27 May 2020
Soon, Google Assistant will confirm purchases with your voice
In a bid to enable a hands-free shopping experience, Google is working to add a new capability into Assistant, a feature that verifies your voice to authorize a purchase.
22 Apr 2020
Google launches feature to adjust 'Hey Google' detection sensitivity
Finally, Google is offering the long-awaited ability to adjust 'Hey Google' wake word detection sensitivity on Assistant-powered smart speakers and displays.
20 Apr 2020
Now, ICICI Bank customers can ask Alexa for bank balance
In a push towards smarter user experiences, ICICI Bank has enabled AI-backed voice banking capabilities.
04 Mar 2020
How this guy turned a rotary phone into Google Assistant
Thanks to Amazon and Google's smart home devices, digital assistants run our homes today.
02 Feb 2020
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: UN hacked, Avast selling data, HomePod, Instagram leak, more
This week, we witnessed some major developments and hardware launches, including that of Apple's Homepod in India.
29 Jan 2020
#BugAlert: Google Home smart speaker breaking after update
Once again, Google Home smart speakers are breaking - due to an update pushed by the company itself.
15 Jan 2020
Android Auto crosses 100 million downloads on Google Play Store
Android Auto, Google's dedicated client for offering Android experience within automobiles, has hit 100 million downloads on the Play Store.
08 Jan 2020
Sonos claims Google stole its speaker tech, files lawsuit
Sonos has filed a couple of lawsuits against Google, claiming that the company has stolen its speaker technology.
09 Nov 2019
How Alexa, Google Assistant can be hacked using lasers/flashlight
Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Apple's Siri have long drawn flak, primarily due to concerns around how they store/use our intimate user conversations.
31 Oct 2019
Now, Apple's update is breaking HomePods: Details here
Just a few days after the infamous Google Home issue, Apple has rendered its HomePod smart speakers unresponsive.
23 Oct 2019
Firmware update breaks Google Home, Home Mini smart speakers
If you own a Google Home or Home Mini smart speaker, better refrain from installing any new update.
22 Oct 2019
Hackers can spy on you via Alexa, Google Assistant
Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa dominate as two incredibly impressive AI-powered voice assistants.
16 Oct 2019
This bug lets Google Assistant listen in on your conversations
Google Assistant, the famous voice-activated AI made by Google, carries a critical security issue.
12 Oct 2019
Pixel 4's launch on October 15: What all to expect
Google is all set to unveil a host of new hardware including the latest Pixel 4 smartphones, a new Pixelbook Go, and possibly a new Pixel smartwatch at the upcoming Made by Google event.
10 Oct 2019
You can ask Google Assistant to move music between speakers
Google is adding a handy new capability into Assistant, a feature that would let you take your music, be it an audio or video, to every room in your home.
19 Sep 2019
Now, Google Home can make mobile calls for you
Google's Home and Nest devices have long had the ability to make VoIP calls, pretty much like WhatsApp.
17 Sep 2019
Google to launch Pixel 4, 4 XL on October 15
Google will unveil its latest flagship phones, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, at an event on October 15 in New York, according to media invites sent by the company.
08 Aug 2019
Google Pixel 4 specifications leaked: 90Hz display, 6GB RAM, more
We know Google is packing its forthcoming flagships with upgraded cameras and game-changing features to take on premium offerings like the Note 10 duo and iPhone 11 series.
04 Aug 2019
Here's how to turn your normal TV into smart TV
For some reason, if you haven't been able to upgrade from your old, boring, normal TV to a feature-rich smart TV, you're not alone.
02 Aug 2019
This 'smart-bed' can sense your snoring and make it stop
About 50% of people have had a snoring problem at some point in their lives. Given how greatly sleep impacts your health, it's imperative to get a good night's sleep.
15 Jul 2019
Flipkart Big Shopping Days: Top deals on mobiles, laptops
Taking on Amazon's Prime Days sale, Flipkart is hosting its own Big Shopping Days sale.
16 Jun 2019
Baby thinks her name is 'Alexa', thanks to Amazon Echo
Smart assistants, like Amazon Alexa, have become a part of our daily lives.
06 Jun 2019
Feminist chatbot F'xa to teach you about AI gender bias
If you have ever come across an AI voice assistant, you probably would have tried cussing at it.
31 May 2019
Soon, Facebook could offer products with its own AI assistant
After Google, Apple, and Amazon, Facebook could be the next big technology giant to jump on the bandwagon of voice-activated products.
28 Apr 2019
You can spy back on your smart devices like Echo
Smart home devices are known to collect/share information with third-parties to improve your experience as well as to serve adverts.
04 Apr 2019
Now, Google Assistant can talk like John Legend: Here's how
Google's AI-powered digital helper can now talk in the silky smooth voice of singer and songwriter John Legend.
16 Mar 2019
CBSE to introduce AI as sixth-subject in upcoming academic year
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce new subjects as a part of the curriculum for the upcoming academic year, to keep up with the growing importance of technology and health.
05 Mar 2019
Shocking! Android TV exposes strangers' private Google Photos as screensavers
Today, even if you keep your accounts fully-secured, there's no way to dodge privacy-compromising bugs.
14 Feb 2019
Google to launch affordable Pixel smartphone this year: Report
With the ever increasing demand in emerging markets, Google is working to launch its first low-cost smartphone in 2019, according to a report.
09 Jan 2019
Soon, Google Assistant will serve as your interpreter: Here's how
After introducing Google Assistant into Maps and several smart gadgets, Google is turning its digital assistant into a real-world interpreter.
07 Jan 2019
Amazing Google Assistant-backed devices coming to CES 2019: Details here
The stage is set for this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
29 Dec 2018
Soon, Samsung could launch an affordable Google Home competitor
In the game of smart home speakers, Google Home and Amazon Echo are the most preferred choices.
30 Nov 2018
Google Assistant will reward if you are polite with it
Amid worries of smart assistants teaching kids to sound officious or even rude at times, Google has introduced a new functionality to encourage polite behavior - 'Pretty Please'.
01 Nov 2018
Now, talk to Google Home in Hindi: Here's how
Google's Assistant-powered smart speakers are finally getting the ability to take commands from you in Hindi.
16 Oct 2018
Now, tell Google Assistant to play Netflix on Android TV
After a long wait, Android TV users have gotten the option to command their Google Assistant-enabled devices, like Google Home, to play Netflix.
10 Oct 2018
Meet Google Home Hub: A 'camera-less' smart display
Yes, the new Pixel devices are here. They're pretty colorful and interesting, but what drew most of our attention at the recent #MadeByGoogle event is the company's new smart display - Google Home Hub.
09 Oct 2018
Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL launched at Rs. 71,000
Google has finally unveiled its latest flagship smartphones - the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
09 Oct 2018
You can bargain during Flipkart's Big Billion Sale: See how
Indians love to bargain and Flipkart knows it. Hence, it has partnered with Google to let us negotiate prices, rather smartly, during its upcoming Big Billion Days Sale.
06 Oct 2018
Here's everything Google is expected to announce on October 9
In just days from now, Google will unveil its 2018 flagship smartphones - Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL - along with a host of new hardware including Pixel Stand wireless charger, two new Pixelbooks, and other accessories.
14 Sep 2018
#TechBytes: Top 5 Bluetooth speakers under Rs. 10,000
Having eradicated orthodox, wired modes of connectivity like Aux cables, Bluetooth speakers have almost become a necessity for music lovers these days.