At last year’s I/O event, Google introduced the “next generation” Google Assistant that would run locally on phones and make the smart helper priceless data up-to 10x faster than the original Assistant. The local Assistant was set to debut on the Pixel 4 and word has it that the new Nest Mini comes equipped with […]
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Using the Google Assistant on my phone and smart speakers has become part of my daily workflow. From getting the forecast in the morning, to setting reminders while I am working, or getting recipes in the evening when I need help with dinner ideas, the Assistant is always there to lend a helping hand. With […]
Chrome OS has gotten into the habit of showing up fashionably late to the update party over the past couple of years and the latest iteration of our beloved operating system is no exception. Scheduled to debut a week ago, Chrome OS 77 appears to be rolling out for a large number of devices despite […]
It has been just shy of two years since we discovered the addition of the Assistant Key to what would become Google’s Pixelbook. One year after the Pixelbook’s release, Chrome Story uncovered work being done to bring a “native” Google Assistant to all Chromebooks and it now appears that work is coming to fruition.
Chrome OS 72 began rolling out to the masses yesterday and brought a slew of new features and updates along with it. You can check out Gabriel’s article that outlines all the new stuff users can expect with the latest update, but there was an addition baked into Chrome OS 72 that Google didn’t exactly […]
It has been just shy of two years since Robby waxed philosophic about Google’s Assistant coming to Chrome OS. Twenty-three months and a ton of puzzle pieces later, we finally have our first look at the Assistant live on a Chromebook that isn’t a Pixelbook.
From time to time, Chromebooks we track in the repositories end up taking unexpected shifts or getting scrapped altogether. It’s almost impossible to say why, but things don’t always work out the way we expect them to. Such is the case – at least in part – with the Chromebook we only know as ‘Cheza’ […]
In the second half of last year, as development of ‘Eve’ (now known as the Pixelbook) was moving into high gear ahead of the October launch, one of the things that was perplexing for us here at Chrome Unboxed was the addition of Wake on Voice being added to the board files. Wake on Voice […]
Last October, Google’s Pixelbook launched as harbinger for what will be the next evolution of Chrome OS devices. With it, we witnessed the first Chromebook with the Google Assistant built in and a physical Assistant key to boot.
More and more we’re seeing Google Assistant references show up for Chromebooks. With Google’s big hardware event only days away, we feel like Assistant on Chromebooks could be right around the corner.
Earlier this month, the Google Assistant made its debut in the Developer channel of Chrome OS. The new setting lacked any functionality and has since been removed as work continues on this exciting new feature. Another interesting development has manifested in the latest update to the Developer channel involving Google’s smart-helper. This time, the Assistant […]
Chrome OS Stable just updated to version 60 and while it brought with it some welcome enhancements, the subsequent incremental update to the Developer channel has revealed some exciting news for Chromebook users. You are probably aware of the reports that the Google Assistant will soon be coming to Chromebooks and Chrome devices. Whether through […]