Names such as Sydney Harbour Blue continue Google's approach of gender-neutral identities for Assistant.
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The update arrives just a week after Amazon added Alexa Announcements to the Fire TV Cube.
The feature arrives via a partnership between Amazon and Omron Healthcare.
Gmail, Outlook.com, Hotmail and Live.com are currently supported.
Locations can be saved for repeated use. These are among a slew of enhancements to routines, which also include a delay feature, announcements and push notifications
Initiatiate the back-and-forth conversation by commanding, "Alexa, help me find a playlist."
Among other automated customizations, Assistant considers your preferences and the news you've already heard.
The concession by Apple may reveal skepticism about its HomePod and a tightening relationship between the two tech giants.
Within Google Maps for Android, summon Google Assistant by voice or tap for a copilot that lets you focus on the road.
They sold "millions."
The feature, Visual Lyrics, works only with Google Play Music.
With Broadcasts, you can announce a message through multiple Google Assistant-enabled devices. Now, recipients can respond.
He needs your help rehearsing for a holiday musical.
Create, view and complete lists, list items and notes with Google Assistant. Integration with Google Keep and third-party services, including Todoist and Any.do, is forthcoming.
Include "please" and "thank you" in your commands, and Assistant will offer "delightful responses."
The ability to "add to Siri" makes Google Assistant a step more accessible on iPhone.
The integration supports audio calls across Echo devices, and video calling on the Echo Show.
Google Assistant now integrates with the native clock app on Android devices, allowing you to trigger routines when an alarm is deactivated.
When you use "broadcast" to make an announcement through every Google Home device in your home, those who hear it can now reply by commanding, "Hey Google, reply."
The swap remains in place for a month and can be reversed by telling Alexa, "I miss your jokes."
The new feature is available as a standalone, downloadable from the Wimdows Store.
For America's 2018 midterm election, Alexa offers location-based candidate information, race updates and poll details.
Launch channels, search for programming, control playback and more.
With the addition of those retailers to Google Express, you can discover products, place orders and monitor shipping via Google Assistant-enabled devices.
On smart TVs and other Android TV-equipped devices, Google Assistant can now launch Netflix and control programing.