Tag Archive: Assistant


Save $100 on the Lenovo Smart Display 8-inch with Google Assistant today

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 today only. This deal saves you $ 100 off its price otherwise and is just $ 1 above the price it reached during Black Friday last year.

This device comes with Google Assistant built-in, so you can check the weather each morning, stream music, and learn the answers to all of your  [Read More…]

How to set your default music app on Google Assistant devices

Do you have a new smart speaker powered by Google Assistant? Awesome! These devices offer a number of ways to interact with your online accounts via voice activation and are truly fun to use around the house. However, some of the features aren’t as obvious as you might think: like setting your default app of choice to play music.

What does it do?

This tutorial will walk you through the simple steps to make sure your favorite app for music  [Read More…]

TREBLAB X5 wireless earbuds: Sports-optimized, Google Assistant, and long-lasting battery

It’s the start of a new year which means a lot of people are heading to the gym or trying to be more physically fit. Then again, we’re three weeks in and a large chunk of those folks might have already given up. But, if you’re still committed to losing weight or staying active, you’ll want to check out the TREBLAB X5 earbuds in the AndroidGuys Deals Store.

If white, corded headphones were all the rage a years back, today  [Read More…]

Microsoft wants Cortana to complement Alexa and Google Assistant

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wants Cortana to work hand-in-hand with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Cortana may not have seen the same sort of success as digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant, but Microsoft now sees those platforms as an opportunity for success, not competitors. At a media event reported by Business Insider (via OnMSFT), Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that the company wants to position Cortana as a skill for Alexa and Google Assistant,  [Read More…]

Funai shows off Philips 24-inch Kitchen Android TV with Google Assistant

Funai Corporation this week showed off the Philips 24-inch Kitchen Android TV with built-in Google Assistant.

Built with kitchens in mind, the Google Assistant software gives users the same experience they might find with a Home Hub or other smart display. Android 8.0 Oreo software powers the unit, providing the full Android TV experience, making it a more robust device.

The 24-inch LCD screen is wrapped by a thin white bezel and a woven gray mesh cloth covers a pair  [Read More…]

Philips debuts 4K Android TVs with Google Assistant with pricing as low as $350

Funai this week showed off the first Philips 4K UHD Android TV models with integrated Google Assistant for the US market. The two lines (5704 and 5904 series) are offered in five display sizes, ranging from 43-inches up to 75-inches.

The Philips 4K UHD Android TV models are powered Android 8.0 and provide easy access to streaming services and personalized recommendations from the likes of Netflix, Hulu, YouTube TV, and more. Additionally, the televisions include access to Google Play.

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Sonos One and Sonos Beam are finally getting Google Assistant support……soon

Sonos is one of the most synonymous names in high quality connected audio but has been a little late in adding support for digital assistants. While Alexa support has already been added, fans of Google Assistant have been left waiting. The good news is the wait is almost over as Sonos has finally confirmed Assistant support is almost completed.

There is no official date for the launch as of yet but we do know Sonos has been privately beta testing the  [Read More…]

Google Assistant on Sonos is just as good as you hoped it would be

Every CES, there are the announcements you expect from companies that put together big, splashy keynotes and ornate, over-the-top booths on the Convention Center floor, and then there are companies like Sonos with nothing new to announce but everything to gain from being here.

To wit, when Sonos invited me to spend some time with their director of global product marketing, Dane Estes, I wasn’t expecting much — merely an overview of the company’s existing products and perhaps  [Read More…]

JBL Link Drive is going to put Google Assistant in your car

There is no place it is more important to get assistance hands free than your car and the JBL Link Drive is here to help. Whether you’re looking to listen to your favorite song, ask for directions, or get updates on traffic and the weather the JBL Link Drive with Google Assistant can get you what you need. It can even read your texts to make sure your eyes stay off of your phone while driving.

All you have to  [Read More…]

House of Marley adds to Google Assistant speaker to eco-friendly lineup

The House of Marley has really grown on us over the last few months. The company thrives on sustainable produced accessories with limited impact on the environment. Despite this noble cause, some might say the companies portfolio was starting to look dated.

The company wasted no time releasing seven new products at CES 2019. This includes many devices across its lineup. The most interesting has a major influence by Google.

Get Together Mini

CES is full of updates to hardware  [Read More…]