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‘What is Google Assistant?’: How to use and customize Google’s smart assistant on any compatible device

Google Assistant is a smart assistant, designed by Google, that's available on a wide range of devices, including Android phones and iPhones.
The new Echo Dot.

Amazon just announced a new $60 Echo Dot with a built-in digital clock

Amazon's new $60 Echo Dot with Clock has a screen built into its exterior mesh to show you the time, temperature, and alarm times.

A UN study suggested it’s sexist for voice assistants like Siri or Alexa to have female voices — but Google says it wanted to use a male v...

Google Assistant was first meant to have both female and male voices, but constraints at the time meant that male voices were harder to work with.
The Google Home Mini.

The Google Home Mini is reportedly getting a major update this fall — and a new name

Google is reportedly going to rename its updated Home Mini to "Nest Mini," as the company brings its smart "Home" line into the Nest family.

Don’t ask Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri for a customer service number — they might accidentally supply you with a scammer’s numbe...

Scammers often try to call you. But in a turn of events, Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant could help you call the scammers by accident.
Using the Amazon Alexa app, you can easily get Alexa to work on your iPhone.

How to make Alexa work on your iPhone, and use it with or without an Amazon Echo

Using the Amazon Alexa app, you can easily get Alexa to work on your iPhone. You can use Alexa on an iPhone with or without an Amazon Echo device.
The Galaxy Note 10, left, and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus.

Samsung ditched the controversial Bixby button for the Galaxy Note 10, but it also changed how you turn the phone off in the process

By removing the Bixby button, Samsung has also changed the way you turn off the Galaxy Note 10, too.

There’s a simple way to make sure Amazon workers can’t listen to what you say to Alexa — here’s how to do it

There's an option inside the Alexa mobile app that lets you prevent your recordings from being sent to Amazon workers.

I’ve owned Amazon’s Echo Show for six months now — here’s what I use the screen for

I've owned Amazon's second-generation Echo Show for about six months now. I find having a screen on my digital assistant extremely helpful.

How to set up Google Assistant on your iPhone or Android phone

You can set up Google Assistant and "OK Google," the voice command behind it, on an iPhone or Android phone. Here's how to do it on both.