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How to set up any Google Home, Google's versatile smart speaker, in just a few minutes

Google Home and its family of smart devices can perform everyday tasks like reading the news, reporting the weather, and even playing music. Setting up a Google Home is a somewhat lengthy but otherwise straightforward process that shouldn't take more than 10 minutes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As technology continues to advance, it's becoming more and more common to fill our homes with gadgets that can help make our lives simpler, easier, and a lot more fun. Goo...
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Count ‘em up: 100 things we announced at I/O ‘19

Another I/O is in the books! We played in sandboxes, watched eye-popping product demos and listened to AI-powered music. But the fun isn’t over! In case you missed it, here are 100 announcements we made at I/O: Hardware 1. Hold the phone! Our new smartphones—the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL—hit the shelves this week, bringing together all the essential Google features at a lower price ($399 for the 5.6-inch display and $479 for the 6-inch model)..2. Good things come in threes, like Pixel 3a’s co...
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Google Nest Hub Max smart display with 10-inch HD touchscreen announced for $229, Nest Hub coming to India

At the Google I/O few hours back, Google introduced its Nest Hub Max smart display, a bigger version of the Home Hub, which is now called the Nest Hub. The Nest Hub Max features a 10-inch (1280x800 pixels) HD screen, comes with a 6.5-megapixel camera with 127-degree wide field of view and auto-framing, Face Match technology to show only your information, and you can also use it as a Nest Cam when you are away from home, use it for Google Duo calls. It shows all the connected devices in the H...
Tags: Google, News, India, Blogging, Nest, Home Hub, Max, Voice Match, Face Match, Google Nest Hub, Google Nest Hub Max, Google Nest Hub India


More help is on the way with Nest Hub Max

Today we’re bringing the Home products under the Nest brand. It’s a natural next step since our products work together to help you stay informed, feel more comfortable and safe, keep an eye on home when you’re away, and connect to friends and family. Now we’re taking our first step on a journey to create a more helpful home.We’re introducing Nest Hub Max, the first product from our newly-formed team. Nest Hub Max has all the things you love about Nest Hub (formerly Google Home Hub). It has a dig...
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How to set up Google Assistant on your iPhone or Android phone

Google Assistant is a voice assistant that comes with Android phones, and can be added to iPhones and iPads. It's installed by default on Android, but you still need to turn on Voice Match, which lets it wake from any screen. Google Assistant works from any screen on iOS if you install Google Assistant and add it to Siri. Once installed, you can say "Hey Siri, OK Google." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google's AI personal assistant doesn't have a very cool name. Unlik...
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Google begins replacing ‘Voice Match’ function with Assistant-only lock screen access

Google is removing the ability to fully unlock the phone using Voice Match on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. At CES 2019, the company said that this feature would be coming to all Android devices. Replacing the full device unlock is the Voice Match recognition on phones and tablets can now only provide Assistant “personal results,” like email and calendar entries. The full list of responses — either in verbal or visual card form include Emails, including personal results from Gmail, like flight re...
Tags: Google, News, Blogging, Pixel, Google Assistant, Google Home, Voice Match, Voice Match on Pixel


“OK Google” Is Getting a Lot More Secure on Locked Phones

If you use “OK Google” to invoke the Assistant on your phone, things are about to change. Google is removing the “Unlock with Voice Match” feature, so the Assistant is going to get a lot more secure. Currently, if you use the “Unlock with Voice Match” feature, you can completely unlock your phone with Google Assistant just by saying “OK Google.” While convenient, this is also a pretty big security risk—your voice isn’t exactly the best way to verify that you are, well, you. If someone else’s vo...
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How to take a screenshot on a Google Pixel 2 or 3, including alternate methods

Taking a screenshot on a Google Pixel 2 or 3 is simple and consists of pushing the power and down volume keys simultaneously. There are also alternate ways to take a screenshot for those with a damaged phone. Screenshots can be immediately accessed in the top toolbar, but are also stored in the photos file for later viewings.   Like any new device, Google's phones come with a bit of a learning curve, especially for those who are switching from another type of phone, like an iPhone or Android...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, Pixel, Google Pixel, Voice Match


Google is using cameras to help Assistant — but not in the home (GOOGL, AAPL)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Google is preparing to introduce a new feature, Face Match, to the next version of its Android operating system that will allow Google Assistant to visually recognize who is addressing a phone, according to  Engadget . This capability — in part a response to Apple’s FaceID on the iPhone — would offer better and more ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Alexa, Engadget, Google Home, Voice Match, Google Home Hub, Face Match, Nest cameras another Alphabet


Security startup Pindrop nabs $90 million for voice security

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Atlanta-based security startup Pindrop has raised $90 million in a Series D round to fund its voice security platform, reports  TechCrunch . The round was led by Vitruvian Partners, with participation from Allegion Ventures, Cross Creek, Dimension Data, and Goldman Sachs, among others. The company plans to use th...
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Streaming as a family gets better with free Google Home Minis

A Spotify Premium account with your family just became even more worthwhile with Spotify offering free Google Home Mini speakers to all family account holders. Sharing a Spotify Premium account with your family lets you add up to six people to one subscription, costing only $14.99 a month. Considering a single Spotify Premium account costs $9.99 each month that’s a massive saving for every person on the subscription. Now the family streaming experience is getting even better with a new family ...
Tags: Google, Home, Spotify, Family, Music, US, Smart, Speaker, Streaming, Wifi, Lionel Richie, Mini, Digital Music News, Premium, Spotify Premium, Connect


Google might be planning on replacing Android voice unlock with ‘Lock screen personal results’

Google introduced the ability to unlock the phone with a voice when interacting with Google Assistant. After being removed on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, Google might be ending the support and might be finding a replacement on all other Android devices given how insecure the feature is. “Unlock with Voice Match” allowed users to have their voice act as a device passcode. Even Google considers the feature, less secure as it warns users with prompt warning users that this was the case before allowi...
Tags: Google, Blogging, Rumors, Pixel, Voice Match


Get help at a glance with Google Home Hub

Google Home Hub is the newest member of the Google Home family, bringing you help at a glance. With the Google Assistant built-in, you can use your voice to get the best of Google—Search, YouTube, Google Photos, Calendar, Maps and more—right on Google Home Hub’s display.  Thoughtfully designed for any room The first thing you’ll notice about Google Home Hub is its beautiful design. We made this display to fit right into your home, and we hope you’ll consider it not just functional, but part of y...
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Google Home Hub smart display with 7-inch touch screen display, built-in Assistant announced at $149

Google today has announced the 'Google Home Hub' Google Home Hub with Google Assistant built-in where you can use your voice to get the best of Google—Search, YouTube, Google Photos, Calendar, Maps and more—right on Google Home Hub’s display. It comes with a 7-inch touch screen display that fit right into your home.  The Google Home Hub doesn't include a camera, so you feel comfortable placing it in the private spaces of your home. There is an ambient EQ light sensor present on top and it all...
Tags: Google, News, Blogging, Voice Match, Google Home Hub, Google Home Hub Google Home Hub, Routines Hub


Did You Know You Could Unlock Your Android With Your Voice? Here's How

With a great deal of personal information at our fingertips, it's no wonder most of us rely on a screen lock for our smartphones. We've gotten pretty used to facial recognition software, entering in numbers, or typing out passwords to unlock our phones. While I, for one, am incredibly grateful for this technology, I've admittedly had moments where I stopped using a screen lock at home just so I could access my phone faster, only to turn it back on when I'd leave the house. I was stuck in this c...
Tags: Google, Android, Religion, Smartphones, Google Maps, Tech Tips, Voice Match


Setting up Voice Match on your Google Home? Here’s a step-by-step guide

To enjoy a Google Home experience that's customized, you'll have to go through a short series of steps to set up Voice Match through Google Assistant. Up to six individuals can link their voices to a Google Home device. The post Setting up Voice Match on your Google Home? Here’s a step-by-step guide appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Trends, How-to, Smart Home, Google Assistant, Google Home, Google Home Mini, Google Home Max, Voice Match, Set-up


Password-free smartphones are no longer the stuff of science fiction — they’re everywhere

The most common biometric security features include fingerprint scanning, facial recognition, voice recognition and iris scanning. Biometric features on smartphones did not truly become mainstream until 2013. Many smartphones have multiple biometric options, which users can set for different purposes.  It seems as if every premium smartphone — and even many of the not-so-premium ones — have some form of security feature that uses a body part as a form of authentication. Many phones will sc...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Trends, Htc, Lg, Huawei, Voice, Pixel, Fujitsu, Apple Google Amazon, Voice Match, Voice Print


Amazon is catching up to Google on voice recognition (AMZN, GOOG)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Amazon is rolling out a new feature to its Echo smart speakers that will let users train the Alexa voice assistant to distinguish between the members of a household, according to  The Verge . Google  added  this feature, dubbed “Voice Match,” to its Assistant this past spring and again highlighted it at its  recent hardware event , and Amazon catching up could be criti...
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TWB Podcast: Alexa Voice Recognition; Google Recordings; Disney Movie App

Alexa Voice Recognition: Google Home announced Voice Match last week, as a service that can distinguish between individual user's voices. Amazon has now followed suit with an Alexa update that can do the same thing. Google Home Mini recordings: Google is now in hot water, after a user reported that a glitch in his Home Mini, […] The post TWB Podcast: Alexa Voice Recognition; Google Recordings; Disney Movie App appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Amazon, Podcasts, Trends, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, TWB, Google Home, Google Home Mini, Voice Match, Disney Movie App, Pokertribes, Alexa Voice Recognition, Google Recordings


The Google Assistant, powering our new family of hardware

Today we introduced Google Home Mini and Google Home Max, a new Pixel phone, a new Pixelbook and Pixelbook Pen, and Pixel Buds. Something all of these products have in common is the Google Assistant. With new Assistant features throughout the entire line-up, they’re built with the Assistant in mind, ready to help you get more done.But let’s take a step back. Exactly one year ago today, we first introduced the Google Assistant, which lets you have a natural conversation with Google. We said the A...
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