To date, Google's podcast strategy has amounted to adding podcast support to Google Play Music. That's changing.
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Google is bringing the ability to send payments to Assistant on the phone in the United States, coming to Home smart speakers in the future.
A credible report explaining how Apple failed to capitalize on being first-to-market with Siri has triggered some fan fiction.
Routines represent the second-generation of the digital assistant era, where we move past simple command/response interactions.
Google is bringing Assistant to the iPad as the company continues to bring its virtual assistant to more customers.
Amazon's $1 billion purchase of smart home security firm Ring is big news, but it could result in a chilling new era of fragmentation.
Google Assistant on smart speakers is getting updated with an improved alarm feature, ability to look up TV schedules, and more.
You could soon be able to use Google Assistant with a custom hotword instead of the annoying Ok Google hotword. Yes, finally.
Ambient computing is the next major wave of personal computing, and smart speakers are how we get there.
As part of its revamped consumer push for Assistant, Google set to launch a redesigned online store with Assistant at the heart.
Google Assistant now supports over one million actions, which are essentially things the Assistant can do.
With CES underway in Las Vegas, Google has announced a stunning list of partners that will sell Google Assistant devices in 2018.
Lenovo unveils its Smart Display, an Amazon Echo Show clone powered by Google Assistant.
I've just arrived in Las Vegas for CES 2018 but the biggest story of the week has already emerged.
With every new piece of hardware having a digital assistant crammed inside, we are about to experience digital overload.
Microsoft's high volume, low-cost strategy was the winner in the PC market. But will it work with smart speakers too?
Google had an interesting year of platform advances and hardware mishaps. Here are the top stories from 2017.
Sorry for the seemingly cheap headline, but it's not my fault. This topic creates a unique challenge for its author.
Google Home Max is a gigantic smart speaker that offers Google Assistant and Chromecast capabilities.
I've chosen Chromecast as my whole-home audio solution, so I was very interested in testing Google Home Max.
Google Assistant is coming to Android 5.0 phones, as well as tablets running Android 6.0 and 7.0.
Even Microsoft was able to ship a smart speaker in 2017. How do you like them Apples?
A promised collection of children-oriented games, activities, and stories for Google Home and Google Assistant arrives.
You don't need a Google Home appliance to control a Chromecast with your voice: You can do so from your phone now as well.
If you have a Google Home smart speaker, you can easily and naturally find a phone or other device you've lost at home.
I previously made the case that AI is how Google will win in devices. Now it's time to get a lot more specific.
Don't let Google's seemingly bland 2017 device lineup announcement from this past week hide what just happened.