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Google Assistant Makes CES Splash

Since launching the original Echo smart speaker in 2014, Amazon has expanded its line of Alexa voice-activated devices to reach a dominant position in the marketplace. Realizing it has a bit of catching up to do and possibly may need to redefine the ground rules, Google this week put the consumer electronics world on notice […]

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Google Assistant Reaches Android Auto and Smart Displays from Sony, LG, Lenovo

At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, Google took the opportunity to announce multiple developments regarding its smart assistant platform, the Google Assistant. The product-packed, eventful week in Vegas was the perfect venue to advertise connected devices, smart home products, and artificial intelligence, and Google revealed how its AI-powered platform is expanding beyond smart speakers through smart displays […]

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Google App Hints at “Hey Google” Hotword Coming to Google Assistant on Phones

The Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL were officially announced just 10 days ago, and while they have yet to reach the hands of consumers they are bring showcased at Verizon Wireless stores throughout the United States. We’ve been digging in to the Pixel 2’s system applications to bring you the latest Pixel Launcher and […]

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Google Assistant Shines in Pint-Sized Home Mini

The first wave of reviews touting Google’s Home Mini smart speaker surfaced this week, on the heels of reports that the company had to quash a top touch function to prevent the device from accidentally activating and recording conversations without users’ knowledge. Google has promised to roll out an update to the device by Oct. […]

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