Amazon Echo Siri Google Now Video

Watch a man activate Siri by asking Amazon Echo to ask Google Now how to activate Siri

By on April 18, 2016 at 7:35 PM.

Watch a man activate Siri by asking Amazon Echo to ask Google Now how to activate Siri

We’re surrounded by voice-enabled personal assistants these days, but what if we could make them all talk to one another? That’s the ambition of Leon Nicholls, who recently activated Siri on an iPhone by going through three different voice-enabled assistants first. As you’ll see in the following video, the chain reaction among all the computerized assistants is a pretty amusing sight. More →

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Google Now Ok Google Commands

Huge cheat sheet tells you everything you can do with Google Now voice commands

By on April 1, 2016 at 9:55 AM.

Huge cheat sheet tells you everything you can do with Google Now voice commands

Google Now is arguably one of the best features Google invented. The voice-enabled virtual assistant will completely change your mobile experience, should you choose to trust Google with even more personal data than you already do. And Google keeps updating Google Now to add more and more features with each year that goes by. In fact, chances are that novice Google Now users aren’t even aware of all the marvelous things Google Now can do.

Luckily, there’s a huge cheat sheet that will show you all of the great “OK Google” commands hiding in your Android phone. More →

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Google Now Deadpool Download

Hilarious: Google Now offers tips for pirating ‘Deadpool’

By on March 23, 2016 at 3:25 PM.

Hilarious: Google Now offers tips for pirating ‘Deadpool’

Google Now is arguably the best thing about using an Android phone. If you give it permission, Google will track everything about you, extract the right information and present it in an easy-to-digest form right when you need it most. But who knew that among the many things Google can do is offer you tips on how to download pirated copies of blockbuster movies?

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Android Google Now Bathroom Mirror

How one Googler installed Google Now on his bathroom mirror

By on February 2, 2016 at 4:20 PM.

How one Googler installed Google Now on his bathroom mirror

I mentioned earlier today that I still miss some things about Android. One of those things is definitely Google Now, the insanely useful voice-enabled personal assistant that gives you all kinds of useful information when you need it. However, my love for Google Now can’t come close to the love shown by Googler Max Braun, who has successfully installed it on his bathroom mirror. More →

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Nuance Mix Siri Google Now Cortana

Nuance’s voice control going where Siri, Google Now and Cortana fall short

By on December 15, 2015 at 6:45 PM.

Nuance’s voice control going where Siri, Google Now and Cortana fall short

Nuance, the company behind some of the voice technology used for Samsung’s S Voice and Apple’s Siri, is ready to go where no other digital assistant has gone before. The company wants to bring voice control to apps and hardware other than smartphones, tablets or PCs, in a move that should help users use their voices to control computers even more than they do right now.
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Android Google Now Tips And Tricks

5 Google Now tricks that will change how you use Android

5 Google Now tricks that will change how you use Android

By on December 2, 2015 at 12:21 PM.

One of the things that I’ve missed most about Android since switching to iOS has been Google Now, the insanely useful tool that gives me the most important information of the day when I need it. So while I’m still using lots of Google apps on the iPhone 6s, there’s nothing to really make them all work together as a cohesive service like there is on Android. For those of you who still are using Google Now, however, I’ve put together a list of five terrific tricks that you may not know about to help you get even more out of this fantastic service. Let’s check them out below! More →

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Siri Google Now Malware Attacks

Hackers find a sneaky new way to attack your phone through Siri and Google Now

By on October 14, 2015 at 5:35 PM.

Hackers find a sneaky new way to attack your phone through Siri and Google Now

How confident are you that your virtual assistant is only listening to your commands? Think there’s any chance Siri or Google Now could be duped into performing actions on iPhones and Android handsets that you haven’t actually asked for? Yes, it seems some smart hackers have found one more way to compromise the security of iPhones and Androids to either spy on users, or initiate secondary malware activities. More →

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Google Now Tips And Tricks Audio History

Google records and stores everything you ask Google Now – here’s how to find and delete it

By on October 13, 2015 at 6:50 PM.

Google records and stores everything you ask Google Now – here’s how to find and delete it

You may not realize this, but every time you ask Google Now a question, Google makes a recording of it and keeps it stored in its vast trove of information it stores on you. The Guardian’s Alex Hern recently discovered how to access his entire archive of voice recordings from his Google Now sessions and he felt a little unnerved to hear himself ask questions at times when he wasn’t exactly sober.

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Android Google Now Vs. iPhone 6s Siri

What two former Android users miss most after switching to iPhone 6s

By on October 13, 2015 at 4:52 PM.

What two former Android users miss most after switching to iPhone 6s

As we’ve seen in the past, there are good things and bad things about both iOS and Android. One of Google’s very best features is Google Now, its personal voice assistant that delivers capabilities Apple still has yet to match with Siri. Two former Android users who switched to iOS recently took to Reddit’s Apple fan page to vent their frustrations about how much they miss Google Now because Siri just hasn’t been getting the job done so far. More →

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Google Now On Tap

Why Google Now on Tap is Android’s ‘nuclear weapon’ against the iPhone

By on October 6, 2015 at 4:10 PM.

Why Google Now on Tap is Android’s ‘nuclear weapon’ against the iPhone

The best thing about Android is also the worst thing about Android — namely, the software is very good at predicting your needs, although it does this by relentlessly collecting information about you. If you’re cool with Google having so much information about you at its disposal, however, you’ll really love what it’s done with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, particularly the new Google Now on Tap feature. More →

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Google Now Tips And Tricks Chrome Browser

Google Now tip: Use your desktop browser to send Google Now commands to your phone

By on August 3, 2015 at 4:56 PM.

Google Now tip: Use your desktop browser to send Google Now commands to your phone

Google Now is a tremendously useful tool and it seems like every day we’re learning new tricks we can use with it. We learned about this latest one via a Reddit thread at /r/Android and it involves using the Google Chrome desktop browser to send commands directly to Google Now on your phone. More →

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