Tag: Google Assistant

Google Home Hub hands-on

Google Home Hub hands-on

Google has announced its Google Assistant-powered Home Hub. We spent some time with it, and it’s much smaller than you would expect from the 7-inch display size. It looks like nothing more than a tiny floating tablet on a cloth-covered stand. That display has something called Ambient EQ, which automatically adjusts to the light in…

Microsoft Surface Headphones hands-on: noise-cancelling and Cortana

Microsoft Surface Headphones hands-on: noise-cancelling and Cortana

Microsoft revealed their new wearable device, the Surface Headphones. The premium over-the-ear headphones feature adjustable noise cancellation, giving users precise control over how much outside noise to let in. The headphones also support “Hey Cortana” for voice commands and automatically pause music when removed from your ears. They’ll be shipping out later this year. Subscribe:…

Entertainment IoT – Know How… 397

Entertainment IoT – Know How… 397

Music, TV, Dance Party Lights, and other Ways to Entertain with Your IoT Megan Morrone and Florence Ion from All About Android show you how to entertain with your IoT. Megan uses an Android TV, Apple TV, Polk Command Bar sound bar, a HomePod and The Nanoleaf Rhythmn. Florence uses Plex, a YouTube TV subscription,…

Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker with Bixby: first look

Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker with Bixby: first look

Samsung’s new Galaxy Home is a premium speaker with Bixby built in. It’s a direct answer to the Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, Google Home, Sonos One, and other smart speakers. But is Bixby really smart enough to put in your living room? Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow…

Google saves all your voice commands. Here’s how to delete them.

Google saves all your voice commands. Here’s how to delete them.

Google is saving all of your previous conversations with the Assistant and Home devices. It’s not necessarily bad because this is how Google improves your voice model and suggestions – but if you don’t feel great about that embarrassing search you made, don’t worry. You can playback and delete all the voice recordings stored in…

Lenovo’s Smart Display: the first Google Appliance

Lenovo’s Smart Display: the first Google Appliance

This Lenovo Smart Display is the first smart speaker with Google Assistant on a screen. It runs Android Things and is a completely new way to use an intelligent assistant. Our question – is it better than the Amazon Echo? Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram:…

Why artificial intelligence has no common sense

Why artificial intelligence has no common sense

We are surrounded by artificial intelligence. From the Google Home and Amazon Echo, to Facebook’s facial recognition and whatever it is Huawei’s doing. It’s easy to become desensitized to the term and misunderstand the current state of AI we live in. Verge video director Becca Farsace talks to some experts in the field of AI…

Machine learning models + IoT data = a smarter world (Google I/O ’18)

Machine learning models + IoT data = a smarter world (Google I/O ’18)

With the IoT market set to triple in size by 2020, and massive increases in computing power on small devices, the intersection of IoT and machine learning is a trend that all developers should pay attention to. This talk will cover three core use cases, including: how to manage sourcing data from IoT devices to…