This February Google finally brought the Google Assistant from the Pixel and Google Home to other Android devices, but they were newer products such as the Samsung Galaxy S7 and HTC 10. Older phone owners were stuck with upgrading or going Assistant-less. That changes now. The company announced on Wednesday that Google Assistant is now coming to some older devices. More »
A larger version of its Home smart speaker.
The speaker will cost around $200 and play nicely with all of Samsung's other devices. Samsung confirmed back in August that it was working on its own smart speaker to take on the likes of Amazon Echo and Google Home, but since that initial confirmation, we haven't heard much of anything else. Show More Summary
Google's pricey new smart speaker tunes sound with machine learning.
There's word Google is also preparing a touchscreen Google Home for early 2018.
On this Thursday edition of the Droid Life Show, we’re back to cover this week’s net neutrality repeal, our OnePlus 5T and Pixel Buds reviews, as well as the Google Home Max that we now have in house. Once we’re done there, it’s on to Android 8.1 updates, Galaxy S9 renders, T-Mobile’s upcoming TV service, … Continued RIP, Net Neutrality is a post from: Droid Life
Digital assistants by Amazon and Google are listening – possibly even when you think they aren't. A consumer watchdog organization studied patent filings for both companies and found Alexa and her high-tech counterpart Google Home could start recording more information than you realize. Jamie Yuccas reports.
You've probably heard that wildfires have been destroying Californian homes in recent weeks. If not, head on over to Google News and search california fires for more info
Google Home Max is in the building! Ours actually arrived last night, but we hadn’t found the time to set it up until this morning, so we did that by unboxing and giving it a first listen on camera. To recap, Google Home Max is Google’s first Hi-Fi speaker that costs $399. You can buy … Continued Google Home Max Unboxing, Setup, and First Listen! is a post from: Droid Life
'Tis the season to be buying smart speakers, with both Amazon and Google revamping their line-ups before the holidays, and Apple promising to join the market with its own entry in 2018. But with an increasing number of models available,...Show More Summary
Google received approval early Wednesday to build nearly 10,000 new units of housing near its future campus in Mountain View, California. The decision marks a major victory for housing advocates. The company had earlier threatened to...Show More Summary
If you've always wanted your Google Home to be a little more portable, this'll take care of that. Sure, pretty much everything that's baked into Google Home is already in your perfectly portable smartphone. Google Assistant. Music. Podcasts. Show More Summary
Google is opening a new artificial intelligence centre in China. There is a fierce battle for AI talent taking place between the world's biggest technology companies. China is home to some of the smartest minds in the field of AI and...Show More Summary
We talk about Thursday's FCC vote, the Google Home Max and Apple buying Shazam.
Late on feeling the Christmas spirit this year? Change that by trying these five things with Google Home.
Since becoming a professor 12 years ago and joining Google a year ago, I’ve had the good fortune to work with many talented Chinese engineers, researchers and technologists. China is home to many of the world's top experts in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Show More Summary
Google Inc.’s premium smart home speaker — the Google Home Max — has finally gone on sale after launching in October. The Google Home Max, a beefed-up version of the original Google Home, sports a pair of woofers with sound 20 times more powerful than the original. Show More Summary