Dave Johnson, provided by Published 3:28 pm CDT, Thursday, May 2, 2019 Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google Assistant is a voice assistant that comes with Android phones, and can be added to iPhones and iPads. It's installed by default on Android, but you still need to turn on Voice Match, which lets it wake from any screen. Google Assistant works from any screen on iOS if you install Google Assistant and add it to Siri. Once installed, you can say "Hey Siri, OK Google." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google's AI personal assistant doesn't have a very cool name. Unlike Amazon's Alexa or Apple's Siri, Google's voice assistant is generally just called Google Assistant or "OK Google," which is really just the wake word you use to get its attention. But that clumsiness aside, Google Assistant is a great assistant. Available for both the iPhone and Android, it is an accurate listener and delivers very good results — generally better than … [Read more...] about How to set up Google Assistant on your iPhone or Android phone
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Sarah Wells, provided by Published 4:01 pm CDT, Thursday, April 18, 2019 Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google Assistant is a smart assistant designed to help you answer questions and perform numerous tasks. Google Assistant comes pre-installed on most Android phones and Google Homes, but can be installed on other systems as well, such as the iPhone. You can go into your device's settings to customize your Google Assistant, allowing it to automate even more tedious tasks. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. It's safe to say that we're in the midst of a smart assistant revolution. Since Apple first released its smart assistant, Siri, in spring 2011, competitors like Microsoft, Amazon, and Google have followed suit with their own virtual assistants. While there are a set of standard skills that you can safely find in nearly any smart assistant — such as searching the internet or setting a timer — not all smart assistants are the same. And recent … [Read more...] about How to use and customize Google Assistant on your phone or Google Home
Google Assistant and other voice assistants have slowly been infiltrating every part of daily life, whether it's at home or on the go. According to Google's latest announcement, Google Assistant will soon be able to help with your text conversations. Google announced on Monday that Android Messages would be getting Google Assistant integration over the next few months. This came on the heels of Google also announcing more passwordless security courtesy of FIDO Alliance becoming available to more app developers. The integration will offer "suggestion chips" based on the context of conversations that it feels could help. For example, if you are trying to decide on where to go to dinner with someone, you'll get links to restaurants and reviews that might serve as good suggestions. Does this mean Google Assistant will be saving information based on the context of conversations? To assuage any concerns that people might have about that possibility, Google told Business Insider that … [Read more...] about Texting just got easier thanks to Google Assistant
Feb 24, 7:54 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Joseph Patrick 01/09/19 AT 5:04 AM Google was one of the companies who made a ton of announcements at CES 2019 recently. Among the highlights the tech giant revealed was its Google Assistant, something it said would be on 1 billion devices around the world by the end of the month.According to Tech Crunch, the goal of its voice-driven AI helper is to get onto devices and offer a better interactive setup to aid consumers. This should be something to watch out for since the Google Assistant made its debut back in May 2016. It had initially rolled out via Google's Pixel and Pixel XL, but most may have noticed that it has slowly crept into other consumer electronic devices such as smart TVs, speakers, tablets and more.There are plenty of other devices and things that Google Assistant can do, and this seems to be the goal starting this year. Aside from the speakers … [Read more...] about CES 2019: Google Assistant Plans Announced; How About Android 10.0 Q?
Some of the most popular Android manufacturers are launching phones with a dedicated Google Assistant button on the handset. The buttons will simply launch Google Assistant, which can also be triggered by voice. LG, Nokia, Xiaomi, and Vivo are all bringing out new devices with the button, but Huawei and Samsung are holding out. You probably won’t be able to remap the dedicated Google Assistant button to perform other tasks. It isn’t clear how popular the move will be after users complained about Samsung pulling a similar move with its own assistant Bixby. Google has struck deals with some of the biggest Android phone makers to include a dedicated Google Assistant button on their new handsets – whether users want one or not. The upshot is that new devices such as LG’s new flagship, the LG G8 ThinQ, and Xiaomi’s 5G Mi Mix 3 will have a dedicated button on the side of the devices which launches Google’s AI helper. Read more:Check out … [Read more...] about A whole crop of new Android phones just got dedicated Google Assistant buttons, whether people want them or not