Google celebrated its 19th birthday on September 27, 2017, in a style. Google handpicked 18 best games from all Google Doodles released so far and rapped it all inside a surprise spinner. This list of games became 19 by the addition of a brand new Easter egg Snake Game.
In a major Google event in San Francisco on October 4, 2017, Google unveiled the Google Pixel Earbuds, a groundbreaking success making Google Translate even more human when it comes to language translation.
It was maddening for many when last year Google pushed its AI decorated Google Assistant to Android Nougat & Marshmallow smartphones. The reason was simple. Google allotted the ‘Home’ button press event to Google Assistant in place of its old buddy Google app. Assistant happens to be the upgraded version of Google voice search, but still, people tend to crave for their old buddy and look for ways to disable Google Assistant.
The terminology Google Now is dead, at least by the name. Longstanding Android users now know Google Now as Google app, which is a default application on any Android phone. Sometimes I get paranoid with the machine learning human behaviour and wish to disable Google Now or turn off OK Google feature.
Latest flagship smartphones from Google has inbuilt Google assistant. If the phone is old or not having Google Assistant then it must be having Google voice search functionality. In short, almost every smartphone has OK Google feature. If OK Google is not working, then do not lose your heart. There are a few easy steps which you need to follow to troubleshoot OK Google functionality.
Last year, Google Android created a landmark with the launch of Google Assistant on Google Pixel smartphones. At least, for any loyal Android user, ‘OK Google’ on Google Now or Google voice search is nothing new but Google Assistant is a different ball game altogether.