November 21st, 2018 6:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Google Assistant on iOS Can Now Be Accessed With a Siri Shortcut

The Google Assistant app on iOS is now backed with Siri shortcut to make the use of Assistant more convenient for iOS users. "We added support for Siri Shortcuts to make it even easier to access your Assistant," read the app description on Apple's App Store. You can also set up Siri shortcuts for phrases you frequently use with Assistant, come up with a custom voice command for a single... Read More

October 22nd, 2018 1:19 PM 2 COMMENTS

Airtel Users Can Now Ask Google Assistant About Their Outstanding Bill and Data Usage Details

As Google announced at its Made for India event last month, Airtel smartphone users will now be able to get instant answers to their frequent account related queries through the Google Assistant. This essentially means Airtel prepaid, postpaid users will be able to know their data balance by issuing a query 'what is my data balance' to Google Assistant, and the virtual assistant will answer the query. To achieve this,... Read More

September 11th, 2018 6:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

App Actions in Android 9 Pie Explained: One Step Ahead of Text Searches or Google Assistant Conversations

Google has promised many new features on the Android 9 Pie. There is the new gesture-based navigation system on the latest Android. Besides, the Digital Wellbeing feature on the latest operating system is highly awaited. Apart from all these features, the Google Android 9 Pie is also being said to be very smart. An example of such a feature would be the ‘App Actions’. Predictive App Actions is something Google... Read More

August 28th, 2018 9:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

Google Feed Now Displays Your Favourite Topics in Hindi; Google Assistant to Soon Receive 7 Languages Support

Google has announced various new features for some of its products at the company's 'Google for India' event. With an aim to help more users get on board for using the internet, Google announced new tools one to make more content in Indian languages go online. As part of the same, Google Feed will now display content in Hindi language as well. The search giant further stated it would add... Read More

August 23rd, 2018 9:42 AM 0 COMMENTS

Google Assistant Gets the Ability to Read ‘Curated Good News’ Stories of the Day

Google services are getting major features this year and the latest one to join the list is Google Assistant, which is now capable of reading 'good news' of the day. The feature named 'Tell me something good' is made available as an experimental feature for the Assistant users in the US. This feature will brighten up your day as you wade through a sea of bad news because Google Assistant... Read More

July 24th, 2018 4:27 PM 0 COMMENTS

Google Duo Gets Google Assistant Support and Tablet Centric Interface as Part of New Update

Google Duo, the popular video calling app has now received a new update which allows the users to place video calls via the Google Assistant. Now Google Assistant users will only need to say the name of the contact and the voice command for Video call to carry out the task. A Google Duo support post reads "If you use the Google Assistant: You can start a Duo video call... Read More

June 22nd, 2018 9:24 AM 0 COMMENTS

Continued Conversation for Google Assistant Starts Rolling Out

Google has started rolling out Continued Conversation feature to the Google Assistant today. Essentially, this feature removes the need of saying 'OK Google' or 'Hey Google' to activate the Assistant. Announced back at the Google I/O 2018, Continued Conversation is an optional setting which lets the user have a natural back-and-forth conversation with the Assistant without repeating “Hey Google” for each follow-up request. The new feature's roll out has started... Read More

June 18th, 2018 2:24 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jabra Elite 45e With Google Assistant Support and IP54 Rating Launched at Rs 7,499

Jabra has launched a new headset in India with soft neckband design and customisable equaliser settings – the Jabra Elite 45e. There is also one-touch access to voice assistants. The headset supports almost all voice assistants available in the market like Amazon Alexa, Google assistant and Apple’s Siri. The company is also claiming eight hours of battery life on this device. The Denmark-based company has also developed the band to... Read More

May 18th, 2018 4:35 PM 0 COMMENTS

Sony Adds Google Assistant Support for the WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X Wireless Headphones

Sony has finally started the roll out of Google Assistant support for its Sony WH-1000XM2 and Sony WI-1000X wireless headphones. This comes months after the Japanese electronics major promised back at CES 2018 that some of its existing audio products would receive Google Assistant integration. The update carrying version 2.0 is rolling out to the over-ear WH-1000XM2 headphones and the in-ear WI-1000MX earphones, reported Android Police. It is available as... Read More

May 17th, 2018 10:23 AM 2 COMMENTS

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Headphones With Google Assistant Unveiled

OnePlus launched their flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6 on Wednesday and the Chinese firm also released their first pair of wireless headphones called the Bullets Wireless. An evolution of corded Bullets, the new OnePlus Bullets Wireless come with an around-neck design. They are not exactly wireless as the buds are still connected to each other by a cable that wraps around your neck. The buds themselves are milled from aluminium... Read More

May 9th, 2018 10:08 AM 0 COMMENTS

Google Duplex, Continued Conversations and Other Features Coming Soon to Google Assistant

Google made multiple major announcements related to future of the Google Assistant on day one of the Google I/O Developers Conference in Mountain View, California. The upcoming features will include new voices, the ability to continue conversations, a feature to teach good manners to kids and Assistant making calls on behalf of the user. “Our vision for the perfect assistant is that it's naturally conversational, it's there when you need... Read More

April 3rd, 2018 6:09 PM 0 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Xiao AI Digital Assistant Works Similar to the Google Assistant

Xiaomi announced a couple of interesting products at its high profile Shanghai press conference, including Mi Mix 2S, Mi Gaming Laptop and the Mi AI Speaker Mini last week. The company also unveiled its own personal assistant, the Xiao AI digital assistant, at the event. Xiaomi has now released its first-ever official English-subtitled YouTube video demonstrating features of its Xiao Ai digital assistant. The video sets the stage for the... Read More

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