Names such as Sydney Harbour Blue continue Google's approach of gender-neutral identities for Assistant.
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Among other automated customizations, Assistant considers your preferences and the news you've already heard.
Within Google Maps for Android, summon Google Assistant by voice or tap for a copilot that lets you focus on the road.
The feature, Visual Lyrics, works only with Google Play Music.
Include "please" and "thank you" in your commands, and Assistant will offer "delightful responses."
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.
He needs your help rehearsing for a holiday musical.
With Broadcasts, you can announce a message through multiple Google Assistant-enabled devices. Now, recipients can respond.
The ability to "add to Siri" makes Google Assistant a step more accessible on iPhone.
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."
Google Assistant now integrates with the native clock app on Android devices, allowing you to trigger routines when an alarm is deactivated.
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.
Powered by Google Translate, the service supports more than 40 languages.
Among other weirdly specific traits, the Colorado native is the youngest daughter of a research librarian and once won $100,000 on a kids' version of Jeopardy.
With the third editions of Google's Pixel smartphones, users can opt for Google Assistant to answer any given call and transcribe the response to identify spammers.
The Home Hub competes with Amazon's Echo Show and Facebook's Portal, and includes tailored versions of such Google services as Search, YouTube, Maps, Calendar and Photos.
Google Assistant can now hail a car from Uber, Lyft and other ride services. Name your destination, and Assistant will compare prices and wait times.
Seen in Assistant apps and Google Assistant-powered smart displays, the enhancements include the new Material Design touches rolling out across Google services, larger interactive elements and sliders for precise light dimming by touch.
The sophisticated Now Playing feature behind the Pixel 2's music-recognition feature now powers Google Assistant's native Sound Search.
Bilingual families no longer have to enable one language at a time: Google Assistant can now understand multiple languages.
Ask Assistant, "tell me something good," and it will deliver a news story focused focus on people who are “solving problems for our communities and our world." The stories are curated and synthesized by the nonpartisan nonprofit Solutions Journalism Network.
Subscribers to Pandora's top-tier plan can now ask Google Assistant to play songs and playlists on-demand. Setting Pandora as the default music service eliminates the need for the "on Pandora" specification.
Google Assistant now works with Google News to offer stories on your topics of interest, from your preferred sources. The service is most robust on smart displays, where Assistant can offer videos and other media.