Google Assistant Headphones Stories May 17

With the death of the headphone jack, Bluetooth accessories are only becoming more important. Now, we’re learning that Google is putting some heavy emphasis on these accessories in Android Q with a revamped Bluetooth menu and some new features for Fast Pair.

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Google Assistant Headphones Stories May 16

Bang & Olufsen adds Google Assistant to its Beoplay H9 headphones, 25-hour battery life

Bang & Olufsen is a huge and respected name in audio, and they’re no stranger to working with Google Assistant. Today, the company’s popular Beoplay H9 headphones have been updated with battery life improvements, as well as Google Assistant built-in.

Google Assistant Headphones Stories May 9

The first Google Assistant headphones arrived in 2017 with the Bose QuietComfort 35 II and Pixel Buds later that year. Several headphones from Sony and JBL have launched since then, while Google introduced new features like real-time translation. Qualcomm today announced Assistant and Fast Pair support in its Smart Headset chips that will make it easier for device makers to create Google-compatible headsets.

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Google Assistant Headphones Stories January 7

JBL launching three new Google Assistant-equipped headphones this spring

The Google Assistant has long been a great choice for controlling media via voice, and lately more brands have been including direct access to it from Bluetooth headsets. JBL started including the Google Assistant in their headphones last year with their Everest series devices, and now they’re expanding the Assistant integration with three new headsets in their LIVE series.

Google Assistant Headphones Stories October 13, 2018

Over the past year, the number of Google Assistant headphones available have proliferated. This, unfortunately, is not due to the success of Pixel Buds, but rather various brands adding one-tap access to notifications and Google Search on Android. All these headphones now support the Pixel Buds real-time translation feature.

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Google Assistant Headphones Stories September 12, 2018

Last year’s Pixel Buds were some of my favorite wireless headphones, but they were flawed in some big ways. As we approach Google’s October 9th hardware unveiling, we’re expecting the company to reveal a second-gen Pixel Buds 2, and there are a few key places where they can be improved.

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