+ Tuesday September 24th, 2019

Assistant and Artificial Intelligence

Best Buy Insignia, LIFX, TP-Link and Wink now work with Google Assistant

Google is expanding the range of accessories which will tie-in with Google Assistant announcing new partnerships with samrt accessories from a range of smart accessory companies. LIFX was first to announce their compatability with Google Home, and now Google has added them to the list of Google Assistant compatible accessories …

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Good news everyone LIFX Smart Light Bulbs now work with Google Assistant

Google’s journey into Home automation has been a slow process, but it’s picking up steam with Google Assistant. Today, LIFX, the smart bulb company which was founded by Australian inventor Phil Bosua, announcing that from today the bulbs will work with Google Assistant on Home, Pixel and other compatible Android …

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PSA: Google Assistant has started arriving on other phones in Australia

It looks as if Google has kept its word on the roll-out of Google Assistant to all Android phones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or higher. Announced just two weeks ago, the roll-out seems to have arrived in Australia, with Ausdroid’s Huawei P10 receiving Assistant this afternoon, and readers contacting us …

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Google’s Assistant is named “Google”, and that makes complete sense

During our week at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, we got the opportunity to meet with Gummi Hafsteinsson, Product Manager for Google Assistant. While we had many discussions with the passionate and knowledgeable Googler, one of the questions posed by others at the roundtable made me reflect more than any other, …

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Google Assistant starts arriving on devices from today – US first, Australia and more countries to follow

After announcing an expansion of Google Assistant earlier this week, Google has announced via YouTube that the rollout will begin today. Posting a YouTUbe video to announced the expansion, Google said ‘Meet your #GoogleAssistant. Your own personal, helpful Google right on your phone. Rolling out to Android M and N …

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Google Assistant on its way to all Android phones on Marshmallow or later

One of the big criticisms of Google Assistant is its lack of availability. It has only been available on the Pixel phones, Google Home, Android Wear (2.0) and inside Google Allo. Google, it now seems, were seemingly just testing it before making it more widely available. The availability set to …

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Google adds payments setup to Google Assistant, kind of

As the Google Assistant continues on its wandering journey of adding new features, we’re getting an indication of the next new addition: payments. Users in the USA have begun to see a new menu option for ‘Payments’ showing up in the Google Account Settings section of Assistant settings. As you …

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