• The Google Assistant now knows if your August door is ajar

    5 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    August's smart locks are getting tighter integration with the Google Assistant, including helping the paranoid get closure over whether the door is actually closed. New functionality has been added to the Assistant, which now allows for lock status to be checked on, in addition to the existing features. August and the Google Assistant first hooked up last year, with the...
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  • Archos' 'Hello' smart displays are powered by Google Assistant

    Archos' 'Hello' smart displays are powered by Google Assistant

    5 monthes ago - By Engadget

    As Google Assistant continues to get smarter every day, more and more companies are making hardware that's compatible with the platform. The latest one is Archos, which has introduced a couple of Google Assistant-powered smart displays at MWC 2018, a...
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  • Xiaomi's Handsets Will Get Full Google Assistant Support

    Xiaomi's Handsets Will Get Full Google Assistant Support

    5 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Xiaomi's Senior Vice President, Wang Xiang, has confirmed that the company is working closely with Google in order to bring Google Assistant to its smartphones. That being said, the Google Assistant is already available on the Xiaomi Mi A1, as that smartphone is a part of Google's Android One project, and it comes with stock Android, but other Xiaomi phones do not have such capabilities just yet.
    As most of you know, on top of Android, Xiaomi's smartphones also ship with MIUI, Xiaomi's very own skin, and a Google Assistant is not a part of it. Well, according to the company's Senior VP...
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