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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 re-organized chronologically. A user on […]

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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 can just continue “talking” to […]

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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. The actual test that they […]

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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 depuis avril 2018. Ce qui […]

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Le Pixel 4 deviendra un véritable assistant vocal qui reconnait votre voix

Les informations au sujet du nouveau Pixel 4 sont de plus en plus nombreuses et précises, alors que le smartphone de Google ne sera présenté que le 15 octobre prochain. Après les informations techniques, nous avons pu avoir droit à un premier aperçu des photos prises avec le smartphone et son double capteur photo. Mais […]

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New Google Assistant may be coming to three other countries soon

It’s not really surprising that Google said its next generation Google Assistant will be launching first in the US on the Pixel 4. But it looks like three other countries may be getting it sooner rather than later as well. Canada, the United Kingdom, and Singapore may also be getting the “new Google Assistant” soon […]

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Google now testing Duplex-powered Assistant for movie ticket booking

If you’ve ever used the Google Assistant to help you make bookings in restaurants and hair salons without having to actually talk to a real person, then you know how useful (or useless, depending on your experience) it is. During the I/O conference, they mentioned that they will be expanding their concierge automation engine which […]

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Test du Lenovo Smart Clock : un écran, oui mais pour quoi faire ?

Notre prédiction faite lors de l’émergence des premières enceintes connectées avec assistants vocaux intégrés s’est rapidement réalisée : ces machines resteraient peu de temps « aveugles » et les versions suivantes arboreraient rapidement des écrans. C’est le cas aujourd’hui avec une grande partie des appareils fonctionnant avec Amazon Alexa et Google Assistant, comme nous avions déjà pu […]

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Vous pourrez bientôt contrôler la Xbox One avec Google Assistant

Bien que Google et Microsoft soient concurrents directs dans le jeu vidéo (avec le lancement de Stadia), les deux géants du numérique peuvent aussi s’entendre. Par exemple, les firmes de Redmon et Mountain View collaborent actuellement sur les Xbox Action sur Google Assistant. En substance, il s’agit de nouvelles fonctionnalités de l’assistant numérique de Google […]

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Xbox One now supports Google Assistant through smart speaker, display

When you’re very much immersed in the game you’re playing on your console, you sometimes need to do something else but you can’t stop. You probably wish someone else can help you with multi-tasking or something. Now Xbox users that are connected to a smart speaker or smart display will now have support for Google […]

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Google Assistant details privacy improvements on audio recordings

Because of the backlash that some of the biggest tech brands are facing over privacy violations with their digital voice assistants, these companies are now scrambling to save their reputation. Google immediately (but temporarily) suspended the human review of audio recordings while trying to fix their policies and procedures first. Now Google has explained the […]

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Les contrôleurs de Google Assistant n’entendront votre voix que si vous acceptez

Les assistants numériques sont partout et dans les années à venir, ceux-ci occuperont une place toujours plus importante dans notre quotidien. Mais avec l’arrivée de ces nouvelles technologies, arrivent également de nouvelles préoccupations concernant la vie privée. En effet, de nombreux articles ont révélé que dans certains cas, les utilisateurs de Siri ou Google Assistant […]

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Google Assistant-powered Nest Hub Max finally available for $229

The old adage that bigger is better doesn’t always apply to gadgets. But when it comes to the bigger version of the Nest Hub called the Nest Hub Max, this might actually be true. The 10-inch smart display obviously looks better and bigger and Google has brought much improvement into how Google Assistant will be […]

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Google Assistant and Tile will help you find lost items more easily

If you’re the kind of person who forgets things a lot, having products like Tile has probably helped you somewhat. And it looks like things may become even easier for you if you depend a lot on your Google Assistant. Tile has announced they’re teaming up with Google and integrating their finding technology with the […]

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