Google Assistant (Google’s AI-powered Assistant) is the ultimate feature in the Pixel and Pixel XL. It is available as a chatbot in Google’s latest messaging app Allo, which is an evolution of Google Now, and will make its way to products beyond phone and smartwatches, like Google Home.
There was an amazing interaction with the Google Assistant as they are conversational in nature and the service does a great job of remembering your line of questioning.
The goal is to make the Assistant more like personable and always available to answer your problems. The service is still in its starting face, but the advantage with Assistant is that it can readily draw on a huge pool of data from Google’s knowledge graph.
In this guide, we’ll showcase how the Google Assistant functions within Allo. Think of it as a primer on what the Assistant is capable of today.
Here’s what you can do with the Google Assistant.
Subscribe to daily alerts in Google Assistant
Google Assistant lets you subscribe to receive news stories. weather information.facts, currency exchange rates. It will automatically use your current location for weather alerts but you can specify a different location.
Once your are subscribed you can at all make changes to active subscriptions by asking Assistant, “Show Active Subscriptions”.
How to use Google Assistant To Unwind
If you feeling Bored, you can ask GA to play songs and videos, tell jokes and if you’re in the mood to procrastinate some more, you can also play puzzles and games with this service, just say, “let’s play a game.” and you’ll see options for games like tic-tac-toe,solitaire.
How to use Google Assistant to set reminders and alarms
With the GA, it’s easy to set alerts, reminders, timers, and more. Just Ask GA for specific date, choose time and you’re done.
How to serch your photos using Google Assistant
If you’re looking for pictures of specific person or location, GA will be able to serach through your photo Library. you’ll also be able to set search parameters based on when the photos were taken. It’s a nifty feature if you’re looking to access a photo wuickly. you can also ask GA to surface all images taken at a perticular location.
How to use Google Assistant to find Your emails
Search through your Gmail inbox directly from Allo. Google Assistant will be able to show you your most recent emails, or you can search for mails from a particular person, or emails from a specific day.
How to find things to do nearby with Google Assistant
If you’re palnning to go out, the GA can recommend nearby restaurants, hotels, and other places of interest. You can also search for movies playing nearby.
How to use Google Assistant to solve math problems
What use of a voice-guided assistant if it can’t help you solve math porblems? Just ask Google Assistant your query, and it’ll give you the result immediately but only conversions not complex problems.You can also ask the Assistant for algebra formulas, it will show cheat sheet of basic formulas.
How to use Google Assistant to book a cab
You can also add third party integration via “Actions on Google,” through which you’ll be able to use the service to interact with third-party apps like Uber, and Spotify. Once the integration goes live, you’ll be able to book a cab on Uber, control music playback on Spotify, make reservations on Opentable, and much more using Assistant.
That’s it — for now
That’s a quick list of things Assistant is capable of. The service is still in a preview stage, and as such you’ll find several instances where it isn’t quite up to the mark yet.