Google Details When Pixel and Nexus Devices Will Die

New charts uncovered by Droid Life detail when exactly Google will stop supporting some of their most recent Pixel and Nexus devices in terms of software updates. As a forewarning, 2017 is probably the worst year to buy any of these gadgets. For the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google won't guarantee another major Android update after … Continue reading Google Details When Pixel and Nexus Devices Will Die

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You Can Now Load the Google Assistant on Any Device with a New SDK

https://youtu.be/Wsic12MXlsc A new SDK has been launched by Google that allows interested developers to load the AI-backed Google Assistant on practically any device. The company says the toolkit is perfect for your own hardware prototype "like a self-built robot or a voice-enabled smart mirror," so obviously the technology isn't ready yet to go commercial. But … Continue reading You Can Now Load the Google Assistant on Any Device with a New SDK

You Can Now Ask Google Home How to Cook Over 5 Million Recipes

Admit it: you can't cook. You can't boil an egg, you can't toast a slice of bread, you have no idea what the word "Soufflé" means - YOU CAN'T COOK! Well, guess what? Google has you covered. https://youtu.be/GdVGynGWQ2Y Starting today, you can now ask the Google Assistant via the Google Home how to cook over … Continue reading You Can Now Ask Google Home How to Cook Over 5 Million Recipes

Google Launches YouTube Kids on a Variety of Smart TVs

Google launched their YouTube Kids app over two years ago as a way for younger audiences to watch content uploaded to the popular video-sharing network that was safe and appropriate for all ages. Now, the company has brought this same application over to a variety of smart TVs. Specifically, 2015-2017 LG webOS TVs, all 2013-2017 Samsung … Continue reading Google Launches YouTube Kids on a Variety of Smart TVs

New Mercedes-Benz Cars Can Now Be Controlled via Amazon Echo and Google Home

https://youtu.be/YLdS_eH5xOI Mercedes-Benz is enabling smart home automation for all of its 2016 and 2017 cars. Starting today in the U.S., vehicle owners who happen to have either an Amazon Echo or Google Home will be able to operate their car with voice commands. Obviously, you can't drive with your voice, but you can start your … Continue reading New Mercedes-Benz Cars Can Now Be Controlled via Amazon Echo and Google Home

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Will Use Google Play Music as the Default Music App

Google and Samsung today announced a new partnership to kick off the launch date of the Galaxy S8. In a blog post, the companies said the default music player on the S8 will be Google's own Play Music. There's also some exclusive features specifically for S8 buyers that we'll get to in a second... Starting … Continue reading Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Will Use Google Play Music as the Default Music App

Google Home Finally Supports Multiple Users

https://youtu.be/RZNqSy-zFXo Google has announced that starting today, owners of a Google Home can add up to 5 additional users for personalized Assistant profiles and data. This means that the platform can now identify more than one registered voice and automatically bring up his/her information at their request. This comes as a leaked pop-up hinted at … Continue reading Google Home Finally Supports Multiple Users

Google Redesigns the “My Apps” Section of the Play Store

Google has begun rolling out a complete redesign of the "My Apps" section of the Play Store on Android. It's a much-needed change as before, you could only view a list of apps that needed to be updated or have been previously updated and click a button that would automatically update all of your apps. … Continue reading Google Redesigns the “My Apps” Section of the Play Store