• Latest Google Assistant update will add a visual walkthrough of your entire day

    3 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    To make your busy lives simpler and to help you keep on top of everything on your daily to-do lists, Google has announced that, starting this week, Assistant will provide a “visual overview” of your entire day when you you open the app. Google Assistant will pull together personal information, appointments, reservations, scheduled meetings, reminders, and much more to offer a curated snapshot of what your day will look like.
    Assistant's "visual snapshot" of our day | Image courtesy: Google
    Right up top will be your commute details, be it to work or for a meeting, but as you scroll down...
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  • Amazon's Show Mode Dock makes the Echo Show mostly unnecessary

    Amazon's Show Mode Dock makes the Echo Show mostly unnecessary

    3 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Google gave us a hardware blitzkrieg at CES. Among other things, the company announced a new smart display category , aimed at taking on the Echo Show through sheer, brute force. The new Show Mode Dock isn't a direct response, but it's a clever one.
    Two years ago, Amazon introduced Alexa for the Fire tablet line. Last year, the feature went hands-free. In June, all of those additions finally paid off with the addition of Show Mode for the Fire HD 8 and 10, along with the dock, which effectively turns the tablets into an Echo Show. It's a perfect bit of stream-crossing synergy for the...
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  • These 2 lists show how Google and Amazon own our daily lives

    These 2 lists show how Google and Amazon own our daily lives

    3 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Today we're taking a brief, momentary, tiny peek at a couple of lists that show how Google and Amazon own our daily lives. When I say “daily lives” I don't mean Google and Amazon own our bodies and control our actions and have all of our personal information stored safely on their many hard drives - but two out of...
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