Google Assistant

    • “Ok Google, tell me a joke”

      What did one snowman say to the other? Do you smell carrots? It’s National Joke Day, and your cheesy, mostly funny Assistant has a few jokes up its sleeve. Here are a couple of our favorites: You: “Ok Google, tell me a joke.” Google Assistant: “One joke, coming up! What is a sea m ...

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    • Your bookworm Assistant

      Get Wilde and re-Joyce on National Book Lovers day by going down the Plath less traveled with your Assistant. Stowe your books and get ready with these questions (we promise you’ll get Thoreau answers). Prepare your shelves: “Ok Google, add that new book about meditation to my shopping list.

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    • Your Back-to-School Assistant

      We’re in no to rush to get through summer, but it’s officially August and time to start thinking about going back to school! Here’s how your Assistant can help you get back into the school days groove: Brush up on history: “Ok Google, when was World War II?” Pop quiz: “Ok Google, play American Presidents Quiz” Plan your wardrobe: “Ok Google, when’s the first ...

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  • Shop Walmart and more of your favorite stores, faster

    … shop? We launched Google Express and shopping on the Google Assistant to do just that: make it faster and easier for you to shop your stores like Costco, Target and now Walmart. Welcome Walmart We’re entering an exciting partnership with Walmart to bring you hundreds of thousands of products at Walmart’s Every Day Low Prices—everything from laundry…

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  • Must be the Music on Google Home

    … Finding and listening to your favorite music is one of the most popular things to do with the Assistant on Google Home. It’s always been a great speaker—and now it plays more tunes with new services from Deezer and Spotify, along with cool new ways to play and find your favorite music. First on the mic is Spotify Free— rolling out next week…

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  • Introducing free calls with your Assistant on Google Home

    Hi, hello, hey, howdy … no matter how you start a call, your Google Assistant is ready to help! You can already ask your Assistant on your phone to make a call and soon, you'll be able to do the same on Google Home—hands-free—in the U.S. and Canada. Call anyone (at their home, on their mobile or at their office). It’s easy to use, and it’s free.

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  • Hands-free help for new parents

    … parents some much-needed help! And since you already have your hands full with a baby, bottles and more, we’re showing how your Google Assistant on Google Home can help give you answers STAT, hands free. So, for example, you can ask: When do babies start teething? How do I know if my baby is too cold? Why won’t my baby sleep…

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  • Your Cheesy Assistant

    … This is nacho average weekend: both National Lasagna Day and National Cheesecake Day are here to fill the Swiss cheese-sized holes in your weekend plans. If you don’t know how to celebrate these aged-old traditions, don’t be bleu. Your Assistant can serve up some cheesy tips: In queso you forget: "Ok Google, order lasagna noodles…

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  • Your swimming-with-the-sharks Assistant

    … We’re gonna need a bigger boat. I don’t know about you, but we’ve been hearing a lot about sharks this week. So grab your Assistant and let’s sink our teeth into summer—or at least learn some fun shark facts. Let’s start with the basics: “Ok Google, tell me a shark fact.” The more you know: “What’s the fastest shark?” And follow up…

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  • From morning to night your Assistant is ready to help

    … You can get a lot done in 24 hours. And with your Google Assistant—on your Google Home, eligible Android phones, iPhone, Google Allo and Android Wear—you can do even more. Here are 24 ways your Assistant can help you get more done this weekend: Your morning motivation 1. Snoozing is okay on the weekends, right? When your alarm goes off and you…

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  • Your red, white and blue Google Assistant

    … Fourth of July is just a few days away. From fireworks to BBQs, here’s how your Assistant can help you get the most out of the holiday weekend: Let’s start with the facts. Ask your Assistant on Google Home “Why do we celebrate the fourth of July?” Get in the summertime spirit. Ask your Assistant on phones “What should I do…

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  • Namaste from your Google Assistant

    … Ommmmmm, it's International Yoga Day. While your Assistant might not be able to do an Eagle Pose, it can help you relax, learn about yoga poses and be the calming presence you’ve been looking for. If you’re an aspiring yogi, the first step is getting on the mat. Ask your Assistant on Google Home to “Add yoga mat to my shopping list…

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  • Namaste from your Google Assistant

    … Ommmmmm, it's International Yoga Day. While your Assistant might not be able to do an Eagle Pose, it can help you relax, learn about yoga poses and be the calming presence you’ve been looking for. If you’re an aspiring yogi, the first step is getting on the mat. Ask your Assistant on Google Home to “Add yoga mat to my shopping list…

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  • Make the most of Father’s Day with a little help from your Assistant

    …! Start a chat with your siblings in Google Allo and ask the Assistant for help planning the day, whether it’s finding “best golf courses nearby” or “current movies in the theater.” Bust out old photos of your dad (perhaps he went through a bell bottoms and perm phase?) by asking your Assistant on phones to “show me photos of Dad.” Get…

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  • Your funny, interesting, smart (and humble) best friend Assistant

    … June 8 is National Best Friends day—a day to celebrate those who make us laugh, keep our secrets and help us answer the tough questions in life. Sounds an awful lot like the Google Assistant to us! So not only can the Assistant help you plan a day with your favorite human best friend, it can also be the sidekick you’ve been waiting…

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  • Your funny, interesting, smart (and humble) best friend Assistant

    … June 8 is National Best Friends day—a day to celebrate those who make us laugh, keep our secrets and help us answer the tough questions in life. Sounds an awful lot like the Google Assistant to us! So not only can the Assistant help you plan a day with your favorite human best friend, it can also be the sidekick you’ve been waiting…

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