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How to Talk to Santa Claus With Your Google Home

Here is the usage statistics for my Google Home Mini. My Daughter 70%. Me, 30%. She makes it to sing songs, asks questions, including custom questions and answers that I have added. At night, she wants Home to sing her lullaby. Now, she can talk to Santa Claus from Google Home. Just say, “Ok Google, […] Read more

How to Use Multiple Voice Commands At Once with Google Assistant

Typically, you give one command and wait for Google Assistant to finish it. You will give the second command after Google Home or Assistant finishes with the first command.  This is changing. You can now combine two commands together and give it at one go. Here is how to do it. Google has pushed an […] Read more

How to Customize “My Day” on Google Home

Okay, first up, if you have never used the “My Day” feature on Google Home and Google Assistant, you should start today. If you are a Google Home fan, this is a really good way to start your day. What is Google Home My Day? My Day is your daily briefing from Google Assistant. It […] Read more

Celebrate Thanksgiving With Google Assistant

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Here are some quick Turkey Day tips for Google Assistant and Google Home. Google Assistant As Your Turkey Timer Looking for some help timing that turkey in the oven? Google Assistant can help! Simply say, “Ok Google, set a turkey timer for 4 hours.” Google Assistant will start the timer for you. When […] Read more

How to Create Custom Replies & Jokes For Google Assistant

I have already shared a bunch of funny questions that you can ask Google Home. These are created by Google, and work on all Google Home devices. What if you want to create something exclusive for your Google Home device? There is a way to do that. Get ready for custom Google Assistant jokes! Repeat […] Read more

How to Track Flight Prices Using Google Assistant

Did you know that you can track flight prices using Google Assistant? Turns out, you can easily track airline prices and get the best offers or cheap fares using the Assistant. Here is how to do it. This is pretty simple. Follow these steps: Ask the Assistant for flight prices for a specific route that […] Read more

How to Use Google Assistant Subscriptions

I have been playing around with Google Assistant that comes with the Allo messenger for some time now. By far the most useful and interesting feature seems to be “Subscriptions”. What Are Google Assistant Subscriptions? Subscriptions are recurring actions that you can ask Assistant to perform on a daily basis, at  a specified time. For […] Read more

How to Manage Your Calendar With Google Home

The very first voice action that I actually “used” on my Google Home Mini was “Okay Google, add ginger to my shopping list”. I was using Google Home mostly to demo the product to friends and family. Managing lists with Google Assistant is not that easy (upcoming blog post!), but I think I should start […] Read more

How to Use Google Lens Within Google Assistant

As promised, Google Lens is coming to Google Assistant. At present, Google Photos has built-in Lens feature. When this feature becomes part of Assistant, you will be able to use Lens on any object fast. Google Lens is available within Google Photos. This version of the Lens limits you to using it with pictures on […] Read more

How to Use Google Home’s “Broadcast” Feature

Remember the Broadcast feature that Google showed off during the October 4th hardware event? This feature is now being rolled out to Google Home users. If you have Google Home or Google Home Mini, you should give this a try now. How to Use Google Home Broadcast Broadcast lets you send a message to everyone […] Read more

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