Tag: Assistant

Facebook confirms plans for voice assistant to match Siri, Alexa & Google Assistant

Facebook on Wednesday confirmed that it’s working on its own voice assistant, carving out a space among competitors like Apple’s Siri and Amazon Alexa. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Review: JBL’s Link View brings a display and high-quality audio to Google Assistant

The Link View may not convert diehard audiophiles or people oppposed to Google, but it sounds pretty damn good and makes for an excellent smarthome control hub. AppleInsider – Frontpage… Read more »

New test shows Siri on HomePod answer 52% of questions correctly, lagging behind Alexa & Google Assistant

Now that Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is available to everyone, it’s being put through a slew of tests. Loup Ventures this weekend shared results from a detailed series of tests… Read more »

Andy Rubin’s Essential announces first devices, including Apple HomeKit-ready assistant

Former Google executive and Android creator Andy Rubin on Monday revealed the first products from his new company Essential, including the Home assistant, which reportedly supports multiple smarthome platforms including… Read more »

Google launches Allo ‘smart’ messaging app with Google Assistant AI

As promised, Google late Tuesday launched Allo, a so-called "smart" messaging app that sets itself apart from the crowd by integrating artificial intelligence assistant akin to Apple’s Siri. AppleInsider –… Read more »

Ex-Siri team to unveil ‘Viv’ virtual assistant next week in quest for ubiquitous AI

After years of development, Siri co-creators and former Apple employees Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer are ready to demonstrate "Viv," an advanced virtual assistant that could reinvent the way consumers… Read more »