The Amazon Echo is pretty great at understanding your voice out of the box, but Alexa could always use a little help. If she gets a command wrong - or even if she gets it right - open up your Alexa app to give some feedback.
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Google Home is finally available in Australia. If you've exhausted what it can do out of the box, you're going to need some third-party services that add new features to the smart home speaker. Here are the best ones that you should try out.
Google's new Google Assistant appeared in every part of the company's hardware event yesterday. Google was less clear about how Assistant differs from Google Now, or Now On Tap, or Google's voice commands. To clear things up, here are some of Assistant's best new features, and how it fits into your Google life.
Android: Google's voice commands are incredibly powerful. However, you might not have noticed that you can use them while watching videos on YouTube. Simply say "OK, Google" and you can send a bunch of commands directly to the app.
Siri seems to get new powers all the time, but it's still not useful unless you're really hooked into Apple's apps. If you want to add some new commands and don't mind a slow response time, GoogolPlex is a clever little hack that let you control all sorts of things from Spotify to a Nest thermostat.