LG's new ThinQ TVs support Apple AirPlay, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

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Google also says that it will be working with Sonos to update earlier models with the Google Assistant. There are smart displays like the Google Home Hub and third-party offerings from Lenovo, JBL, and LG.

The Internet group presented on Tuesday at the technology-Messe CES in Las Vegas, the platform called "Google Assistant Connect" that should do it for manufacturers easier, the assistance software in your devices.

In an interview with The Verge, Google Assistant vice president Manuel Bronstein admitted "the largest footprint right now is on phones".

The next Samsung televisions will enable voice control through your existing Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers. The executive wants to get as many devices to use Alexa as possible, and he wants those devices to do as much as possible. However, as Dave Limp, senior VP of devices and services at Amazon explained, every Alexa installation is an active choice whereas Google's virtual assistant is preinstalled on every Android-enabled device.

Coachella announces 2019 line-up with Childish Gambino, Aphex Twin, Rüfüs Du Sol
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Pay Raises Frozen For Pence, Cabinet Members Until Shutdown Is Over
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Brexit: 'Uncharted territory' if United Kingdom parliament votes no, says May
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Besides the budget Galaxy Home speculated to come out this year, the company is aiming to widen Bixby's reach even further with new partners, including Google and other major tech companies.

Manuel Bronstein, VP of Google Assistant, during an interview where he expressed Google's interest in tackling lower-end cell phones. "From day one, we've built the Assistant with one goal in mind: to help you get things done".

This year Google has added support for 22 new languages and 66 countries to the Assistant, making it now available in a total of 30 languages in 80 countries.

No matter how you look at it, it's going to be a good year for connected devices. For example, while you can beam Spotify music from an iPhone to Apple's HomePod speaker using AirPlay, you can't use Siri voice commands to control Spotify.

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