Tag Archive: Assistant


Anker’s Google Assistant car charger, the Roav Bolt, is now on sale

Add Google Assistant to your car.

You might remember at CES back in January, Anker showed off its Google Assistant enabled car charger the Roav Bolt. Now, it has officially gone on sale and you can pick one up for $ 50 from Anker’s website.

The first pre-order batch is expected to start shipping after April and the first 200 buyers will receive a free USB cable. This offer is first-come-first-serve, so you might wanna hurry.

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Google is making it easier than ever to get cricket updates via Assistant

You’ll be able to get a summary of the day’s cricketing action just by asking Google Assistant.

The IPL season is in full swing in India, and Google is introducing new capabilities to Google Assistant to make it easier for fans to follow all the action. You’ll be able to get a summary of the day’s matches by asking Assistant on your phone or Google Home to “Play news from ESPNcricinfo.”

You’ll get updates not only on  [Read More…]

The best smart locks that support Google Assistant

If you want to go all-in with smart home gadgets, smart locks are absolutely worth investing in. Not only do they keep your home safe and secure, but they can be also be controlled remotely and allow you to easily give other family members or friends access to them. Here are the best ones that can be controlled using Google Assistant!

Google Assistant’s best friend Nest x Yale Smart Lock

Staff pick

This smart lock can be  [Read More…]

How to set a music alarm with Google Home or a Google Assistant speaker

I am not a morning person but, you know what makes my mornings better? Waking up to my favorite music. Waking up might be hard, but setting up your music alarm doesn’t have to be. Just follow these simple steps below and you’ll be waking up to your favorite tunes in no time.

First, you’ll need to make sure you have your default music provider set up in the Google Home app. Next just try this command Hey Google set music alarm  [Read More…]

Klipsch THE THREE with Google Assistant review

Klipsch has been making speakers for decades and knows its stuff, particularly when it comes to audio quality. Now the American brand has combined its audio prowess with Google Assistant and retro design to deliver The Three with Google Assistant.

Design

Almost every Google Assistant speaker these days is nothing more than plastic and fabric. What do you do if you want something made with more premium materials and a classic design? Enter THE THREE with Google Assistant from Klipsch.

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JBL Everest 710GA review: Buy for sound, not for Google Assistant

JBL has become a strong supporter of Google Assistant technology over the years. As a self-described audiophile and fan of Google Assistant, this couldn’t make me happier. JBL started with smart speakers and soon moved onto connected headphones.

They were one of the first to release a smart display and later this year JBL will even have a Google Assistant Android TV soundbar. That will have to wait for another day though, today we’re here to talk about the JBL  [Read More…]

Turns out you can remap the Bixby button to open Google Assistant

Available for the Note 8, Note 9, S8, S9, and S10 series.

Just about a week ago, Samsung confirmed something pretty exciting — it was going to finally let users remap the Bixby button on their Galaxy phones. As of February 28, 2019, a software update is rolling out that enables this functionality.

After you download and install the update, you’ll find new options in the Bixby Key settings on your device. With these controls, you can  [Read More…]

Apple Music coming soon to Google Home and other Assistant speakers

Well, this is a delightful surprise.

Google Home/Assistant speakers already have access to a solid selection of integrated music streaming services, including the likes of Spotify, Pandora, YouTube Music, Google Play Music, and Deezer.

Now, it looks like Apple Music will soon be joining the ranks.

Initially spotted by MacRumors and later confirmed by myself and Phil Nickinson, there’s now an option for Apple Music in the Music section of the Google Home app.

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Android Messages Will Soon Get Allo-Style Google Assistant

The writing has been on the wall for some time that Google Assistant might be headed for Android Messages. With Mt. View deciding to kill Allo last year it really seemed like only a matter of time before this happened, and today Google has announced that Assistant integration with Messages will be coming in the next few months.

First, let’s start with Google isn’t going to be reading your text messages. At least no more than they already are with its  [Read More…]

Google Assistant picks up new Indic languages; Maps integration goes global

You can now talk to Google Assistant in eight Indic languages, and switch between languages on the fly.

Google announced Hindi support for Google Assistant at the start of last year, and since then the search giant has been steadily adding more Indic languages to the mix. Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu were added over the course of 2018, and at Mobile World Congress Google is adding support for four additional Indic languages: Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, and  [Read More…]