+ Wednesday November 13th, 2019

Assistant and Artificial Intelligence

Report: LG G6 may be the first ‘non-Google’ phone to include Google Assistant

Google’s decision to retain the Google Assistant as a Pixel exclusive feature has been a source of consternation for some, but a new report out of Business Korea says that the Google Assistant could be branching out to another phone, in particular the LG G6. The inclusion of Google Assistant …

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Microsoft’s virtual assistant, Cortana, is Coming to Android lock screens

Microsoft’s virtual personal assistant, Cortana, seems to be coming to Android lock-screens very soon. We understand that Microsoft have begun beta testing a version of Cortana that allows access directly from your phones/devices lock screen, according to a report from MSPowerUser. It would seem that the version of Cortana under test …

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Lenovo will be bringing their Alexa powered Smart Assistant to Australia ‘Soon’

Lenovo, like many other companies this year at CES have launched products which are using Amazon’s exciting voice assistant technology Alexa. The Lenovo Smart Assistant announced this week is slated for launch in the US in May, but it’s also heading to Australia. The confirmation of an Australian launch comes …

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NVIDIA is bringing Google Assistant to your TV, plus a new Shield Console and NVIDIA AI microphones

NVIDIA has gained a reputation for just wowing us with their announcements, and this year’s CES press conference is no exception. Their charismatic CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took to the stage and made announcement after announcement, first the biggies, for us at least, a new Gen 2 Nvidia Shield Console, Google …

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Google Assistant Actions early access program open to developers

Back when Google first launched the Google Assistant at the made by Google event they promised an “actions” platform that would allow developers to integrate into Assistant. Today Google has taken the wraps of the first component of that “Conversations Actions for Google Home”. This is exactly what it sounds …

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