A regional newspaper that I regularly follow had a section called “Good news”. When they started a new channel, this section became a daily news bulletin featuring positive news from around the world. Positive initiatives like this have always been around. Now, Google wants to make it easier for everyone to get their daily dose […]
Ask The Assistant
This category is dedicated to Google Assistant voice commands. Featured voice commands show up here as "Ask the assistant" followed by the command.
Here is an example: Ask the assistant "Read my book"
Google Maps can remember where you parked your vehicle. It takes a couple of taps an touches. You will need to open Google Maps and save where you parked, manually. According to Google Maps Help Center, here is how you do it: On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app. Tap the […]
You can use Google Assistant to control screen brightness of your phone or your Chromebook (Pixelbook only for now). It is a simple voice command; as easy as saying “Hey Google, increase my screen brightness to 90%” Increase My Screen Brightness As always, start with the magic word, Hey Google, and say one of these […]
Here is a voice command that you will be using more often in the near future: “Sync my devices”. This voice command will refresh the list of Assistant connected devices in your network. It is more like a reboot for your whole set up. Hey Google, Sync My Devices! If you are not one of […]
I recently brought home a Google Home Mini. My five year old daughter is the biggest fan of this little device nowadays. Last night, she was in bed, trying to get some sleep. She had her favorite bunny with her, and I had tried three stories already, but sleep was still a distant dream. Then, […]
Are you a Stranger Things fan with a Google Home at your err …. home? Here is something cool that you can do. This is an interactive game that you can play by talking to Dustin from Stranger Things. If you are not a Stranger Things fan, here is a quick intro for you. Dustin […]
I am a huge Game of Thrones fan. (who isn’t, right?) So, I was free this evening and decided to chat with Google Assistant on my Pixel phone. I don’t have a Google Home yet, but I am sure you can ask these question to Home as well. I got started with Winter is coming. […]
Welcome back to the Ask The Assistant series. This is my collection of new and interesting things that you can ask Google Assistant your Google Home or your phone. This one is a Halloween special. Try asking Google Assistant this: Okay Google, scare me! You will notice that Google has some halloween special easter eggs […]
Here is one more trick that Google Assistant leaned this week. You can now ask your Google Home to turn off your Chromecast connected TV. This voice command builds on an existing Chromecast feature. Chromecast uses USB power. Most of the users connect it to one of the USB ports on the TV. There are […]
Google Assistant commands are an ever-growing list. Ask The Assistant is a new series that I am starting on this blog to bring you new voice commands. So, the next time you see “Ask The Assistant” on this blog, that will be a new Google Assistant command. Today’s new voice command is “Ok Google, What’s […]