Google Assistant

Google’s Assistant driving mode feature comes to India

Google Assistant driving mode helps drivers easily keeping up with their tasks while keeping the focus on the road. 

Apr 18, 2021, 15:00 PM IST

Has your user security password been exposed? Google Android Password Checkup tool to tell you

Google offers a password checkup feature that analyses the password strength or if any logins have been compromised in a data leak. This password checkup will now make its way to smartphones and tablets running Android 9 and above. This feature is one of the many that Google will be rolling out on Android.

Feb 25, 2021, 17:49 PM IST

Google updates Assistant Snapshot with helpful, proactive tools

Google introduced Assistant Snapshot two years ago.

Aug 28, 2020, 14:32 PM IST

Android users can now send audio messages using Google Assistant, check 6 ways Google Assistant can work for you

Know how to send audio messages using Google Assistant.


Aug 19, 2020, 15:29 PM IST

Make a WhatsApp voice or video call with Google Assistant

One can easily access WhatsApp and some of its options by triggering the Google Assistant from the home screen on your smartphone.

Jul 13, 2020, 10:42 AM IST

Google rolls out group video calls feature on Nest Hub Max

With just a simple voice command, Google Assistant can now help connect you with multiple people at once, Google said.

Jun 26, 2020, 14:48 PM IST

New Google tool to help users find Covid testing centres in India

The search giant has partnered with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and MyGov to provide the information on authorised testing labs.

Jun 12, 2020, 17:05 PM IST

Sony launches wireless sports headphones in India

It features IPX5 water resistance rating that can handle splashes and sweat during intense workout session without any disruptions.

Jun 08, 2020, 16:34 PM IST

Google Pixel phones get new tools for personal safety

Other features include scheduling a check-in from the safety app.

Jun 02, 2020, 17:13 PM IST

Zee News and WION now on Google Assistant

Zee News, one of India's premium Hindi news channel, and WION, the global news and views channel from the Zee Group, have expanded their footprint by integrating their news service into Google Assistant. 

Feb 18, 2020, 12:46 PM IST

Ok Google, Hindi bolo! Google Assistant gets more optimised for Indian languages

Folks, you can now make Google Assistant to talk in Hindi by just asking 'Ok Google, Hindi bolo' or 'Talk to me in Hindi'. Yes, you heard that right!

Sep 20, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

Google adds more Indian languages to its products

Google exuded confidence that these initiatives will help unlock more relevant information and content for even more users across India. 

Sep 19, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

Google brings Assistant Ambient Mode for phones, tablets

Ambient Mode will be available on the upcoming Lenovo Smart Tab M8 HD and Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab, Nokia 7.2 and 6.2, Google said.

Sep 06, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

Bose adds Google Assistant to its smart speakers

Bose smart speaker owners can now also use Apple AirPlay 2 for simple streaming from Apple devices

Aug 22, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Google Assistant beats Alexa, Siri again on smartphones

In its annual test, research-driven venture capital firm Loup Ventures found that Google Assistant understood every single query and answered correctly 92.9 per cent of the time.

Aug 19, 2019, 10:37 AM IST

Soon, Google Assistant can read WhatsApp texts

Google Assistant has long had the option to read outs SMS messages aloud, but that has not done much good if for conversations lived in third-party apps.

Aug 06, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Will take action on those listening to your conversations: Google

The reaction came after reports surfaced that third-party contractors working for Google are recording and secretly listening to users' bedroom conversations via Google Assistant on smartphones, home speakers and security cameras.

Jul 12, 2019, 11:39 AM IST

Google introduces special features to Search, Assistant for updates on ICC Cricket World Cup

You can explore the tournament table, stats, and upcoming matches right in Google Search by searching ICC Cricket World Cup in English, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, or Urdu.

Jun 05, 2019, 17:01 PM IST

Google Assistant can now read your work calendar

Assistant integration for the G Suite Calendar app applies for both mobile as well as desktop users.

Apr 11, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

Google Assistant's 'Continued Conversations' feature reaching Smart Displays

The feature was first rolled out for only audio to Google Home, Home Mini and Home Max products.

Mar 11, 2019, 14:00 PM IST