Friday, 28 July, 2017

Google announces Assistant for iPhone at Google I/O

Frank Williams | 19 May, 2017, 07:35

The announcement comes almost a year after GE Appliances unveiled a similar tie-up with Amazon's Alexa-powered speakers. This is just what Google did on Wednesday during its 11th annual Google I/O conference.

Consumers will be able to use voice commands to preheat their own meals, or check if laundry or dishes are cleaned with connected GE appliances, the companies said.

Google has announced its once exclusive to Android personal assistant service Google Assistant is now available to iPhone users. No, Google is not reanimating the failed Glass wearable, but supercharging the object recognition capabilities of its Assistant and Photos apps.

So to sum up, Android O is going to be a lot faster when compared with Nougat. "They need to put that functionality where users are".

Android TV and Chrome OS devices are also expected to help grow the Android ecosystem in the future, especially as Chromebooks have been receiving support for Android apps in recent months and all of the upcoming laptops powered by Google's Linux-based operating system will be able to run Android apps out of the box.

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Comey later writes a memo saying Trump asked him to shut down the FBI investigation into Flynn and his Russian Federation ties. Trump then asked if Comey would pledge "honest loyalty", to which the Federal Bureau of Investigation director agreed.

Assistant is the digital, voice-activated application that seeks to rival Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri and Mircosoft's Cortana.

"Humans are interacting with computing in more natural and immersive ways", Google CEO Sundar Pichai told the audience. "We've had significant breakthroughs".

To give you a better perspective of the major highlight of Google I/O 2017, we have compiled the top 5 features that Google will soon launch for its users. Further, the company has added some interesting features to Google Home as well.

Instant Apps continues to ramp up on the latest Android devices in more than 40 countries. "They really pushed that message hard".

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