Our current crop of assistants like Google Now, Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft’s Cortana try to act like humans. They have personalities, they tell jokes, and they generally try not to act like robots. Google Now is likely the worst at this though, as Siri and Cortana’s characters are quite obvious.
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Google Home was announced at Google I/O, promising to change the way you do things around your house. It’s similar to Amazon Echo, able to control aspects of your home just by telling it what to do. It’ll be powered by Google ... Read More »
Google unveiled a ton of cool new products and features today at Google I/O, many of them powered by some seriously impressive artificial intelligence going by the name of Google Assistant. Or is it a Google assistant? Err, the Google assistant? Which kinda just seems like Google Now? And while we’re asking questions ... Read More »
Google has announced yet another new messaging service today at Google I/O, called Allo, this time with a focus on machine learning and automation thanks to integration of Google Assistant.
As a messaging service, at first blush, you’d be hard pressed to see how Allo is different from other platforms. You sign ... Read More »
At Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O, the company has just announced its answer to Amazon’s popular Echo device: Google Home.
Google Home is an absolutely gorgeous device utilizing Google’s new Assistant service, a conversational assistant that will eventually be able to do everything from buying you movie tickets to ordering dinner ... Read More »
Last year we reported that Google was working on a secret project codenamed Majel that was meant to be a direct response to Apple’s Siri. A trusted source told us a working Android app was already in testing and we thought it could debut in December, but then Alexia Tsotsis of TechCrunch reported that ... Read More »
Last year we reported that Google was working on a virtual assistant for Android in response to Apple’s Siri. Later we learned that the project was codenamed Majel when one of our sources told us it was already in testing and a possible launch was imminent. For months no new details were ... Read More »