Although relatively minor when considered individually, these new Google Assistant skills certainly add up to ensure each and every user gets a little something to have fun with or improve the convenience of supported smart speakers and smart displays. There's no setting to enable or disable - the Assistant just has additional responses when you ask nicely.
To encourage polite manners during family gatherings, Google Assistant now enforces politeness.
Google is updating its Assistant on Smart Speakers and other devices to prepare for the holidays.
For adults who are busy making the Christmas preparations, Google has added the ability to create and manage gift lists using just your vice.
You never know when you're going to think of the flawless gift for someone on your list, and you can't always jot it down so you don't forget.
Instagram rolls out 'Close Friends' feature for private Story sharing
Instagram has rolled out a new feature which will allow users to restrict viewership of their Instagram Stories. Whenever you share a story, you'll have the option of sharing it with everyone or just your Close Friends.
Polio-like disease has Gillibrand concerned
Last year, there were just 33 confirmed cases in 16 states, while in 2016, there were 149 confirmed cases in 39 states and D.C. The New York City Department of Health did not respond by press time with locations of the outbreak in New York City.
How to Get in to the ‘Anthem’ Closed Alpha
Alpha access registration is open to all, and not tied to pre-orders of the game or EA Access/Origin Access membership. There will likely be other similar events for you to participate in prior to the official launch in February.
Further, the Keyword Blog confirmed that Google is working to add support for third-party list apps, including Any.do, Bring! and Todoist.
What's more, when you're out shopping, you can broadcast a message to your smart device back at home asking if there's anything else that's needed.
Most of these new features are available now, but some will be rolling out over the next week. Regardless of how well you curate your Google Photos collections, however, there's always one or two pictures that slip through the cracks and show up when you don't want them to.
Along the same lines, you'll also be able to "favorite" photos that you really like.
Update, November 30 at 3:36 p.m. ET: It looks like Google's weather service is up and running again! Simply pop it into an outlet, plug in your devices, then use the Smart Life app, Alexa, or Google Assistant to control them. That includes titles from Nickelodeon "Albert: The Little Tree With Big Dreams", and Dora the Explorer's, "The Little Christmas Tree".