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Google Assistant: 5 Things You Need To Know

Google Assistant is a fairly intelligent piece of software. It is a virtual assistant developed by Google that is primarily available on mobile and smart home devices. Unlike Google Now, the Google Assistant can engage in two-way conversations. With the help of Assistant one can search the Internet, schedule events and alarms, adjust hardware settings on the user's device, and show information from the user's Google account. Google has also announced that the Assistant will be able to identify objects and gather visual information through the device's camera, and support purchasing products and sending money, as well as identifying songs.

Make it set Reminders for you and create Shopping Lists

You probably know you can ask digital assistants to “remind you of something” at a particular time. Moreover, you can use location reminders to be reminded of things as you arrive at a particular place? Just say to Google Assistant, “Remind me to call somebody and fix a meeting when I reach home,” and provided you’ve set your home location, it’ll remind you the moment you will reach that place. Other than this, you can also make Google Assistant remember things without the requirement of mentioning anytime or location.