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Company Archives: Google

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Google wants to put Voice Assistant buttons on your keyboards and accessories

With Voice Assistants becoming more prevalent in both numbers and interfaces that they support, we’re filing this under the ‘oh I can’t believe it wasn’t already a thing’ category. According to some code commits found in Chromium there will soon be a standards-based approach to hardware assistant keys on USB …

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Never lose a photo again – Google Photos makes it easy to see which are backed up and which aren’t

If you’re like me, you rely heavily on cloud backup of your photos to make sure you don’t lose precious memories. However, if you’re like me, there’s a good chance you’ve also lost some photos because you thought they were backed up when they weren’t. On a recent European trip, …

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Google now offering a free YouTube music service to Assistant powered smart devices

Google has announced today that they are launching a free/ ad-supported option to YouTube Music exclusively for users of Assistant powered Speaker and Smart Displays. Starting today in Australia, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Japan, Netherlands, and Austria you will …

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Put Google Assistant in any Car with Anker Roav Bolt, we may even see it in Australia

Earlier this year Anker announced its Google Assistant Powered 12V accessory socket USB Charger/ voice assistant module the Roav Bolt. The Bolt plugs into your 12v socket in your car and gives you 2 USB power outlets and Voice integration with Google Assistant. The best bit? It’s now on the …

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