Google Assistant

Far from deja vu, Google yet again repeating history | ZDNet

Google is set to launch a new smartphone based on its assistant advantage, while it picks up a hardware company.<p>Stop me if you've heard this one …

Technology

This week’s top stories: Google Assistant features revealed, Project Fi trade-in program, Pixel 2 XL renders leak, more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Google app 7.12 reveals some new features for Pixel 2, Project Fi announces a phone trade-in program, and Pixel 2 XL leaks reveal the first official-looking renders as well as some other information.<p>We kick things off this week with an examination of the new Google app …

Google

Here’s how a Googler explains headphones with Google Assistant built-in are actually useful

After several big leaks, Google finally unveiled headphones with Google Assistant built-in this week. That functionality is debuting on the Bose QC35 II, but Google hasn’t done a good job advertising why this feature is worth buying into. Now, a Googler has given his two cents on the topic.<p>Ian …

Google

Hands-on: Bose QC35 II headphones with Google Assistant

Several days ago Google announced that it was officially bringing Assistant to headphones. The first pair getting this upgraded treatment is the second-generation Bose QC35 Bluetooth over-ear noise canceling headphones. Now that they are on sale, we have spent a time of time hands-on.<p>While there …

Headphones

Bose QC35 II Headphones Launch with Google Assistant

Bose launched a successor to their well received noise cancelling QuietComfort 35 (QC35) headphones yesterday with Google Assistant integration, …

Headphones

Google Assistant integrates with headphones

Google will integrate its virtual personal assistant (VPA) technology, Google Assistant, into a new set of Bose headphones, with more manufacturers …

Google

Bose unveils new SoundSport Free truly wireless earbuds geared towards active lifestyles

Bose has this morning unveiled its first truly wireless headphones, dubbed the SoundSport Free. Much like Apple’s own AirPods and Jaybird’s latest Run in-ears, Bose is taking aim at active users looking for an audio solution during exercise.<p>As one of the biggest names in audio, Bose is taking its …

Headphones

Google Just Made a Big Move in Its War Against the iPhone

Google announced on Thursday that it would pay $1.1 billion to acquire certain employees from the Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC. The maneuver is a …

Google

Bose takes on AirPods and Beats by baking in Google

Apple’s AirPods and Beats headphones are getting some fresh competition from one of the biggest audio companies in the game. And they’re getting a little help from Apple’s rival, Google.<p>Bose unveiled two new products today. One is its first ever foray into the world of truly wireless earbuds. The …

Headphones

Apple is falling after Google inks a deal with HTC (AAPL, GOOGL)

Apple is falling after Google announced a deal with HTC that would bringing some of HTC's team under its roof.<p>Apple is down 1.31% at $153.95 a share after the $1.1 billion deal was announced. Google is trading up 0.17% to $949.27.<p>The partnership between Google and HTC will have several HTC …

Business

Bose cuts the cord for good with SoundSport Free earbuds

Announced today, the SoundSport Free are an update to the Bose SoundSport earphones from last year. These in-ear buds were designed for active …

Headphones

Bose Upgrades Its Iconic Noise-Canceling Headphones

Bose officially announced an updated version of its QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones. The new model, conveniently named the QuietComfort 35 II …

Headphones

Bose SoundWear Companion Speaker

Typically, there are two ways to listen to music: through speakers that other people can hear, or via ear- or headphones that make your listening …

Headphones

Bose's Google Assistant-optimized QuietComfort 35 II headphones are now official

It's been known for some time that Google was planning to release its own Google Assistant headphones (Bisto), and we also knew that third parties …

Headphones

Apple Aims to Improve Siri as Part of iOS 11 Rollout

In the wake of last week’s ballyhooed introduction of the Apple 4K TV, the iPhone X, the iPhone 8/8S, and a new Apple Watch, Apple has begun rolling …

iOS

Bose adds Google Assistant to the Quietcomfort and launches a new SoundWear Companion

The gold standard in noise cancelling headphones is getting a little help from Google today as Assistant comes to the new Quietcomfort 35 II ($349). …

Gear & Gadgets

Bose just announced the first headphones optimized for Google Assistant

Google and Bose teamed up on Thursday to announce the new QC35 II headphones, which are the first pair of headphones optimized for Google Assistant. …

Headphones

Bose Unveils Headphones Optimized for Google’s Assistant

Bose’s long-rumored headphones with Google Assistant are finally here: The audio equipment maker unveiled the new version of its QC35 …

Google

Google wants headphone makers to add a dedicated Assistant button

After bringing its voice-activated Assistant to phones and speakers, Google is now working with gadget makers to build in support for the service into headphones, starting with Bose and its new QC 35 II Bluetooth set.<p>You’ll need an iPhone or Android device for this to work, of course. Once you’ve …

Gear & Gadgets

Nest’s New Security and Home Automation System: Implications for Thread, Weave, Insurtech

Nest had a big press conference in San Francisco on Wed., Sept. 20, which I skipped because I figured it would be another thermostat or camera. Well, …

Automation

Bose unveils world’s first Google Assistant headphones, as well as pricey AirPods contenders

After opening up its eponymous digital assistant to various third-party smart speakers in addition to the in-house Google Home, the world’s top …

Headphones

Bose launches Google-friendly QC35 II headphones

by David Flynn | September 22, 2017<p>Bose is upgrading its popular QuietComfort QC-35 headphones to a second-gen model with Google Assistant …

Headphones

Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones feature a dedicated Google Assistant button | Trusted Reviews

<b>Google’s Assistant is officially in a pair of Bose headphones with a dedicated button to fire up the virtual assistant and bark commands at it.</b><p>The …

Headphones

Bose launches QC 35 II noise canceling headphones with Google Assistant button for $349.95

Headphones

Alphabet’s $1B Smartphone Buy: Street Happy It’s Not $12B Like Motorola

Shares of Alphabet (GOOGL) are down $1.32 at $946.22, in pre-market trading, after the company this morning announced a deal with Taiwan’s HTC …

Augmented Reality

Bose QC 35 II with Google Assistant are now available for $350

The first headphones with Google Assistant built-in are now available.<p>In the year or so since launching, Google Assistant has come to more and more …

Headphones

Amazon is working on a pair of Alexa-enabled 'smart glasses' and a home security camera

In the battle to become our smart assistant of choice, Amazon's Alexa is currently losing out in one key area: mobile. Apple's iPhones have Siri, and …

Amazon

The Bose headphones with Google Assistant are official now

Push for Google<p>Google and Bose are today officially announcing a new version of the headphone maker’s great noise cancelling headphones, the QC 35s. The big new addition is Google Assistant — or rather, a dedicated button on the headphones that triggers the Google Assistant.<p>The new branding is …

Headphones

Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Now Come with Esquire Wisdom

Want to know what Esquire might have to say about that thing you're pondering? You're in luck, because Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa are now equipped with 80+ years of Esquire wisdom. Google Assistant is available on Google Home, Android phones, and iPhones. Amazon Alexa is available on Amazon …

Amazon Alexa

How to Type to Siri on your iPhone or iPad with iOS 11

Apple’s iOS 11 brings variety of features and refinements to the iPhone and iPad, including a redesigned Control Center and new camera effects. The …

iOS