Multiple sources have confirmed that the next version of the Bose QuietComfort headphones will feature Google Assistant built in. This is part of Google’s push to include Assistant on headphones, codenamed “Bisto.”
The packaging for the QC35 leaked as well, showing off the Google Assistant branding as well as the ... Read More »
Much like Amazon has done, Google is opening up Google Assistant to third parties. Though the companies virtual assistant has so far resided on smartphones and watches (and of course the Google Home), you’ll soon start to see it in products like speakers and appliances.
Google Assistant is encountering a weird bug this past week. For some reason, it thinks that Arizona is in the Eastern time zone. Not location-wise, but it will report the time as EST. Neighboring states aren’t affected, and things like weather and physical location work fine. But for some reason, it ... Read More »
Ikea’s line of Trådfri smart LED light bulbs for the home are already compatible with an Android app for controlling them wirelessly. Now Ikea has announced that the lineup will soon be getting support for all of our favorite virtual assistants.
While Google I/O‘s proper keynote happened yesterday, the developer event is still going on, so there is still news trickling out. The latest is in regards to Google’s mobile payment option, Android Pay.
Today, Google announced that Android Pay is expanding. The mobile payment service will launch in Brazil, Canada, Russia, Spain, and ... Read More »
Google has spent several years working on virtual assistant technology, trying a variety of approaches. In 2016, Google announced the Google Assistant, the start of a project that would encompass what it had learned from previous attempts. Designed to work across a variety of devices with natural language skills, Assistant has quickly proven ... Read More »
Google Assistant is still relatively young, and as such it is constantly being improved and learning new things. It still has missing functionality and little issues, but Google has been working hard on fixing them.
The latest change is the addition of French and Spanish support, though only in the Allo ... Read More »