“OK Google” – Google Maps to be updated with Google Assistant

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Google Maps will allow users to control navigation with their voice. Thanks to Google Assistant, Google Maps will become an even more hands-free tool, enabling both Android and iOS smartphone users who use the app to control navigation with their voice, further simplifying the process. The integration allows users more than just the ability to use voice-control navigation. Once the update has been rolled out to Google Maps users across the globe, they will be able to enjoy the convenience and freedom of simply using their voice to ask the…

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How to Make Your Ecommerce Store Voice-Search Friendly

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No marketing channel offers more potential to e-commerce marketers than organic search. But winning organic rankings doesn’t come easy. A constant effort must be made to stay abreast of the latest trends. These days, that trend is voice search. This is nothing new, but current levels of accuracy and usage are very much so. As consumers increasingly use their smartphones to search hands-free and the likes of virtual assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri enter more homes, voice search is set to explode. With this in mind, here’s how…

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Google smartwatch operating system to give verbal responses

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Wearable technology users with Wear OS based devices will now hear their gadgets talk back. Google smartwatch owners are now experiencing devices that are a little bit smarter than before. Google is working on making its wearable technology more convenient through a new software update. The Wear OS’s latest updates include a new “smart suggestions” feature on the platform. This new feature is automatically added to the latest version of the Google smartwatch operating system. The “smart suggestions” feature is meant to enhance the Google Assistant. Now, when a wearable…

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Top Google IO 2016 announcements recap

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This enormous annual event came with a long list of exciting news about what’s happening with the company. It’s that time of year again and the Google IO 2016 – the main annual developer conference held by the tech giant – was once again filled with the company’s biggest announcements about the new and upcoming. Many of the announcements were predicted by those who have been following closely, but there were surprises, too. The predictions about the Google IO 2016 conference announcements were that there would be insights into tech…

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