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Meet Google Home Hub: A 'camera-less' smart display

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.

Google Home Hub unveiled, will take on Amazon's Echo Show

09 Oct 2018

Google Home Hub unveiled, will take on Amazon's Echo Show

As the latest addition to the portfolio of smart devices, Google has launched the Google Home Hub smart speaker.

Bixby can no longer be disabled on Samsung phones

26 Aug 2018

Bixby can no longer be disabled on Samsung phones

Samsung's virtual assistant Bixby has been increasingly making its way into Samsung's flagship devices, with the Galaxy Note 9 being latest in the line.

Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

12 Aug 2018

Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

Amazon has pushed new updates for its smart assistant Alexa and Alexa-supported devices like Amazon Echo to particularly cater to Indian children.

Smartphones of the future: What to expect in coming years

31 Jul 2018

Smartphones of the future: What to expect in coming years

2018 has already seen some head-turners as far as smartphone innovation is concerned, with the likes of the OPPO Find X and Vivo Nex, and will see some more with major releases like the RED Hydrogen One, new iPhones etc. later in the year.

War of the virtual assistants: Google Assistant wins IQ test

28 Jul 2018

War of the virtual assistants: Google Assistant wins IQ test

Ever wondered which virtual assistant, among the many that are available, is smarter? Well, it seems like we have a conclusive answer now.

Lenovo to ship the first-ever Google Assistant smart display

27 Jul 2018

Lenovo to ship the first-ever Google Assistant smart display

It seems that Google has found an answer to Amazon's Echo Show smart display, albeit not using its own hardware, but through Lenovo's Smart Display device.

Google Assistant now shows a 'visual overview' of your day

23 Jul 2018

Google Assistant now shows a 'visual overview' of your day

Virtual assistants are already making our lives easier, and it seems like Google is pushing the frontiers even further.

Meet Rohit Prasad, the Indian-born engineer who created Amazon's Alexa

23 Jul 2018

Meet Rohit Prasad, the Indian-born engineer who created Amazon's Alexa

Despite being a distant sci-fi vision in the 1970s, virtual assistants have become commonplace now.