After months of developer previews, Android Wear 2.0 is now ready for launch. Officially unveiled this morning by Google, the list of changes is quite large, so let’s dive into it and go over the features you can expect to find once your smartwatch is updated or you purchase one of those fancy new LG devices. (more…)
We are a solid month away from the LG G6 unveiling at MWC, and as we inch closer, you will begin to be presented with what should be a complete picture of what the G6 is shaping up to be. Currently, we have seen what the top half of the device looks like, what the entire body may look like, and today, we’ve got a pretty solid understanding of the important specs we should expect to see. (more…)
At tonight’s opening CES keynote, NVIDIA was the first to announce that Google Assistant would be coming soon to Android TV. Now, Google has followed up that announcement with a blog post of its own that features more details, like the fact that Assistant will come to other platforms, including Android Wear and car infotainment systems. (more…)
During this evening’s CES opening keynote, NVIDIA tossed out a handful of major announcements surrounding Android TV, Google Assistant, and their SHIELD platform. Not only did NVIDIA tell us about their high-powered and feature-packed new SHIELD TV unit, they also introduced the NVIDIA Spot, a Google Assistant extender that brings you voice control over your home from room to room.
If that doesn’t make much sense, let me try to explain. (more…)
During Google’s unveiling of Google Home, the Pixel phones, and Google Assistant a couple of months ago, they showed off a preview of the future of Assistant on both devices. That future was highlighted by Actions on Google, the 2-piece platform that Google has created to give third parties access to Assistant. Today, Google has opened up one of those two pieces on Google Home, which could lead to the third party, conversational action magic you’ve been dreaming of. (more…)
Even as powerful as Google Assistant is today, it’s still very much in the early stages of where Google plans to take it. So I get it if you were under the impression that Google Assistant isn’t quite useful enough yet to get super excited about. With that said, new IFTTT integration that appears to have launched last night is already helping immensely improve things. (more…)