Tag Archive for Google Assistant

Google is improving the Assistant’s Song Search thanks to the Pixel 2’s Now Playing feature

An often overlooked Google Pixel 2-only feature is its “now playing” option. It’s pretty simple, but in my view, it’s one of the coolest exclusive features on any smartphone. It utilizes deep neural networks to continuously analyze background audio picked up by your phone’s microphone. It then creates a unique fingerprint of the audio based…

Google for India event: Tez is being renamed Google Pay; updates to Google Go, Search, Assistant, Maps, and more

At the annual Google for India event held in New Delhi on Tuesday, Google made many announcements. The first of them was that Google Tez is being renamed Google Pay. There were also announcements related to Google Assistant, Google Search, Android Go, Google Go, Google Maps, Google Station, and more. Let’s take a look at…

Google tests a newer Pixel Launcher version with the Google Assistant icon on the search bar

The Pixel Launcher, the pre-installed launcher app on the Google Pixel and Android One devices, doesn’t receive very many updates because it would be annoying for users to have to relearn how to use their launcher app. The launcher has undergone a few notable changes since its initial release, though. The release of the tall,…

The “Pixel Stand” may be a Charging Dock for the Google Pixel 3

Ever since Apple re-popularized wireless charging with the iPhone X, many Android smartphone manufacturers have rushed to introduce the feature in their devices. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is the first Xiaomi device with wireless charging, for instance. Google stopped including wireless charging support on their devices with the Google Nexus 5X and Google Nexus…

Android Go – How does Google’s lightweight ecosystem compare to the original?

Android Go is Google’s lightweight mobile platform that aims to run on lower system specifications than usual. It’s aimed at developing and lower-income areas, where devices with poor processors and small amounts of RAM will be most prevalent. It exists basically to make sure that those in developing nations can still avail of applications and…