In our teardown of the latest Google app beta yesterday, we spotted a number of features being prepped for Assistant. This included the ability to set a different voice, as well as the ability to launch it on the Pixel 2 by squeezing the Active Edge. Since then, we have been able to activate several of those features and a handful of other new ones.
Google app Stories September 19
Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!
Google app Stories September 18
The latest Google app beta is rolling out and reveals a number of features being developed for the Google Assistant. New customization options might allow users to select different voices and hotwords. Meanwhile, there are references to the Pixel 2’s rumored squeezable frame, sleep sounds, and more podcast controls.
Google app Stories September 6
Thanks to the last version of the Google app, we learned a great deal about what ‘Bisto’ is, what it does, and even how it works. The latest version of the app began rolling out yesterday and it reveals a number of significant things, including insight into the next version of Android.
Google app Stories August 25
Google app Stories August 21
The latest beta of the Google app is rolling out today and it reveals a great deal of new information about “Bisto.” References to a new device type emerged with version 7.0 in April and only returned earlier this month to the app.
With version 7.10, we now know much more about this device, including that Bisto in fact refers to headphones that run Google Assistant.