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 Spreading Assistant to More Speakers and Smart Home Appliances
Google today said the Google Assistant will soon be available across a wider variety of devices. Google Assistant, the voice-powered helper, is already available on Android smartphones and smartwatches, and the Google Home speaker.
Google Assistant On Smartphones Now Responds to 'Hey Google'
Google has updated its voice-based assistant on Android smartphones to respond to a new catchphrase. In order to activate Google Assistant by voice, smartphone owners have until now needed to speak the "Okay Google" catchphrase.
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.