For far too long Sonos users have been left without Google Assistant's much-needed help as well as its far-less-needed sass.
That is, until now.
'Tis the season, and Google is feeling generous. Recently, it rolled out a bunch of new Google Assistant features, including improvements nifty to-do list functionality and a new feature that encourages you to be polite to your inanimate, question-answering bot.
Google Assistant has finally launched on Sonos in Australia, joining its AI rival, Alexa.
While you won't be able to have the frenemies on the same device, you can team them up across multiple Sonos products. For example, if you feel like having Alexa manage your Sonos One while Google Assistant seems more appropriate on Sonos Beam. The possibilities are truly endless.
Google's little helper can help you queue shows onto your Chromecast, give you a highlights reel of your favourite sports matches and let you know what time you're supposed to be at the airport for that flight you almost forgot about.
All you've got to do is install the latest software update on your Sonos device and bam, Google Assistant is now in your life.
Most people associate voice assistants with smart speakers, but Google is looking to expand Google Assistant’s mobile offerings. At Mobile World Congress, Google announced it’s adding Assistant into the Messages app in Android, expanding integration in Google Maps worldwide, and adding more supported languages.