Google is officially retiring the Home Max

  • December 14, 2020
Say goodbye to the Home Max, Google’s original large smart speaker meant to provide HiFi audio. The company has shared with Engadget that it is no longer manufacturing the device and that it’s sold out of the last few units on the Google Store. Exist…

Google has added more natural-sounding voices to Assistant

  • October 8, 2020
Google is adding two more English-speaking voices to Assistant. It used an updated prosody model to make them sound more natural than other Assistant voices. Developers can now start using them in their existing Actions. Here’s a quick example of one…

Google promises better search results for recipes, jobs and shopping

  • August 18, 2020
Google is making its activity cards feature — which helps you pick up where you left off in Search on mobile — more useful. Let’s say you’re looking for iPad accessories. The shopping card will display products that you’ve been researching, and even…