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Tag Archives: Google Assistant

LG is bringing more voice-enabled appliances to more countries

For those not familiar with all of LG’s offerings, they actually make a lot more products than just phones and TVs. LG is a major domestic appliance maker as well and with their ThinQ line, they have been slowly bringing ‘smarts’ to their appliance line. LG has announced today that …

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Telstra launches 3rd generation streaming device with localised voice control and no more lock-in Home Broadband plans

Telstra has announced and launched its third generation streaming device, the Telstra TV, along with localised voice control along with no more lock-in Home Broadband plans for Telstra customers. The third generation of Telstra TV is sleeker, smaller, and includes a new and improved wireless remote control with voice search, …

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Google officially announce interpreter mode for Google Home devices and Smart Displays, showing how it has been useful

Just over a week ago Google Support revealed a new feature for Google Assistant on Google Home devices and Smart Displays and it was tested out right here at Ausdroid. Today Google have officially announced interpreter mode via their blog. To get your Google Assistant on one of these devices …

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In 2018 Google Assistant grew by 600% and by February will be on 1 billion devices

Last year at CES we saw a lot of Google Assistant devices announced. As you would expect, since then the uptake of Google Assistant devices has grown exponentially Google have announced today. Available on just 500 million devices in May of 2018 Google Assistant saw growth of close to 400% …

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Google Home will now add sound effects to a story while you read it — US only

Google Home has some great interactions that can be used by kids and families alike. Google have now added to this with a new ability for the Google Assistant to add sound effects to a Disney story as you read it. For a limited number of Disney stories, and only …

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Nanoleaf’s Canvas panels will light up your walls, and they work with the Google Assistant

We’ve had our eye on Nanoleaf for some time, with their triangle-shaped light panels available for some time locally offering a customisable, programmable and controllable lighting solution for your home. The triangular, polygon-esque aesthetic doesn’t appeal to everyone though — enter Nanoleaf’s new Canvas light squares. Canvas is in many …

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JBL announce the Google Assistant-toting Everest 710GA headphones are now available to purchase in Australia

Way back at CES in January JBL (a Harman company) announced their Google Assistant-enabled premium headphones, the Everest 710GA headphones. A few weeks ago we noticed them appear on the JBL website but were unavailble to purchase. Now they are. JBL have announced that their new Everest 710GA over-the-ear premium …

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NVIDIA deepens Google Assistant integration of the NVIDIA Shield Android TV

The NVIDIA Shield is for us the unquestioned monarch of the Android TV world, it’s powerful, regularly updated and the only thing it’s missing is Coaxial input for broadcast TV (fingers crossed for the Gen 3). Today NVIDIA continued that trend of updating by announcing deeper integration with Google Assistant …

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