Google Assistant New Updates and New Features for February 24, 2019
If you’re looking for the latest news, the new features, and the latest updates for your Google Assistant and Google Home products, then you’ve come to the right video. I’m going to give you all the latest news, new updates, new features, and newest products related to your Google Assistant and Google Home products.
Google Assistant revamps how it tells users what it can do
The new interface for Google Assistant is available on the application. Simply ask your Google Assistant what it can do.
On top of that, you’ll find the new Notes and Lists feature is live on your Google Home and Google Assistant. It’s a great new feature and it seems to be working really well now. Everything is accessible in the Google Assistant application.
Report: Expect Google to release a watch, Google Home, Nest Cam, more in 2019
Now it says we’re going to get a Google Home product, a new Nest Cam, and a Smart Watch from Google. My bet is that the #googlehome product is actually a hub type device that can act as a mesh wifi based on some FCC filings.
LG announces three new budget phones with ‘AI’ cameras and Google Assistant buttons
The new Q60, K50, and K40 all have #googleassistant buttons on them to trigger your favorite voice assistant.
Epson Added Voice-Control Printing For Google Assistant, Siri & Alexa
If you have an Epson EcoTank, WorkForce, and/or an Expression printer then you can use any voice assistant to print!
Mayo Clinic on Google Assistant
You can add the new Mayo Clinic action to your Google Assistant and Google Home and get some basic health advice.
Google Assistant (mistakenly?) shows ads in results for one user
Google says the built-in microphone it never told Nest users about was ‘never supposed to be a secret’
Nest is locking users out of their accounts if it thinks their passwords have been breached
Some media issues surrounding Google, but I’d say they’ve handled them very well. The microphone was quite the mistake, but I think it’s OK if it’s never been enabled and when I think about Google’s Voice Activity setting in the Accounts.Google.com site, I think someone would’ve noticed that logging going on.
Chrome OS 72 rolling out w/ Android 9 Pie for more devices, native Google Assistant, browser PiP, more
Your Pixel Slate will have Google Assistant natively!
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