  9to5Google · 3 weeks
Affordable home security cameras are often few and far between, even less so if you want Google Home or Google... more
Control this app-enabled Ecovacs Deebot 601 robot vacuum on sale for $160  Windows Central · 4 weeks
This smart vacuum recharges itself and works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The Ecovacs Deebot 601 robot vacuum cleaner drops to $159.98 at... more
LG G8 Press Renders Leak, Show Dual Rear Cameras, Notch, and Google Assistant Button  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
The alleged LG G8 press renders point towards a dual rear camera setup, a wide notch and dedicated Google Assistant... more
Hands-on with the new Google Home Interpreter Mode [Video]
Google expands Home Alone Again cinematic universe with Joe Pesci reaction video
Google Home Essentials: TP-Link Kasa KC120 Cam [Video]