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Why are You "Go"ing There, Android?"

20 May 2017

Well, save for Google Assistant confirming with you the card that you want it to use for payment, but other than that the process is pretty fast and simple, and the whole thing is hands-free.

The big news of Google I/O for many people was the direct call out to Australians on the expansion of Google Home to Australia.

At this year's I/O developer's conference, Google showed even more capabilities of the Google Assistant and of the achievements it can accomplish. The Android Go, however, is just an internal name within Google.

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If the user asks for the location of a place, Google Home will be able to open Maps on the phone and show it to the user directly. Instead, the Assistant will pull the relevant details from information you've previously shared with Google.

Crashing, slowness and battery vampirism enrage Android device owners and make the appmaker look bad. Rather, Google is pushing hard to turn Android developers into Google Assistant developers, Google Home Actions developers, and web developers using the latest tools available in Chrome. "Speakers, toys, drink-mixing robots, whatever insane devices all of you think up", joked Assistant VP of Engineering Scott Huffmann with his audience of developers at the conference Wednesday.

On the other hand, if you ask Google's Assistant to send a text message, you are likely addressing your phone, and not the smart speaker in your kitchen.

As for what's included, Google hasn't officially spilled any details.

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Features-wise, Google Home is now clearly ahead of Echo. They're cognisant that Home is a shared device, and that's a pretty common theme for a lot of the integrations that Google Home performs, they don't want to interrupt your workflow.

Google is working on improving Home.

That being said, Google will be looking to target Indian handset manufacturers like Micromax, Lava, and Karbonn to develop smartphones with Android GO. Everyone that has compatible devices with Android O public beta can try it out to see its new features ahead of its official release later this summer. And with support for multiple users, it can distinguish your voice from others in your home so you get a more personalized experience. The Google Assistant was a much more refined version of the company's Google Now, and allows you to search or request for information in a conversational manner.

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On Android, you can just launch this app by saying Ok Google which is not present in the iPhones. That's not to say Amazon doesn't use complex algorithms, per se, because their massive retail platform itself is possibly one of the best e-commerce platforms in the world, and that doesn't come without a measure of AI-based techniques, such as those used by recommendation engines and so on.