Google Assistant

Google to Axe ‘Android Auto for Phone Screens’ App in Android 12

According to The Verge, Google's 'Android Auto for Phone Screens' app will no longer be available come Android 12. The stopgap app will be replaced by the 'driving mode' baked into Google Assistant, available within Google Apps. The native Android Auto interface available in some cars will remain unaffected. "For those who use the on phone...

Siri on iOS 15 Beta vs Google Assistant on Android 12 Beta [VIDEO]

[caption id="attachment_354976" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Image: In Depth Tech Reviews on YouTube[/caption] iOS 15 brings a number of enhancements to Siri, its virtual assistant, including native, on-device command processing that no longer requires an active internet connection, albeit limited to selected devices. Of course, Google Assistant has been able to work offline for quite some time...

Google Assistant Gets Contextual Understanding for Alarms, Timers [VIDEO]

Google has today rolled out a bunch of upgrades to Google Assistant to make conversations feel more natural. In a new video published on YouTube, the company has shared how its Assistant can now respond nearly 100% accurately to alarms and timer tasks.  "Now your Google Assistant understands you better, making things like changing timers and alarms...

Google Expands Library of Visual Games on Assistant-Powered Displays

Today, Google announced an expanded library of visual gaming experiences on Assistant-powered smart displays like the Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max. Games aren't necessarily new to Google Assistant devices, but a smart display gives users a more interactive, immersive experience since one can now see and touch whatever they are playing. Think trivia games where you can...

Google Assistant is Now Used By Over 500 Million People Every Month

Google has today announced in an official blog post that over half a billion people in more than 90 countries are now using the Google Assistant to get things done each month across their smart speakers, smart displays, phones, TVs, cars, and more. The company has also introduced some new Google Assistant features at the...