What if Android becomes a service you have to pay for? A crazy idea that could well become reality following Google's run-in with the European Union. Will the American giant opt for a new economic model? We explain everything.
Google has been slapped with a record-breaking $5 billion EU fine for Android antitrust violations, but the money isn't even the most alarming thing about it. Google needs to face up to how it manages Android, and this could change its - and our - relationship with the software.
AI, once the stuff of science fiction and experimental research, is increasingly making its mark upon the consumer world, from intelligent software to virtual assistants and even in our faithful smartphones. As we trust more and more important tasks to AI, are we in danger letting go of the idea of personal responsibility?
Problems with the configuration and use of Google Home (mini) and Chromecast? It isn't the fault of you or your device: Google is aware of the problem and is already working on the fix! Here's what to do if you're experiencing issues with Google Home, Home Mini, or Chromecast.
Google finally allows its Assistant to talk in a more natural way with users. Forget the "OK Google" or "hey Google" in every sentence, now you can just talk with it normally. Ready to chat casually with your devices?
Following on from Google I/O 2018, we wanted to know which of the changes to Google Assistant you were most excited about. The brand announced several changes, including its ability to make calls, be used while driving, multitasking, as well as upgrades to the voices and commands. Here are the results from last week's poll.
Some of the most exciting innovations presented at Google I/O 2018 are the new features coming to Google Assistant, including its AI-powered ability to make calls. Which of the new features do you think will improve the Google Assistant experience most?
Google has been telling us about its Assistant for two years and today the Californian tech giant is disclosing its latest evolution: our little robot is learning new tricks for us. This article has the latest new features that we will soon be able to enjoy with Google Assistant.
There's a lot in store at Google I/O 2018, and we're expecting news about the direction of Android P, Google Assistant, and Google's smart home, AR/VR and wearables efforts. Tell us what you're most excited to hear about in the poll!
Sharing my house with the Google Home Mini over the last 6 months, I've gotten to learn its pros and cons. The little Google speaker is worth the price, but after a few months its novelty might wear off. It all depends on you!
Google Home and its Mini version are both versatile smart speakers, but at first it can be difficult to understand what they can and cannot do. In this article we'll shed come light on major doubts that users have with the devices.
Facebook is under scrutiny from lawmakers regarding user data security and privacy in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but that's not the only problem with the social network. It's increasingly clear that Facebook has no real competition. Instead, the US is worried about its own competitors.
At the CES 2018, four manufacturers presented smart display devices with the Google Assistant which compete directly with Amazon's Echo Show. The trend towards the screen shows that voice control alone is a little overwhelmed here and there.