While the Pixel 2 and new Home speakers are definitely the stars of Google's latest show, the tie that bind them isn't going left behind. As usual, you can easily preview all icon packs in the gallery above. While many have come to know the Google Assistant's voice to be female, a new update now lets users change the voice of the AI to that of a male's.
If you are thinking that by downloading this app you can add the Google Assistant to your unsupported devices, then you might be left disappointed. We will be looking into the latest release to see if there is anything exciting happening inside this new update.
The newest Google Play Store version might not be a big update but it comes with a couple of features under the hood, including the Cookbooks, FAB button and Quick install button.
That's not all that's new, of course. The voice match feature will also be launched in all seven countries where Google Assistant is live at the moment. It can now do German, French, Japanese, Korean, and Canadian, both the French and the English kind.
Google Assistant now also speaks other kinds of languages, too. There is an inclination towards smart assistants among different platforms as Cortana, Siri and Google Assistant all started with female voice assistants. You can also use it to set reminders about anything. All by using only your voice. But Google's integration with its own products and services brings with it even more convenience for the same $9.99 monthly price as Spotify's Premium service. Starting now, you will also be able to do the same on your Android smartphone. Now any user with a phone that has the Google Assistant enabled can say things like: "OK Google, play Spotify" or "OK Google, play some dreampop on Spotify". But before you go wild about that, it's actually not a standalone app for Assistant. It is just a shortcut that you can place on your home screen or app drawer for easy access of the Google Assistant. Now it looks like Google wants to limit its online store to just "Made by Google" (and, to a lesser extent, "Made for Google").
Other rumours have been bubbling away that Google may have been working on a Pixel branded smartwatch, though had that been the case we'd have expected to see it mentioned at Google's Pixel showcase yesterday.