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TiVo announces Google Assistant, Alexa, and IFTTT support

TiVo’s smart features will be rolling out over the next few months.

CES 2018 has been home to a ton of different announcements, but one trend that’s been more prevalent than ever is the integration of virtual assistants in a variety of smart home gadgets. TiVo is one of the companies following this trend, and over the coming months, it’ll be rolling out support for Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and IFTTT.

TiVo will launch a Google Assistant  [Read More…]

Google Home: How to control WeMo devices through IFTTT

Having Google Home turn on your lights and make your coffee feels like the future.

A little box or tube in your living room that you tell to do things seems like magic. With Google Home, there are literally hundreds of things that you can make do what they’re designed to do by connecting things together with the IFTTT service.

Some of those are from Belkin and marketed under the WeMo brand. The list of WeMo  [Read More…]

How to connect Google Home and IFTTT to do amazing things with your connected tech

Controlling hundreds of smart devices and services by voice is easy with IFTTT’s Google Assistant channel.

One of the cool things you can do with your Google Home is using your voice to control connected items around your house. While there are native connections to things like Phillips Hue lamps, SmartThings devices and Nest equipment, Google Home’s Assistant was ready for IFTTT on day one. That means you can control all sorts of things!

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Google Assistant now has an IFTTT channel

Good news for lovers of automation! Google Assistant now has a channel on IFTTT. Assistant seems to be the culmination of Google’s efforts in machine learning – at least so far. Although it’s basically just an advanced version of Google Now, the Assistant is there to make your life easier. IFTTT also makes your life

Google Assistant just got a whole lot smarter with IFTTT integration

If you’re an early adopter of the Pixel disappointed that one of its touchstone features, the Assistant, isn’t quite as smart as Google led you to believe, we have a solution of sorts.

Today, Google added itself to IFTTT’s (If This Then That) extensive database of integrations, allowing users to create and execute “recipes” through the Assistant itself.

For the uninitiated, IFTTT is a tool that allows disparate services to talk to one another. While Assistant will  [Read More…]

Turn your phone into a powerhouse with these IFTTT recipes (and learn how to make your own!)

If you’re like many of our writers here at AndroidGuys, one of the reasons you love Android is for the customization Android offers. We’re constantly switching up our home screens, themes, icons, and wallpapers. But, the customization can run far, far deeper than that. Some of you may be familiar with If This Then That,

IFTTT: A quick-start guide

IFTTT, or IF as it’s now known, is a popular app for automating actions and streamlining your day. It works with almost every app, smart device, and phone feature you can think of, and allows them to communicate with each other to achieve some pretty cool results. Want your wifi and Bluetooth to toggle when

Google OnHub gets a home automation boost with IFTTT integration

If you own one of Google’s OnHub routers, you’ll now be able to leverage If This, Then That (IFTTT) to program some cool automated tasks. After updating to the latest firmware, you’ll be able to take advantage of IFTTT’s recipes to craft all manner of automated tasks that are triggered by devices connecting to or disconnecting from the OnHub router.

Options for recipes are only really limited to your imagination, but you’ll be able to trigger interactions with a  [Read More…]

Our favorite IFTTT recipes for the Amazon Echo

Don’t think of it as talking to yourself, think of it as talking to your house. That’s better, right?

There are tons of things you can do with Amazon Echo. It grows in functionality every week, and if you use the things Echo connects to there’s no better accessory for controlling things with your voice. If you don’t have everything Echo connects to, there’s a good chance you can find a way to make things work  [Read More…]

IFTTT now lets you add trigger phrases for the Amazon Echo

If you’re a fan of using your Amazon Echo with automation app IFTTT, things just got a little more customizable. You can now set up specific trigger phrases for IFTTT actions when using an Amazon Echo, allowing you to simply ask the Echo’s virtual assistant, Alexa, to trigger a certain action and then letting IFTTT do the dirty work.

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