Google Assistant Rolling Out Now
Google today said its Google Assistant voice-activated tool is now being pushed out to Android 6 marshmallow and Android 7 Nougat devices. Most every device should gain access to the tool over the next few days. Google Assistant allows people to make conversational requests of their Android smartphone. Assistant debuted first within the Google Allo messaging app, and later on the Google Pixel smartphones, Google Home in-home speaker, and Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches.
Google Assistant to Land On More Phones
Google today said a wider selection of Android phones will soon have access to the Google Assistant. The Assistant is already available to the Pixel, Google Home, Android Wear 2.0, and within the Allo messaging app.
Google Assistant Can Help You Channel Your Inner Julia Child
Google today updated its Google Home product with the ability to walk people through various recipes. Google Assistant can dictate step-by-step cooking instructions for more than 5 million recipes.
Google Assistant to Live In (Your) Google Home
Google today made its Amazon Echo competitor, Google Home, available for preorder. Google Home is powered by the Google Assistant.
Google Home Gains More Home Automation Powers
Google today expanded the number of third-party smart home apps that can be controlled by its Google Home product. Owners of Google Home can now control Belkin Wemo and Honeywell smart home products via Google Home.