Google Assistant will soon be able to buy stuff for you on command

Google Assistant already helps us organize our shopping lists and find out about things we’re interested in, but it stops short at actually letting us buy items. With a new feature rolling out to Pixel phones, it looks like that’s

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Google Assistant can now share personal info in Allo, but only if you let it

One of the coolest features of Allo is the ability to bring Google Assistant into any conversation. Just type @google and you can ask Assistant questions like “What’s my schedule like today” or “Show me the latest Cars 3 trailer,”

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Google App v6.13 to bring Google Assistant to non-Pixels, or at least maybe

Google’s personal assistant, quite creatively called Google Assistant, is so far only officially available on the Pixel and Pixel XL, as smartphones go. However, a new alpha release of the Google app (v6.13) for users signed up to the beta

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Samsung Bixby would be the Galaxy S8 new virtual assistant

Samsung is working on its new virtual assistant set to debut on the Galaxy S8 and it’ll be called Bixby. That’s not exactly new information, as it was initially rumored back in November last year. Nevertheless, it’s now listed on

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CES 2017: Microsoft to introduce Cortana Assistant in Nissan and BMW cars

As cars in future are all set to get more intuitive and safer than ever, Microsoft has revealed its plans to introduce Cortana, digital assistant into cars, starting with the Nissan brand. The system has been developed to help with

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Users will also be able to stream 4K movies from Google Play, Vudu and YouTube. It’ll also support the Steam application, so users can game on TVs. More than 1,000 games are also available in the Nvidia Shield game store.

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Meet Hound, a hands-free virtual assistant that’s smarter and faster than Siri

SoundHound is best known for its music recognition app, which listens to songs and identifies them, in the same vein as Shazam. But for the last nine years, the company has been working on a virtual assistant to rival Siri,

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