• Google Lens expands to all Android and iOS devices through Google Photos, flagships get it in Assistant too

    7 monthes ago - By GSMArena

    Google Lens became available for the Pixels last year, and it's now following in the footsteps of the Google Assistant - namely, a period of exclusivity for the company's own smartphones is followed by a much wider release.
    Google has announced that, in the coming weeks, Lens will be available to all English-language users of Google Photos who have the latest version of the app on Android and iOS.
    But wait, there's more! If you happen to own a compatible flagship device, you will also get the camera-based Lens experience within Google Assistant. Unfortunately Google hasn't named...
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  • Google Assistant 'Routines' Feature Arriving Soon

    Google Assistant 'Routines' Feature Arriving Soon

    7 monthes ago - By PCMag

    The new routines feature will help you take care of several tasks with a single voice command. Plus, Assistant is learning a bunch of new languages and will soon be multilingual.
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  • Google Assistant to support 30 languages by the end of the year

    Google Assistant to support 30 languages by the end of the year

    7 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Google Assistant is getting some language-based updates this year. Google announced today that Assistant will be available in more than 30 languages by the end of 2018. According to the company, this will cover 95 percent of all eligible Android phones worldwide. For comparison, rival Apple's voice assistant, Siri, currently supports 20 languages. Later this year, Google Assistant will also be able to detect which language users are speaking, a feature that will surely be useful for those who are multilingual. Previously, users would have to change languages in a device's Android settings...
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  • Google Assistant will soon learn new languages and Routines feature

    Google Assistant will soon learn new languages and Routines feature

    7 monthes ago - By PhoneDog

    Google Assistant is growing in a big way.
    Google today announced some new features for Google Assistant. The company says that Google Assistant will be available in more than 30 languages by the end of 2018, up from the eight languages that it currently supports.
    Some of the new languages that Google Assistant will learn include Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish, and Thai.
    Google Assistant will also learn to be multilingual this year, meaning you'll be able to speak to it in more than one language and it'll understand you.
    Google is also bringing Routines to Google...
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  • The zombie apocalypse is coming to Nintendo Switch with I, Zombie

    7 monthes ago - By N4G

    Neil writes "It's already available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, but today the team at Awesome Games Studio have announced that hordes of the undead will soon be hitting Nintendo Switch. Yes, get ready to command your hordes - for I, Zombie is coming!"
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  • Google Assistant gaining 30 new languages, multilingual support, and more

    Google Assistant gaining 30 new languages, multilingual support, and more

    7 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Routines will also be available in the coming weeks.
    Shiny new hardware like the Galaxy S9 , LG V30S , and other handsets will be the stars of the show during MWC next week , but those aren't the only things we'll be keeping an eye out for. A few days before the trade show gets underway, Google's announced a heap of new goodies that are coming to the Google Assistant throughout the year.
    Perhaps the most important announcement is the Assistant's expansion to even more languages. Google says the Assistant will support 30 new languages by the end of 2018, including Hindi, Dutch, Norwegian...
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  • Google Working with Carriers and Phone Makers to Expand Assistant's Reach and Capabilities

    7 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Google today said the Google Assistant is prepared to grow in a number of significant ways. First, the voice-activated tool is picking up some new languages. Google says Assistant will speak Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish, and Thai on Android phones and iPhones in the next few months, with more languages on the way. Google expects Assistant to understand as many as 30 languages by the end of the year. Further, Google Assistant will be able to understand multiple languages at a time, meaning people can speak both English and German to their Assistant without changing...
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  • Google takes Assistant worldwide with new languages and custom phone integrations

    Google takes Assistant worldwide with new languages and custom phone integrations

    7 monthes ago - By PC World

    Google Assistant had its coming out party at Mobile World Congress 2017 with the announcement that it was expanding beyond Google's own Pixel phones, and now it's ready to take on the world. Literally. Google has announced it will be expanding Assistant to nearly two dozen more languages this year as it expands its influence to some “95 percent of all eligible Android phones worldwide.” Google Assistant already speaks English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Portuguese , but its linguist capabilities will be greatly expanded over the next 10 months as Google plans...
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  • Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders

    Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders

    7 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Alongside news of Google Assistant's forthcoming multilingual support and the addition of more languages this year, Google also announced this morning its smart assistant would soon be gaining two new features: Routines and location-based reminders. Google has been promising Routines were in the works for some time. The feature, which lets Google Assistant users string together...
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  • The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

    The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

    7 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Android Go is Google's latest attempt to build a version of Android specifically designed for low-end phones, and the company has announced that we'll start to see the first devices running the slimmed-down OS at Mobile World Congress.
    Android Go was first announced at Google I/O last May as a version of Android that's meant to work on cheaper, less powerful phones with as little as 512MB or 1GB of RAM. A version of the operating system - awkwardly dubbed “Android Go ” - was made available to device manufacturers and developers in December , and now we're finally reaching the point where...
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  • Google Assistant will soon understand nearly two dozen more languages - CNET

    7 monthes ago - By CNET

    The voice assistant will be available in more than 30 languages by year's end.
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  • Google Assistant will support over 30 languages by year-end, become multilingual

    Google Assistant will support over 30 languages by year-end, become multilingual

    7 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Google Assistant, the search giant's answer to Alexa that lives on Android smartphones, tablets, and Google Home speakers, will expand to more languages over the course of the year, to cover 95 percent of all eligible Android smartphones, Google announced this morning. It will also soon become multilingual - meaning users who speak more than one language will be able to talk to...
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  • Google Assistant will get support for Routines 'in the coming weeks'

    Google Assistant will get support for Routines 'in the coming weeks'

    7 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Today's Google Assistant is much, much more capable than the version that first debuted on the original Pixel and Pixel XL. Don't expect that progress to slow anytime soon, either: Google laid out some new plans to improve the Assistant just in time...
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