Lifehacker: Ten Google Assistant Tricks You Should Be Using

Lifehacker: Ten Google Assistant Tricks You Should Be Using. “Google Assistant is everywhere. From Android handsets, to hundreds of smart home accessories including Google Home, it’s becoming embedded in our workplaces and abodes. But how do you get the most from Google Assistant? Here are our top ten 10 tips, hacks and tricks for a better experience with Google Assistant.”

CNET: Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri will get smarter this year. Here’s how.

CNET: Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri will get smarter this year. Here’s how.. “Google I/O, the tech giant’s annual developer conference took place in May and there was a lot of smart home news. Apple’s own yearly conference, WWDC, just happened too. And Amazon’s re:MARS conference is currently underway. That makes this a particularly busy time for smart home announcements, particularly related to Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri. Let’s explore the most recent changes to get a better sense of each assistant’s strengths, as well as where they need the most work — and what we hope to see in the future.”

Make Tech Easier: How to Create a Useful Daily Digest List with Google Assistant

Make Tech Easier: How to Create a Useful Daily Digest List with Google Assistant. “On its own, Google Assistant has an incredible amount of features that make your life more functional, but when you pair it with other programs, you increase its value exponentially. And that’s what we’re going to do here, provide those who are just a bit scattered with an even better way to make sure we accomplish those tasks.”

Zawya: Google Assistant launches in Arabic in Saudi Arabia

Zawya: Google Assistant launches in Arabic in Saudi Arabia. “Google has announced recently that the Google Assistant, a virtual assistant available on mobile devices designed to help people get more things done with their phone, has launched in Saudi Arabia on both Android and iOS devices and can understand the Saudi dialect and answering in standard Arabic.”

MakeUseOf: 10 IFTTT Google Assistant Recipes to Boost Productivity

MakeUseOf: 10 IFTTT Google Assistant Recipes to Boost Productivity. “Staying productive is hard. Often, the sheer number of tools that we choose to use in the name of efficiency has a detrimental effect. That’s why services like IFTTT are so essential. They can remove the need for manual input, instead letting you automate large parts of your workflow. Today, it’s time to put Google Assistant under the microscope. How can IFTTT and Google Assistant work in tandem to make you more productive? Let’s take a look at 10 Google Assistant recipes on IFTTT.”

Mashable: Google Assistant may promote advertisers without telling you about it

Mashable: Google Assistant may promote advertisers without telling you about it. “Google’s voice-recognition virtual assistant, Google Assistant, can do a lot now. It can be your personal interpreter, it can find you the best route home, and it can even donate to your favorite charity. One thing Google Assistant won’t do, however, is disclose when its potentially recommending you a company advertising with Google.” The headline makes it seem cut and dried, but the actual article paints a more ambiguous picture. Still, with all the crackdowns on influencer marketing I can’t see how this goes unremarked