Tag Archives: Assistant

Google Assistant Gets Home Control, Now Controls Smart Homes Without Google Home

Google last month hinted that it’s bringing ‘Home Control’ to Pixel smartphones soon, and it seems the company has finally started the rollout. Unfortunately, the ‘Home Control’ feature on Pixel phones isn’t available to all users and is likely to be limited as of now. A Reddit thread points that the ‘Home Control’ feature was visible on the Google Pixel ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Bixby Digital Assistant May Support 8 Languages at Launch

Samsung is gearing up to launch its 2017 flagship smartphone – the Galaxy S8 – on March 29, and leaks about the device have been overflowing. The latest one brings more information about the rumoured digital assistant Bixby, hinting that it will come with support for 8 languages. South Korean publication ETNews reports that Samsung Galaxy S8’s digital assistant Bixby ... Read More »

LG G6 Ditches Removable Battery for Water-Resistant Body; Likely to Come With Google Assistant: Report

After LG’s dismal quarterly results where it reported worst mobile performance, the South Korean company has its eyes set on the G6 flagship. A new report claims that LG G6 flagship will be the only other non-Pixel smartphone to feature Google Assistant out-of-the-box. Recent reports have dropped hints that the company may opt for metal design which will be a ... Read More »

Samsung’s Rumoured Virtual Assistant Bixby and Samsung Pay Mini Spotted on Official Site

Samsung’s rumoured virtual assistant’s name seems to be all but confirmed to be ‘Bixby’ as it has now been spotted in an image posted on the beta page for company’s payment service – Samsung Pay on its official website. The virtual assistant has been tipped to be launched alongside company’s upcoming flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone. Apart from giving away the ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phones Tipped to Get a Personal Assistant Named ‘Viki’: Report

HMD Global launched its first Nokia Android smartphone – the Nokia 6 – on Sunday and now news reports are suggesting that the company might be working on its own text and voice-based virtual assistant named ‘Viki’. If the reports turn out to be true, Nokia will join the likes of Google, Apple, and Microsoft who already have their own ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8’s AI-Based Virtual Assistant Will Reportedly Be Integrated With Native Apps

If 2016 has shown us anything, it’s that artificial intelligence has come a long way. Google dominated this sphere with the launch of Assistant with its Pixel smartphones and it looks like Samsung is up next with its own virtual assistant. The company is reportedly planning on extending the services of its AI assistant to all native apps on board ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Launch With AI-Powered Virtual Assistant

Samsung Electronics said Sunday it will offer an artificial intelligence assistant service in the upcoming flagship smartphone, as the South Korean firm seeks recovery from its global smartphone recalls. The Galaxy S8 will let users order food or perform other tasks without going through a third-party application but by simply asking the phone’s virtual assistant, Samsung said in a statement. ... Read More »

Google Pixel Is the First Google-Branded Phone, Comes With Google Assistant

At an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Google unveiled the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, first Google-branded smartphones. As we’d reported in August, India is one of the launch markets for the phone, with Google Pixel price in India to start at Rs. 57,000, with pre-orders set to begin October 13. The phone will be available from Flipkart, ... Read More »

Google Project Fi’s Wi-Fi Assistant Feature Now Available to Nexus Users

Google is introducing a nifty feature for all Nexus users to help them save precious data. The company is releasing a feature called Wi-Fi Assistant that will enable users to connect to open and free Wi-Fi networks in their area automatically.The Wi-Fi Assistant feature will be made available to Nexus users in United States, Canada, Mexico, UK, and Nordic countries ... Read More »

Android 7.1 Nougat Tipped to Bring Nexus Launcher, Google Assistant in October

Google started rolling out the final build of Android 7.0 Nougat on eligible Nexus devices, and alongside it even announced that it is working on the first maintenance release (MR) of the new OS. The tech giant announced that the updates will be released quarterly, and now we some more clarity on what MR1 will be called, and all the ... Read More »