Google Assistant 2.0 vs Siri speed put to the test

This won’t take long. We can tell you all you need to know about the difference between the Google Assistant and Siri but we want you to see for yourself which one is better and faster. The video below will tell you why. There is no bias here as ‘In …

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Google Assistant on Android Auto giving users a “double beep”

Google Assistant and Android Auto have not been best friends for a while now, especially when the former “muted itself” over Bluetooth for some users. But now it looks like users are facing a different kind of issue as the virtual assistant is not responding to the voice commands given …

Google rolling out Assistant redesign on Pixel 3 devices

One of the things that Google brought to the Pixel 4 devices is a sort of redesign of the Google Assistant. Not only has the virtual assistant become on-device instead of on the server, it is also now more compact and takes up less real estate on your phone unless …

Philips Android TV wants to be the star of your kitchen

Philips has ventured into many businesses but one thing we’re grateful for is the fact that it now caters to the Android TV market. It’s easy for the company to do that because it’s been releasing smart TVs for years. It only needed to change that platform or system to …

Google Assistant may be testing out new visual overview

While the Updates feed of your Google Assistant, which replaced the dearly departed Google Now, is pretty useful if you need an overview of your Google activities, there is always room for improvement. It looks like Google may be testing out a redesign of that feed which will see it …

Google Assistant Continued Conversation coming to smartphones

This one isn’t exactly new but Continued Conversation is coming to smartphones. This special Google Assistant feature will soon roll out in Android phones after making it available on Smart Displays and other Google smart home devices earlier this year. No need to shout “Ok Google” for every command. You …

Security research company was able to “hack” Alexa, Google Assistant

There are several concerns over privacy and security when it comes to smart speakers that are always on in our houses and offices. A group of Berlin-based security researches have tried to prove that both Amazon and Google are vulnerable to breaches that will affect their smart speakers and users. …

Une nouvelle fois, Alexa et Google Assistant espionnent leurs propriétaires

Cette année, les cyberattaques contre les objets connectés se sont multipliées, en l’occurence il s’agit dans ce cas des enceintes connectées. En effet, des hackers sont capables d’espionner les propriétaires de Google Home ou Amazon Alexa. Rien de nouveau, puisque Security Research Labs explique que ces failles de sécurité existent …

New Google Asssistant needs you to turn on gesture navigation

One of the things that Google is hyping up about the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL is that it will launch with a “faster and more powerful” Google Assistant. It will have local speech processing as well as seamless multitasking among apps and an easier way of managing your …