Samsung is to introduce its own smart speaker, taking on Google Home, Amazon Echo and Apple HomePod. And the South Korean conglomerate has big ambitions, pushing hard to ensure its own product is made available as soon as possible.
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Google Home can now recognise different voices, creating individual responses for members of a household. The change means that when someone speaks to Google Home, they will get an update that is relevant to them, rather than, for example, a list of another person’s appointments.
Shopping lists created with Google Assistant will no longer be automatically transferred to the Google Keep app. Instead, any list created via the digital helper will instead be placed in the Google Home app.
Google has officially confirmed that it will launch the Google Home speaker in the United Kingdom. The release is no surprise, but the search engine giant has now officially laid out its plan.
Google has sent out invitations to an event in the United Kingdom, which has been scheduled for 28 March. It is likely this will be used as a stage to launch the Google Home speaker, which is set to make its debut in the country.
The Google Home speaker will launch in the United Kingdom, some eight months after it was first released in the United States. It will go on sale in June, although local pricing and sales channels have yet to be confirmed.
Two new services are being made available for use with Google Home. The speaker will soon work with both Netflix and Google Photos, as support grows for the home automation platform.
Google has delivered a keynote presentation which offered hints about the future of the company. The whole event was centred around artificial intelligence, and more specifically, Google Assistant.
As the 4 October Google launch event gets ever-nearer, leaks continue to emerge. The latest information concerns Google Home, with the speaker and home-automation hub expected to have support for the Samsung SmartThings platform out of the box.
The prices of the Chromecast Ultra 4K streaming dongle and Google Home speaker have been reported by a prominent Android media outlet, ahead of their expected launch on 4 October. A price of $69 applies to Chromecast Ultra, while Google Home will go on sale at $129.