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How to change the voice of Google Assistant

How to change the voice of Google Assistant in the latest version of the Google app. Updated for 2019.

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Google Assistant's interpreter mode is now available

The real-time interpretation function Google previewed at CES is beginning to roll out to Google Assistant.

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How to add Google Assistant to Nest Guard

Google's voice assistant can be enabled on Nest Guard

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Nest Secure gains a Google Assistant feature

Nest is adding Google Assistant functionality to Nest Guard, the base station for its Nest Secure home security system.

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Ring's founder says he's open to working with Google Assistant

If you're a Ring owner frustrated by the lack of support for Google Assistant, help may be on the way.

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Ring founder says he's open to working with Google Assistant

Ring's founder and chief inventor says he's working to expand support for more products and that could include Google Assistant

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Google Assistant will soon be your interpreter

Google Assistant will soon be able to act as an interpreter, serving as a go-between for natural conversations among initially 27 languages.

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We try Google Assistant's new interpreter mode

Google Assistant's new voice interpreter mode will work between 27 languages.

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Amazon Echo Dot vs. Google Home Mini

Amazon and Google are both trying to get a foot in your door with their smart speakers. Here's what you need to consider before buying one.

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Google Home Hub: The least-expensive smart display is one of the best

Google definitely got the price right, even if the Google Home Hub can't make video calls.

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Google Home Hub review: The least-expensive smart display is one of the best

Google definitely got the price right, even if the Google Home Hub can't make video calls.

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Microsoft's Xbox Skill grants Alexa and Cortana-powered smart speakers the ability to control an Xbox

Microsoft is rolling out an Xbox Skill that will allow PCs and smart speakers that use Amazon Alexa or Microsoft Cortana to communicate with and control the Xbox game console.

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Alexa, Cortana officially become BFFs as Amazon and Microsoft integrate the two assistants

You can now access Amazon Alexa from Windows 10's Cortana, and Microsoft Cortana from Alexa devices such as the Amazon Echo. We'll show you how to use Alexa within Cortana, too.

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Denon HEOS HomeCinema HS2 soundbar review: Alexa, play 'Jurassic Park'

You’ll find Denon’s Heos HomeCinema HS2 soundbar and wireless subwoofer a solid, feature-rich package.

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Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker will combine Bixby with SmartThings

Samsung says its Galaxy Home smart speaker will deliver high-quality audio with an integrated smart home hub.

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Samsung reveals the Galaxy Home speaker with Bixby

Samsung's Galaxy Home combines Bixby, a smart home hub and high quality audio

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How to change Google Assistant's voice

Google now gives you 8 different voices for Assistant, so mix it up a bit!

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New voices, intelligence coming to Google Assistant

At Google's annual developer conference on May 8, the company showed off new features coming to Google Assistant. They include new voices and support for more complex commands.

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How to check your Google Assistant history

Google lets you see everything Assistant heard and delete your history.

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How to see and hear your Google Assistant history

Google lets you see everything its Google Assistant heard and helped with.

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How to link Nest Secure to Google Assistant

Connecting your security system to Google enables voice control.

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Google Assistant rolls out Routines

Google Assistant rolls out Routines

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The best smart home devices that work with Alexa

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers are most powerful when paired with third-party smart home hardware. These products earned our highest raitings.

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How to send Android SMS messages with Amazon Echo, and why it's a big deal

Amazon has opened up the ability to send SMS text messages on Echo devices. Here's how to set it up on your Android phone.

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