Alexa can translate conversations in real-time on Echo devices

  • December 14, 2020
Starting today, Alexa can translate conversations between two people who speak different languages. At launch, the digital assistant’s new Live Translation feature works on Echo devices in the US and supports translation between English and French, G…

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…