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Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries

Apple will eventually resume human reviews, but only if customers opt in.
Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries

Apple will eventually resume human reviews, but only if customers opt in.
Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings

News service identified Google users by listening to 1,000 leaked recordings.

‘OK Google’ will no longer fully unlock your phone

Google has come up with a compromise to make its "OK Google" feature more secure. Rather than allow users to unlock their Android devices completely (a security risk), the Voice Match command will
How to use Google Assistant, plus all the ‘OK, Google’ commands you need to know

How to use Google Assistant, plus all the ‘OK, Google’ commands you need to know

You may not be aware of all the things that you can do by simply speaking to Google Assistant if you know the right voice commands. We've put together a comprehensive guide, as well as a list of the
OK Google arrives almost natively on iOS through Siri Shortcuts

OK Google arrives almost natively on iOS through Siri Shortcuts

Google's latest Assistant update on iOS is packing quite the integration. The app now supports Siri Shortcuts, which means, with that in tow, you can now say "Hey Siri, OK Google" to beckon Google's
How to enable hands-free “OK Google” detection

How to enable hands-free “OK Google” detection

Google Assistant is readily availabe for you to use from anywhere on your Android phone. You just need the correct settings.
How to fully disable 'Ok Google' listening on your Android phone

How to fully disable 'Ok Google' listening on your Android phone

Our phones being able to respond to voice commands is great: you can ask for a unit conversion in the kitchen without getting flour on your screen, or change your driving destination without taking
How to remove your Google voice search history and opt out of future collection

How to remove your Google voice search history and opt out of future collection

Google's speech recognition technology is insanely good - perhaps the best in the industry. But did you know Google stores all your voice searches? Every time you say "Ok Google" or "Hey Google," a

Google Assistant could soon get custom hot word functionality

Saying “Hey, Google” or “Ok, Google” to activate Google Assistant isn’t the worst thing in the world, but it can be a little irksome at times, it just doesn’t feel natural. This could be about to

“Hey Google” hotword is now available for smartphones

Enjoy talking to your Google Assistant on your phone, but don’t like using the traditional “OK Google” trigger? Well, you don’t have to anymore. Google is finally letting people use the much more
A dad looks at a year's worth of voice-searches by his five-year-old

A dad looks at a year's worth of voice-searches by his five-year-old

https://vimeo.com/245992513 Filmmaker Brett Gaylor (previously) realized that Google had saved all the voice-searches his five-year-old had done since he discovered the feature a year ago; in a
"Hey Google" hotword for phones rolling out to more users

"Hey Google" hotword for phones rolling out to more users

For years, the Google Search app for Android has listened for the voice command "Ok Google." This carried over to Google Assistant, but it hasn't become any less awkward to say. When the Google Home
Make the most out of Google with this list of ‘OK, Google’ commands

Make the most out of Google with this list of ‘OK, Google’ commands

You you may not be aware of all the things that you can do by simply speaking with Google. Lucky for you, we've put together a comprehensive list of "OK, Google" commands so you can make the most of
Superior ‘Hey Google’ command rolling out to phones

Superior ‘Hey Google’ command rolling out to phones

When it comes to triggering a virtual assistant, Google’s hotword has to be the worst. Instead of the easy to say “Alexa” or “Hey Siri,” you have to say the awkward phrase of “OK Google.” While not a
"Hey Google" hotword now works for some on phones too [Update]

"Hey Google" hotword now works for some on phones too [Update]

Update 1: 2017/10/20 1:16pm PDT Apparently, Assistant will prompt you to re-train itself for both "Hey Google" and "OK Google" variations (thanks, Logan): You know how you can say both "OK Google"
"Hey Google" hotword now works for some on phones too

"Hey Google" hotword now works for some on phones too

You know how you can say both "OK Google" and "Hey Google" to Google Home and it will respond to the two hotwords without any discrimination? The same isn't true of Assistant on your Android phone: it
Tip: Get the ding sound after your "OK Google" command by enabling one accessibility service

Tip: Get the ding sound after your "OK Google" command by enabling one accessibility service

Oh Google, all the mysterious ways in which you work will continue to elude us, but now we shall shed the light on one very important puzzle that's been making us scratch our heads for months, nay
Google is nerfing all Home Minis because mine spied on everything I said 24/7 [Update]

Google is nerfing all Home Minis because mine spied on everything I said 24/7 [Update]

Update 1: 2017/10/10 5:31pm PDT Google has just published a support page to address the reported issue. The company assures pre-order customers that their units won't be affected, and the defect
"OK Google, what's this song?" is finally coming to Google Assistant

"OK Google, what's this song?" is finally coming to Google Assistant

We don't distribute "finally" in titles gratuitously. In order for a piece of news to earn its "finally," it has to be a popular request and one that's been long in the making and, more often than