As anticipated, Google officially announced in a blog post that its popular Bluetooth speaker – the Google Home, has gained multiple users support. Starting this week, Google Home allows users to add up to six household members which can connect with their individual accounts. Remember that in a previous article we were wondering whether Google […]
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Now everyone gets a properly personal Google Assistant in the home.
From the beginning Google Home wasn’t going to make much sense if it was tied to a single account, and now several months after launch we have proper multi-user support for the connected smart speaker. Google Home will now connect to six Google accounts simultaneously, and tailor responses based on the voice profile of the person who asked the question.
This makes Google Home dramatically more [Read More…]
Near-gigabit speeds are coming to one Canadian carrier.
Bell, the third-largest carrier in Canada, has announced that it now supports quad-band LTE Advanced in some parts of Canada, enabling speeds of up to 750Mbps.
The company launched tri-band LTE Advanced a couple of years ago, but now that the Galaxy S8 is approaching release, and with the support of gigabit LTE speeds with 256QAM and 4×4 MIMO, Bell is taking the opportunity to re-ignite the wireless speed [Read More…]
Instagram for Android will soon offer a pretty handy, new feature. And no, it’s not inspired by Snapchat or Pinterest this time. Instagram wants to make it easier for users in emerging markets to use the app, so during the Facebook Developer Conference (F8), the company announced it will be rolling out offline mode. We’ve […]
A new card in the app’s Discover tab says multiple users are now supported… but they aren’t yet?
If you share a Google Home with multiple people, chances are you’ve been eagerly awaiting the day your smart speaker is able to offer each user a personalized Google Assistant experience. It seems like that day is very quickly approaching, as some users are seeing a new card in the Google Home app’s Discover tab, which purports that Google Home now [Read More…]
It’s a feature that’s long been overdue – multiple user support in Google Home – and this week we’re seeing evidence that the functionality is headed for the voice activated virtual assistant really soon. According to the Android Police, some users noticed a new card pop up in their Discover tab on the Google Home […]
Thus continues Google’s attempted foray into new parts of your home.
To get Android Things prepped and polished for launch, Google recently opened up the Android Things Developer Preview in an effort to encourage developers to make apps and devices that work with its rebranded Internet of Things (IoT) platform.
The third iteration of the developer preview is available now and it brings with it a few new features for developers to tinker with, as well as [Read More…]
Truecaller is doubling down in India.
Truecaller has announced that it is teaming up with Google to offer support for Google Duo from within its interface. The tie-in will boost the capabilities of Truecaller’s dialer, which will now offer the ability to make video calls via Google’s messaging client.
With Truecaller boasting over 150 million users just in India, the integration is a win-win for both companies. The integration will go live sometime on both Android and [Read More…]
In an unconfirmed email to one G Suite user, Google will be discontinuing SMS support for Hangouts in May. However, everything will continue to work normally for Google Voice users.
The DeX Station sets the stage for the Samsung Galaxy Desktop experience.
Samsung’s Continuum-like DeX desktop dock has leaked, showing off its design as well as the features on offer. The accessory will be called the DeX Station, and will allow users to dock their Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus via a USB-C port at the bottom of the unit. The dock has two full-sized USB 2.0 ports for connecting peripherals like a mouse and keyboard, an HDMI out [Read More…]